12   Cassie Yates
Cassie Yates

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LaPorte, Ind.

High School:
LaPorte

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB


2008 HIGHLIGHTS: Saw action in 32 matches and 117 sets as a middle blocker...posted career-highs with 251 kills, 27 assists, 33 digs, 74 blocks (led team), and 298 points...averaged 2.55 points/set, 2.15 kills/set and 0.63 blocks/set...totaled double-figure kills in 11 matches, including a career-best 18 against Ball State (Oct. 10)...had eight matches with two or more assists...tallied 22 matches with two or more blocks...set a career-high with four digs versus Kent State (Nov. 18) in the first round of the MAC tournament...garnered an all-invite team selection at the NIU Invite II as she led the team with 16 blocks, and added 29 kills with a .323 attack percentage in four matches...was a Huskie Scholar with a 3.00-3.49 GPA.

2007 HIGHLIGHTS:
Appeared in 87 games for the Huskies..totaled 143 kills and 11 blocks to place fifth and third on the squad, respectively...tallied a career-high 10 kills on four separate occasions (Sept. 1, Oct. 19, Oct. 25, Oct. 27)...recorded a career-high 27 attempted kills in a four-game loss versus Western Michigan (Oct. 25)...earned a career-best seven blocks in two matches...established a season-high .667 hitting percentage when she successfully executed seven kills on nine attempts during a four-game loss to Western Michigan (Sept. 20)...registered a career-best five assists in a five-game loss to Kent State (Oct. 19)...was a Huskie Scholar with a 3.00-3.49 GPA.

2006 HIGHLIGHTS: Appeared in eight matches and 12 games in her rookie campaign...garnered seven kills, two block assists and a dig in a three-game sweep of Quinnipiac (Sept. 8)...picked up kills against both Saint Louis (Aug. 26) and Buffalo (Nov. 11)...was a Huskie Scholar with a 3.00-3.49 GPA.

PREP: Four-year letterwinner and captain for LaPorte...named team MVP as a senior...helped LaPorte to 106 wins and a pair of sectional championships during her tenure...finished her career with 876 kills and 818 total blocks (376 solo)...was the MVP of the Warsaw Tournament...chosen by prepvolleyball.com as one of the top 250 seniors nationwide...garnered All-State second team recognition and All-Duneland Conference first team honors as a senior...led Class 4A in both blocking (100) and block assists (147) as a junior...claimed LaPorte Herald Argus All-Area honors as a junior...earned honor roll accolades for every trimester of high school...as a sophomore, led Class 4A in both blocking (110) and block assists (182), good for fifth and second overall, respectively, in the state of Indiana...named to both the Michigan City News Dispatch and LaPorte Herald Argus All-Area teams, while claiming All-Duneland Conference honors.

CLUB VOLLEYBALL:
Member of the Dunes Volleyball Club.

PERSONAL: Major - Special Education...Birthdate - July 30, 1987...daughter of William and Melinda Yates.

Cassie Yates' Career Highs

Kills: 18, vs. Ball State 10-10-08
Attempts: 37 vs. Ball State
10-10-08
Hitting Pct: .714 vs. Bowling Green 9-27-08
Assists: 5 vs. Kent State
10-19-07
Digs: 4 vs. Kent State 11-18-08
Total Blocks: 7, vs. two opponents
2008

CASSIE YATES'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR MP-GP K K/G E TA PCT. A A/G SA SE RE DIG DIG/G TOT. B/G PTS.
2006 8-12 9 0.75 3 19 .316 0 0.00 0 0 0 2 0.17 3 0.25 10.5
2007 29-91 150 1.65 62 378 .233 19 0.21 0 0 0 27 0.30 67 0.74 189.5
2008 32-117 251 2.15 81 612 .278 27 0.23 0 0 2 33 0.28 74 0.63 298.0
TOTALS 69-220 410 1.86 146 1009 .262 46 0.21 0 0 2 62 0.28 144 0.65 498.0

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