Duke Women's Soccer BIO
11 Cassie Pecht
National Team Experience: 2011 U-18 U.S. Women’s National Team selection ... member of the 2010 U-17 Women’s National Team ... played with the U-17 squad in 2010 during the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
Sophomore (2013): Missed season due to a knee injury.
Freshman (2012): Started all 23 games … led the nation and set a Duke single season freshman record in assists with 15 … TopDrawerSoccer.com Rookie of the Year … TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Team of the Season … Soccer America All-Freshman First Team ... Second Team All-Southeast Region … ACC Rookie of the Year … All-ACC Second Team … All-ACC Freshman Team ... her 15 assists ranked second on the overall Blue Devil single-season list … compiled a Duke freshman record 27 points … posted the game-winning goal against N.C. State ... ranked second in the nation with 0.65 assists per game … assisted on four goals in the NCAA Tournament … notched two assists against Clemson, Boston College, Francis Marion and Loyola (Md.) ... in the NCAA Tournament, collected a career-high four points on one goal and two assists versus Loyola (Md.) ... took 54 shots ... played in both the forward and midfield positions ... tallied 1,863 minutes played.
Regional Team Experience: Traveled to Florida, Russia, Costa Rica and Ireland with the ODP Region I Team ... competed with the Region I team and the Eastern Pennsylvania State Team since 2006.
High School/Club: Three-year letterwinner at Cumberland Valley High School ... ranked No. 10 in the class of 2012 by TopDrawerSoccer ... 2011 NSCAA Youth All-America ... earned 2011 USYS National Championship Best 11 accolades ... did not play high school soccer as a senior due to club conflicts ... named 2010 Pennsylvania State Gatorade Player of the Year ... District All-Star as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... tallied five goals and six assists as a junior playing only six games due to injury ... returned for the playoffs to lead Cumberland Valley to the Pennsylvania State Championship ... selected Patriot-News Big 11 as a freshman and sophomore ... notched 19 goals and 15 assists during her sophomore year, while leading her team to the Pennsylvania State final game ... recorded 16 goals and 17 assists as a freshman ... a three-time 3 v. 3 Soccer National Champion (2004-06) ... played with the FC Pennsylvania Strikers club team winning the National League in 2011 ... led her club team to the Region I Premier League Championship in 2011 and 2012, including three out of the last four years ... Region I Champion in 2007, 2011 and 2012 ... Eastern Pennsylvania State Cup Champion in 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... U-18 Las Vegas Showcase Tournament champions ... lettered one year in cross country, while finishing 31st in the state championship.
Personal: Full name is Cassandra (Cassie) Joy Pecht ... born on October 2, 1993 in Harrisburg, Pa. ... daughter of Wayne and Carrie Pecht... has one brother, Steven (23), and one sister, Sophia (17) ... her brother graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014... member of the National Honor Society, Foreign Language National Honor Society and Key Club ... honor roll student owning a 4.0 grade-point average ... an All-ACC Academic Team selection as a freshman ... a 2013 and 2014 ACC Honor Roll selection ... majoring in evolutionary anthropology.