Charlotte Cross Country BIO
Carolina Casin-Silva
Player Profile:
Carolina Casin-Silva 1529337
Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Putnam Valley, N.Y.
High School: Lakeland HS
Other College: Dominican College
Experience: Transfer

At Charlotte - 

2015- Cross Country: Competed in six meets, recording a new personal record at the Conference USA Championships at 18:23.9…earned C-USA All-Conference Third Team honors after finishing 17th overall at the Championships in October… Charlotte’s top team finisher in four of six meets… Post back-to-back Top 5 finishes at the William & Mary Invite and Charlotte Invitational in September, where she finished 4th and 5th overall, respectively… Finished in the Top 20 in five of her six meets, including 20th overall at the Wake Forest Invite against several ranked squads…

2015 -Outdoor: Finished sixth at the Conference USA Championships in the 3000m steeplechase clocking a time of 11:37.40....Ran a career-best time of 11:06.36 in the 3K steeplechase at the Charlotte Invitational to finish fourth overall and notch the ninth-fastest time in program history in the event....Competed in the 1500m at the 49er Classic running a time of 4:45.61....Indoor: Placed sixth in the mile at the Conference USA Championships running 5:01.89....Also apart of the fourth-place distance medley relay team at the C-USA Championships with a time of 11:53.53...

2014 Cross Country: Redshirted......Competed in two meets unattached for the Niners at the Western Carolina Catamount Classic and the Three Stripe Invitational.

2014 - Outdoor: Competed in six meets...Ran fastest 800m during the Bill Carson Inviational (2:17.90) finishing fourth overall...Finished third overall in the 3K Steeplechase at the Aggie Last Chance (11:51.72)...Finished in fourth overall during the 1500m with a personal best 4:48.60 at the Aggie Last Chance. Indoor: Competed in seven meets...Posted personal bests in the 600m, 1000m and mile events...Ran her fastest 1000m at the Virginia Tech Invitational (3:06.26)...Was a member of the third place finishing DMR squad at the Conference USA Indoor Championship...Finished with a season best 600m at the Virginia Tech Challenge (1:38.19)...Ran fastest mile during the Conference USA Indoor Championships with a time of 5:18.37.  

2013 - Cross Country: Competed in six of the seven meets...Posted a top five finish in her first collegiate meet at the Carolina Challenge with a team best 18:59.90...Finished in the top 20 during the Charlotte Invitational finishing fifth on the squad...Finished 44th overall at the Conference USA XC Championships with a season best 5K (18:48.71).

Dominican College (N.Y.): Spent one year running cross country and track at Dominican College (N.Y.) prior to arriving at Charlotte.

Prep: Placed top five in the Section 1 Championships in the 5K during the 2010 and 2011 seasons ... All-section and Federation cross country in 2010 and 2011 ... All-state cross country in 2011.

Personal: Daughter of Cristina Silva and Estevan Casin ... Mathematics major ... Born on November 3, 1994.

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