Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Herrin, Ill.
High School: Herrin


Honors & Awards

  • NTCA All-Academic Team (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017, 2018; Spring 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)
  • Four-Time Illinois State Tournament Qualifier (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

2018-19 (Outlook)
Cassidy Ray looks to compete for playing time this season after redshirting in 2017-18.

2017-18 (Redshirt)
Ray redshirted during the 2017-18 season and worked hard to add depth to the Husker roster. Off the lanes, she earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters. Ray also was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Before Nebraska
Ray was a four-time Illinois High School Association State Tournament qualifier for coaches Barry Hubbard and Brad Carey at Herrin High School in Herrin, Ill. She finished seventh individually at the IHSA State tournament in 2014 and helped her team to a 10th place finish in 2016. Ray also posted an 11th-place finish at the 2014 Illinois Pepsi USBC Youth Championship State Finals. She bowled a high game of 277 as a high school bowler. 

She also participated in volleyball and softball in high school. Ray was a member of the National Honor Society and she was also involved in the marching band, French Club and Future Business Leaders of America.

The daughter of Les and Becky Ray, Cassidy was born on Feb. 25, 1999. She has one sister, Mackenzie. Ray has not declared a major at Nebraska, but she was a member of the National Tenpin Coaches Association All-Academic Team in 2018. She is a three-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection and a two-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

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