May 21, 2008
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
University of Wyoming head soccer coach Danny Sanchez announced today the signing of Cassie Sheffield to a National Letter of Intent to attend Wyoming in the fall of 2008.
Sheffield, a midfielder from Longmont, Colo. is a four sport athlete who lettered for three years in soccer, cross country and track and field. She also earned a letter award in badminton her senior year.
Her freshman year, she was the Seton Catholic High School MVP in Arizona and won the 3A state championship, which was the team's fourth consecutive state title. Her junior season she ranked first in goals, first in assists and was a second team all-region selection at Chandler High School in Chandler, Ariz. She won the Rookie of the Year award and was a co-captain for the South Bank Lady Bugs Arizona Club team. Her senior season, Sheffield helped Silver Creek become the number one ranked team in the Northern Colorado Conference as well as the South Bank Lady Bugs in Arizona. Sheffield has also excelled in the classroom and was a member of the National Honor Society for two years and was also an AP/IB Scholar.
"We are excited to add Cassie to our program," Sanchez said. "She will add instant athleticism and depth to our attack."