Cassandra Hager-Smith (born January 17, 1984 in Perry, Iowa) is an American former college basketball player. She is the only player in the history of the University of Northern Iowa to record than 1,000 career points and 1,000 rebounds.
|College||University of Northern Iowa|
|Height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|Born||January 17, 1984|
|High school||Perry High School|
|Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year (2006)|
All-MVC First Team (2006,2005)
MVC All-Defensive Team (2005)
MVC All-Tournament Team (2006, 2005)
All-time MVC career leader
Only player in UNI history to record 1,000 career points and rebounds
Cassandra Hager was born on January 17, 1984 in Perry, Iowa to Daniel Hager and Michelle Hager. Her Siblings are Katrina and Caley.
Perry High SchoolEdit
Hager says she didn't start playing basketball until she was in 5th grade.
She attended high school in Perry, Iowa, where she was named first team all-state in her junior and senior years and twice earned Des Moines Sunday Register first-team all-state honors. In her last two seasons she averaged more than 20 points a game.
In Hager's senior year, Perry won the state Class 3-A championship. She graduated in 2002.
In her senior year, Hager was the second leading shot-blocker in Division I, averaging 4.3 blocks per game.
Northern Iowa statisticsEdit
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-01-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "NCAA® Career Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- "Hager Named Defensive Player of the Year". University of Northern Iowa. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- "Hager, King Earn All-MVC Honors". University of Northern Iowa. Retrieved 2016-05-03.