Cassandra Lorusso
Cassandra Lorusso
Height: 5-6
Year: So
Hometown: Wrentham, Mass.
High School: Dana Hall School
Major: Psychology

2009-2010: Placed second in Open Flat at the UMass Dartmouth Home Show (10/25). Finished first in Open Fences at the Boston University Home Show (11/1). Achieved third in Open Fences at the Tufts University Home Show (11/2). Placed second in Open Fences and third in Open Flat at the Endicott College Home Show (11/9). Finished first in Open Flat at the Wellesley College Home Show (3/6). Placed first for Open Fences at the Stonehill Home Show (3/27).

High School: 2009 graduate of The Dana Hall School. Five-year member of the equestrian team under coaches Cookie Desimone and Sarah Summers. Two-year team captain. Placed first at Regionals and 5th at Nationals as a freshman. Recipient of the Excellence Award. Returned to Nationals as a sophomore, earning the Leadership Award. Won the Zone 1 Sportsmanship Award and Leadership Award as a junior. Named Most Valuable Rider as team won Region 1 Championship during her senior year. Also participated in rock climbing and fencing.

Personal: Born January 16, 1991, Wrentham, Mass. Daughter of Gerad and Leslie Lorusso of Wrentham. Has four siblings, Allie (19), Marissa (17), Julianna (15), and Jarred (12). Majoring in psychology. Supports the Red Sox.