Sarah Schmalz

#15 Sarah Schmalz

Pos. MB
Ht. 5'11"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Corona, Calif.
High School (Prev. School) Riverside Christian

2002: Played in 96 games for the Crusaders ... led the Mid-Continent Conference with 1.05 blocks per game ... tallied 101 total blocks on the season ... finished eighth in the Mid-Con in service aces with 0.31 per game (30 total aces) ... tied a career high with ten kills in the season opener at Marquette ... recorded five aces against Oakland and four at UMBC ... registered a career-high nine digs against Oakland and eight digs against Western Illinois ... had seven blocks in a match four times ... eight times recorded five or more blocks in a contest ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

2001: Saw action in eight contests and a total of 13 games for Valpo ... tallied a career best ten kills and hit .563 at Chicago State in the regular season finale ... also tallied four blocks against the Cougars ... named team's Most Improved Player ... earned Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team accolades ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2000: Appeared in six matches and nine games for the Brown and Gold as a freshman ... recorded five kills and four digs ... tallied four blocks including one solo ... recorded four kills and hit .333 in a Popcorn Classic victory over Dartmouth ... also added three blocks (1 solo/2 assists) against the Big Green.

Prep: Three-time All-Conference selection at Riverside Christian High School ... four-year letterwinner ... three-time team Most Valuable Player ... voted Metro-League Volleyball Most Valuable Player as a sophomore ... team captain her senior season ... named California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Second Team as a senior ... played softball for two years.

Personal: Sarah is the daughter of Regan and Kathy Schmalz ... major is public relations ... born May 22, 1982.