Cassie Harberts has established herself as one of the most powerful posts in the nation as she now enters her final season at USC ranked No. 16 all-time in scoring with 1,293 career points.
2012-13 JUNIOR SEASON
Harberts led USC in scoring (18.0 ppg), rebounding (8.2 rpg), blocks (1.1 bpg) as a junior, once again starting and playing in every game... Set USC record for free throws made (207) and attempted (298) in a single season... Scored her 1,000th career point on Jan. 13, 2013... Finished the season ranked No. 16 all-time with 1,293 career points... Named to All-Pac-12 Team... Also earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention... Named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Jan. 7... Scored in double figures in all but one game...Had a season-high 27 points at Oregon State... Hauled in a season-high 14 rebounds in two games -- vs. ASU and vs. Oregon State... Made a career-high 12 free throws, going 12-of-14 vs. California on Feb. 17... Hit a career-high 2-of-2 threes at Stanford... Recorded 11 double-doubles, including 12 double-digit rebounding efforts
2011-12 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Harberts was USC's second leading scorer as a sophomore and once again started every game... Averaged 11.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 0.9 blocks per game... Earned All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention... Also was a candidate for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors... Led team with 117 free throws made, second in FT percentage at .669... Led team with 19 double-digit scoring games and five double-digit rebounding games, with three total double-doubles... Double-doubles came at Georgia and at home vs. Washington and Arizona.
2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON
Harberts made her mark in the conference when she poured in 31 points -- the most by a Trojan freshman since 1981 -- during a Pac-10 Tournament game... Was the only player to start all 37 games in the season... Selected to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and to the Pac-10 All-Tournament Team...Was fourth on the team in scoring (10.2 ppg) and third in rebounding (6.2 rpg)... Had three double-doubles, including career-high efforts of 31 points vs. WSU and 18 rebounds vs. Oregon... In her debut as a Trojan, scored 16 points and had four rebounds, one assist and one block vs. Gonzaga... Scored in double figures in 22 games with five double-digit rebounding efforts... Ranked 10th in the conference in offensive rebounds (2.4 pg)... Also selected to the Pac-10 Media All-Freshman Team.
Harberts was selected to the U.S. World University Games Team, competing in Russia this summer... Also competed with the U.S. Under-18 National Team, helping the team win gold at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship during the summer.
Harberts was named a 2010 PARADE and WBCA High School All-American... Was ranked as the No. 11 recruit and No. 2 power forward in the nation out of San Clemente High... Named an ESPN Rise/Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team player as a senior and 2010 All-State third team player by MaxPreps.com... Also selected a 2010 All-Southland player by the Los Angeles Times and was the 2009 and 2010 Player of the Year in California's South Coast League.. A 2010 All-CIF Southern Section Division IAA First Team selection... Averaged 25.3 ppg., 14.9 rpg., 4.1 apg., 3.1 steals and 2.2 blocks per game as a senior... As a junior, was an all-county second team pick, averaging 19.7 ppg., 10.6 rpg., 3.9 apg. and 2.4 steals per game... Played club for Cal Swish... An honor student, was San Clemente's 2010 Valedictorian.
Cassie Danielle Harberts was born June 4, 1992 in Laguna Hills, Calif.... The daughter of Craig and Dorothy... Has two brothers, Steven and Daniel... Father Craig played basketball at Coe College in Iowa... Lists winning the gold medal as a member of the U.S. Under-18 National team as her most thrilling moment in sports... Lists Kobe Bryant as her biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to skydive and hopes to one day visit South Africa... Majoring in human performance and minoring in nutrition and health promotions... Plans to become a doctor, eventually practicing medicine as a volunteer in South Africa.