Casie Mota
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Long Beach Wilson HS '04

Height:
5-7

Position:
Atk

Major:
Psychology/Spanish

2007: Led Aggies with 46 steals and ranked 3rd on team with 38 goals... Shot .437 for the season (38-for-87)... Also had 18 assists and 12 field blocks... Blocks total was 2nd on team only to Jessica Soza, who is four inches taller... Had 11 multi-goal games, including four hat tricks... Hit career-high 4 goals (with 3 steals) at Pacific (2/3)... Earned All-Academic honors by both the ACWPC (third straight) and WWPA... Enters 2008 season just seven goals shy of becoming the 10th player in program history to reach century mark for her career.

2006: Set school record for shooting percentage, connecting on 41 of 66 shots (.621)... Totalled 635 minutes in 35 games... Shot 21-for-30 (.700) on 6-on-5 attempts... Posted 36 steals and committed just 4 turnovers... Blocked 7 shots... Had 12 multi-goal games, including two during NCAA Championship... Recorded two hat tricks: vs. Cal State San Bernardino (3/26) and Hartwick (5/14)... Scored game-winner in 6-5 upset over UC Santa Barbara (2/24)... Selected to AWPCA (now ACWPC) All-Academic team.

2005: Scored 14 goals with an assist in 37 games played.. Shot .467 for the year (30 attempts), highest among any Aggie with at least 10 shots... Had three multi-goal games, including 4 vs. Colorado State in Davis Shootout (4/10)... First collegiate hat trick came against Cal State Monterey Bay (3/29)... Also recorded 16 steals and 7 drawn kickouts in 339 minutes of play... Named AWPCA All-Academic honors.

LONG BEACH WILSON HS '04: Captured first-team All-Southern Section honors as a senior... Named co-MVP of Moore League that year... Added second-team All-CIF-SDS distinction as a junior... Also excelled in cross country, earning All-Moore League accolades... Also competed for Shore (1996-2002) and Viking Aquatics (2002-04).

PERSONAL: Born in Harbor City, Calif.... Double-majoring in psychology and Spanish... Parents are Ralph & Bonnie Mota... Older sister, Adriane, played water polo for Arizona State from 2003-06.