Joe Casco
Joe Casco
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: King HS
Position: Distance

TRACK & FIELD FRESHMAN (2014): Competed in six events for the Titans during the 2014 outdoor track and field season... ran the 1500-meter once this season and recorded a personal-best time of 4:09.32 to place ninth at the Riverside CC Meet on March 8... competed in the 5000-meter run four times this season and recorded a career-best time of 15:25.63 to finish 15th at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invite on March 22... also ran the 10,000-meter this season at the Cal/Nevada Championships and finished 18th with a time of 33:41.90.

CROSS COUNTRY FRESHMAN (2013): 
Competed in five events, placing in the overall top-30 in two…ran a season-best 26:06.6 over the 8K course at the Titan Invitational on Oct. 25, finishing 40th overall…posted his best finish at the CSUSB Invite on Sept. 28, covering the 8K course in 26:48.7 to finish fifth overall, and first among Fullerton participants…competed in one 6K event on Oct. 19, finishing in 36th place with a mark of 18:57.4 at the Highlander Invitational.

MARTIN LUTHER KING HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year varsity letter winner in cross country and track for the Wolves under head coach Brad Peters... was named the team's Most Valuable Player and earned All-CIF honors during his senior season... was named Rookie of the Year for cross country in 2011... set personal best times in the 800m (2:06), 1600m (4:24), 3200m (9:39), and 5000m (15:29).

PERSONAL 
Born in Riverside, Calif... parents are Eddie and Betty... has one sister, Ariel... majoring in computer science... lists becoming an optometrist as his career goal... chose Fullerton because of the engineering program... makes videos and dances on his free time... favorites include: Orlando Magic (basketball team), Allen Iverson (athlete), Helicopter Showdown, Ellie Goulding and Lemaitre (musical artists).