16 - Casandra Ceri
Casandra Ceri
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Clarksville, Tenn.
High School: Clarksville Academy
Position: M
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Team: Clarksville Nike Impact

2011: Played in two games before enduring season-ending injury.

2010: Played in 18 games, started three...recorded one goal and two assists for four points...scored the first goal of her collegiate career against Mount Holyoke (10/16)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

2009: Played in 11 games, started one...missed several weeks in the middle of the season due to a knee injury...played some crucial minutes off the bench down the stretch of the season in the NEWMAC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering...member of MIT Biomimetics Lab group.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Clarksville Academy...five-year starter...co-captain junior and senior seasons...Clarksville Academy MVP...Clarksville Academy Scholar-Athlete Award...Billy Frank Smith Memorial Athletic Award...all-region team...Leaf Chronicle all-area team...Tennessee Sportswriters Association Class A/AA All-State Team...Tennessee Div A/AA Region 5 District 10 MVP...four-time Tennessee Div A/AA Region 5 District 10 all-tournament team...was a member of the basketball (one year) and bowling (two years) teams...salutatorian...Scholar Athlete...Photography Award...National Merit Commended Scholar...Dan Burden Mathematics Award...four-time Top Scholar Award recipient...Tennessee Honors Program Winner (2008)...Physics Award...at TMTA Math Contest, finished first in pre-calculus, second in algebra II, fourth in algebra I and calculus.

Club/ODP: Clarksville Nike Impact Soccer Club...U-18 Div II State Champions ...MCCSA Spring Shootout Champions...Kentucky Lake Runner-up...Achievements: 3v3 Live Champion.

Personal: Daughter of Marin and Catherine Ceri.