2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar following 2012-13 academic year ... Started 13 games in net, logging 1,124 minutes ... 1.36 goals-against average and .761 save percentage ... Posted back-to-back shutouts to end the season ... Started in net for the final four games of the season and NU went 3-1 in that stretch ... Started the first three matches of the season ... Back in net against Nebraska (9/14) and at Oakland (9/16) ... Season-high six saves four times; at Dayton (8/26), vs. Nebraska (9/14), at Illinois (10/18) and at Michigan State (10/27) ... Battled through 31 shot attempts by Illinois on Oct. 18 and only surrendered a penalty kick in NU's 2-1 comeback victory ... Posted her first shutout of the season, and the team's first in Big Ten play, on Oct. 21 as NU blanked Iowa, 1-0 ... Recorded another 1-0 shutout at Michigan State, helping NU close out the regular season with three-straight wins ... Named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week to end the regular season (10/29).
2011: Played 16 games in net for NU, starting 15 ... Had 68 saves, a goals-against average of 2.11 and a .667 save percentage ... Made first career start against #12 Marquette (8/21) and saved five shots ... Had a season-high 13 saves at Illinois State (9/11) ... Her 13 saves ranks as the eighth-highest total in school history and was the most for a Wildcat goalkeeper since Erin Ekeberg stopped 15 shots against Michigan in 2000 ... Her 13 saves were also the highest tally for any individual or team in the Big Ten in 2011 ... Recorded her first career win in net in NU's 3-0 victory over Loyola Chicago (9/14), saving two shots ... Recorded her second win in NU's 1-0 victory over Michigan (10/8), with three saves in 52:59 minutes ... Stopped eight attempts in NU's 1-1 tie with Wisconsin (10/14) ... Had five saves against Minnesota (10/16) and six stops vs. Michigan State (10/29) ... Started in net for the 2011 Big Ten Tournament, stopping three Penn State attempts ... Logged 1,449 minutes in net.
High School:Four-year letterwinner and three-year team captain ... Posted a state-best 12 shutouts as a senior ... Assisted on a game-tying final minute goal in the state quarterfinals, then stopped penalty kicks during a shootout that sent team to first semifinal appearance in seven years ... Posted 11 shutouts, one goal and one assist during junior year and five additional clean sheets as a sophomore ... Earned First Team All-State honors three times ... Member and captain of Utah ODP Team from 2005-10 ... Member of U-15 U.S. Youth National Team and U-17 U.S. Youth National Team Pool ... Led Sparta '93 Premier club team to 2010 State Cup championship and Surf Cup championship ... Ranked first out of 457 students in graduating class ... NSCAA Scholar All-American ... National Merit Semi-Finalist.
Personal: Born Anna Christine Cassell ... Daughter of Trish and Paul Cassell ... Mother played tennis at Idaho ... Double majoring in anthropology and science in human culture.