Cassie Benning
Cassie Benning
Height: 5-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Roseville, Calif.
High School: Roseville HS
Club: Byers Gymnastics

2016 Season: Qualified for the NCAA Salt Lake Regional on bars and floor…earned first team all-MPSF honors on bars and floor and was a second team selection on beam…had an RQS of 9.850 on floor which tied for the eighth best in school history…her season averages of 9.745 on bars and 9.816 rank 10th and seventh in Hornet history, respectively…season high on bars was 9.825 which she set in four meets…top beam score was a career high 9.825 at San Jose State, at Southern Utah and home against SJSU…set her career best on floor with a 9.800 at San Jose State.

2015 Season:
Qualified for the NCAA Berkeley Regional as a specialist on bars…led the team with an RQS of 9.820 on bars and 9.845 on floor…competed on both of those events in all 12 meets and was in the beam lineup 10 times…scored 9.825 or better in the first four meets on floor and finished the year with eight scores of 9.800 or better…on bars, she had seven scores of at least 9.800…best score on beam was 9.750…averaged 9.744 on bars, 9.478 on beam and 9.681 on floor.

2014 Season:
Returned from off-season surgery to compete on beam in seven meets…scored 9.800 at UC Davis on Jan. 31 for her career high…had three scores of 9.725 or better.

2013 Season:
Competed in the first 10 meets of the season before suffering an ankle injury…was an all-arounder in eight meets…scored 39.075 at Southern Utah for her career high…finished first on floor twice and once on vault…scored 9.825 in three meets for her best floor score…also matched that score on bars against Seattle Pacific…best vault was 9.850 at Oregon State, which was the third-highest on the team during the year…averaged 9.767 on vault and 9.794 on floor.

Prior to Sacramento State:
Competed for Byers Gymnastics in Roseville, Calif…was coached by Rhonda Hawkins and Kim Bruns…competed at Nationals in the all-around…was fourth in the all-around at 2012 Level 10 regionals…finished first on floor and bars at state…placed second in the all-around at the Level 10 Regional in 2010…was the NorCal state champion on bars in 2010-12…was a three-time recipient of the club’s beam award…trained with current Hornet Claire Torgerson.

Personal:
Majoring in child development…graduated from Roseville HS in 2012…parents are Mike and Cindy Benning.

Career Highs
VT 9.825 at Southern Utah (Feb. 15, 2013)
UB 9.875 at Oregon St./Washington/Hamline (Jan. 30, 2015)
BM 9.825 (3x), last vs. San Jose State (Feb. 19, 2016)
FX 9.900 at San Jose State (Jan. 15, 2016)
AA 39.075 at Southern Utah (Feb. 15, 2013)