Alison Crocker (New Hampshire & New College 2006) hailed as top American woman in orienteering

Distance is not something that Alison Crocker finds the least bit intimidating. She is currently studying “nearby” galaxies — those within 30-to-60 million light years of earth, or roughly 180 trillion miles away, or more. The University of Toledo astrophysicist is adept at traversing through vast expanses of space, and she also can skillfully make her way through the woods and hills of central Finland, where she recently competed in the World Orienteering Championships.

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