#32 - Kevin Cassese
Position: M
Hometown: Port Jeff. Station, N.Y.
College: Duke '03

U.S. Team

  • Playing on fourth U.S. team
  • Played on the senior team in 2002, 2006 and 2010 and was a member of the U.S. U-19 team in 1999
  • Won 26-of-52 faceoffs (50.0%) and scored three goals and two assists during international play with the 2006 team
  • Tallied five points (3g, 2a) in two wins over Iroqouis as the U.S. team took the 2002  world championship. Finished the 2002 championship with nine points (4g, 5a)
  • 1999 U.S. U-19 team won the world title

Professional

  • Appeared in 12 games for the Boston Cannons (2009)
  • Helped the Philadelphia Barrage to the 2007 MLL Championship
  • Earned MLL All-Star honors in 2005
  • Won 67-of-133 faceoff draws (50%) and scooped up 41 ground balls during his rookie season with the Rochester Rattlers
  • In seven seasons in the MLL has scored 64 goals and added 28 assists while winning 183-of-370 faceoffs.
  • Had a career-high 18 goals in 2004 with Rochester
  • Has played in the MLL playoffs in five of the last six seasons

College

  • Helped Duke to a four-year record of 38-25 with three NCAA Tournament berths and two ACC Championships (2001, 2002)
  • Named Division I National Midfielder of the Year (2002)
  • Two-time first-team All-American (2002, 2003) and earned second-team All-American honors in 2001
  • Two-time Tewaarton Trophy Finalist (2002, 2003)
  • Named 2001 ACC Player of the Year and a three-time All-ACC selection (2001-2003)
  • Two-time ACC All-Tournament selection (2001, 2003)
  • Currently the head coach at Lehigh University

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