Braud, Branham and Reilly-Boccia earn the accolades
2012 (SENIOR) Named a Capital One second team Academic All-American ... was tabbed an All-Region first teamer ... named to the All-SEC second team and the SEC All-Defensive team ... garnered SEC Community Service team honors ... was named a Capital One Academic All-District selection ... is a Lowe's Senior CLASS finalist...finished 2012 with a .331 batting average, with nine home runs and 48 RBI...slugged .554...appeared in all 68 games, with 65 starts at first base...drew a team high 47 walks and finished with a .500 on-base percentage... SEC/ACC/Big XII Challenge: Led the team in six offensive categories, including: a .667 average, six hits, seven RBI, a 1.000 slugging percentage, a .692 on base percentage and two walks ... batted 4-for-4, drove in three runs and reached base five times against No. 20 Georgia Tech. The four hits was a career high ... drove in three more, reaching base in her first two at-bats in the win against Virginia Tech ... hit her first home run of the season when she belted a solo shot off the scoreboard in a 3-1 win over No. 15 Oklahoma State. Bama Bash: Batted .300 (3-for-10) with three runs, two doubles, a home run and five RBI at the tournament ... hit her second home run on the season, a two-run shot against NDSU (2.25). Easton Alabama Invite: Batted .333 (2-for-6) with four runs scored and seven walks ... tied a single game program record with four walks in the win against Maryland (3.3). Samford: Hit a home run and an RBI double in the win against the Bulldogs (3.7). Kentucky: Batted .444 (4-for-9) with two runs scored and two RBI against the Wildcats ... batted a perfect 3-for-3 with a RBI and run scored in the series finale (3.11). Oregon: Hit a solo home run and drew a walk in the win at No. 14 Oregon (3.13). Easton Alabama Challenge: Was named to the all-tournament team after batting .571 (4-for-7) with two home runs and five RBI. Auburn: Hit her seventh home run of the season when she started off the doubleheader with a two-run shot in the first game ... walked three times in game two. South Carolina: Led the team with a .571 (4-for-7) average in the series against the Gamecocks ... tallied four runs, a double, a walk-off home run and a team-high six RBI ... hit a two-run, walk-off home run on Saturday to lead the Tide to a 7-5 win against South Carolina (4.14) ... drove in three runs in the series finale (4.15). SEC Tournament: Batted .429 (3-for-7) with two RBI and walk ... collected two hits and a RBI in the tournament opener against Mississippi State (5.10) ... tallied a RBI in the championship game against Florida (5.12). NCAA Regional: Batted .600 (6-for-10) with two RBI in the Tuscaloosa Regional ... had at least one hit in all three contests. Super Regional: Hit .500 (2-for-4) with a run and two walks in the Tuscaloosa Super Regional. Women's College World Series: Drove in three runs in opening round victory over Tennessee (5.31).
2011 (JUNIOR) Was named a NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete ... named a Capital One Academic All-District 4 second team honoree ... garnered SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades ... started in 56 of the 61 games that she played in ... batted .307 with 10 home runs and 44 RBI ... her 44 RBI ranked third on the team ... sported a .573 slugging percentage ... hit a solo home run in the season opener against Samford (Feb. 11) ... batted 2-for-3 with two runs and a stolen base in a win against South Alabama (Feb. 13) ... batted 9-for-14 (.643) at the BAMA Bash with two home runs, 10 RBI and eight runs ... went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in and two runs scored against Louisville (Feb. 18) ... the next day, she hit two home runs and drove in six in wins against Syracuse and Louisville ... went 6-for-12 (.500) at the USF Tournament with a home run and five RBI ... hit a solo shot against Western Michigan (Feb. 26) ... had a two-run double against South Florida (Feb. 27) ... knocked in 12 runs during the ACC/SEC Easton Challenge against North Carolina and Florida State (March 11-13) where she earned MVP honors ... had five runs batted in consecutive games against North Carolina and Florida State, hitting a combined three home runs in those contests ... in the two games against Auburn, she hit a combined 4-for-5 with three home runs, 10 RBI and three runs scored (March 16) ... went 2-for-2 with a home run and three runs batted in against Arkansas in the series opener (March 26) ... hit a two-run home run at Troy (April 12) ... went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the second game of a double header against Mississippi State (April 16) ... drove in the game-winning run on a triple in the sixth inning to score Jackie Traina to send Alabama to the Women's College World Series in the decisive game three against Stanford in the Tuscaloosa Super Regional ... hit a run scoring single against Florida in the Women's College World Series (June 5) ... batted .212 with two home runs and nine RBI during SEC play.
2010 (SOPHOMORE) Was named to the NFCA All-South Region second team ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... was one of only two players to start in all 63 games ... broke the Alabama single season walk record of 52 with 66 free passes ... the 66 walks led the SEC and was third most in the nation ... tallied at least one walk in 46 games and was issued a free pass in 17 straight games (April 10 - May 13) ... tallied two or more walks in 18 games ... recorded 10 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... hit a two-run homer against Missouri on opening day ... collected three hits and scored two runs against Rhode Island on Feb. 19 ... hit a home run and tallied two hits against Ohio State on Feb. 20 ... hit a home run and drove in two against Michigan on March 5 ... hit a home run the very next day at the Easton Challenge against DePaul ... was named to the Easton Challenge all-tournament team ... drilled a home run and drove in two on two hits against South Carolina on March 20 ... drove in three and hit a home run in the series opener at Auburn on April 2 ... hit a solo shot and collected two hits in the series opener at Arkansas (April 24) ... hit a two-run homer and walked twice in the nightcap against Tennessee (May 1).
2009 (FRESHMAN) Played in 65 games and made 60 starts as a true freshman ... was named to the All-SEC Freshman Team ... named to the NFCA All-District team ... batted .340 (50-for-147) with four home runs and 47 RBI ... her four home runs and 47 RBI led all Alabama freshman and her 47 RBI ranked third on the team ... scored 39 runs and led the team and ranked fourth in the conference with 16 doubles ... slugged .531 and sported an on base percentage of .505 ... walked 40 times which ranked second on the team and fifth in the SEC and only struck out 25 times ... had 13 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games ... batted .286 (18-for-63) with a home run and 15 RBI during SEC games ... scored 13 runs and smacked five doubles over that span ... started off her collegiate career hot out of the gate, collecting seven hits in the four games at the South Alabama Classic ... batted 3-for-3 with three RBI in her second game as a member of the Crimson Tide against Memphis at the South Alabama Classic on Feb. 7 ... tallied three RBI behind a 1-for-2 effort against Notre Dame at the BAMA Bash on Feb. 13 ... hit first career home run against No. 19 ranked Southern Illinois on Feb. 27 at the Leadoff Classic ... batted 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI in game one against Mississippi on March 21 ... batted 2-for-3 with two RBI and two doubles against Troy on April 1 ... collected two hits and drove in two with a home run against No. 6 Georgia on April 4 ... was named the SEC Freshman of the Week for her efforts against Troy and Georgia where she batted a team leading .556 with a home run and a team-best six RBI ... the newcomer hit three doubles and a home run to record a 1.222 slugging percentage on the week ... she also had two multi-hit games and recorded three multi-RBI games ... was a perfect 2-for-2 and drove in four against Samford on April 8 ... drove in a run in each game of the Arkansas series ... hit a two-run double and drew two walks in the series finale against Arkansas on April 19 ... scored two runs and walked twice in the series opener at No. 20 Georgia Tech on April 22 ... batted 2-for-3 with two runs, three RBI and a home run in the night cap at No. 20 Georgia Tech on April 22 ... tallied a RBI and a run against Auburn on April 25 ... batted 1-for-2 with a RBI and a run scored at No. 15 Tennessee on May 2 ... batted 2-for-3 with a run scored against Arkansas to open the SEC Tournament on May 7 ... tallied two walks and recorded a hit against No. 1 Florida in the SEC Tournament championship game ... batted .833 with a home run, six runs and four RBI in the Tuscaloosa Regional ... went 2-for-2 at the plate with two runs and two RBI to open the regional against Mississippi Valley State on May 15 ... batted 2-for-2 with two runs and a RBI against Texas on May 16 ... hit a home run and scored twice in the regional championship game against Texas on May 17 ... hit a RBI double and scored a run to open Super Regional play against Jacksonville State on May 22 ... batted 1-for-3 with a RBI in the final Super Regional contest against Jacksonville State on May 23 ... hit 1-for-2 with one RBI and drew two walks in Alabama's 14-0 win over No. 9 Arizona at the WCWS on May 30.
HIGH SCHOOL Reilly-Boccia was named the Gatorade New York Player of the Year ... played for head coach Becky Melikian at Yorktown High School where she was a three-time All-State selection by the New York State Softball Writers Association, earning first-team honors in 2007 and 2008 ... a four-time All-League, All-Section and All-Tri County choice ... the 2006 New York Hitter of the Year ... led her team to the 2007 and 2008 Sectional titles finished with a 25-4 record in 2007 and a 22-7 mark in 2008 ... hit .495 (45 of 91) as a senior in 2008 with 11 doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 44 RBI and a .923 slugging percentage ... also posted a .578 on-base percentage with 37 runs scored and seven stolen bases ... as a junior in 2007 led the Tri-County region in home runs with 12 while hitting .449 (36 of 69) with three doubles, three triples, five stolen bases and 33 RBI ... posted an amazing 1.101 slugging percentage with a .639 on-base mark after drawing 35 walks in just 108 plate appearances ... starred on the Jersey Inferno Gold club team that ranked in the top 25 nationally at the Gold Nationals
PERSONAL Cassie is the daughter of Christopher and Donna Boccia ... played on the basketball team at Yorktown High School ... was a member of the school Senate and the Vice President of her senior class ... was on the prom, float and class video committees and was a member of seven honor rolls during her high school career ... earned the Tinted Silber Pin Award.