Athletic defensive back who will add depth to the MSU secondary ... Secured a tackle in the Maroon and White Game this spring (4/26/14).
2013: Redhirted his first year at Missouri State ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for season finale against Northern Iowa (11/16/13) ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters as well as MVFC Honor Roll.
High School: Was a three-year starter for Coach Cory Snyder at Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis ... Helped the Wildcats to an 8-3 season as a senior in 2012 ... Was responsible for 69 tackles, 3 interceptions and 53 solo stops in 2012 while snagging 7 receptions for 116 yards and a touchdown and earning all-conference honors ... Was also a varsity wrestler and finished sixth at the state tournament as a senior ... Timed at 4.68 in the 40-yard dash.
Personal: Christopher James Cacciarelli was born 4/4/94 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Marc and Nancy Cacciarelli of St. Louis ... Has two brothers, Alex and Nick ... Brother Alex played football at Arkansas ... Majoring in Financial Planning.