Charlotte Cross Country BIO
 Carolina Casin-Silva

At Charlotte - 

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.

Position: Distance
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Putnam Valley, N.Y.
High School: Lakeland HS
Other College: Dominican College
Experience: Transfer
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