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    Cassie Miller
    Cassie Miller

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lake Forest, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake Forest

    Height:
    5-2

    Position:
    M

    Birthdate:
    04/09/1986



    2007: Played in 16 games, while starting all but two of the 'Cats 17 games ... Scored first goal of the season against Michigan (10/21) ... Recorded the assist on the game-tying goal against Providence (10/7) ... Took 11 shots on the year, seven of which came on goal ... Played most of the latter half of the season on the penalty corner unit ... Earned first-ever Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2006: Started in 18 of the team's 19 games in 2006 ... Scored a goal against both Maine (9/3) and against No. 12 American (9/9) ... Notched two assists in a 3-2 win against Missouri State (9/1).

    2005: Started all 19 matches for the 'Cats, playing forward and midfield ... Tallied three points on one goal and one assist ... Took eight shots ... Scored a goal in NU's 4-1 win at Bucknell (9/25) ... Recorded an assist to Ellen Schlafly as the 'Cats beat Central Michigan 4-2 (9/9) ... Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team.

    2004: Played in 19 matches, starting five ... Scored three goals for the 'Cats, tied for third-best on the team ... Also tallied five assists, totaling 11 points for the year ... Shot-on-goal percentage of .692 second-highest on team for players with more than one shot ... Shot percentage of .231 was fifth-best on team ... Recorded a pair of assists against Fairfield (9/5) ... Netted her first collegiate goal during the Wildcats' second-half comeback against Ball State.

    High School: Guided Lake Forest to the state championship in 2002 and a third-place finish in 2003 ... A two-time all-state selection ... Named team's MVP as a senior ... Received a gold medal in the 2002 Junior Olympics ... Earned four letters in track and captained the basketball team ... Two-time Illinois All-Academic Team in field hockey and track ... Participated in USFHA Futures Program and the National Futures Tournament in 2004 ... Member of National Honor Society as a junior and senior ... Competed against current teammates Stephanie Pullos and Lauren Przyborowski during her career at Lake Forest ... Coached by Tammey Michaney.

    Personal: Born Cassandra Lynn Miller on 4/9/86 ... Daughter of Kevin and Joanne Miller ... Major is communication.

    Getting to know "Sass"
    Q: If I could make an assist on a goal to any one person, it would be:
        Well this doesn't have to do with my hockey team, but any one person it would have to be David Beckham. I would love to play with him!
    Q: My favorite thing about NU is:
        Field hockey, my girls, and having the city close by
    Q: My favorite book is:
        Any book by Jodi Picoult
    Q: The best advice Coach McCollum has ever given me is:
        Only worry about things you can control
    Q: The song I'd sing on karaoke night would be:
      "Don't Stop Believing" by Journey
    Q: My favorite foods are:
        Ice cream & cereal
    Q: In the movie about the 2007 NU field hockey team, the actor that would play me is:
        Rachel McAdams
    Q: My favorite pregame ritual/superstition is:
        Locker room dance session
    Q: My favorite TV show is:
        As of right now: Scrubs
    Q: If I could dine with any three people, they would be:
        Serena Williams, Justin Timberlake, & LeBron James
    Q: The biggest joker on the team is:
    A:  Well it doesn't take a lot for me to laugh, but I would have to go with Christina Foley.
    Q: The top three songs on my iPod right now are:
        "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie, "Bless the Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts, "Never Again" by Kelly Clarkson
     Q: My nickname is:
         Sass
    Q: Describe Coach McCollum in three words or less:
        Dedication, inspirational, & passionate
    

    Miller's Stats

    Year G/GS Shots G A Pts. GWG
    2004 19/5 13 3 5 11 0
    2005 19/19 8 1 2 3 0
    2006 19/19 7 2 6 10 0
    2007 17/16 11 1 1 3 0