Cross Country

Pat Cassady
Pat Cassady

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Flushing, Mich.

High School:
Flushing

Height:
5-5

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

Major:
History



01/09/2013

Oakland Cross Country Runs Strong in 2012

Brittni Hutton became OU's second women's individual champion.

11/09/2012

Hutton, Cassady Pace Oakland at NCAA Great Lakes Regionals

The women finished 22nd and the men finished 23rd.

11/08/2012

Oakland Cross Country Set to Compete in NCAA Great Lakes Regional

The women's 6K begins at 1 p.m. ET and the men's 10K starts at 2:15 ET.

10/27/2012

Hutton Wins Summit League Championship, Oakland Teams Fourth

Brittni Hutton won the women's Summit League Championship

09/14/2012

Hutton, O'Connor Pace Oakland Cross Country at Spartan Invitational

Brittni Hutton earned a 16th place finish among the seven Division I teams competing.

10/27/2012

Summit League Cross Country Championship - Oct. 27, 2012

Oakland hosted the 2012 Summit League Cross Country Championships at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course.

Cross Country

2012:
▪ Earned All-Summit League second team after finishing 11th at The Summit League Championships (Oct. 27)
▪ Finished league event with team-best time of 26:02.2 in the 8K
▪ Ran 33:12 in the 10K at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional for team-best 95th place (Nov. 9)
▪ Finished ninth at the IPFW Invitational with a time of 28:36.86 (Sept. 8)
▪ Earned 11th-place finish at the Golden Grizzly Open with a 6K time of 20:25.5 (Aug. 31)

2011:
▪ Redshirted

2010:
▪ Was among the top three in all six races he ran
Ran 25:18.10 (8K) to place 10th and earn all-league second team honors at The Summit League Championship (Oct. 30)
Ran 26:02.10 (8K) to win the Michigan Intercollegiates (Oct.8) and earn All-Michigan honors
Won the Golden Grizzly Open (Sept. 4)
Earned Academic All-Summit League honors

2009:
▪ Was the number two runner on the team in all six races he ran
Ran 25:51.30 (8K) to place eighth and earn all-league second team honors at The Summit League Championship (Oct. 31)
Recorded the fifth fastest 8K time in school history of 24:59.87 at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 3).
Earned Academic All-Summit League honors

2008:
Ran in five races, finishing among the top five on the team four times
Ran 20:45 (4 miles) to place 12th at the Tommy Titan Invitational, the fifth fastest time in school history
Earned Academic All-Summit League honors

Cassady's Career Bests:
6K - 19:07.00 (2009)
8K - 24:54.00 (2010)
10K - 31:07.31 (2010)

Track and Field

2012 Indoor
▪ Finished sixth in the 1-mile run with a time of 4:34.96 at the IPFW Quadrangular Meet (Jan. 28)
▪ Ran a season-best 3,000-meter run time of 9:21.60 at the Youngstown State National Invitational (Feb. 3)

2011 Outdoor:
▪ Redshirt

2011 Indoor:
▪ Had two top 10 finishes

2010 Outdoor:
▪ Placed sixth in the 10,000 at The Summit League Championship (May 13)
▪ Earned all-league honors prior to the championship meet in the 10,000
▪ Ran 30:48.96 to set the school record in the 10,000 at the Gina Relays (April 23)
▪ Had four top 10 finishes

2010 Indoor:
▪ Redshirt

2009 Outdoor:
▪ Earned all-league honors for placing third in the 10,000 at The Summit League Championship
▪ Was seventh in the 5000 at the league meet as well
▪ Won the 5000 at the Toledo Invitational (5/1)
▪ Represented Oakland at the USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championship (6/28), finishing 13th in the 5K with a time of 15:16.83

2009 Indoor:
▪ Placed seventh in the 5000 at The Summit League Championship
▪ Had three top 10 finishes

High School:
Earned three letters for coach George Hackney
Earned Division I All State honors as a junior
Helped his team qualify for the state championship meet as a sophomore and senior
Placed sixth as a senior to earn All-State honors
Helped his team win the Big 9 conference title his last two seasons
▪ Also earned three letters in track, where he also served as captain for two years
▪ Was the conference champion in the 1600-meter run in 2007 and 2008 as a junior and senior and the 3200-meter run as a senior

Personal:
Parents: Son of Teresa and Timothy Cassady.

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