Director of Track & Field Ron Boyce Previews Drake Relays
2014 Track a Field Indoor: Competed in five meets ... 14th in the 60-meter dash prelims at a career-best 8.66, eighth in the long jump at 4.16m, and sixth in the shot put at 11.07m at the Holiday Preview (Dec. 6) ... Placed 22nd in the Gladstein Invitational (Jan. 24-25) shot put with a distance of 10.99m ... Competed in the pentathlon and finished in 19th overall at the Varsity Apartments Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1), including a career-best 1.46m in the high jump ... Finished 32nd in the Missouri Invitational (Feb. 7) 60-meter hurdles prelims with her 12.44 ... Set two personal-best in the pentathlon at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships (Mar. 1-2) with her 4.73m on the long jump and 11.12m on the shot put.
Outdoor: Competed in six meets ... Opened the outdoor season with a personal best 28.40 in the 200-meter dash, as well as a 27.99m javelin throw, at the Tusla Duels (Mar. 21-22) ... Ran a career-best 18.54 in the 100-meter hurdles and recorded a PR distance of 10.55m in the shot put at the Vanderbilt Black a Gold (Mar. 28-29) ... At the Arkansass Spring Invitational (Apr. 5), placed 11th in the javelin with a distance of 26.81m ... Threw a career-best 31.20m in the Missouri Relays (Apr. 12) Javelin ... In her first heptathlon, placed eighth in the 100m hurdles (18.93), eighth in the high jump (1.44m), and third in the shot put (9.71m) at the Kansas Relays (Apr. 16-19) ... Finished the season with a 26.39m javelin throw to place 22nd in the conference at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships.
2013 Track a 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 a 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 a field ties ... Amanda competed at Northern Illinois, while Colleen is a redshirt sophomore in the high jump at Florida State ... Majoring in psychology.