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 Caroline McCaslin
Caroline McCaslin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Prospect, Ky.

High School:
Assumption

Last College:
Elon

Event:
Distance

Experience:
Transfer


Collegiate Bests
800m
: 2:25.35 | 1,500m: 4:38.84 | Mile: 5:11.40 | Steeplechase: 10:34.87

  • SoCon Champion - Steeplechase (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team - Steeplechase (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman Team - Indoor Mile (2013)
  • SoCon All-Freshman team - Cross Country (2012)

Prior to UK
Proven as an accomplished distance runner at the collegiate level as a Conference Champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Also a three-time Conference All-Freshman team selection (steeplechase, mile and cross country) ... NCAA East Preliminary Championship qualifier in the steeplechase.

2012-13 (Freshman) - Elon -
Outdoor - Earned the SoCon championship in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:42.89 ... Named to SoCon All-Freshman team and garnered all-league honors in the 3,000m steeplechase ... Set a school-record in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:34.87 at the Duke Invitational and finished fifth ... Ran a season-best time of 4:38.84 in the 1,500m race at the Raleigh Relays ... Clocked a season-best performance of 2:25.35 in the 800m at Coastal Carolina Invitational.

Indoor - Ran in four meets on the season .. A member of the 4x400m relay team that finished seventh at the Wake Forest Invitational with a time of 4:24.00 .. Ran a season-best time of 5:11.40 in the one-mile at the 2013 SoCon Indoor Championships earning All-Freshman accolades.

Cross Country - Ran in three meets on the season...Ran season-best time of 18:51.2 at the Queens Royal Challenge on Oct. 12...Had a time of 18:27.65 at the Southern Conference Championships on Oct. 27...Clocked in at 25:01.31 in her first collegiate race at the Charlotte Invitational on Sept. 28...Earned a spot on a All-SoCon Freshman team.


High School
Cross Country - Placed eighth at the 2011 Kentucky State Cross Country Championships...Named to the all-state team...Helped Assumption HS to the state cross country title in both 2011 and 2012...Selected as team captain...Earned all-state academic honors...Member of the National Honor Society...Graduated from AHS with honors and on the Principal's List...Posted a PR of 18:42 in the 5K.


Track - Finished fourth in the 1600m at the 2012 Kentucky State Championships...Member of the 4x800m relay team that broke the Kentucky state record....Helped AHS to the 2012 state track title....Earned All-American honors in 2012 in the 4x mile relay...Placed third in the 4x mile relay at the New Balance Indoor Nationals...Selected as team captain...Named to the all-state and all-state academic teams...Qualified for the 2011 Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore...Received the Coaches' Recognition Award...Posted a PR of 5:02.73 in the mile, 7:35 in the 2000m-steeplechase and a 2:18 relay split in the 800m.

Personal
Full name is Caroline Whitney McCaslin...Daughter of Glenn and Margaret McCaslin...Received the Louisville Zoo "Youth Award" in 2011 for outstanding volunteer service.

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