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    Madeline Casanova  
    Madeline Casanova

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Simi Valley, CA

    High School:
    Alemany

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    07/28/1991


    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.

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