Cassandra Willie
Cassandra Willie
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stony Brook, N.Y.
High School: Ward Melville
Position: Back/Fly

2018-19:

  • Two-time finalist at the America East Championships.
  • Finished seventh in the 100 back (57.95) and 100 fly (58.25).
  • Also finished 11th in the 200 fly (2:12.34).
  • At East Carolina, placed seventh in the 100 fly with a time of 1:01.05.
  • Against Towson, finished eighth in the 100 fly (1:02.24) and 200 fly (2:21.65).
  • Finished eighth in the 100 fly with a time of 1:02.19 against William and Mary.
  • At Navy, finished fourth in the 100 fly with a time of 1:00.67; also finished eighth in the 200 fly with a time of 2:20.16.

2017-18: Two-time finalist at the America East Championships… Finished fifth in the 100 fly with a time of 56.90… Placed sixth in the 100 back with a time of 57.02… Also finished tenth in the 200 fly with a time of 2:07.16… At the ECAC Championships, touched in with a time of 58.23 in the 100 fly… Also swam in the 100 back, clocking in with a time of 1:00.04… Helped the women to a seventh place finish in the 200 medley relay.

2016-17: Returned to Baltimore for another season, setting career-bests and earned eighth place at the ECAC Championships in the 100 back with a time of 57.33 and the 100 fly with a time of 56.62…. Swam in the A finals at the America East Championships in the 100 Back, 100 Fly, and 200 Fly… Took home seventh in the 100 back (57.94) and the 100 fly (56.75)... Earned sixth in the 200 fly with a time of 2:05.64, which was a season best... Named to America East Honor Roll.

2015-16: Made a big impact during her first season as a Retriever... Posted season best times at the America East Championships in the 200 IM (2:09.06), 50 free (24.98), 100 fly (57.35), 100 back (57.55), and 200 fly (2:07.90)... She qualified for the ECAC Championships in the 500 free, 100 fly and 100 back... She had times of 5:06.08, 57.39 and 57.71 respectively in those events. 

Background: Member of Three Village Swim Club…  Named to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association All county 2011-14…Won the MVP of Suffolk County Award in 2014… Part of the 2013 New York State Championship team… Active member of the National Honor Society at Ward Melville High School.

Personal: Daughter of Ray and Dawn Willie… Has two younger siblings, Raina and Madeline… Currently undecided on a major… Lists favorite movie as Interstellar and loves ceramics.