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)
Photo Gallery

Career Honors & Awards

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

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 ASU and CSUN
• Has more home runs (3) and more RBIs (7) this season than her first two seasons combined, despite not make the batting lineup in the first game of the season
• 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 on 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

 

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

OB%

SLG%

SB-ATT

FLD%

2016

.000

28-22

11

1

0

0

0

0

0

3

4

.214

.000

0-0

.984

2017

.196

47-45

51

2

10

0

1

1

5

8

8

.317

.294

0-0

.978

Total

.161

75-67

62

3

10

0

1

1

5

11

12

.297

.242

0-0

.980

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Highlights vs. Oregon State 8/27/2018
SB Highlights at Illinois 5/6
SB Highlights vs. Purdue - 4/13 (GM2)