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

2017:

  • Second Team All-UAA after placing 14th at the UAA Championship with a 6K time of 24:19.9
  • Finished 36th in 21:58.4 at the NCAA Midwest Regional (6K)
  • Took ninth place in 19:03.2 at the Midwest Intercollegiates (5K)
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2016:

  • All-Region honoree (25th place, 22:31.54)
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2015:

  • Placed 56th in 22:49.1 at the NCAA Midwest Regional
  • Ran a time of 22:59.95 at the Wisconsin-Oshkosh Invite
  • Ran a time of 23:17 at the NCAA Championship
  • UAA All-Academic Team

2014:

  • Finished fourth at the Midwest Classic (19:23.69)
  • Placed seventh at the Elmhurst Invite (15:42.4)

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