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Cassandra Opela
Cassandra  Opela

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Penfield, N.Y.

High School:
Boston Shamrocks

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defense


01/25/2015

UConn Picks Up Weekend Split With 4-1 Victory Over Providence

Annie Belanger made 36 saves and four Huskies scored in the victory

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

04/23/2016

UConn vs Maine Senior Day

UConn vs Maine Senior Day (photo by Stephen Slade)

02/13/2016

UConn vs Maine

UConn vs Maine (photo by Stephen Slade)

01/22/2013

2013 Skating Strides

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

2014-15: Skated in 18 games...was a +2 in a tie at Northeastern (Jan. 3)...notched an assist in a win over Providence (Jan. 25)...finished the year with 20 blocked shots.

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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