Academic Notes: Majoring in special and elementary education...WAC All-Academic selection for 2010-11...Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete award recipient for 2010-11.
2010-11 (Junior): Advanced to NCAA Zones in 1-meter and 3-meter, finishing 35th and 47th, respectively...Finished 12th on 1-meter (218.25), 16th on platform (172.55) and 18th on 3-meter (202.20) at WAC Championships...Career best 284.10 on 1-meter and 269.70 on 3-meter at Arizona...Placed fourth on 3-meter vs. UNLV with season-best 269.05 score while placing eighth on 1-meter with a score of 233.40.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Earned All-WAC second team honors on platform at WAC Championships … Finished 13th on 3-meter and 14th on 1-meter springboards at WAC Championships … Posted season-best scores of 254.00 on 1-meter and 239.20 on 3-meter in double dual against San Diego State and San Diego … Placed second on 1-meter vs. San Diego State and San Diego … Turned in score of 210.69 on platform at WAC Championships, second-best score on team all year.
2008-09 (Freshman): Competed in the prelims of the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform at the WAC Championships ... Scored a season-best 184.50 on the platform ... Placed sixth on the 1-meter at Arizona on Jan. 2 and seventh on the 3-meter with a season-best score of 254.10 ... Scored a season-best 252.22 on the 1-meter to place seventh vs. New Mexico State on Dec. 6 ... Placed fourth on the 3-meter vs. San Diego on Jan. 24.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Sunset High School ... Was a diver for the Tualatin Hills Club and coach Joe Lyons for eight years ... Was an athlete representative for two years for the Oregon Dive Association ... Qualified for the U.S. Diving Junior Olympic Nationals on platform this past summer.
Personal Info: Cassandra Marie Anderson was born Feb. 18, 1990 in Portland, Ore. ... Daughter of Daniel and Judith Anderson ... Has one brother, Josh, and one sister, Allie ... Enjoys going out with friends and spending time on her family’s boat ... Brother, Josh, was a collegiate diver at the University of Arizona ... Also considered attending Nevada in the recruiting process.