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2020-21 Cross Country Roster

Cassie Keyes


Class Sophomore
Hometown Ridgewood, NJ
High School Ridgewood


  • Graduated from Ridgewood High School in spring 2019
  • Competed in cross country, track and field, and basketball
  • Was an 11-time varsity letter-winner at Ridgewood
  • Eight-time State Sectional Champion
  • Was just the 20th girl in Bergen County (NJ) history to break five minutes in the 1,600 meters
  • 2017 Cross Country All-Suburban Freshman of the Year
  • 2018 1,600 Meters league champion
  • 2018 1,600 Meters Bergen County Champion
  • 2018 All-North Jersey Cross Country Second Team 
  • 2019 All-North Jersey 1,600 Meters First Team
  • Two-time Penn Relays competitor
  • Three-time Arcadia Invitational competitor
  • Team Captain
  • Member of Maroon Mentors Club
  • Served as peer counselor
  • High Honor Roll honoree
  • Daughter of Karen (‘91) and Kevin (‘90) Keyes
  • Has a set of twin siblings, Johnny and Katie
  • Mother Karen played basketball for Irish head coach Muffet McGraw
  • Father Kevin played tennis for the Irish
  • Comes from a big family of Notre Dame graduates, including her parents; grandfather John Keyes (‘58); uncles Joseph Nelligan (‘86) and Jonathan Kronstein (‘90), cousins Andrew Nelligan (‘11), Matthew Nelligan (‘13), Tristan Mitchell (‘18), Liam Nelligan (‘18) and Tess Nelligan (‘19)
  • Uncle Joseph Nelligan played tennis for the Irish and cousin Liam Nelligan played on the Irish men’s basketball team under Mike Brey
  • Intends to major in psychology