2012-13: Appeared in all 35 games for the Huskies... registered 10 points on one goal and nine assists... recorded an assist in three straight games (10/20-10/26)... scored a goal in a 2-2 tie against St. Lawrence (9/18)... tallied two points on two assists in a 5-1 victory over Princeton (1/2).
2011-12: Played all 34 games as both a defenseman and center...recorded three assists on the season...first helper of the season came in a 3-3 tie at Clarkson (10/9)...collected another assist in a 2-2 home tie vs. Union (1/10)...final assist came at No. 7 Northeastern (2/4)...named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
2010-11: Recorded three goals and one assist through 30 games for the Huskies, and missed the final five games due to an injury...posted the first goal of the contest against Maine (11/6) on a power play opportunity...notched an unassisted goal in the 2-0 victory at Vermont (11/20)...assisted on UConn's second goal of the contest at Dartmouth (1/1).
2009-10: Led all with a +19 rating on the year...had one shot on goal at Northeastern (10/4)...was plus-one at No. 5 St. Lawrence (10/9)...recorded an assist on the power play against Colgate (10/17)...finished with a pair of assists at Brown (10/23)...blocked two shots against Providence (11/1)...was plus-three at Maine (11/8)...scored the first goal of her career vs. Dartmouth (1/2)...scored the eventual gamewinner on the power play against Maine (1/23)...moved up to the offensive lineup at Boston University (1/29) and against Vermont (1/30)...was a +3 in the final month of the regular season...assisted the opening goal of the Hockey East Quarterfinal at Northeastern (2/27)...had two shots on goal in the Hockey East Championship game against Boston University (3/7).
Before UConn: The 2008-09 Hill-Murray Outstanding Scholar Award recipient...five-time varsity letterwinner in ice hockey and softball...guided the hockey team to three-straight conference championships, earning all-conference accolades at the conclusion of each of those seasons...pulled in Minnesota State High School League All-State Honorable Mention in 2007-08...was a Pioneer Press All-State Honorable Mention as a senior captain...twice the second runner-ups in softball before earning a share of the conference title in 2009...all-conference honorable mention in 2007, earning a spot on the team in 2008 and 2009...selected the teams Most Valuable Player in 2009 in addition to all-state, all-section and all-conference accolades...captained the softball team as a senior...three-time academic letterwinner by achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or high...was an all-conference academic award recipient for hockey and softball during the 2008 and 2009 seasons...graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hill-Murray
Personal: Casey Marie...daughter of Michael and Bonnie Knajdek...has one brother, Mitchell...born on Sept. 17, 1990...a pre-nursing major.