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
Nittany Lions turn in 17 victories in their opening weekend of competition
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Indoor || Ran 10:02.41 to finish 29th in the 3000 meters in her first-career Big Ten appearance.
On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Competed in three races, placing eighth overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals ... Finished 38th overall at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe. || 2011 Cross Country || Competed in three events as a freshman, finishing 17th at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals and 58th at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe.
Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Turned in a lifetime-best 17:05.91 to finish 21st in the 5,000 meters at Penn Relays ... Finished 10th in the 5K at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2013 Indoor || Clocked a PR 9:59.48 for the 3K at the SPIRE D-I Invitational ... Placed third in the mile at the Penn State Relays ... Took 10th in the 5K at the Penn State National, and 10th in the mile at the Nittany Lion Challenge. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed sixth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Turned in a PR 4:43.86 for the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Ran the 5K at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Was a member of the second-place DMR at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Ran 17:51.52 to finish 12th in the 5K at the PSU National ... Clocked 5:06.72 for the mile at the Nittany Lion Challenge.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Scored a fifth-place finish in the 3200-meters at the PIAA Outdoor Championships, via a career-best effort of 10:53.27 ... Also a standout in cross country, Mills finished 23rd at the PIAA Cross Country Championships as a senior ... Mills, who owns a 1600-meter PR of 5:00.33 was also a PIAA qualifier in outdoor track as a junior, and competed at the indoor state meet as a senior. || Personal || Daughter of Aaron and Kathy Mills ... Born January 29, 1993 ... Majoring in Nutrition.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field