8 - Cassie Rudden
Cassie Rudden
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hopkinton, Mass.
High School: Hopkinton
Position: A

2009: Played five games...recorded a goal at UConn (4/15)...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Played in five games...scored her first collegiate goal in the 19-8 win over Lafayette (4/5).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Hopkinton H.S....team captain as a senior...2006 and 2007 Academic All-American...2005, 2006 and 2007 Tri-Valley League All-Star...2007 Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Star, while she was a 2006 and 2007 Metrowest Daily News All-Star...won the team 2007 Golden Stick and Coaches Award...team was a 2007 south sectional finalist...holds the school record for career assists with 151 and single-season assists with 55...scored 200 career goals...in 2006 and 2007 she scored the second most total points in the Tri-Valley League...2007 U.S. Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Award winner...2006 Wendy's High School Heisman Nominee and New Balance Sportsmanship Athlete Award winner...named her High School's Most Athletic Female in 2007...also a three-year member of the varsity basketball team and a two-year member of the varsity field hockey team as she was a senior captain on both teams...AP Scholar with Honors Award winner...member of the Student Council and National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Fritz and Karen Rudden...has two brothers (Kyle and Hank) and has two sisters (Brooke and Lydia)...a History major.