13 Cassidy Holmes
13 - Cassidy Holmes
Height: 5-8
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
Position: L
Previous School: Booker T. Washington HS
Sport: HS

JUNIOR (2009)
Led the Golden Eagles with 419 digs… ranks 8th in ORU history for a single-season in total digs and seventh in digs per game (4.19)… posted 323 digs in Summit League play for a 4.68 digs per game mark, which ranked third in the conference… ranked second on the squad in assists (37) and third in service aces (18)… tallied 10 or more digs in 19 of the 27 contests… totaled 20 or more digs in 10 matches… recorded career-high 34 digs against Western Illinois on Oct. 3… registered 33 digs at IPFW on Oct. 24… named the Summit League Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 28, after posting 72 digs in three matches… opened the week with 14 digs at Central Arkansas before recording 29 digs in back-to-back matches against IPFW and Oakland… averaged 22.8 digs per match in the final four Summit League contests of the season.

Recorded a kill and three service aces in the 3-0 win at UTEP on Aug. 30... Tallied five digs in the 3-1 win at South Dakota State on Sept. 19... Helped ORU advance to the Summit League Championship match by posting a season-high eight digs in the 3-1 victory against IPFW in the semifinals on Nov. 21... Finished fourth on the team with 17 service aces on the year.

Contributed 32 digs in first three career matches with a career-high 12 in the 3-0 sweep against Louisiana Tech on Aug. 25... Recorded first career kill and tallied a career-high three assists versus La Tech... Marked first career assist in the 3-2 win at Rice on Aug. 25... Tallied first career service ace in the 3-1 loss at Arkansas on Aug. 28... Added second kill of the season in the Golden Eagles’ conference home opener, a 3-0 win against Oakland on Sept. 15... Registered seven digs in the 3-2 win at UMKC on Oct. 6.

Attended Booker T. Washington HS in Tulsa, Okla... Named to the all-state team senior year... Helped BTW to the city and regional championships.

Full name is Cassidy Amber Holmes... Daughter of John and Carla Holmes... Chose ORU because it seemed like the perfect fit for her personality and it’s close to home... Pre-med major... Born on Aug. 1, 1989.

Kills: 7, Oakland, 9/15/07
Digs: 34, Western Illinois, 10/3/09
Assists: 6, UMKC, 11/7/09
Service Aces: 3, (4x), last vs. Idaho St., 8/27/10