McDaniel, Kasal will pace cross country teams Friday at Springfield, Mo.
A Pack of Top Performances Could Lead Men's Team to Best Conference Finish
Blue Demon Men Finish Sixth in 15-Team Meet Hosted by Wisconsin-Parkside
The DePaul men's team placed 11th while the women finished 20th at the prestigious meet.
Team Concept Key to Success for Men's and Women's Cross Country Programs
Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team in 2010, 2011, 2012.
Outdoor: Competed in six events...ran a career-best 1,500m time of 4:00.83 in the Chicagoland Classic, where he placed seventh...got his best result of the season when he finished second at the Purdue Open in 4:07.43...finished 11th at the FSU Relays in a time of 4:02.75.
Indoor: Took home fifth place at the 3000m Dash at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a time of 8:47.33.
Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championship at the Blue and Gold Meet with a season-best mile time of 4:19.28... placed 22nd in the mile prelims of the league championship... placed third in the 3,000m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener with a career-best time of 8:52.94.
High School: Led Hinsdale South to an 18th- place finish at the 2008 IHSA 3A Cross Country State Championship... placed 25th individually at the state championship to earn All-State recognition... named to the West Suburban All-Conference team nine times between cross country and track and field... named the Most Valuable Performer during his senior season of cross country... received All-WSC Academic accolades in 2008.
Personal: Son of Tony and Virginia... brother to Samuel and Amalia... intends to major in finance.