3 - Kacie Cassell
Kacie Cassell
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Vandalia, Ohio
High School: Vandalia Butler
Position: G
Experience: 3 Letters
gp 33
pts/g 6.5
fg % 37.7
3pt % 30.7
ft % 86.7
reb/g 2.1
a/g 6.5

as a Junior (2012-13): Finished the season as the national leader in assists per game with 7.8 ... Akron’s all-time assists leader with 475 in her career ... also set the program’s single-season assists record after just 21 games, setting the new bar at 259 dimes, which ranks third all-time in the Mid-American Conference in a season ... led the MAC and was ranked 11th in the country with a 2.4 assists/turnover ratio ... tallied double-digit assists on 10 occasions ... recorded her first career double-double in the MAC Tournament quarterfinal victory over Buffalo at Quicken Loans Arena, putting up 12 points and tying the school’s single-game record with a career-high 12 assists ... the Zips’ most active player, averaging 35.4 minutes per contest and playing all 40 minutes eight times ... picked off a career-best six steals at home vs. Bryant Nov. 16 ... tied a personal-best six rebounds in the MAC Tournament semifinal win over Ball State March 14. 

as a Sophomore (2011-12): Appeared in all 32 games and made six starts ... averaged 4.6 points, 3.6 assists, and 2.0 rebounds in 19.4 minutes per game ... her 114 assists rank eighth on the UA single season record list ... averaged 5.8 points and 3.8 assists in 16 conference games ... produced a 1.2 assist/turnover ratio on the season, which was fourth best in the MAC ... was a 38.6-percent (17-of-44) shooter from behind the arc ... scored a career-high 16 points in the win over Central Michigan (Feb. 4) ... also handed out a season-high tying eight assists in the win over the Chippewas ... handed out eight dimes in three other games ... chipped in 15 points - going 3-for-3 on threes - in the home loss to Bowling Green (Feb. 18) ... pulled in a career-high six rebounds in the loss to St. Francis (Feb. 22) ... made 84.0-percent (42-of-50) of her free throw attempts ... tallied 19 steals, including three at Notre Dame (Oct. 11) ... scored nine points and recorded eight assists against Miami (Jan. 4) ... played a season-high 27 minutes against both Kent State (Jan. 14) and Western Michigan (Feb. 11). 

as a Freshman (2010-11): Played in all 30 games for the Zips and made 18 starts … led the team with 102 assists in 703 total minutes … also scored 74 points and grabbed 44 rebounds … averaged 3.40 assists per game … started first career game against Robert Morris (Nov. 23) ... added four points and seven assists vs. RMU (Nov. 23) .... chipped in a career-high eight points and six dimes in a career-high 44 minutes in an overtime win over Georgia Southern (Nov. 26) ... recorded a career-high nine assists at SMU (Nov. 27) ... notched eight assists in back-to-back games against Wright State (Dec. 4) and Cleveland State (Dec. 11) ... had another six assists at Youngstown State (Dec. 16) ... added seven points in a win over Ursuline College (Dec. 19) ... notched five assists and three points at Temple (Jan. 2) ... tallied seven points and four assists in 35 minutes against Miami (Jan. 15) ... dished out five assists at Central Michigan (Jan. 29) ... recorded six assists in 16 minutes at Buffalo (Feb. 16) ... notched seven points on 7-for-8 at the foul line, a career-best five boards, and three dimes at Ohio (Feb. 19) ... matched her career high with eight points on 3-for-5 shooting at Miami (Feb. 26) ... recorded three dimes in 12 minutes against Western Michigan in first round of MAC Tournament (Mar. 5).

at Vandalia Butler High School: Scored 1,065 points during her four-year career ... also finished with 416 career assists to set a school record ... team posted a four-year record of 78-18 ... four-year letterwinner ... two-time all-district player of the year and all-state honoree (2008-09, 2009-10) ... led team to the regional finals as a senior ... was a three-sport, all-conference athlete ... was a member of the 4x200 team that set a school record in 2008-09 ... was also a four-year letterwinner and two-time team captain for the soccer team ... four-year member of student council ... named to National Honor Society two years ... four-year honor roll student.

Personal: Parents are Jeff and Margret Cassell ... father, Jeff, played basketball at Manchester College in Indiana ... older sister, Lauren, played basketball at Ohio Northern ... is of Islandic heritage.

Recent Games
Mar 5 at Buffalo W, 79-71
Mar 8 Bowling Green L, 77-76
Mar 13 vs. Toledo W, 83-69
Mar 14 vs. Central Michigan W, 85-69
Mar 15 vs. Ball State W, 79-68
Mar 22 at Purdue L, 84-55
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 33 18
Minutes 1076 598
Minutes per game 32.6 33.2
FG 63-167 40-98
FG Pct 37.7 40.8
3PT 23-75 14-40
3PT Pct 30.7 35.0
FT 65-75 36-43
FT Pct 86.7 83.7
Off rebounds 14 12
Def rebounds 54 28
Total rebounds 68 40
Rebounds per game 2.1 2.2
Personal fouls 52 33
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 213 112
Turnovers 88 44
Assist to turnover ratio 2.4 2.5
Steals 31 20
Blocks 1 0
Points 214 130
Points per game 6.5 7.2
Points per 40 min 8.0 8.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 Lake Erie W, 97-48 1 18 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 8 Florida Atlantic W, 98-69 1 32 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 12 Tennessee Tech W, 118-71 1 23 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 15 at Dayton L, 94-80 1 29 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 17 at Wright State L, 90-80 1 27 1-6 16.7 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3
Nov 22 at Canisius W, 72-56 1 39 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 29 at Cal Poly L, 84-74 1 35 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 30 vs. UC Davis L, 71-58 1 29 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 7 George Mason W, 88-70 1 32 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 17 at Cincinnati L, 86-70 1 36 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 20 Rochester College W, 86-43 1 17 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Dec 29 Youngstown State W, 91-75 1 37 7-11 63.6 4-7 57.1 2-2 100.0 20
Jan 4 Ball State W, 87-78 1 39 4-14 28.6 1-8 12.5 4-4 100.0 13
Jan 9 Central Michigan L, 109-83 1 29 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 12 at Bowling Green L, 81-65 1 35 4-10 40.0 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 15 at Miami (Ohio) L, 79-76 1 36 4-7 57.1 3-5 60.0 2-2 100.0 13
Jan 18 Kent State W, 77-51 1 27 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 23 Ohio W, 80-56 1 30 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 26 at Eastern Michigan W, 101-79 1 25 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 0
Jan 30 at Toledo W, 82-62 1 39 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 2 Buffalo W, 101-92 1 33 3-4 75.0 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 9
Feb 5 at Northern Illinois W, 71-67 1 35 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 8 Western Michigan W, 79-66 1 34 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 5-6 83.3 5
Feb 15 at Ball State W, 87-64 1 34 5-7 71.4 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 13
Feb 19 Northern Illinois W, 89-75 1 29 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 22 at Ohio W, 88-76 1 40 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 6
Feb 26 Miami (Ohio) W, 88-63 1 30 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 7
Mar 2 at Kent State W, 80-66 1 37 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Mar 5 at Buffalo W, 79-71 1 36 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 9
Mar 8 Bowling Green L, 77-76 1 30 3-8 37.5 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 10
Mar 13 vs. Toledo W, 83-69 1 34 0-4 0.0 0-3 0.0 6-6 100.0 6
Mar 14 vs. Central Michigan W, 85-69 1 35 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 9-9 100.0 18
Mar 15 vs. Ball State W, 79-68 1 37 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 9
Mar 22 at Purdue L, 84-55 1 36 3-8 37.5 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 Lake Erie W, 97-48 1 18 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 1 0 0 0
Nov 8 Florida Atlantic W, 98-69 1 32 0 3 3 7 3 2.3 0 0 1 0
Nov 12 Tennessee Tech W, 118-71 1 23 1 0 1 9 1 9.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 15 at Dayton L, 94-80 1 29 0 1 1 6 5 1.2 1 0 1 0
Nov 17 at Wright State L, 90-80 1 27 0 2 2 10 4 2.5 0 0 3 0
Nov 22 at Canisius W, 72-56 1 39 1 1 2 8 3 2.7 1 0 1 0
Nov 29 at Cal Poly L, 84-74 1 35 0 1 1 5 1 5.0 1 1 3 0
Nov 30 vs. UC Davis L, 71-58 1 29 0 1 1 4 4 1.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 7 George Mason W, 88-70 1 32 0 2 2 8 2 4.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 17 at Cincinnati L, 86-70 1 36 0 2 2 4 3 1.3 1 0 4 0
Dec 20 Rochester College W, 86-43 1 17 0 1 1 4 1 4.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 29 Youngstown State W, 91-75 1 37 0 2 2 3 3 1.0 2 0 1 0
Jan 4 Ball State W, 87-78 1 39 4 1 5 4 2 2.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 9 Central Michigan L, 109-83 1 29 0 0 0 11 1 11.0 3 0 3 0
Jan 12 at Bowling Green L, 81-65 1 35 2 0 2 5 3 1.7 1 0 2 0
Jan 15 at Miami (Ohio) L, 79-76 1 36 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Jan 18 Kent State W, 77-51 1 27 0 0 0 5 4 1.2 0 0 1 0
Jan 23 Ohio W, 80-56 1 30 2 2 4 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 26 at Eastern Michigan W, 101-79 1 25 1 2 3 7 3 2.3 1 0 4 0
Jan 30 at Toledo W, 82-62 1 39 1 2 3 6 1 6.0 1 0 1 0
Feb 2 Buffalo W, 101-92 1 33 0 0 0 5 2 2.5 1 0 1 0
Feb 5 at Northern Illinois W, 71-67 1 35 0 2 2 7 1 7.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 8 Western Michigan W, 79-66 1 34 0 4 4 8 2 4.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 15 at Ball State W, 87-64 1 34 0 1 1 11 2 5.5 1 0 2 -
Feb 19 Northern Illinois W, 89-75 1 29 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 22 at Ohio W, 88-76 1 40 1 5 6 8 1 8.0 2 0 4 -
Feb 26 Miami (Ohio) W, 88-63 1 30 0 2 2 13 2 6.5 3 0 2 -
Mar 2 at Kent State W, 80-66 1 37 0 1 1 6 4 1.5 2 0 1 -
Mar 5 at Buffalo W, 79-71 1 36 0 2 2 6 6 1.0 1 0 1 -
Mar 8 Bowling Green L, 77-76 1 30 1 2 3 3 6 0.5 0 0 1 0
Mar 13 vs. Toledo W, 83-69 1 34 0 2 2 8 5 1.6 1 0 1 0
Mar 14 vs. Central Michigan W, 85-69 1 35 0 2 2 7 2 3.5 0 0 1 0
Mar 15 vs. Ball State W, 79-68 1 37 0 4 4 7 4 1.8 0 0 0 0
Mar 22 at Purdue L, 84-55 1 36 0 2 2 11 3 3.7 1 0 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2010-11 30 18 23.4 0.7-2.3 29.0 0.3-1.0 29.0 0.8-1.2 69.4 2.5
2011-12 32 6 19.4 1.4-3.4 40.0 0.5-1.4 38.6 1.3-1.6 84.0 4.6
2012-13 33 33 34.2 1.6-4.7 34.4 0.7-2.2 32.4 1.4-2.0 69.2 5.3
2013-14 33 33 32.6 1.9-5.1 37.7 0.7-2.3 30.7 2.0-2.3 86.7 6.5
Total 128 90 27.6 1.4-3.9 36.0 0.6-1.7 32.6 1.4-1.8 78.3 4.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2010-11 30 18 703 20-69 29.0 9-31 29.0 25-36 69.4 74
2011-12 32 6 622 44-110 40.0 17-44 38.6 42-50 84.0 147
2012-13 33 33 1130 53-154 34.4 23-71 32.4 45-65 69.2 174
2013-14 33 33 1076 63-167 37.7 23-75 30.7 65-75 86.7 214
Total 128 90 3531 180-500 36.0 72-221 32.6 177-226 78.3 609
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2010-11 30 18 23.4 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.0 0.0 3.4 2.4 1.4 0.4 0.0
2011-12 32 6 19.4 0.6 1.4 2.0 1.2 0.0 3.6 2.9 1.2 0.6 0.0
2012-13 33 33 34.2 0.2 1.8 2.0 1.6 0.0 7.8 3.3 2.4 1.1 0.1
2013-14 33 33 32.6 0.4 1.6 2.1 1.6 0.0 6.5 2.7 2.4 0.9 0.0
Total 128 90 27.6 0.4 1.5 1.9 1.4 0.0 5.4 2.8 1.9 0.8 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2010-11 30 18 703 11 33 44 29 1 102 72 1.4 11 1
2011-12 32 6 622 18 46 64 38 0 114 94 1.2 19 0
2012-13 33 33 1130 8 59 67 54 0 259 109 2.4 35 4
2013-14 33 33 1076 14 54 68 52 0 213 88 2.4 31 1
Total 128 90 3531 51 192 243 173 1 688 363 1.9 96 6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 33 32.6 1.9-5.1 37.7 0.7-2.3 30.7 2.0-2.3 86.7 6.5
Conference 18 18 33.2 2.2-5.4 40.8 0.8-2.2 35.0 2.0-2.4 83.7 7.2
Exhibition 1 1 18.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.0 100.0 2.0

Home 14 14 30.1 2.2-5.3 41.9 0.9-2.6 36.1 1.6-1.9 84.6 6.9
Away 15 15 34.6 1.7-4.9 35.6 0.5-1.9 27.6 1.6-2.0 80.0 5.6
Neutral 4 4 33.8 1.5-5.0 30.0 0.5-2.5 20.0 4.8-4.8 100.0 8.2

Wins 23 23 32.8 2.0-4.8 40.5 0.8-2.3 34.6 2.2-2.5 87.7 6.9
Losses 10 10 32.2 1.8-5.6 32.1 0.5-2.3 21.7 1.5-1.8 83.3 5.6

November 7 7 30.6 0.6-3.6 16.0 0.3-2.1 13.3 0.7-0.9 83.3 2.1
December 4 4 30.5 2.5-4.5 55.6 1.2-2.5 50.0 1.0-1.2 80.0 7.2
January 8 8 32.5 2.5-6.4 39.2 0.8-2.6 28.6 1.9-2.4 78.9 7.6
February 7 7 33.6 2.0-4.4 45.2 1.0-2.3 43.8 1.6-1.9 84.6 6.6
March 7 7 35.0 2.1-6.0 35.7 0.4-1.9 23.1 4.3-4.6 93.8 9.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 33 1076 63-167 37.7 23-75 30.7 65-75 86.7 214
Conference 18 18 598 40-98 40.8 14-40 35.0 36-43 83.7 130
Exhibition 1 1 18 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2

Home 14 14 422 31-74 41.9 13-36 36.1 22-26 84.6 97
Away 15 15 519 26-73 35.6 8-29 27.6 24-30 80.0 84
Neutral 4 4 135 6-20 30.0 2-10 20.0 19-19 100.0 33

Wins 23 23 754 45-111 40.5 18-52 34.6 50-57 87.7 158
Losses 10 10 322 18-56 32.1 5-23 21.7 15-18 83.3 56

November 7 7 214 4-25 16.0 2-15 13.3 5-6 83.3 15
December 4 4 122 10-18 55.6 5-10 50.0 4-5 80.0 29
January 8 8 260 20-51 39.2 6-21 28.6 15-19 78.9 61
February 7 7 235 14-31 45.2 7-16 43.8 11-13 84.6 46
March 7 7 245 15-42 35.7 3-13 23.1 30-32 93.8 63
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 33 32.6 0.4 1.6 2.1 1.6 0.0 6.5 2.7 2.4 0.9 0.0
Conference 18 18 33.2 0.7 1.6 2.2 1.8 0.0 6.2 2.4 2.5 1.1 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.0

Home 14 14 30.1 0.6 1.5 2.1 1.2 0.0 6.1 2.2 2.8 0.9 0.0
Away 15 15 34.6 0.4 1.6 2.0 2.2 0.0 6.7 2.8 2.4 1.1 0.1
Neutral 4 4 33.8 0.0 2.2 2.2 0.5 0.0 6.5 3.8 1.7 0.5 0.0

Wins 23 23 32.8 0.5 1.9 2.3 1.3 0.0 6.7 2.4 2.7 1.0 0.0
Losses 10 10 32.2 0.3 1.1 1.4 2.1 0.0 6.0 3.2 1.9 0.9 0.1

November 7 7 30.6 0.3 1.3 1.6 1.4 0.0 7.0 3.0 2.3 0.6 0.1
December 4 4 30.5 0.0 1.8 1.8 1.5 0.0 4.8 2.2 2.1 1.2 0.0
January 8 8 32.5 1.2 0.9 2.1 2.1 0.0 5.2 2.1 2.5 0.9 0.0
February 7 7 33.6 0.1 2.3 2.4 1.9 0.0 7.9 1.6 5.0 1.4 0.0
March 7 7 35.0 0.1 2.1 2.3 0.9 0.0 6.9 4.3 1.6 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 33 1076 14 54 68 52 0 213 88 2.4 31 1
Conference 18 18 598 12 28 40 33 0 112 44 2.5 20 0
Exhibition 1 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 4.0 1 0

Home 14 14 422 8 21 29 17 0 86 31 2.8 13 0
Away 15 15 519 6 24 30 33 0 101 42 2.4 16 1
Neutral 4 4 135 0 9 9 2 0 26 15 1.7 2 0

Wins 23 23 754 11 43 54 31 0 153 56 2.7 22 0
Losses 10 10 322 3 11 14 21 0 60 32 1.9 9 1

November 7 7 214 2 9 11 10 0 49 21 2.3 4 1
December 4 4 122 0 7 7 6 0 19 9 2.1 5 0
January 8 8 260 10 7 17 17 0 42 17 2.5 7 0
February 7 7 235 1 16 17 13 0 55 11 5.0 10 0
March 7 7 245 1 15 16 6 0 48 30 1.6 5 0