2018 (Cross Country): Ran in every meet as a sophomore during the 2018 season…Finished second on the team and achieved her top 5K finish of the year at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, where she completed the circuit in 19:38.7.
2018 (Track): On Jan. 27 recorded a team’s first and second best in the indoor one mile run and the 3000 meter run with times of 5:42.85 and 11:14.93… Recorded a time of 19:08.05 in the indoor 5000 meter run at the Grand Valley State Tune Up… On April 28 at the Crusader Invite, was second on the team in the 5000m run with a time of 19:52.33….. Held the team’s best all-around performance in 3000m steeplechase at the MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 11 with a time of 12:03.58.
2017 (Cross Country): Compiled a top-two finish for the team in her first collegiate meet, crossing the line in 19:28.10 at the Crusader Open ... Finshed second for Valpo at the NCAA Regionals (24:33.50) ... Tallied a third-place mark at the MVC Championships, ending her first conference championships with a time of 20:03.70 ... Had another third-place nod at the Notre Dame Invitational, ending the 6K in 23:51.30.
Prep: Four-time letter winner for the Trojans ... three time all-conference performer ... 2014 and 2015 IHSA cross country sectional qualifier ... 2013 and 2016 team sectional qualifier ... team conference champions in 2013 and 2014 ... four-year letterwinner in track ... all-conference in the 3,200m race in 2016 and 2017 ... third place in the 2017 sectional in the 3,200m event ... competed in sectionals all four years ... conference team champions in 2014 and 2016 ... 2016 indoor track all-conference in the 4x800m relay ... 2016 and 2017 Female Scholar Athlete of the Year ... academic all-conference honors in cross country and track ... National Honor Society member ... four-time high honor roll recipient.
Personal: Daughter of Shelley and Rodney Caesar ... major is nursing with a minor in psychology.