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Honored for earning 3.7 GPA or higher during 2012-13 academic year
Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes
Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"
Penn State leads all Big Ten institutions in Fall honorees
Eight Nittany Lions named to All-Academic Track and Field Team
On the National Scene ... || 2012 Outdoor || Placed 21st in the steeplechase at the NCAA First Round, thanks to a PR of 10:20.33, which ranks fifth in school history. || 2011 Cross Country || Was Penn State's number seven runner at the NCAA Championships, finishing the 6,000-meter course in 21:57 - good for 173rd in team scoring ... Scored a top 50 finish at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, placing 49th overall. || 2011 Outdoor || Ran a personal-best 10:30.47 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing 24th overall at the NCAA First Round ... Performance is the seventh best in school history. || 2010 Cross Country || Was the Nittany Lions' sixth finisher at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, placing 154 among team competitors at 192nd overall ... Placed 48th overall at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Outdoor || Finished 14th in the steeplechase. || 2012 Indoor || Finished 15th in the mile run. || 2012 Cross Country || Placed 72nd overall as the Nittany Lions' number seven. || 2011 Outdoor || Took 13th in the steeplechase with a finishing time of 10:50.52. || 2010 Outdoor || Placed 21st in the 1500-meters at the conference meet (4:37.12). || 2010 Cross Country || Finished seventh for the Nittany Lions and 52nd overall in 21:36 - her best 6K time of the season. || 2010 Indoor || Ran the 800-meters, finishing in 18th overall in 2:15.02. || 2009 Cross Country || Was a member of the Lions' Big Ten Championship squad ... Placed 68th at the championships in 22:34.
On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Redshirted the 2012 season. || 2011 Cross Country || A top seven finisher in four competitions ... Placed ninth overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Also finished in the top seven at the Roy Griak and Notre Dame Invitationals ... Best 6K time was 22:00 at the Big Ten Championships. || 2010 Cross Country || Was a member of the Penn State top seven in the final four competitions of the season ... Best individual finish was 35th at the Penn State National. || 2009 Cross Country || Placed ninth overall and fourth for Penn State at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational ... Highest individual finish was sixth at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Earned a 30th-place standing at the Penn State National.
Around the Track ... || 2012 Outdoor || Won the steeplechase at the Jim Click Shootout and took second at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... Dipped under the 10:30 barrier for the first time at Penn Relays, going 10:29.97 ... Placed fifth in the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge. || 2012 Indoor || Clocked a PR 9:45.44 for the 3000 at the Flotrack Husky Classic .. Finished fourth in the mile at the Sykes and Sabock Challenge Cup and sixth in the event at the Nittany Lion Challenge. || 2011 Outdoor || Enjoyed an impressive series of finishes in the steeplechase, placing third at the Jesse Owens Classic, fifth at Florida Relays, and 10th at Penn Relays ... Ran a then-PR 10:34.28 at Penn. || 2011 Indoor || Ran a collegiate PR 4:59.96 for the mile run at the Penn State National, finishing fifth in the open section ... Also ran on the fourth-place distance medley relay at the PSU National ... Placed seventh in the mile at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2010 Outdoor || Highest individual finish as fourth-place effort in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Bucknell Team Challenge (11:01.1h) ... Placed fifth in the 1500 at the Sun Angel Classic, running 4:37.02 ... Clocked a PR 4:36.18 for the 1500 at Florida Relays. || 2010 Indoor || Took second in the 1000-meters at the Penn State National with a finishing time of 2:55.40 ... Posted a PR 5:07.85 for the mile at the PSU Northeast Challenge, finishing 12th ... Finished 11th in the 800 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Led her team to a 2008 Pennsylvania state cross country title, placing fourth overall and third among team competitiors ... Also led her team to a district championship as a senior, earning runner-up honors individually ... Was also the number-one runner on Emmaus' state title team in 2007 ... Helped her team to a second-place finish as a sophomore ... Was a three-time state qualifier in both indoor and outdoor track ... Placed third in the 1600 meters as a junior and fifth as a senior, running a personal-best 4:55.56 as a junior. || Personal || Daughter of Michelle and Jim Graybill ... Birthday is June 25, 1991 ... Majoring in Elementary Education.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field
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