Eight post perfect 4.0 GPAs during 2014-15 academic year
Nittany Lion women post 10th-best GPA in nation, third-most Scholar All-America honorees
Savoy and Fittin voted most outstanding swimmers
Two Nittany Lion Records Fall on First Day
Penn State sending 11 to Greensboro
2014-15 (Sophomore Year)
Competed in two meets, as well as the Big Ten Championships ... Named an Honorable Mention CSCAA Scholar All-American ... Saw action in the 500 free, 1,000 free, 1,650 free and 200 fly ... Set a personal best time of 4:47.32 in the 500-yard freestyle at the Big Ten Championships (2/20) ... Posted an NCAA "B" qualifying time of 16:24.36 in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the conference championships (2/22).
Swam two seasons for Sacred Heart Academy in New York before spending her final two seasons at the Pine Crest School with head coach Jay Fitzgerald ... Earned All-America honors seven times during her career ... Won the Catholic High School Athletic Association championship in the 200 IM as a freshman and sophomore ... Was a part of the Florida High School Athletic Association district, regional and state championship 200 freestyle relay team as a junior ... Named a Scholastic All-American by US Swimming ... Swam for the Pine Crest Swimming Club ... Owns two club PCSC records ... Qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 400 IM ... Is a five-time Junior National qualifier and four time National Qualifier ... Earned an eighth place finish at the 2012 Open Water Nationals in the 5K.
Full name is Casey Lynn Francis ... Born in Rockville Centre, New York on February 3, 1995 ... Parents are Shelley Francis.