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04/13/2013

Commonwealth Squeezes Past Hoosierland By Eight Points At Fourth-Annual Border Battle

The Irish established three meets records.

04/07/2013

Irish Pick Up Six Second-Place Finishes At The Spartan Invitational

Nevada Sorenson sets the second-best time in the BIG EAST in the 100mH.

03/30/2013

Irish Close Out Strong Weekend With Winning Performances On Saturday

Notre Dame picks up four first-place finishes on the final day.

03/28/2013

Track And Field Head To California and Ohio For Easter Weekend

The Irish are set to compete in the Stanford Invitational and the Oliver Nikilof Open.

03/24/2013

Irish Wrap Up First Outdoor Meet Of The Season

Sophomore Chris Giesting won the 200m dash.

02/18/2013

BIG EAST MEET - DAY TWO

BIG EAST MEET - DAY TWO

12/03/2010

12/3/10 Blue and Gold Invitational

Note Dame competed against DePaul, Marquette, Detroit Mercy, and Bethel. They won 20 events, 10 men's and 10 women's.

AS A SENIOR: Competed in 14 meets for Irish during the indoor and outdoor seasons ... competed in all four throwing events (shot put, discus, hammer and weight throw) ... competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the discus ... at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships finished fourth in the discus (46.10m) and sixth in the hammer (53.72m) ... placed third in the discus (46.71m) at the GINA Relays ... finished third in the hammer (53.84m) and fourth in the discus with a personal best (50.04m) at the Louisville Border Battle ... placed fourth in the discus (46.29) at the Spartan Invitational ... finished first in the discus (45.26m) and second with a personal best in the hammer (54.39m) at the Stanford Invitational ... brought home two top-five finishes at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic, third in the hammer (53.40m) and fifth in the discus (45.18m) ... competed in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the weight throw and shot put ... finished third in the weight throw (16.22m) at the Indiana University Relays ... placed third in the weigh throw (16.65m) at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... was a 2012-13 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 14 meets during the indoor and outdoor seasons ... racked up eight top-five finishes ... picked up a career best in the weight throw (16.86m) at Indiana University Relays ... capped off the last meet of the year (GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet) with two career records in the discus (46.21m) and hammer throw (53.91m) ... achieved four second-place finishes on the year ... earned a monogram ... was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 16 meets during the track & field season ... placed seventh in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a toss of 51.39m ... finished sixth in both the discus and hammer throw at the outdoor Gina Relays ... claimed fourth in the discus (46.03m) at the outdoor Mike Poehlein Invitational ... won the shot put at the indoor Indiana University Relays with a toss of 13.72m ... finished third in the shot put at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational with a throw of 12.76m and fifth in the weight throw with a toss of 14.88m ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened first season on the team with a sixth-place finish in the shot put (12.05m) and eighth-place result in the weight throw (13.39) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... placed sixth in the shot put (11.87m) and 11th in the weight throw (13.30) at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... at the Notre Dame Invitational, placed eighth in the shot put (11.50) and ninth in the weight throw (13.50) ... placed 11th in the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational, recording a throw of 14.65m ... finished 14th in shot put (11.49m), 13th in discus (37.14m) and 18th in the hammer throw (42.48m) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... grabbed 11th in the shot put (11.43m) and discus (38.26m) and earned 10th in the hammer throw (46.96m) at the Louisville Border Battle ... finished 13th in shot put (11.73m) and discus (38.98m) while also placing 12th in hammer throw (45.23m) at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... finished 15th in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, tossing a 46.35m.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Held at the time of graduation school records in both the shot put and discuss throws at Alemany (Calif.) ... two-time winner of the California Division III discus championship ... earned four varsity letters in track & field and two in soccer ... member of the National Honor Society, student body president and yearbook editor ... born in Mission Hills, Calif. ... daughter of Peggy Shea and Richard Casanova ... has seven brothers and sisters, one of whom graduated from Notre Dame in 2008 ... graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with degrees in psychology and theology.

Madeline Casanova
Madeline  Casanova

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Simi Valley, CA

High School:
Alemany

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
07/28/1991

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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