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15 Cassie Chruscielski
15 - Cassie Chruscielski
Birth Date: January 25th
Height: 5'10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Duluth, Minn.
High School: Duluth East
Position: OH
m 28
k/s 1.75
h % .126
a/s 0.22
b/s 0.16
sa/s 0.26
d/s 2.90

AS A JUNIOR...

  • Appeared in 75 sets over the course of 22 matches in her junior season with the Saints
  • Led the team by averaging 1.99 kills/set
  • Was second on the roster with 149 kills, giving her 753 for her career
  • Named to the Springfield Invitational All-Tournament team and earned a spot on the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll on October 26.

AS A SOPHOMORE...

  • Started in all 36 matches for the Saints during her second collegiate season
  • Recorded a team-high 300 kills, a 2.54 kills per set average, 1113 total attacks, and 364.5 points
  • Tallied double-digit kills in 14 matches over the course of the season
  • Recorded double-digit digs in 15 matches
  • Led Emmanuel to a 3-1 victory over Alvernia on Aug. 30, accumulating 16 kills and 11 digs in the match
  • Named to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll on Oct. 13
  • Earned GNAC All-Conference Second Team honors
  • Helped lead Emmanuel to a 24-12 overall record, a 10-1 GNAC record and to an appearance in the GNAC Semifinals.

AS A FRESHMAN...

  • Chruscielski stepped in and made an immediate impact on the Saints' program, starting in all 37 matches during her rookie season
  • Led Emmanuel and ranked 4th in the GNAC in total kills, slamming down 304 for the year
  • Was named to the GNAC Weekly Honor Roll on September 30th
  • Was voted a three-time GNAC Rookie of the Week (9/3/13, 10/14/13, 11/11/13)
  • Selected to the GNAC All-Tournament Team
  • Was named to the GNAC 1st Team All-Conference and voted the 2013 GNAC Rookie of the Year
  • Led EC in service aces and ranked 2nd in the GNAC in total aces with 61 on the year
  • Finished her rookie season with a total of 304 kills, averaging 2.49 kills per set, 282 digs, 61 aces, 21 blocks and 14 assists
  • Recorded four double-doubles on the year
  • Notched double-figures in kills on 13 different occasions throughout the season, including a season-best 19-kill, 12-dig outing on October 22nd in a 3-1 victory at Simmons College
  • Led the Saints to a 23-14 overall record, a 10-1 GNAC record and to an appearance in the GNAC Finals and in the ECAC Tournament Quarterfinals\
  • Named Emmanuel's 2013-14 Freshman Student-Athlete of the Year and her team's Most Valuable Player at the Annual EC Athletic Awards Night on April 26, 2014.

BEFORE EMMANUEL...

  • Chruscielski was a two-sport varsity athlete at Duluth East High School (Duluth, Minn.)
  • Was a three-year starter on the volleyball team and captained the team as a senior
  • Competed for six years in the off-season on a national level junior olympic volleyball team, playing in Dallas, Reno and Orlando
  • Played six years of golf and was a two-time captain of the high school golf team.

PLAYER PROFILE

  • Major: Neuropsychology 
  • Minor: Biology
  • Career Aspirations: to be a physician's assistant in neurology or do research
  • Favorite Movie: The Fifth Element
  • Favorite Book: Blink!
  • Favorite Pre-match Meal: Protein bar or peppers stuffed with tuna
  • Favorite Late Night Snack: Hidyans Fro-yo
  • Best Class at EC: Neurobiology with Todd Williams
  • Most Exciting Athlete Experience: Competing in five nationals tournaments and also coaching in one
  • Most Respected Professional Athlete: Zach Parise
Recent Games
Oct 21 vs. Trinity (Conn.) L, 3-0
Oct 22 at Smith W, 3-1
Oct 22 vs. Hamilton L, 3-0
Oct 29 Rivier University L, 3-0
Oct 29 St. Joseph's College (ME) L, 3-2
Nov 1 at Rivier University L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 10
Sets 102 38
Kills 179 71
Kills per set 1.75 1.87
Errors 91 27
Total Attacks 701 256
Hitting Percentage .126 .172
Assists 22 11
Assists per set 0.22 0.29
Service Aces 27 15
Service Errors 12 2
Service Aces per set 0.26 0.39
Reception Errors 37 7
Digs 296 129
Digs per set 2.90 3.39
Block Solo 2 1
Block Assist 14 7
Block Total 16 8
Blocks per set 0.16 0.21
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 3 3
Points 215.0 90.5
Points per set 2.1 2.4
Matches started 20 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 vs. Muhlenberg L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 2 vs. Widener L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 vs. Eastern L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 vs. Swarthmore L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 6 at Western Connecticut State University L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Wheaton College L, 3-2 1 5 8 5 24 .125 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 9 vs. SUNY Plattsburgh L, 3-1 - 2 8 3 24 .208 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 10 vs. Maine Maritime L, 3-1 1 4 7 6 26 .038 1 2 0 4 8 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 10 vs. Salem State University W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 16 .188 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 13 Keene State College L, 3-2 1 5 9 5 45 .089 2 0 1 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 14 Plymouth State University L, 3-1 1 4 7 0 28 .250 1 0 1 2 9 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Sep 16 Maine Maritime W, 3-2 1 5 7 6 31 .032 1 0 0 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 21 at Mount Ida College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 vs. Anna Maria College W, 3-2 1 5 11 2 22 .409 1 1 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 24 at University of Saint Joseph (CT) W, 3-0 1 3 4 4 15 .000 0 2 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 1 6.5
Sep 28 Norwich University W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 12 .583 2 1 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 30 vs. Worcester St. L, 3-2 - 5 6 8 27 -.074 1 1 1 3 17 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 1 vs. U. of New England W, 3-1 - 4 5 1 18 .222 0 1 2 3 9 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 1 vs. Bridgewater St. L, 3-0 - 2 2 2 12 .000 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 6 at Regis College W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 17 .118 0 1 0 0 7 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Oct 8 Suffolk University W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 16 .438 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 8 Albertus Magnus College W, 3-0 1 3 4 3 18 .056 1 2 1 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 13 Johnson & Wales University L, 3-0 1 3 6 0 16 .375 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
Oct 15 at Lasell College L, 3-2 1 5 10 4 39 .154 1 2 1 0 16 0 1 0 1 1 12.5
Oct 15 vs. Framingham State University L, 3-1 1 4 10 8 37 .054 1 1 0 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 18 Simmons College L, 3-2 1 5 8 4 38 .105 2 1 0 2 21 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 20 at Emerson College L, 3-0 - 3 5 2 17 .176 1 2 0 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 21 vs. Trinity (Conn.) L, 3-0 - 3 7 4 25 .120 0 0 0 2 17 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 22 at Smith W, 3-1 1 4 10 5 40 .125 0 1 0 3 16 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 22 vs. Hamilton L, 3-0 - 3 4 2 22 .091 0 1 0 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 29 Rivier University L, 3-0 1 3 4 4 33 .000 1 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 29 St. Joseph's College (ME) L, 3-2 1 5 9 5 47 .085 3 4 0 2 24 1 0 0 1 1 14.0
Nov 1 at Rivier University L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 35 .029 2 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2013-14 37 122 304 2.49 146 943 .168 14 0.11 61 0.50 282 2.31 6 15 21 0.17 378.5 3.1
2014-15 36 118 300 2.54 136 1113 .147 13 0.11 54 0.46 295 2.50 2 17 19 0.16 364.5 3.1
2015-16 22 75 149 1.99 90 593 .099 15 0.20 34 0.45 215 2.87 2 8 10 0.13 189.0 2.5
2016-17 28 102 179 1.75 91 701 .126 22 0.22 27 0.26 296 2.90 2 14 16 0.16 215.0 2.1
Total 123 417 932 2.24 463 3350 .140 64 0.15 176 0.42 1088 2.61 12 54 66 0.16 1147.0 2.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 102 179 1.75 91 701 .126 22 0.22 27 0.26 296 2.90 2 14 16 0.16 215.0 2.1
Conference 10 38 71 1.87 27 256 .172 11 0.29 15 0.39 129 3.39 1 7 8 0.21 90.5 2.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 39 69 1.77 28 284 .144 13 0.33 10 0.26 138 3.54 1 6 7 0.18 83.0 2.1
Away 7 26 46 1.77 26 187 .107 4 0.15 9 0.35 67 2.58 1 4 5 0.19 58.0 2.2
Neutral 11 37 64 1.73 37 230 .117 5 0.14 8 0.22 91 2.46 0 4 4 0.11 74.0 2.0
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Wins 10 36 64 1.78 25 205 .190 5 0.14 11 0.31 101 2.81 1 5 6 0.17 78.5 2.2
Losses 18 66 115 1.74 66 496 .099 17 0.26 16 0.24 195 2.95 1 9 10 0.15 136.5 2.1
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September 12 46 79 1.72 41 271 .140 9 0.20 8 0.17 110 2.39 0 7 7 0.15 90.5 2.0
October 15 53 95 1.79 46 395 .124 11 0.21 18 0.34 180 3.40 2 7 9 0.17 118.5 2.2
November 1 3 5 1.67 4 35 .029 2 0.67 1 0.33 6 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 2.0