18 first-year players will be called upon to make an impact for the Women of Troy who begin play in the spring of 2013
2015 Collins enters her junior season as a goalie for the Women of Troy.
2014 As a sophomore, Collins appeared in three games for a total of 51 minutes... faced 11 shots and produced a career-best three saves against Fresno State (March 28)... finished with four saves.
2013 Collins appeared in three of USC's 18 games in the program's inaugural season for a total of 37 minutes in goal... collected one save against Fresno State (April 20).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB Collins was a three-year letterwinner at St. Joseph High School... two-time Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference all-league selection as a junior and senior... FCIAC Scholar-Athlete... Connecticut Post All-Star... U.S. Lacrosse Super Junior in 2011... 2011 Northern RISE All-Tournament honors... 2012 Northern RISE Top Goalie... recorded a 74-percent save percentage as a senior... played three years of club lacrosse with Nor'Easter Club... member of the National Honors Society... four-year student council member.
PERSONAL Cassandra Rose Collins was born on April 13, 1994, in Bridgeport, Conn.... parents are Kevin and Rosemary Collins... has one brother, Kevin, and one sister, Caitlin... brother Kevin was a member of Trinity College (Conn.) baseball team that won the 2008 NCAA DIII championship... undeclared major, but hopes to pursue a career in either law or dentistry.