||U.S. Air Force Academy
||Saturday, September 16, 1989
Finished second on the team with 20 overall singles victories … posted an 11-10 singles record in dual matches, including a 7-6 mark at the No. 6 spot … won the No. 6 match against Colorado State … saved three match points to win the No. 5 singles match against Montana State, helping the Falcons to a 4-3 victory … also won a three-setter (10-7 in third set super-tiebreak) at No. 6 singles in AFA’s 4-3 victory over North Texas … placed third in singles flight 6 at the USAFA Invitational … named AFA’s Female Athlete of the Week on Feb. 18 … paired with fellow freshman Katrina Eromin to win the consolation bracket in their doubles flight at Wyoming Invitational … advanced to finals of her singles bracket at Texas Tech Invitational … member of the MWC all-academic team.
Before Air Force
Four-year letterwinner in tennis … Bi-City Player of the Year as a senior and freshman … three-time team MVP … led team to region championship and state semifinals her senior campaign … ranked 18th in the state of Georgia … member of National Honor Society … high school tennis coach was Brenda Smith.
Born Sept. 17, 1989 … parents are Joel and June Cassman ... has two sisters, Noriko (22) and Eva (16) … completed Global Engagement and the jump program this past summer … also completed Combat Survival Training … would like to attend pilot training and become either an astronaut or engineer following her time at the Academy … active in her squadron as the standardization and evaluation clerk … she holds a blackbelt in Taekwando hobbies include reading and music … also recruited by Georgia and Emory … favorite food is anything Italian … favorite movie is Spiderman… favorite book is Harry Potter … favorite TV show is Family Guy … person in history she would most like to meet is Albert Einstein … greatest moment is sports was saving three match points then winning the No. 5 singles match against Montana State last year, giving Air Force a 4-3 victory … credits her parents with the biggest influence in her sports career … member of cadet squadron 35.