Bri

Cassidy

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#44

Catcher
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Bernardino, Calif.
High School: Cajon
Club: Corona Angels
Major: Comm. Studies & Sociology

Bio

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2018)
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Heart & Soul Award (2019)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Community Impact Award (2019)
  • Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2018)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018)
  • Two-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
  • Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Six-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Department of Communication Studies Undergraduate Leadership Award (Spring 2018)
  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2017)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s List (Fall 2017)

Senior Season (2019)

  • Led the team at the plate during the opening weekend, going 9-for-16 (.562) with three runs, four RBIs and five doubles
  • Went 3-for-3 with three doubles in the season opener against Lamar, tying a Nebraska single-game record for doubles and setting a career best in hits
  • Went 3-for-4 with one run and one RBI against Texas Tech
  • Had two hits and one RBI in NU's second game against Lamar
  • Had a double and runs vs. Omaha at the Lone Star College Classic
  • Went 6-for-11 (.545) with two runs and two RBIs at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, recording at least one hit in all four games
  • Went 4-for-8 (.500) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic and also scored three runs
  • Went 1-for-3 with two RBIs in game one against Idaho State
  • Went 1-for-3 with one double in game two against ISU
  • Went 1-for-2 in game one against Wichita State
  • Went 2-for-2 with one run, one RBI and a double against South Dakota State
  • Went 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI in game one against Purdue
  • Had one hit and one run in game three against the Boilermakers 
  • Had one hit in game one against No. 18 Minnesota 

Junior Season (2018)

  • Started 48 games behind the plate while appearing in 53 total games
  • Batted in 22 games on the year
  • Had six hits, one double and five runs scored
  • Hit three home runs, totaling half of her season hits
  • Produced eight RBIs and two multiple-RBI games
  • Stole one base during Big Ten play
  • Defensively, caught 11 of 45 would-be base stealers
  • Had just one error in league play, posting a .992 fielding percentage
  • Hit three-run homers against No. 23 Arizona State and California State University, Northridge
  • Had more home runs (3) and more RBIs (7) as a junior than her first two seasons combined
  • Went 1-for-3 with a double in game two against Michigan State
  • Hit her third home run of the season in 9-3 win over South Dakota
  • Hit her first-career sac fly in game three at Northwestern
  • Scored one run in game two at Indiana
  • Went 1-for-2 and recorded her first career stolen base in game two of Iowa doubleheader
  • Scored one run and drew two walks in game one of Purdue doubleheader

Sophomore Season (2017)

  • Was Nebraska’s primary catcher, starting 45 of 53 games at the position
  • Emerged offensively the second half of the season
  • Earned 25 starts in the batting lineup, including each of her final 18 starts
  • Produced her first career hit, extra-base hit and RBI
  • Recorded her first career multi-hit and multi-RBI game
  • Batted .242 during Big Ten play with eight of her 10 hits
  • Added a home run and a triple in conference play, the first two extra-base hits of her career
  • Totaled four of her five RBIs during the conference season
  • Defensively, recorded five pickoffs and caught 11 of 29 would-be base stealers
  • Walked and was hit by a pitch in series finale at Purdue
  • Went 1-for-2 with an RBI in game three vs. No. 25 Illinois
  • Went 1-for-3 with a single in game two vs. No. 25 Illinois
  • Marked her first career hit vs. a ranked team
  • Suffered a concussion at Iowa and missed the next four games
  • Had an RBI triple - the first of her career - in game one at Iowa
  • Went 4-for-10 with a homer, two runs and two RBIs in the Rutgers series
  • Entered the series with two career hits, one career run and one career RBI
  • Produced her first career multi-hit game with 2-for-3 effort in series finale
  • Had two hits, two runs and two RBIs in doubleheader at Rutgers
  • Matched her career hit total and doubled her run & RBI totals
  • Hit a two-run homer in game two of the doubleheader, her first career homer
  • Also set career highs with two runs and two RBIs
  • Went 1-for-2 with a single and a walk in series finale vs. New Mexico State
  • Went 1-for-2 with an RBI in most recent start in the lineup vs. IUPUI
  • Marked her first career hit and first career RBI

Freshman Season (2016)

  • Earned 21 starts behind the plate and one at third base
  • Also entered as a defensive replacement at catcher five times
  • Earned her first career start at third base in the NCAA Regional at Missouri
  • Drew a career-high two walks in game three of the Northwestern series
  • Scored the game-winning run in the 11th inning, her first career run
  • Came on as a pinch hitter in game three at Maryland and drew a walk
  • Marked the first time she reached base in her career
  • Left the Washington game early and missed one week due to a knee injury

Before Nebraska (Cajon High School)

  • Earned first-team NFCA High School All-America honors as a junior
  • Posted a .428 career average with 33 doubles, 10 homers and 97 RBIs
  • Also owned a .720 slugging percentage and .522 on-base percentage
  • Allowed only six stolen bases in 31 attempts during her prep career
  • Was named Cajon’s 2015 Athlete of the Year
  • Batted .418 as a senior with 10 doubles, two triples and 28 RBIs
  • Threw out 9-of-10 would-be base stealers as a senior
  • Hit .556 as a junior with eight doubles, three triples, six homers and 25 RBIs
  • Added 12 stolen bases while slugging 1.063 and reaching base at a .646 clip
  • Threw out all eight runners who attempted to steal against her as a junior
  • Hit .407 with six doubles, one triple, three homers and 18 RBIs as a sophomore
  • Allowed only two stolen bases in six attempts as a sophomore
  • Started as a freshman, batting .347 with nine doubles and 26 RBIs
  • Produced seven RBIs in her first two games
  • Totaled 10 RBIs in her first four games
  • Played her travel ball for the Corona Angels
  • Previously played for the Firecrackers

Personal

  • Double majoring in communication studies and sociology
  • Is the first person in her family to go to college
  • Born on June 29, 1997
  • Daughter of Joe and Wendy Cassidy
  • Has one brother, Joseph

 

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Highlights vs. South Dakota - 4/23
Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/21
Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/19