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2010 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Posted her season-best time of 22:28.1 at the Pre-NCAA race • ran in six meets • received the team’s Comeback of the Year Award • Academic All-Big Ten • letterwinner.
2009 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.
On the Track: Will be a sophomore in 2012 • won the 3,000m at the Meyo Invitational • won the 1,500m at the Musco Twilight meet and finished 12th at the Big Ten outdoor meet.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Eden Prairie High School • high school coach was Jeff Lindlief • the 2008 Minnesota Class AA state cross country champion, individual and team • runners-up in 2007 • three-time state track titlist as well • won 2009 crown in 1,600m (4:59.53), and titles in 3,200 meters in 2008 and as a member of the 4x800-meter relay in 2007 • eight-time all-state honoree, three times in both cross country and track and twice in Nordic skiing • high school teammate of Megan Smith.
Personal: Born Feb. 6, 1991 • given name is Cassandra • intends to major in family social science • daughter of Kevin and Ann Opitz • has an older brother Tyler.
2010 Griak Invitational