Cassie Hager

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Cassie Hager
College University of Northern Iowa
Sport Basketball
Position Center
Class Senior
Career 2002–2006
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Nationality USA
Born (1984-01-17) January 17, 1984 (age 33)
Perry, Iowa, United States
High school Perry High School
Awards
Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year (2006)
All-MVC First Team (2006,2005)
MVC All-Defensive Team (2005)
MVC All-Tournament Team (2006, 2005)
All-time MVC career leader
Only player in UNI history to record 1,000 career points and rebounds

Cassandra Hager-Smith (born January 17, 1984 in Perry, Iowa) is an American former college basketball player. She is the only player in the history of the University of Northern Iowa to record than 1,000 career points and 1,000 rebounds.[1]

Career[edit]

Cassandra Hager was born on January 17, 1984 in Perry, Iowa to Daniel Hager and Michelle Hager. Her Siblings are Katrina and Caley.

Perry High School[edit]

Hager says she didn't start playing basketball until she was in 5th grade.

She attended high school in Perry, Iowa, where she was named first team all-state in her junior and senior years and twice earned Des Moines Sunday Register first-team all-state honors. In her last two seasons she averaged more than 20 points a game.

In Hager's senior year, Perry won the state Class 3-A championship. She graduated in 2002.

College highlights[edit]

In her senior year, Hager was the second leading shot-blocker in Division I, averaging 4.3 blocks per game.[2]

  • Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year (2006)[3]
  • All-MVC First Team (2006,2005)[4]
  • MVC All-Defensive Team (2005)
  • MVC All-Tournament Team (2006,2005)
  • All-time MVC career leader
  • Only player in UNI history to record 1,000 career points and rebounds

Northern Iowa statistics[edit]

Source[2]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002-03 Northern Iowa 24 57 64.7 - 44.8 2.5 0.2 0.2 1.0 2.4
2003-04 Northern Iowa 23 117 57.0 - 75.0 2.7 0.2 0.2 2.2 5.1
2004-05 Northern Iowa 31 413 55.6 39.1 80.2 5.7 0.7 0.6 4.4 13.3
2005-06 Northern Iowa 30 476 51.7 26.7 83.2 6.6 1.5 0.5 4.3 15.9
Career Northern Iowa 108 1063 54.4 33.3 78.1 4.6 0.7 0.4 3.1 9.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-01-11. 
  2. ^ a b "NCAA® Career Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  3. ^ "Hager Named Defensive Player of the Year". University of Northern Iowa. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  4. ^ "Hager, King Earn All-MVC Honors". University of Northern Iowa. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 

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