7 Cassie Born
7 Cassie Born
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Horse Shoe, N.C.
High School: Hendersonville HS
Position: OH
Major: Biology
m 26
k/s 2.85
h % .134
a/s 0.16
b/s 0.41
sa/s 0.29
d/s 2.98

2018: Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference First Team... Enters her senior campaign averaging 2.63 digs per set which are 11th in Tusculum history.

2017: All-South Atlantic Conference Second Team... Led the Pioneers in total kills and kills per set... Her 320 total kills were sixth in the conference while her 2.96 kills per set average were ninth... Averaged 3.21 digs per set and finished 10th in the league with her 32 service aces... Averaged 3.5 points per set (6th in SAC) and her 377.5 total points were sixth in the conference... Also totaled 347 digs, 46 blocks and 24 assists... 13 double-doubles including four in a row from Oct. 21-28... Posted season-highs with 26 kills and 26 digs against Lincoln Memorial (Sep. 12)... Named SAC Player of the Week and TSWA College Player of the Week... Recorded six services in a pair of matches this season... Her six aces at Newberry (Nov. 3) are tied for sixth-most in a TU three-set contest... Her six aces against Mars Hill (Sep. 19) are ranked fifth in TU four-setter.

2016: Appeared in 31 matches including 111 sets... Averaged 2.05 kills, 2.31 digs and 0.34 blocks per set... Totaled 227 kills, 22 assists, 22 service aces, 256 digs and 38 blocks... Responsible for 268.5 points (2.42 pps)... Six double-double matches (kills, digs)... 12 double-digit kill matches, including a season-high 14 against Catawba (Sep. 24)... Recorded 10 or more kills in four straight matches from Sep. 23-30... 11 contests with double-digit digs... Season-best 24 digs against Coker (Oct. 7)... Season-high four aces vs Newberry (Nov. 5)... 5 blocks at Lenoir-Rhyne (Oct. 4).

2015: Played in 13 matches including 27 sets... Totaled 45 digs and four service aces... Posted season-highs with 12 digs and two aces against Lincoln Memorial (Oct. 20)... Had 10 digs and a service ace in rematch at Lincoln Memorial (Nov. 10).

High School: Product of Hendersonville High School... Coached by Erica Cantrell... Team captain... Led the Bearcats to back-to-back state titles as a junior and senior while earning MVP honors in both tournaments... Named to the Western North Carolina All-District first team and the Western Highlands All-Conference squad as a junior and senior... Was selected as a finalist for the Northwestern Mutual 2A/1A Female Athlete of the Year following her senior campaign...  Averaged 2.9 kills per set as an upperclassman... Totaled 505 kills in 177 sets while hitting .255... Had 51 service aces as a senior with a serve percentage of 85.4... Also compiled 67 total blocks and averaged 1.6 digs per set with the help of 219 total digs... Also lettered in swimming and track... Four-time Hendersonville Swimmer of the Year and state qualifier... State qualifier in track in the 4x4... Hendersonville HS Female Athlete of the Year... Scholar athlete... Played for the Axis Elite Volleyball Academy.

Personal: Full name is Cassandra Marie Born... Born Sept. 11, 1997 in Hendersonville, North Carolina... Daughter of Jon Born and Anne Scherbarth... Brother - James Born... Cassie's mom played college volleyball, dad and uncle played college football, aunt was a college bowler, papa played college basketball and grandpa played college tennis...  Majoring in biology with a double minor in mathematics and environmental science... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Get a job; Favorite author: R.M. Drake; Favorite midnight snack: Pizza, peanut butter crackers; Favorite movie: "Perks of Being a Wallflower"; Favorite musical artist: Christina Aguilera; Favorite song: "Paralyzer" by Finger Eleven; Cassie can't imagine a week without her dog, Roxy; Favorite athlete: Michael Phelps; Cassie's most thrilling moment in sports: Winning two state championships and being named MVP in both matches; Favorite Tusculum moment: Posting a career double-double at home against LMU in 2017 (26 kills, 26 digs); Advice to kids: "Live worry free and do the things that you want to do because you can never get time back once it's gone"; Favorite color: Blue; Favorite food: Pizza, bread, carbs; Favorite sport other than volleyball: Swimming; Most famous people Cassie has ever met: Charlie Oldman and Misty May-Treanor; What people don't know about Cassie: She can use her thumb as a sling shot.
Recent Games
Oct 23 at Carson-Newman W, 3-2
Oct 26 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 3-1
Oct 27 Catawba L, 3-2
Oct 30 Mars Hill L, 3-1
Nov 2 at #25 Wingate L, 3-0
Nov 3 at Coker L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 26 20
Sets 91 71
Kills 259 209
Kills per set 2.85 2.94
Errors 133 104
Total Attacks 943 752
Hitting Percentage .134 .140
Assists 15 14
Assists per set 0.16 0.20
Service Aces 26 18
Service Errors 34 23
Service Aces per set 0.29 0.25
Reception Errors 30 27
Digs 271 223
Digs per set 2.98 3.14
Block Solo 2 2
Block Assist 35 28
Block Total 37 30
Blocks per set 0.41 0.42
Block Errors 4 3
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 304.5 243.0
Points per set 3.3 3.4
Matches started 22 16
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Chowan W, 3-0 1 2 4 0 8 .500 0 2 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Aug 31 Emmanuel (Ga.) W, 3-1 1 4 10 7 37 .081 0 2 3 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 1 Belmont Abbey L, 3-2 1 5 12 7 50 .100 0 1 2 1 10 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Sep 1 King (Tenn.) L, 3-0 1 3 7 3 31 .129 0 1 1 1 4 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Sep 7 Montevallo L, 3-1 1 4 15 10 52 .096 1 2 3 0 17 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 8 Georgia College L, 3-0 1 2 2 2 13 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 15 Queens (N.C.) L, 3-1 - 3 5 2 23 .130 0 1 2 1 16 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 18 at Lincoln Memorial L, 3-0 - 2 2 3 17 -.059 1 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 21 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 - 2 2 3 10 -.100 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 22 at Newberry L, 3-2 - 4 11 7 52 .077 2 4 3 2 22 0 1 1 1 0 15.5
Sep 25 at Mars Hill L, 3-0 1 3 15 7 55 .145 0 0 1 3 12 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 28 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 3-0 1 3 9 3 27 .222 1 1 0 1 7 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Oct 2 Carson-Newman L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 22 .000 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 5 Wingate L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 30 .067 0 1 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 6 Coker L, 3-2 1 5 13 8 44 .114 1 2 1 0 17 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Oct 12 at Catawba W, 3-2 1 5 16 10 51 .118 1 2 1 2 8 0 3 1 3 0 19.5
Oct 13 at Queens (N.C.) L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 33 .061 0 0 2 3 8 0 1 1 1 0 7.5
Oct 16 Lincoln Memorial L, 3-0 1 3 1 2 9 -.111 0 0 2 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Oct 19 Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 1 3 14 2 38 .316 0 1 1 0 13 1 3 0 4 0 17.5
Oct 20 Newberry W, 3-1 1 4 20 6 45 .311 1 1 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 21.0
Oct 23 at Carson-Newman W, 3-2 1 5 16 9 51 .137 0 2 0 4 21 0 2 0 2 0 19.0
Oct 26 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 3-1 1 4 23 5 48 .375 1 0 3 1 10 0 2 0 2 0 24.0
Oct 27 Catawba L, 3-2 1 5 16 5 62 .177 0 0 1 1 14 0 4 0 4 0 18.0
Oct 30 Mars Hill L, 3-1 1 4 17 5 44 .273 1 0 3 1 15 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Nov 2 at #25 Wingate L, 3-0 1 3 3 5 40 -.050 1 3 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 3 at Coker L, 3-1 1 4 7 7 51 .000 4 0 0 1 15 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 13 27 2 0.07 3 15 -.067 2 0.07 4 0.15 45 1.67 0 1 1 0.04 6.5 0.2
2016-17 31 111 227 2.05 138 863 .103 22 0.20 22 0.20 256 2.31 1 37 38 0.34 268.5 2.4
2017-18 28 108 320 2.96 179 1059 .133 24 0.22 32 0.30 347 3.21 5 41 46 0.43 377.5 3.5
2018-19 26 91 259 2.85 133 943 .134 15 0.16 26 0.29 271 2.98 2 35 37 0.41 304.5 3.3
Total 98 337 808 2.40 453 2880 .123 63 0.19 84 0.25 919 2.73 8 114 122 0.36 957.0 2.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 26 91 259 2.85 133 943 .134 15 0.16 26 0.29 271 2.98 2 35 37 0.41 304.5 3.3
Conference 20 71 209 2.94 104 752 .140 14 0.20 18 0.25 223 3.14 2 28 30 0.42 243.0 3.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 16 57 171 3.00 74 556 .174 5 0.09 14 0.25 162 2.84 1 22 23 0.40 197.0 3.5
Away 10 34 88 2.59 59 387 .075 10 0.29 12 0.35 109 3.21 1 13 14 0.41 107.5 3.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 24 89 3.71 37 240 .217 3 0.13 9 0.38 63 2.63 0 8 8 0.33 102.0 4.3
Losses 20 67 170 2.54 96 703 .105 12 0.18 17 0.25 208 3.10 2 27 29 0.43 202.5 3.0
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August 2 6 14 2.33 7 45 .156 0 0.00 4 0.67 16 2.67 0 1 1 0.17 18.5 3.1
September 10 31 80 2.58 47 330 .100 5 0.16 10 0.32 96 3.10 1 9 10 0.32 95.5 3.1
October 12 47 155 3.30 67 477 .184 5 0.11 9 0.19 135 2.87 1 20 21 0.45 175.0 3.7
November 2 7 10 1.43 12 91 -.022 5 0.71 3 0.43 24 3.43 0 5 5 0.71 15.5 2.2