Started in 13 matches and played in 29...second on the team with 481 assists...had 145 digs and 22 service aces in 2008...recorded a season-high 49 assists in conference opener against Georgia Southern on Sept. 27...finished with 16 digs against Wofford...had season-highs in kills (4) and aces (3) against Belmont on Sept. 17.
Played in 38 matches in two seasons as backup setter...recorded 428 assists (5.4 assists/game) with a season high of 251 her freshman year...notched her career high of 38 assists in a match twice in 2007 against Southeast Missouri (8/25) and Siena (9/1).
Lyons Township High School
Was a two-year letterwinner at Lyons Township...played for Joann Pyritz...All-West Suburban Conference after helping guide the Lions to a 31-9 overall record and a second-place finish in the conference’s silver division as a senior...LTHS was 62-18 in her junior and senior seasons...played in 93 games as a senior, registering 148 kills and a .372 hitting percentage while adding 86 digs, 48 aces, 37 assists and 17 blocks...Academic All-Conference and Rich-East All-Tournament selection as a senior...helped guide LTHS to two regional and two sectional titles in her career...played club volleyball for Sports Performance...also played basketball and ran track...four-year member of the Honor Roll.
Cassie McCrea Conner...born Nov. 8, 1987 in LaGrange, Ill.... daughter of Cameron and Maureen Conner . . . has three sisters, Elizabeth, Meredith and Caitlin . . . Caitlin was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball at LaSalle (2003-06), finishing her career ranked second in school history with 3,232 career assists...father played basketball for Southern Illinois...majoring in Sports Administration.
Conner’s Career Highs (UTC)
Kills: 4 at Belmont (9/17/08)
Attacks: 11 vs. Memphis (9/20/08)
Aces: 3 vs. two opponents
Digs: 16 vs. Wofford (10/11/08)
Blocks: 2 vs. three opponents
Assists: 49 at Georgia Southern (9/27/08)