High School: Was shooting guard on the HS basketball team and was a setter and defensive specialist on the volleyball team ... On the basketball team she earned the Hustler Award in 2012-2013 ... Was the HS Athlete of the Year in 2013-2014 and was a member of the Softball All-Region team in 2014-2015 ... Compiled a career .415 batting average ... On the Student Council and a member of the Beta Club, the National Honors Society ... Was Yearbook Editor and attended Palmetto Girls State ... Earned the Academic Excellence award all four years in HS ...
Personal: Born Cassie Lynn Nichols in Clinton, S.C. ... Parents are Harold and Dee Nichols ... Father played football at PC and is the head football coach at his alma mater, while her mother is Associate AD for NCAA Compliance at PC and played volleyball at Georgia Southern ... Chose PC because of the athletics and academics ... Intends to major in Political Science.