Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Finished 24th in the "Open" Race at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking 25:30 for 8K. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed unattached during the 2011 campaign, finishing 15th overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational.
Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Clocked a lifetime-best 14:44.17 for the 5K to finish 11th at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell ... Also competed in the 5000 at Penn Relays, running 14:45.08 ... Took fifth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Captured gold-medal honors at the PIAA State Outdoor Championships as a senior, winning the 3200-meters with a personal-best 9:07.53 - the second-fastest time in Pennsylvania in 2011 ... Came to PSU with outstanding cross country credentials on his resume, having placed 22nd at the PIAA State Championships as a junior ... Finished his high school career as a two-time state qualifier in outdoor track, and also made the state meet in indoor track in 2010. || Personal || Majoring in Engineering.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field