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    Cassandra Opela
    12 Cassandra Opela
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Penfield, N.Y.

    High School:
    Boston Shamrocks

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Defense

    01/18/2014

    Two-Goal Third Leads UConn Over New Hampshire, 3-1

    Elaine Chuli made 33 saves and three Huskies scored in the win

    10/05/2013

    MacDonnell Tallies For UConn In 6-1 Setback at Minnesota Duluth

    Sarah MacDonnell scored her first goal of the season and Sarah Moses made a career-high 45 saves for the Huskies

    09/28/2012

    Women's Ice Hockey Season Starts at Union

    Huskies Open 2012-13 Season This Weekend

    01/22/2013

    2013 Skating Strides

    Women's Hockey 2013 Skating Strides Clinic (1/21/13)

    2013-14: Played in all 35 games for the second straight season to open her career...finished the year with two points...was fourth on UConn and eighth in Hockey East with 51 blocked shots...picked up her first career point with an assist at No. 10 Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 5)...also had an assist in a win over New Hampshire (Jan. 18).

    2012-13: Appeared in all 35 games for the Huskies.

    BEFORE UConn: Attended Webster Schroeder H.S...played ice hockey for the Boston Shamrocks...four-time letterwinner in track & field...All-County selection sophomore, junior and senior seasons.

    PERSONAL: Cassandra Heather...daughter of Paul Opela and Amy VanDerwerken...has one brother Zak...born on Jan. 12, 1994...a pre-communication sciences major.

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