DePaul distance runner risks own safety to aid victims of a car crash
Kasal crosses finish line first for women's team in cross country season finale
McDaniel, Kasal will pace cross country teams Friday at Springfield, Mo.
Blue Demons Men's Team Finishes 10th as Kasal Paces Women's Team
A Pack of Top Performances Could Lead Men's Team to Best Conference Finish
Indoor: Finished fourth in the 3,000m run at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 8:51.54...ran a career-best time of 8:41.19 at the Iowa State Classic.
Outdoor: Finished third in the 5,000m run at the DePaul Invitational and Purdue Open...ran a career-best time of 15:12.4 while finishing sixth at the Chicagoland Championships.
High School: Attended West Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Ill., where he was named all-conference...also qualified for sectionals.
Personal: Son of Miguel and Ivelisse Mercado...has two brothers, Erik Alvarez and Miguel Mercado, and one sister, Jayleen Mercado.