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Rachel Casciano
Rachel Casciano


Wyomissing, Pa.

High School:
Reading Holy Name




Record 68 PSU Student-Athletes Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year


Track and Field Well Recognized at SAAB Banquet

Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"


Record 100 Penn State Student-Athletes Honored with Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees


Track and Field Earns More Victories at Bison Outdoor Classic

Nittany Lions lay claim to six facility records on the weekend


Jones, 4x400 Relays Impress at Penn State Relays

Nittany Lions turn in 17 victories in their opening weekend of competition

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Outdoor || Placed 25th in the prelims of the 1500, thanks to a PR 4:42.70.

On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Competed in two meets, placing 41st overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe, and 35th in the "Open" Race at the Greater Louisville Classic. || 2011 Cross Country || Top individual finish was 18th at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Was Penn State's fifth finisher at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational, placing 39th overall.

Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Top finish was a fourth-place standing in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Also raced at the Bison Outdoor Classic and Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2012 Outdoor || Top finish was a third-place effort in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Competed in the 1500 at both the Bison Outdoor Classic and Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2012 Indoor || Was a member of the winning DMR at the Penn State Relays ... Placed sixth in the 1000 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Clocked a PR of 5:12.21 for the mile at the Penn State National.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Casciano was a double qualifier at the 2010 PIAA Outdoor Championships, competing in the 1600- and 3200-meters ... Also a state qualifier in cross country ... Placed 18th in the PIAA AA field as a senior, and turned in a third-place finish at the PIAA District III Championships ... Ran 5:04.75 for the 1600, and 11:14.14 for the 3200 as a prep.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
800m 2:22.34 2:24.00
1000m 2:59.86 ***
1500m *** 4:42.70
Mile 5:12.21 ***
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