Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"
On the Course ... || 2012 Cross Country || Raced in two events, finishing 13th overall at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals. || 2011 Cross Country || Made three appearances as a sophomore, competing at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals, Harry Groves Spiked Shoe, and Penn State National. || 2010 Cross Country || Ran in three competitions, finishing 20th at the Lock Haven Dolan Duals.
On the Track ... || 2014 Outdoor || Only competed in the 1,500-meter run ... Posted a season-best time of 4:48.05 at the Bison Outdoor Classic || 2014 Indoor || Posted a lifetime-best time of 5:10.43 in the mile run at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup ... Ran a lifetime-best time of 10:52.23 in the 3,000-meter run at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Invitational || 2013 Outdoor || Ran a PR 4:44.84 for the 1500 at the Bison Outdoor Classic ... Finished eighth in the 1500 at both the Bucknell Team Challenge and Jim Thorpe Open. || 2013 Indoor || Won the 3000 at the Penn State Relays ... Ran a PR of 10:54.63 for 3K at the Penn State National. || 2012 Outdoor || Placed ninth in the 1500 at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Also competed in the 1500 at the Bucknell Team Challenge and Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Competed in four meets, placing 12th overall in the 3000 at the PSU National. || 2011 Seasons || Did not compete.
Before Penn State ... || High School || A three-time PIAA qualifier in outdoor track ... Ran a personal-best 5:13.58 for 1600-meters as a senior ... Won the District 9 title in the 1600 as a senior ... Also won District 1600 titles as a sophomore and a junior ... Qualified for the PIAA Cross Country Championships as a junior. || Personal || Daughter of Dan and Celeste Porter ... Birthday is September 29, 1992 ... Currently enrolled in the College of Health and Human Development.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field