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Cassie Peoples

Guard

Height
5' 6"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
San Antonio, Texas
Experience
TR
School
Cy-Fair HS

(data as of August 23, 2013)

 

Major: Telecommunications Media and Society

 

Cassie Peoples enrolled at UF for the 2012 summer semester that began in July ... sat out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA rules for transfer students and will have sophomore eligibility beginning with the 2013-14 season (received a medical redshirt at Texas in 2011-12) ... one of 35 of the nation’s top 19-and-under athletes that accepted an invitation to attend the 2011 USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team Trials ... prep teammates with Stanford standout Chiney Ogwumike, as well as classmate Tara Warren, who signed with San Diego ... Cypress-Fairbanks HS also produced 2012 WNBA No. 1 Draft pick Nnemkadi Ogwumike

 

Individual game highs at Texas: 7 points (vs. Virginia, Nov. 25, 2011), 3 rebounds (ALCORN ST., Nov. 20, 2011), 2 field goals (twice, last vs. Virginia, Nov. 25, 2011), 2 three-point FGs (vs. Virginia, Nov. 25, 2011), 1 free throw (twice, last Virginia, Nov. 25, 2011), 2 free throw attempts (twice, last vs. Virginia, Nov. 25, 2011), 3 assists (at Hawai’i, Nov. 27, 2011), 1 block (STANFORD, Nov. 11, 2011), 2 steals (STANFORD, Nov. 22, 2011), 22 minutes (three times, last at Hawai’i, Nov. 27, 2011)

 

Redshirt-Freshman Year (2012-13)

* Required to sit-out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA rules for transfer students

* Tore the labrum on her right shoulder during practice on Jan. 19, 2013 and underwent surgery on Feb. 6, 2013, to repair the tear and instability

 

Freshman Year at Texas (2011-12)

* Received a medical redshirt for the season

* Appeared in each of the first six games before injury sidelined her for the remained of her rookie campaign; intramedullary rodding of left tibia

* Voted the 2011-12 Big 12 Preseason Co-Freshman of the Year

 

High School

* Graduated in May of 2011 from Cypress-Fairbanks (Houston) High School, which she attended her final three years

* Spent her freshman year at Father Lopez Catholic High School in Daytona, Fla., where she was named the 2008 Volusia County Player of the Year and a first team 2A All-State Team selection after averaging 24.6 points, five steals and five assists per game

* One of 35 of the nation’s top 19-and-under athletes that accepted an invitation to attend the 2011 USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team Trials

* Selected to and played in the 2011 McDonald’s All-American Game, where she came off the bench for the West Team and played 16 minutes while scoring five points and collecting a game-high four steals

* Ranked as the No. 7 guard in the nation by ESPN’s HoopGurlz and listed No. 36 nationally by the same service at the time of her commitment to Texas

* Named to the 2011 USA TODAY All-USA Girls Basketball Third Team

* Named the 2011 Texas Class 5A-District 17 Most Valuable Player after leading Cy-Fair to a second-place finish in the district and a second round playoff game

* Won a gold medal with the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women

* Scored a total of 49 points in her pair of postseason appearances her senior year

* Scored 18 points and helped Cy-Fair win the 2010 Texas Class 5A state championship in a 65-41 victory against Houston Fort Bend Hightower, teaming with current Stanford standout Chiney Ogwumike, as the pair helped the Lady Bobcats finish with a 36-1 record and ranked sixth in the final USA TODAY Super Prep 25 poll

* Her junior year earned 2010 First Team University Interscholastic League (UIL) All-State honors when she averaged 14.0 points per game

* Suffered a comminuted fracture of right tibia in a state playoff game at the end of her sophomore year, when she also committed to sign with Texas

* Coached at Cy-Fair HS by Ann Roubique

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