2015 (Junior): Played in all 18 games and started 15 of them … ranked second on the team with six points, scoring two goals and notching two assists … scored her first goal of the season at Marshall on September 7 … found the back of the net again in a 3-0 win over conference opponent Eastern Illinois on October 16 … recorded assists in consecutive games against Kent State (September 18) and Murray State (September 24) … finished fourth on the team with 21 shots, eight of which were on target … enters her senior season three goals off the EKU career record of 17.
2014 (Sophomore): Had one of the great offensive seasons in EKU history, tying Nikki Donnelly’s program record for most goals in a single season with seven … also led the team in points (15), shots (27) and shots on goal (14) … started all 19 games at her forward position and ranked third on the team at 1,432 minutes played … became one of only six Colonels ever to score two goals in a game in EKU’s record-breaking 7-0 shutout of Alabama A&M on August 29 … scored two more non-conference goals against UNC Asheville (September 12) and Marshall (September 14) … continued her hot play against OVC foes, notching goals against Jacksonville State at home (October 5), SIUE on the road (October 19) and in a 2-1 win over Eastern Illinois on October 24 … got in on the distribution side of things when she helped spark a come-from-behind win over Tennessee Tech (October 3) with an assist to Emmi Carroll in the 50th minute.
2013 (Freshman): Emerged as EKU’s primary scoring option as a freshman … named to the OVC All-Freshman team after leading the Colonels with five goals and 13 points … also dished out three assists on the year … scored her first-career goal in a win at Alabama A&M on Sept. 29, but really stepped up her game during conference play, scoring goals against OVC foes SIUE (Oct. 4), Murray State (Oct. 18), Austin Peay (Oct. 20) and Belmont (Oct. 25) … terrorized OVC opponents even when she wasn’t scoring goals, as she notched assists in wins over Jacksonville State (Sept. 27) and Tennessee Tech (Oct. 27) … appeared in 19 games on the year, starting 18 of them.
High School and/or Club Experience: A four-year letter winner at state powerhouse Broad Run High School … was named first team all-district as a junior in 2011-12 while leading the Spartans to the Virginia High School League (VHSL) State Finals … was also a key member of the Broad Run High teams that won state championships in 2010-11 (when the Spartans were widely regarded to be a top-10 team in the country) and 2009-10 … led the 2009-10 Broad Run state champion team in scoring as a freshman … plays club soccer for the Herndon Firecats, who were State Cup champions in 2009-10 and 2010-11 and State Cup finalists in 2012-13 … also helped lead the Firecats to the semifinals of the 2011 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship Series in Hersey, Pa.
Personal: Born Feb. 5, 1995 ... daughter of Mark and Maria Smith ... majoring in public health.
Get to Know Cassie Smith ...
One thing people probably don’t know about her: She's half Asian
If she could live anywhere, it would be: Somewhere out of the country, or California
Her proudest accomplishment: Playing college soccer
What would she sing at Karaoke night: "Let It Go" from Frozen
Her favorite social media forum: Facebook
What would she do if she won the lottery: Save it
If she could have one meal for the rest of her life, it would be: Chicken tenders