53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements
The Tiger women earned their 49th consecutive All-Academic nod
The freshman placed 79th in the National Championship field
The freshman is the first Tiger woman to qualify for the Championship since 2009
The freshman will close out her season next weekend in Terre Haute, IN
Saturday November 23, 2013 @ Terre Haute, IN
Cross Country- Earned SEC Freshman of the Year, All-Midwest Region (6th), First-Team All-SEC (6th), All-SEC Freshman Team and SEC Freshman of the Week of September 10th... Awarded the SEC Freshman of the Week after her debut at the Mizzou versus Arkansas dual where she was the first Tiger to finish with 14:01 (4k) and a 7th place finish... The first Tiger again to finish at the Roy Griak Invitational placing 32nd...Placed 3rd at the Bradley Classic... First athlete to cross the line in the black and gold at the SEC Championships to place 6th with a time of 20:30.4 (6k)... Ran her best time of the year at the NCCA Midwest Regional of 20:26.4 to place 6th...Only Tiger to compete at the NCAA Championship and finished 79th.
- 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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