Patrick Cassidy

#13 Patrick Cassidy

HOMETOWN St. Paul, Minn. (St. Bernard's HS)

Bemidji State (2009-10): Played and started in 26 games...Averaged 8.4 points in 26.3 minutes per game...Had a season high 20 points in the NSIC opener against MSU Moorhead Dec. 4...Was fourth on the team in field goal percentage, shooting 86-for-168, (51.2%)...His 3.8 rebounds per game was fourth on the team…Posted nine points, nine rebounds and four assists in the 88-86 victory against Winona State Feb. 20.

Bemidji State (2008-09): Played in all 27 games, starting five, while averaging 23.7 minutes per game…Averaged 6.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game…Posted two 20-plus point performances, including a career-high 26 in the 126-124 four overtime loss to Minnesota Duluth, Feb. 25… Posted a career-high 11 field goals made twice during the season, against UMD and Augustana College Jan. 2, the mark was a team-high for the season…Owned a .465 shooting percentage.

Bemidji State (2007-08): Was one of two Beaver players to play in all 27 contest last season while starting 21 games, which was most among his teammates...had six double-digit scoring performances including a career-high 16 point performance twice during his freshman campaign...led the Beavers in scoring twice and on the boards six times including a career-high 13 rebounds versus Minnesota, Crookston (1/5/08)...was second in scoring among freshman at 6.0 points per game and second in rebounds among his teammates with 4.8 boards per game...was third among his teammates shooting .463 (63-136) from the field and second in free throw percentage .735 (36-49)...posted one of BSU’s four double-double performances last season netting 14 points and pulling down 13 boards against Minnesota, Crookston (1/5/08).

St. Bernard’s High School: Cassidy averaged 13 points per game for the Bulldogs as a senior en route to All-Tri Metro Conference and All-State Honorable Mention honors...the three-year starter helped his team to 30-1 overall record and a trip to the Minnesota State High School Tournament...The Bulldogs rattled off 30 consecutive victories and were ranked No. 1 in class “A” headed into the tournament but bowed out to Ellsworth, the eventual state champion, in the semifinal round...A three-sport athlete for the Bulldogs he was a four-time letter winner on the grid iron and earned a pair of varsity letters in track and field...Cassidy also excelled in the classroom as he was a member of the National Honor Society, was a consistent member of the “B” honor roll, recieved an Academic Letter, and was the Physical Education award recipient.

Personal: Born May 23, 1989 in St. Paul, Minn....he is the son of Edward and Jennifer Cassidy....he is a Sport Management major with a Business minor at BSU...following the footsteps of his parents who were both college athletes, his mom was a member of the St. Thomas softball team and his dad played basketball at Hamline University.