Cross Country
Cassidy Hale - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Junior
  • High school duPont Manual

Collegiate Bests: 1,500m: 4:32.45 | Mile: 5:04.67

  • SEC All-Freshman Team – Cross Country (2013)

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Outdoor – Placed fourth in the mile at the Kentucky relays
Cross Country – Placed 46th at SEC Championships in 21:23.50 … ran 21:43.40 in a 72nd-place performance at Southeast Regionals.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Cross Country – Enjoyed one of the strongest debut seasons in recent UK cross country history … Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team selection after finishing as the No. 5 first-year runner to cross the finish line, 26th overall in 21:22.42 at the SEC Championships helping UK to a third-place finish, its highest conference meet placement since coming in second at the 2002 meet … SEC Championship time was her season best at 6,000-meter … Best 5k time of the season, 17:36.6, came at home meet, the Bluegrass Invitational … Competed at NCAA Southeast Regional Championships. 

Prior to UK: One of the most accomplished distance runners to come out of Kentucky in some time … Was the 2011 Gatorade Runner of the Year as well as Ms. Kentucky Cross Country 2011 … Four-time participant in the Kentucky Dream Mile, an event in which she owns a personal best of 5:01.43 … The 2011 Class AAA cross country champion, and has a personal best of 17:41 … In 2013, she also lowered her 3,200 meters personal best to 10:52.83 … She was Kentucky 3,200-meter runner up, and also a member of the 4x800m State Championship team in 2013.

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