« Softball 2012

Cassie Reilly-Boccia

School

Alabama

Position
Outfield/First Base
Major
Kinesiology
AVG
.331
R
33
H
39
FLD%
.989
RBI
41

Classroom

Reilly-Boccia was named a NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete. She was named a Capital One Academic All-District 4 first team honoree in 2012 and a second team honoree in 2011 while garnering SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades for the second straight season. She has been on the Alabama Dean’s List every semester and belongs to the Exercise Physiology and the Golden Key Club at Alabama.

Character

Reilly-Boccia spoke at an Alabama football pre-game luncheon held by Coach Nick Saban. She is an Alabama Athletics Student Athlete Advisory Committee member. She initiated movement for parking rights for student athletic trainers. She worked on improving food selection in University dining hall and was selected for the Emerging Tide Leaders Program through University of Alabama Athletic Advising Department. She is a Growing Tides Leader through the University of Alabama Athletic Advising Department, a Junior Leader Counselor and a speaker at several Tuscaloosa elementary and middle schools on National Girls and Women in Sports Day. In conjunction with National Girls and Women in Sports Day she was highlighted in a TideTV feature - http://www.rolltide.com/allaccess/?media=296334.

Community

Reilly-Boccia participated in disaster relief and assisted displaced victims from the Tuscaloosa tornado. She assisted Notre Dame Student Athletes on their Rebuild Tuscaloosa trip and participated in Read Across America in Elementary Schools throughout Tuscaloosa. She is a member of the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation (Softball team adopted a young girl who had suffered from a brain tumor). She volunteered for the Alabama Athletics Student Athlete Advisory Committee Halloween Extravaganza, the Crossing Points program at Recreational Center and the University of Alabama Stallings’s Center with RISE Program. She helped with the Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger (canned food drive), the Easter Seals Walk With Me, fundraiser, Project Angel Tree fundraiser for disadvantaged youths and families in Tuscaloosa and West Alabama and she spoke to and assisted with little league softball teams at their practices

Competition

Reilly-Boccia is a 2012 All-SEC preseason selection. She was named to the NFCA All-Region team, was a All-SEC freshman team selection and was named the Easton Challenge and South Alabama Classic MVP. She has helped lead Alabama to two-straight SEC titles, including a regular season and tournament title in 2010. She has helped guide Alabama to two third place finishes at the Women’s College World Series and enters the season ranked fifth in the UA record books with a .477 career on base percentage. She ranks fifth in the UA career annals in walks with 133 and holds the single season school record and SEC record with 66 walks in 2010.