Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
Nittany Lions turn in 17 victories in their opening weekend of competition
On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Ran in three races, taking 15th overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Finished 74th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed in four events ... Top place finish was 15th overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Placed 17th in the JV race at Notre Dame.
Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Competed in the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2013 Indoor || Raced on four occasions ... Highest finish was seventh in the 800 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Ran a PR 4:14.67 for the mile at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed third in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Invitational and fifth in the event at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Was a member of the third-place 4x800 at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Won the 1000 at the Penn State Relays ... Assisted on the third-place DMR at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Placed eighth in the mile at the Akron Invitational.
Before Penn State ... || University of Pennsylvania || Baker joined the Nittany Lions after spending his freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania. || High School || Ran personal-best 4:09.30 to place second in the 1600-meters at the 2009 New Jersey Meet of Champions ... Finished third in both the 800 and the 1600 at the New Jersey Group 2 Championships as a senior in 2010 ... Three-time Meet of Champions qualifier in cross country. || Personal || Majoring in Psychology.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field