Spring Hill College Cross Country Head Coach Joe Williams announced the signing of Kaitlin Saacks from Cabrini High School in New Orleans, La., to the Badger squad on Thursday morning.
The Team Captain of both the CHS cross country and track & field teams, Saacks was a 2008 District Champion and All State selection. Also in 2008, she was named her school's Women's Cross Country MVP.
While a 3-time All-District runner in cross country, she was the 2009 District Runner-up in the 1600-meter event and won the 2010 District crown. She placed as the Regional Runner-up and qualified for the Louisiana State High School Track & Field Championships that same season.
While not running, Saacks president of the CHS Student Ambassadors and participated in student government. She plans on majoring in Pre-Med and Physical Therapy while at Spring Hill College.