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Cassidy Knust

Defensive Specialist
Aurora, Neb.
Previous School
Aurora HS

Cassidy Knust

Defensive Specialist
Freshman, 5-3

2021: Freshman
Saw action in 27 matches and 96 sets... from the libero position recorded one kill, 36 assist, 233 digs, and 21 service aces... 21 aces and 36 assists ranked third on the team in each category. 

High School
Prepped at Aurora High School … coached by Lois Hixson … lettered and started all four years … served as team captain for one year … finished high school with school records for career digs (1,750) and digs in a season (605) … garnered all-state honorable mention accolades three times from both the Lincoln Journal Star and Omaha World-Herald … earned first team all-conference honors in 2019 and 2020 and third team all-conference recognition in 2018 … tabbed All-Heartland three times (second team in 2020) … selected to Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Match in 2020 … helped Huskies to a conference title and state tournament appearance as a senior … competed in basketball and track & field all four years … basketball honors included honorable mention all-state three times and all-conference three times … graduated with basketball school records for 3-point field goals in a season and free throws made in a game … helped Aurora to a track state title … earned four state track medals and won three individual Nebraska track championships … academic all-state in basketball, track and volleyball.

Born in Grand Island, Neb., on March 29, 2003 … daughter of Troy and Cami Knust … has a younger brother Drew … enjoys being outdoors.

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