MSU to be joined by Saint Louis, SIU-Edwardsville and others in Columbia
2013 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in two meets ... Opened season with 19th place in shot put at Missouri Invitational (Jan. 18) on mark of 9.51 meters ... High jumped 1.43 meters at Varsity Apartments Invitational on Feb. 1 to place 20th ... Long jumped to 24th place with mark of 4.14 meters.
Outdoor: Did not compete for Bears.
Background As a senior at Anclote High School, Schwab was an all-conference selection and team captain in track & field ... Set school record in shot put and high jump ... Had a strong senior year in shot put, as she won conference, placed second in districts appeared in regionals competition ... Also went to regionals in the high jump ... As a junior, won a district championship in shot put and discus ... Appeared in discus regionals three times ... Was a two-year regionals competitor in the high jump.
Personal Cassandra Lynn Schwab was born Sept. 10, 1993 in Saginaw, Mich. ... Daughter of Timothy Schwab ... Has three sisters, Amanda, Colleen and Christina ... Her sisters have track & field ties ... Amanda competed at Northern Illinois, while Colleen is a redshirt sophomore in the high jump at Florida State ... Majoring in psychology.