Fourteen athletes and the women's team were recognized for their work in the classroom
53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements
The teams closed competition in Eugene on Saturday
The freshman placed ninth in the 10,000m in record time
Eight women and two men are in Eugene, Ore., this week for the Finals
Missouri Track & Field at 2014 NCAA Preliminary Round hosted at the University of Arkansas
- 8-time MSHSAA State Champion in cross country and track
- 2010-13 MSHSAA State Champion (3200m)
- 2010-13 MSHSAA State Champion (1600m)
- 2012 MSHSAA State Champion (cross country)
- 2009, 2011 MSHSAA State Runner-Up (cross country)
Kaitlyn competed for Herculaneum HS under coaches Jim Kasten, Kyle Davis, and Ryun Kasten...Cross Country...Team was MSHSAA Champions (2009, 2011-12) and finished 2nd (2010)...As an individual, Kaitlyn was a four-time MSHSAA All-State finisher...Was MSHSAA State Champion (2012), Runner-Up (2009, 2011), and placed 3rd (2010)...Track & Field...Team was 2nd (2013) and 3rd (2010) at the MSHSAA State Championships...As an individual, Kaitlyn was a seven-time MSHSAA State Champion in both the 1600m (2010-12) and 3200m (2010-13)
High School Bests
1600m - 5:05.84 | 3200m - 10:55 | 5k XC - 17:51.50
Parents are Michael and Judy Fischer...Born August 4, 1994 in St. Louis, MO...Graduated 4th in her class...Served on Student Council and was the Class Vice-President...Star Scholar Athlete award recipient...National Honor Society Secretary...Rotary Student of the Month...2013 Female Athlete of the Year by the St. Louis Cardinals...2012-13 Larry Highes All-Star Athletic Award sponsored by St. Louis Gateway Classic Sports Foundation...Is undecided on her major
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