DR. MICHAEL CASSADY
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information

DR. MICHAEL CASSADY

Inducted: 1997
Years at Loras: 1969-73
Sport: Track & Field, Cross Country

PERSONAL STORIES

ACCOMPLISHMENTS/HONORS:

  • Became Loras' second track and field All-American racing to a third place-finish in the 5000 meters at the 1972 NAIA Outdoor Championships in Billings, Montana.
  • Set the Loras record in the one-mile (4:08.8), two-mile (8:56.4), three-mile (13:56) and six-mile runs (30:15). His record in the mile still stands.
  • Won three district indoor titles as a senior in 1973 and set the Loras indoor records for the mile (4:14) and two-mile (8:56.4) events.
  • Qualified for the United States Olympic Marathon trials in 1980 and 1984.