2010 (Senior): Started in 13 games and appeared in 14 for the Deacs in the back ... Named to the Second Team NFHCA All-South Region ... Missed nearly a month of action due to a foot injury ... Dished out her first assist of the year in a 4-2 victory over Longwood on Sept. 7 ... Scored her first goal of the season in a 5-3 win over Davidson on Sept. 17 ... Tallied her second goal of the year against Maryland on Sept. 25.
2009 (Junior): Played and started in 17 games as a junior ... Set career highs with two goals, six assists and 10 points on the year ... Did not attempt a shot until this season ... Was the only Demon Deacon to record a defensive save, tallying four on the season ... Had one goal and one assist on two separate occasions, as the first time happened in a 6-0 win against Davidson on Sept. 20 and the second time happened in a 3-2 loss at Virginia on Oct. 11 ... Also had assists against Indiana (Sept. 13 & Nov. 14), Appalachian State (Oct. 4) and Boston College (Oct. 31) ... Recorded one defensive save against North Carolina (Sept. 4), Maryland (Sept. 26), Virgina (Oct. 11) and Boston College (Oct. 31)
2008 (Sophomore): Played and started in all of Wake Forest's 26 games ... Earned a spot on the NCAA All-Tournament Team ... Helped post two shutouts as a member of the Deacon backfield ... Helped hold opponents to an average of 1.8 goals per game ... Only assist of the season came against Maryland in the National Championship game.
2007 (Freshman): Played in 20 games with 19 starts ... Assisted in goals over Ohio (Sept. 15) and Appalachian State (Oct. 3) ... Helped post shutouts over Michigan State (Sept. 30), Appalachian State, Stanford (Oct. 15) and Virginia (Oct. 20).
Background: A four-year letterwinner at Rutland High School ... Was a team captain her junior and senior years and was named the team MVP in 2005 and 2006 ... From 2004-06 scored the most goals each season ... Also earned the MVP Offense award her freshman, sophomore and junior years ... Earned the Coaches Award as a junior ... Was the 2003 Gatorade Rookie of the Year ... A three-time (2004-06) first team Regional All-State and All-League selection ... Earned second team honors by the Burlington Free Press in 2004 and was named to the first team in 2005 and 2006 ... Played in the Vermont/New Hampshire Twin State Game in 2006 ... Also lettered in basketball and lacrosse ... In basketball, was twice named the MVP Defense and was a Marble Valley League (MVL) first team selection ... In lacrosse, a three-time first-team MVL selection...named first team all-state in 2006 and 2007 ... In 2006, was the team's overall high scorer and team MVP ... Was a member of the Spanish National Honor Society and was a Tri-Scholar Athlete.
Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Ashley Casella ... Born on February 21, 1989 ... Majoring in Psychology with a minor in Spanish ... Parents are John and Susan Casella ... A resident of Rutland, Vt. ... One of six children ... Has two older sisters, two older brothers and one younger brother ... Sister, Steph, plays field hockey at Cornell.