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Tara Cross-Battle

Full name: Tara Lavell Cross-Battle
Gender: Female
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: September 16, 1968 in Houston, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Long Beach State 49ers, Long Beach (USA) / Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Tara Cross-Battle played college volleyball at Long Beach State. She later played indoor volleyball for the USA at four consecutive Olympics – 1992-2004, winning a bronze medal in 1992. Cross-Battle played professionally from 1992-2005 in Italy and Brazil. In Italy she played for Pallavolo Ancona (1992-95), Volley Bergamo (2001-02), and Reggio Emilia (2002-03); while in Brazil, she was with Leites Nestlé (1996-99), Paraná Vôlei Clube (1999-2000), and Flamengo (2000-01).

Internationally Cross-Battle won golds at the 1995 Canada Cup and World Grand Prix, the 2001 NORCECA Championship and World Grand Prix, and the 2003 Pan American Games. She added international silvers at the 1991 and 1993 NORCECA Championships and the 1995 Pan American Games, and bronzes at the 1992 FIVB Super Four, and the 2003 World Cup and World Grand Prix.

Cross-Battle settled in Texas where she became a volleyball coach. She worked with the Texas Tornados Volleyball Club, the Texas Pride, and the Houston Juniors Volleyball Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 7
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 4
2004 Summer 35 Athina Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 5T

Women's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1992-08-07 USA 3, BRA 0 3
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1992-08-06 CUB 3, USA 2 2
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1992-08-04 USA 3, NED 1 3
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1992-07-29 JPN 3, USA 2 2
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1992-07-31 USA 3, EUN 2 3
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1992-08-02 USA 3, ESP 0 3
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Final Round Match 7/8 1 1996-08-01 USA 3, GER 1 3 8 17
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1996-07-30 CUB 3, USA 0 0 5 9
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 2 1996-07-31 KOR 3, USA 0 0 8 13
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1996-07-20 USA 3, UKR 0 3 9 8
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1996-07-22 USA 3, NED 1 3 14 15
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #8 2 1996-07-24 CHN 3, USA 1 1 7 5
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #12 1 1996-07-26 USA 3, JPN 0 3 4 9
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #14 1 1996-07-28 USA 3, KOR 1 3 16 19
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 2 2000-09-30 BRA 3, USA 0 0 15
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 2000-09-28 RUS 3, USA 2 2 9
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 2000-09-26 USA 3, KOR 2 3 8
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 2000-09-16 USA 3, CHN 1 3 9
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #9 1 2000-09-20 USA 3, CRO 0 3 7
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #14 2 2000-09-24 BRA 3, USA 1 1 11
2004 Summer 35 Athina Volleyball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 2004-08-24 BRA 3, USA 2 2 0
2004 Summer 35 Athina Volleyball United States USA Group B Match #3 2 2004-08-14 CHN 3, USA 1 1 0
2004 Summer 35 Athina Volleyball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 2004-08-16 USA 3, GER 1 3 3
2004 Summer 35 Athina Volleyball United States USA Group B Match #7 2 2004-08-18 DOM 3, USA 2 2 3
2004 Summer 35 Athina Volleyball United States USA Group B Match #12 2 2004-08-20 RUS 3, USA 2 2 0
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