|22 Cassie Phillips
The Phillips File
Full Name: Cassaundra Irene Phillips
Nickname: Cassie, Cass, Saundi
Place of Birth: Virginia Beach, Va.
Parents: Bill and Priscilla Phillips
Siblings: Alex, Teddi
Club Team/Coach: Toro Magic, Mario Uniga
High School Mascot: Titans
Q & A
Where did your nickname came from? It's short for my first name and my freshman roommate came up with Saundi from Cassaundra.
Most interesting thing I did or am doing this summer...I went to a Christian camp in Fort Collins, Colorado for student-athletes. It changed my life and was absolutely amazing!
Beckham or Ronaldo? RONALDO!
What was your first paying job? I filed patient charts at Children's Hospital
The first thing I owned that said `Kentucky' on it was...Probably a t-shirt I got at a summer camp
The book on my nightstand is...My Bible and The Shack
Favorite TV show when I was in Junior High...Boy Meets World! Best TV show! I wish it was still on TV!
My favorite color in the crayon box is...hot pink!
Favorite subject in school is...KHP
If I was seven feet tall I would...Remind Nova everyday that I am taller than her.
When I grow up, I want to...Help people live a healthy life and have a family of my own.
When I was a child, I always wanted to be a...soccer player.
If you were stranded on an island what three things would you want most? A soccer ball, my cell phone, and my iPod
If I were a race horse, my name would be...Go Big or Go Home
My biggest pet peeve is...I have a few, but ask any of my roommates and they will tell you my biggest pet peeve is listening to people crunch on crunchy food like chips and salsa or cereal.
Before a game, I have to...juggle a soccer ball until I feel comfortable with the ball.
My favorite place on campus is...besides the soccer fields...the racket ball courts at the Johnson Center.
Nobody would believe I listen to...songs from every kind of musical from Wicked to Hairspray to Phantom of the Opera in my car all the time.
2008: Did not see any action
2007: Freshman Academic All-SEC ... Redshirt
Pre-College: A three-time honorable mention all-state performer from 2004-06 ... Club background includes playing for the Toro Magic in 2006, winning the state cup title ... Also played for the CSA Gold club team in Lincoln, Neb., winning the 2004 and 2006 state cup title and helping the team to runner-up finishes in 2002 and 2003 ... ODP background includes being named to the Nebraska State ODP team from 2003 to 2005 ... A member of the National Honor Society as well as being a mainstay on the Distinguished Honor Roll ... Participated in People-to-People UCLA Leadership Student Ambassador Program in 2005