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:
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:
Q: Describe Coach McCollum in three words or less:
Dedication, inspirational, & passionate
|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|