25 - Cassie Aro
Cassie Aro
Height: 5-9
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Gaines, Mich.
High School: Linden
Position: Forward

2008 Season (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Attained first-team all-tri county recognition as a senior at Linden High . . . Coached by Kevin Fiebernitz . . . A 2008 graduate . . . Three-time (2006-08) offensive Most Valuable Player . . . Achieved first-team all-metro and all-district accolades in final prep campaign . . . Earned all-academic kudos all four seasons (2005-08) . . . Selected as the school's Athlete of the Year . . . Compiled 34 points on 11 goals with 12 assists in senior year as team registered a 12-5 record . . . Holds the school record for most career goals with 36 total . . . Served as team captain in senior season . . . Played a key part in leading team to a pair of district semifinal appearances in 2007 and 2008 . . . Produced nine goals and had 10 assists for 28 points as a junior in 2007 . . . Tallied 20 points on seven goals and six helpers in 2006 sophomore season . . . Four-year letterwinner in soccer and earned two letters in basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Rick and Deb Aro of Gaines, Mich. . . . Has an older brother . . . Her uncle, Greg Dikos Sr., played collegiate baseball at Ball State University and then with the Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves . . . Her cousin, Greg Dikos Jr., competed in baseball at Arizona State University . . . Enjoys soccer . . . Nickname is "Cass" . . . Played club soccer from 2005-08 as a member of the Michigan Football Club . . . Biology major.

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