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    Cassie Kerns
    51 Cassie Kerns
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Valparaiso, Ind.

    High School:
    Valparaiso

    Height:
    6-3

    Position:
    Center/Forward

    AT FIRST GLANCE
    Is capable of playing in the paint or outside due to a consistent mid-range jumper...has been a reserve during her first three collegiate seasons at UConn while seeing time in 73 games, including 27 as a junior...is an accomplished artist.

    2007-08 SEASON

    Appeared in 27 games as a reserve....averaged 0.9 points and 0.5 rebounds...recorded six points, two assists, a block, steal and rebound in six minutes of action in win at Purdue (1/6)...tallied four points in 10 minutes while adding a block and a rebound vs. Army (12/31)...recorded three rebounds and two assists in eight minutes vs. Hartford (12/29)...tallied two points and an assist in win over Virginia (12/5)...scored three point and added a rebound and an assist in eight minutes of action vs. Stony Brook (11/11).

    2006-07 SEASON
    Appeared in 25 games in a reserve role...averaged 0.7 points and 0.6 rebounds while playing 5.2 minutes per game...was a BIG EAST Academic All-Star selection...registered points in nine games...saw action in the second round of the NCAA Tournament vs. UW-Green Bay (3/20)...played eight minutes in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. UMBC (3/18)...saw action in two BIG EAST Tournament games, recording four points in BIG EAST quarterfinal win over South Florida (3/4)...tallied three points in six minutes in win over Villanova (2/24)...scored a career-best five points in win at St. John's (1/21)...tied career-high with 12 minutes vs. Colgate (11/16).

    2005-06 SEASON

    Saw action in 21 games as a freshman...held down a reserve role for the Huskies in the post...averaged 1.0 points and 0.7 rebounds while averaging 5.1 minutes per contest...shot .474 from the field...scored points in 10 games for the Huskies...tallied two points and three rebounds in win vs. Hofstra (12/22)...pulled down two rebounds in win at Seton Hall (1/10)...recorded first career steal in win at Cleveland State (11/27)...totaled four rebounds and two points in win vs. Indiana State (11/14)...swatted first block of her career in season-opening win over Marist (11/12).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Averaged 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds while leading Valparaiso High School to the regional round of the Indiana State Tournament...led Valparaiso to the sectionals of the state tournament in all four seasons...was a member of three 20-plus win teams during prep career...named conference most valuable player during junior and senior seasons...2005 McDonald's Honorable Mention All-America...2005 WBCA Second Team All-America...three-time all-conference selection...averaged 13.9 points and 8.4 rebounds while leading Valparaiso H.S. to 23-3 record during junior season...posted 13.9 points and 8.9 rebounds as a sophomore...three-time Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-America...two-time All-State choice...also lettered in volleyball and track during prep career...2005 Indiana Gatorade High School Player of the Year.

    PERSONAL
    Born Cassandra Renee Kerns on March 17, 1987...parents are Randy and Denise Kerns...majoring in art.