2013 (Sophomore Season) Earned a starting spot in right field for the final 11 games of the season... Hit a career-high .293 and was a perfect 13-for-13 in the outfield... Made her first start of the year against Bryant University (2/17) and went 2-for-3 with a stolen base and a run scored... Knocked in her first RBI of the season at Oklahoma State (4/20)... Went 2-for-2 with a run scored in the first game of a doubleheader with UMKC (4/24)... Recorded two hits and a run scored in the second game of a doubleheader with No. 14 Baylor (4/27)... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the first game of the series at Iowa State (5/10)... Hit her first career triple, knocked in a run and scored a run in the second game of the series at Iowa State (5/11).
2012 (Freshman Season) Appeared primarily as a centerfielder starting 17 games and appearing in 26 games for the Jayhawks... Went 1-for-2 with two runs scored against Troy (2/10)... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored against Delaware State (3/9).
Klein Oak High School Lettered four years for coach Javier Vela... An all-district first team selection as a junior... Led the team with 23 stolen bases in 24 attempts... Guided Panthers to a regional semi-final in 2008... 2009 and 2008 squads named area champs.
Club Played for the Texas Eclipse Gold under coach Ken Glass.
Personal Born Cassen Brooke Salamone in Houston, Texas... Daughter of Roque and Tiffany Ortega... Has two siblings, Cameron and Jillian... Undecided on major.