The men's and women's cross country teams competed in the Golden Grizzlies Open on Fri. Aug. 30 on campus
▪ Competed in seven events.
▪ Finished the Golden Grizzly Open 4K in 15:30.9, good for a third place finish.
▪ Finished seventh at the Detroit Titan Invite (Sept. 7) in 19:20.08 (5K).
▪ Earned an 18th-place finish at the Horizon League Championships with a 19:28.24 5K on Nov. 2.
▪ Ran a season-best 5K time of 18:47.7 at the Notre Dame Invite (Oct. 5).
▪ Ran in six races
▪ Earned 19th-place finish at the Golden Grizzly Open (Aug. 31)
▪ Ran season-best 6K time of 23:19 at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 12)
▪ Finished 29th overall at the IPFW Invitational (Sept. 8)
2011: ▪Finished top four on the team in five out of the six races she ran ▪ Placed 12th at the Golden Grizzly Open (Sept. 2) ▪ Finished second on the team at the IPFW Invitational (Sept. 10) ▪ Season-best 19:45 in the 5K at Notre Dame Invitational (Sept. 30)
HIGH SCHOOL ▪ Four-year letterwinner for coach Todd Foster ▪ All-state for cross country her sophomore year ▪ All-conference in her final three seasons for cross country ▪ All-state for track in her final season ▪ All-conference for track in her last two seasons
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS ▪ Graduated with honors ▪ Honor roll junior and senior year
TOP ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE ▪ Finishing 16th at the state meet sophomore year
Personal Full Name: Cassandra Peterson Birthdate: August 6, 1993 Parents: Marc and Amy Oliver Siblings: Soloman (16), Dayshin (14), Zander (8), Korbin (4)
Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland 1. Ability to compete at Division I level 2. The team and the coaches 3. Love the campus