Record-Breaking Academic and Athletic Year Continues for Penn State Student-Athletes
Women's Track and Field brings home team title at Team Challenge
Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"
Track and Field captures nine event victories in Tuscaloosa
Lions open outdoor season this weekend
On the National Scene ... || 2013 Outdoor || Earned Second Team All-America status in the 4x400 ... The Nittany Lions placed 14th in the NCAA semi-final in 3:06.84 ... Qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round as an individual, finishing 36th in the 400. || 2013 Indoor || Anchored the collegiate-record setting 4x200 ... Helped the team to a finishing time of 1:24.70 at the PSU National. || 2012 Outdoor || Led off Penn State's record-setting 4x400, which clocked a school-record 3:01.52 in the preliminary round at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Went on to earn fourth-place and All-America honors in the final, helping the team to a finishing time of 3:01.58 - the Nittany Lions' second-ever sub 3:02 performance ... Helped the Nittany Lions' to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary in 3:03.57 ... Was a member of the winning sprint medley relay at the Penn Relays for the second-straight year ... Ran on the runner-up 4x400 at Penn, where the Lions' clocked a then school-record 3:04.78. || 2012 Indoor || Ran the opening leg on the runner-up 4x400 squad at the NCAA Indoor Championships, finishing in 3:05.31 ... Was a member of the school-record relay at the Alex Wilson Last Chance, where the Lions ran 3:05.22. || 2011 Outdoor || Was a member of the Nittany Lions' winning sprint medley relay at Penn Relays ... Covered one of the 200-meter legs on Penn State's school -record 3:17.10 at the event ... Led off the Lions' 16th-place 4x400 (3:08.79) at the NCAA First Round. || 2011 Indoor || Earned All-America status via a fifth-place finish in the 4x400 at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Also led off the Lions' school-record 3:07.27 4x400 at the Alex Wilson Last Chance at Notre Dame.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Outdoor || Competed in the 400. || 2013 Indoor || Finished 13th in the 400, and 17th in the 200. || 2012 Outdoor || Helped Penn State to its first-ever Big Ten title in the men's 4x400, leading off the Lions' 3:04.78 effort ... Also competed in the 200, finishing 16th. || 2012 Indoor || Covered the 400-meter carry on the Nittany Lions' winning DMR (9:44.40) ... Earned silver-medal honors as a member of the runner-up 4x400 ... Scored a fifth-place finish individually, finishing in 47.01 - a personal best. || 2011 Outdoor || Helped the Nittany Lions to a fifth-place finish in the 4x400 (3:08.64) ... Placed 10th in the 400 and 13th in the 200 individually. || 2011 Indoor || Earned a bronze-medal finish as a member of the 4x400 (3:14.78) ... Also ran the 400 leg on the eighth-place DMR ... Finished 15th in the open 400.
Around the Track ... || 2013 Outdoor || Helped the 4x400 to a victory at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Placed fourth individually in the 200 at Alabama ... Finished fourth in the 4x400 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, while also taking sixth in the 400. || 2013 Indoor || Was a member of the winning 4x200 at the Penn State Relays ... The team won with a then-school record 1:25.52 ... Finished ninth in the 400 at the SPIRE D-I Invitational ... Finished ninth in the 200 at the Alex Wilson Last Chance. || 2012 Outdoor || Ran on winning 4x100s at the Jim Click Shootout and Jim Thorpe Invitational ... Turned in a PR 21.28 in the 200 at Jim Click, finishing sixth overall ... Placed third in the 200 at the Bison Outdoor Classic, also placed sixth in the 100 at Bucknell. || 2012 Indoor || Earned fifth-place finishes in the 200 and 4x400 at the Penn State Relays, clocking an indoor PR 21.59 in the 200 ... Won the 400 at the Nittany Lion Challenge in 47.76 ... Clocked a lifetime-best 47.08 to finish first in the 400 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Was on the winning 4x400 at the Penn State National ... Matched his own 200 PR (21.59) to finish second at the PSU National. || 2011 Outdoor || Led off the Nittany Lions' fifth-place and school-record 4x400 at Florida Relays ... Team ran 3:07.19 ... Ran a PR 21.61 for the 200 at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... Also ran a season-best 48.06 in the 400 at Auburn ... Ran on fifth-place relays at both the Auburn War Eagle Invitational and Jesse Owens Classic ... Placed seventh in the 200 and 10th in the 400 at the George Mason Spring Invitational. || 2011 Indoor || Clocked a career-best 47.71 to finish fourth in the 400 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup ... Ran 21.80 to placed third in the 200 at Sykes-Sabock, and ran on the second-place 4x400 ... Won the 400 at the Nittany Lion Challenge, to go along with a victory in the 4x400 and a third-place finish in the 200 ... Ran on the second-place DMR (9:35.68) at the Flotrack Husky Classic ... Was a member of the winning 4x400 at the PSU National. || 2010 Seasons || Redshirted the 2010 indoor and outdoor seasons.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Ran on the Altoona 4x400 that placed sixth in the Championship of America section at Penn Relays ... Was also a member of Altoona's seventh-place 4x100 at Penn ... Won PA state titles on the 4x100 and 4x400 as a senior ... Ran legs on the runner-up 4x400 and bronze-medal 4x100 at Nike Outdoor Nationals ... Runner-up in the 400 at the PTFCA Indoor Championships as a junior and a senior ... Finished second in the 200 at the PIAA Championships as a junior ... District VI runner up in the 100, bronze medalist in the 200, and district champion in the 4x100 and 4x400 as a senior. || Personal || Born January 4, 1991 in Altoona, Pa. ... Son of Michael and Susie Nadolsky ... Majoring in Communication Arts and Sciences.
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