Lori Walker on Cassie: "Cassie is a center back that has really started to set herself apart as one of the top players in our conference. She has great poise and confidence on the ball and I know that she wants to continue to do more and possibly start attacking a little from the back line."
2009 (Junior): Started all 19 games as center back before injuring her ankle in the regular season finale at Michigan State ... a first-team All-Big Ten and All-Great Lakes Region selection ... named a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree ... scored a goal and added a pair of assists ... played the second-most minutes on the team, behind only goalkeeper Lauren Robertson ... assisted on the Buckeyes' second goal of the season in a 2-0 victory over Bowling Green ... scored the game-winner on a penalty kick in the 79th minute of a 1-0 win over No. 24 Southern California ... assisted on a Courtney Jenkins goal in a 2-0 win against North Texas ... played the entire game on 14 occasions including 110 minutes at West Virginia and at Wisconsin ... named Academic All-Big Ten.
2008 (Sophomore): Started at defender in each of Ohio State's first three games, vs. Milwaukee, Marquette and Charlotte ... 3:35 into the Charlotte game, Cassie re-injured her right knee and would miss the rest of the season ... she had played 131 minutes of the season before the injury occurred.
Michigan Hawks/ODP: Member of Region II ODP team for eight seasons ... current member of Region II pool ... Michigan Hawks 88 captain for three years.
Kalamazoo Central High School: Leading scorer freshman, sophomore, and junior years and a four-year starter ... named to all-district, all-conference, all-league and all-state teams in 2005 and 2006 ... team captain in 2005 and '06 ... garnered team most valuable player awards in 2004, '05 and '06.
Personal: Daughter of Van and Stephanie Dickerson ... father played football at Western Michigan and Stephanie was a ballerina at Western Michigan ... brother, RC, was drafted by the Seattle Mariners out of high school ... enjoys reading, drawing, music and movies ... is in the School of Agriculture with plans on attending veterinary school after graduation.
Buckeye Trio Named Scholar All-Americans