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