GENERAL: Team co-captain...Physical presence who has the ability to play on the perimeter as well as in the low post...Rugged defender who sacrifices her body to make the play...Intense...Hard worker...Provides a lot of energy on both ends of the floor...Versatile player who can play multiple positions...Likely to see the majority of her action at the 3 and 4 and challenge for the starting spot at both positions.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 29 games, starting nine including five of the first seven games of the season...Averaged 5.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 27.4 minutes of action in her nine starts...Averaged 8.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in two games at the Northern Arizona Thanksgiving Classic (11/27-28/09)...Tallied nine points and hauled in a career-high 11 rebounds at Northern Arizona (11/27)...Scored eight points on 4-for-6 shooting and pulled down four rebounds in 20 minutes of action off the bench in the MAAC Semifinals against Iona (3/5/10)...Ranked second on the team with 47 offensive rebounds.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 21 of 28 games...Scored a career-high 12 points at Niagara (12/7/08) in her first career start...Averaged 3.0 points and 2.9 rebounds per game...Third on the team with 45 offensive rebounds...Scored two points and had 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals against Fairfield (3/6/09) in MAAC Tournament quarterfinals.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 24 games...Scored a career-high six points at Drexel (11/28/07)...Recorded two rebounds, two assists, and one steal in six minutes of action vs. Fairfield (2/24/08).
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years in her tenure at W.T. Woodson and Paul VI...While at W.T. Woodson named First Team All-District and First Team All-MET...Also earned Second Team All-District honors...A McDonald's All American nominee...Proclaimed team M.V.P...Lettered one year of volleyball at Paul VI (2003-04) and played goalie on the lacrosse team for one year at W.T. Woodson.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Carl and Diane Cockrum...Born November 2, 1988 in Virginia...Has three older brothers Curtis, Chris and Cole...An undecided arts major...Enjoys camping and outdoor activities.
CASETELLI ON COCKRUM: "Cathy is the most versatile player on our team. In my opinion she is also one of the most intense and aggressive players in the MAAC. As captain this season, her work ethic and intensity are exactly what our young players need to see in order to learn how to compete at the DI level."
GETTING TO KNOW CATHY COCKRUM
One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I played Lacrosse for a year in High School
My favorite TV shows are: Bones and Criminal Minds
My favorite TV show growing up was: Saved by the Bell
The best thing I did this summer was: Learn how to two-step (country dance)
My favorite artist/musical group: Any Country
The thing I like most about Siena is: The small campus
Best thing about Siena Basketball: My teammates
My superstitions are: I have to wear my hair the same every game
My favorite professional sports team is: Oakland Raiders
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Men's Lacrosse
My proudest sports moment has been: The day I committed to Siena
My favorite class at Siena is: Deviant Behavior
My favorite spot on campus is: My bed
If I didn't play basketball, I would: Play Lacrosse
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Brittany
Why? We are nothing alike...but we get along the best!
Funniest Player on the Team is: Danielle
Coach Castelli's Best Attribute is: Her Passion
My favorite website is: Facebook
Three words that describe me: Outgoing, Spontaneous, Hardworking
My best Siena Basketball moment has been: My first start against Niagara. It was my sophomore year, first start and the team's first win of the year.
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Greece
My favorite book: Twilight
My favorite movie: The Rock
My favorite food: Indian
If I had $10 million I would: Travel the World
Career Highs -
Points: 12 at Niagara (12/7/08) FG: 6 at Niagara (12/7/08) FGA: 9 at Niagara (12/7/08) 3FG: 2 at Drexel (11/28/07) 3FGA: 5 at Syracuse (12/28/07) Rebounds: 11 at Northern Arizona (11/27/09) Blocks: 2 (twice) Assists: 5 vs. Fairfield (2/20/09) Steals: 3 (three times) Minutes: 40 at Loyola (2/28/09) COCKRUM'S CAREER STATS
Points: 12 at Niagara (12/7/08)
FG: 6 at Niagara (12/7/08)
FGA: 9 at Niagara (12/7/08)
3FG: 2 at Drexel (11/28/07)
3FGA: 5 at Syracuse (12/28/07)
Rebounds: 11 at Northern Arizona (11/27/09)
Blocks: 2 (twice)
Assists: 5 vs. Fairfield (2/20/09)
Steals: 3 (three times)
Minutes: 40 at Loyola (2/28/09)
COCKRUM'S CAREER STATS