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Cassidy McPherson
Cassidy McPherson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Palatine, Ill.
High School: Palatine
Position: Middle Distance

Career Best Marks

Event

Time/Mark

800 meters (Indoor)

2:16.15

800 meters (Outdoor)

2:16.24

1,200 meters (Indoor)

3:39.14

One Mile (Indoor)

5:07.69

1,500 meters (Outdoor)

4:39.21

3,000 meters (Indoor)

10:46.20

3,000-meter steeplechase (Outdoor)

10:56.06

 

2018:

  • USTFCCCA All-Region in the indoor 800 meters and outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase
  • Posted the No. 3 time in school history in the indoor 800 meters (2:16.15), No. 3 in the outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:56.06) and No. 7 in the outdoor 1,500 meters (4:39.21)
  • Tallied the top time on the team in the indoor 1,200 meters (3:37.46)
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2017:

  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor distance medley relay
  • USTFCCCA All-Region in the indoor distance medley relay
  • Posted the No. 4 time in school history in the indoor 800 meters (2:17.70)
  • Tallied the top time on the team in the indoor 800 meters
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2016:

  • All-American in the indoor distance medley relay (8th, 11:53.27)
  • NCAA qualifier in the indoor distance medley relay
  • UAA Champion in the indoor distance medley relay and outdoor 4x800-meter relay
  • Set a new UAA and school record in the outdoor 4x800-meter relay (9:07.53)
  • Posted the No. 2 time in school history in the indoor distance medley relay (11:53.27), No. 4 in the outdoor 800 meters (2:16.24) and No. 5 in the outdoor 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:30.90)
  • USTFCCCA All-Region during indoor season
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2015:

  • UAA Champion in the outdoor 4x800-meter relay
  • Helped set the school record in the outdoor 4x800-meter relay (9:07.68)

Personal:

  • Major: Mathematics
  • UChicago activities: Women's Athletic Association, Study Abroad
  • Dean's List
  • Participated in four years of cross country, four years of track & field and two years of basketball in high school
  • Four-time All-State in track & field
  • National Honor Society, Top 25 Kolze Scholar
  • Service Club