Griffth, Maloney & Wolverton are first Penn State trio to receive NSCAA all-regional honors in five years
2010 CoSIDA/ESPN First Team Academic All-District
2010 Academic All-Big Ten
2010 Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team
2009 First Team All-Big Ten
2009 Third Team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region
2009 Academic All-Big Ten
2008 Academic All-Big Ten
2007 All-Big Ten Freshman Team
2007 Big Ten Championship All-Tournament Team
2009 (Junior): First Team All-Big Ten honoree...Third Team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region...Academic All-Big Ten...One of three Nittany Lions to start all 22 games...Ranked first on the team in minutes played, logging over 2,017 for the season...A leader from his central defender position, he keyed a defense that registered nine shutouts and allowed just five goals in Big Ten play...Assisted on Brian Forgue's first career goal in NCAA Championship match-up with Maryland (11/22).
2008 (Sophomore): Academic All-Big Ten...Started all eight games in which he saw action...Fractured his cheek bone versus San Francisco (9/21), forcing him from the line-up for seven games...Returned to start in the tie with Akron (10/29), helping to limit one of the nation's top-ranked attacks to one goal...Missed the Indiana (11/1), Michigan (11/8) games and the Big Ten Championship match-up with Northwestern (11/13) due to illness.
2007 (Freshman): Named to 2007 Big Ten All-Freshman Team...Honored on 2007 Big Ten Championship All-Tournament Team...Led the freshman class with 18 starts, becoming a fixture on the Penn State back line by season's end...Saw action in all 19 games...Registered his first career point, assisting on one of Jason Yeisley's two goals against Michigan State (9/23)...Assisted on Drew Cost's game winning goal in 2-1 overtime win over Cornell (10/23).
High School/Club/ODP: Honored with the Coaches Trophy in 2004 while at Escuela Campo Alegre...Named to the all-tournmanent team at the VANAS Tournament in 2006...MVP of his club team, Centro Italiano Venezolano, in 2004...A member of the Venezuelan U-20 national team, 2004-06.
Background: Andres Casais was born on December 15, 1987 in Miami, Fla. to parents Juan Jose Casais and Marycarmen Casais...Has one sister, Gabriela...Majoring in Energy, Business, and Finance.