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- class Senior
The Phillips File
Full Name: Cassaundra Irene Phillips
Nickname: Cassie, Cass, Saundi
Place of Birth: Virginia Beach, Va.
Parents: Bill and Priscilla Phillips
Siblings: Alex, Teddi
Club Team/Coach: Toro Magic, Mario Uniga
High School Mascot: Titans
Q & A
Where did your nickname came from? It’s short for my first name and my freshman roommate came up with Saundi from Cassaundra.
Most interesting thing I did or am doing this summer…I went to a Christian camp in Fort Collins, Colorado for student-athletes. It changed my life and was absolutely amazing!
Beckham or Ronaldo? RONALDO!
What was your first paying job? I filed patient charts at Children’s Hospital
The first thing I owned that said `Kentucky’ on it was…Probably a t-shirt I got at a summer camp
The book on my nightstand is…My Bible and The Shack
Favorite TV show when I was in Junior High…Boy Meets World! Best TV show! I wish it was still on TV!
My favorite color in the crayon box is…hot pink!
Favorite subject in school is…KHP
If I was seven feet tall I would…Remind Nova everyday that I am taller than her.
When I grow up, I want to…Help people live a healthy life and have a family of my own.
When I was a child, I always wanted to be a…soccer player.
If you were stranded on an island what three things would you want most? A soccer ball, my cell phone, and my iPod
If I were a race horse, my name would be…Go Big or Go Home
My biggest pet peeve is…I have a few, but ask any of my roommates and they will tell you my biggest pet peeve is listening to people crunch on crunchy food like chips and salsa or cereal.
Before a game, I have to…juggle a soccer ball until I feel comfortable with the ball.
My favorite place on campus is…besides the soccer fields…the racket ball courts at the Johnson Center.
Nobody would believe I listen to…songs from every kind of musical from Wicked to Hairspray to Phantom of the Opera in my car all the time.
2008: Did not see any action
2007: Freshman Academic All-SEC … Redshirt
Pre-College: A three-time honorable mention all-state performer from 2004-06 … Club background includes playing for the Toro Magic in 2006, winning the state cup title … Also played for the CSA Gold club team in Lincoln, Neb., winning the 2004 and 2006 state cup title and helping the team to runner-up finishes in 2002 and 2003 … ODP background includes being named to the Nebraska State ODP team from 2003 to 2005 … A member of the National Honor Society as well as being a mainstay on the Distinguished Honor Roll … Participated in People-to-People UCLA Leadership Student Ambassador Program in 2005