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#5 - Sarah Dooms
2013-14 Volleyball
POS.
OH
HT.
5'11"
YR.
Sr.
HOMETOWN
Greenwood, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Center Grove
Sarah Dooms

2012: Appeared in 128 sets over 32 matches during her junior year ... finished season second on the team and eighth in the Horizon League in digs, averaging 3.78 digs/set ... was the highest-ranking non-libero among the league leaders in digs ... finished fourth on the team in kills (2.04/set) ... finished with double digits in digs on 26 occasions, including 20+ digs seven times ... enters final season just 57 digs shy of Valpo's all-time top-ten in the category ... posted double figures in kills 11 times and is 242 kills shy of the Crusader career top-ten in that category as well ... tied for team-high honors with 11 double-doubles on the year ... opened season with 13-kill, 19-dig effort against Southeast Missouri State Aug. 24 ... recorded 20 digs in win over South Dakota State Aug. 25 ... set new career high Aug. 31 at Saint Louis with 24 digs, a mark she would match later in the season at Youngstown State on Nov. 2 ... named to All-Tournament Team at Hoosier Classic after helping Crusaders claim tournament title Sept. 14-15 ... finished with at least 10 digs in 13 consecutive matches Sept. 15-Oct. 26 ... recorded season highs with 15 kills and three service aces to go with 15 digs Sept. 21 at UIC ... tallied 23 digs in back-to-back contests Sept. 26 against South Dakota State and Sept. 28 at Wright State ... tallied 21 digs and 14 digs and set new career high with four blocks in Oct. 13 win at Loyola ... matched block total with four more rejections next time out Oct. 19 at Loyola ... posted 23 digs and 13 kills in win over IUPUI Oct. 23 ... named to the Horizon League Academic All-League squad ... a member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Saw action in 121 sets over 34 matches during her sophomore season with the Crusaders ... averaged 2.06 kills and 3.05 digs per set ... posted double digits in digs 20 times and kills 11 times ... ended the season with nine double-doubles ... ranked second on the team in total kills and third in total digs ... closed out season-opening tournament Aug. 27 against New Hampshire with 11 digs and 10 kills on .400 hitting ... reached double digits in kills five straight matches Sept. 3-11, part of a stretch of seven out of eight contests with at least 10 kills ... matched then career-high with 21 digs in win over Texas A&M-CC Sept. 3, while also picked up 11 kills and season-best three blocks ... registered 14 digs, 12 kills and career-best six assists later that same day in win over Evansville ... tallied 19 digs in sweep of UIC Sept. 14 ... hit .364 with 11 kills in victory at Big East foe DePaul Sept. 16 ... picked up 14 kills and 14 digs against Kansas Sept. 17 ... hit .345 with 13 kills to go with 13 digs in sweep at Loyola Sept. 24 ... set new career best with 22 digs while also putting down 14 terminations at Milwaukee Oct. 5 ... matched career high with 22 digs to go with season-best 15 kills Oct. 25 at IUPUI ... named to the Horizon League Academic All-League squad ... a member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Appeared in 33 of Valpo’s 35 matches in her rookie year, appearing in 122 sets ... a Horizon League All-Newcomer Team selection ... six-rotation player averaged 2.91 digs/set (second-most on the team) and 2.40 kills/set (third-most on the team) in her first season ... reached double figures in digs 18 times and kills 10 times ... paced the Crusaders in kills on six occasions ... opened career with three double-digit dig efforts in first weekend of play, including 17 in win over Niagara Aug. 28 ... tallied 11 kills against Eastern Kentucky Sept. 4, reaching double figures in kills for the first time ... also registered 19 digs versus EKU for first of five double-doubles on the year ... set season high for blocks with three Sept. 4 at Appalachian State, a mark she would reach twice more as a freshman ... tallied 11 kills and 11 digs in Horizon League opener Sept. 17 against Wright State ... posted season-best 18 kills Oct. 1 at Milwaukee ... also registered season-high 58 attacks against the Panthers ... needed just 19 swings to tally 14 kills Oct. 5 against Loyola, hitting .684 in the Crusader sweep ... recorded 17 digs and 11 kills against Cleveland State Oct. 9 ... picked up 19 digs in Oct. 16 win at Wright State ... registered 13 kills and 11 digs in sweep of Oakland Oct. 19 ... set career high with four aces against UIC Oct. 23 ... twice went for 14 kills against Milwaukee in final month of season, including on .400 hitting Nov. 20 in HL Championship semifinal win ... closed season with double-double of season-best 21 digs to go with 10 kills Nov. 27 at Western Michigan ... also received 52 serves without committing a reception error against the Broncos.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Trojans ... named an Indiana All-Star as a senior ... also earned ICGSA First Team All-State honors in 2009 ... picked up All-South, All-County and All-Conference accolades as well following senior season ... a member of the Indianapolis Star Super Team ... received the IHSAA Mental Attitude Award, a statewide honor, for Class 4A ... helped Center Grove to a 33-4 record during her senior campaign ... twice earned Academic All-Conference accolades and was an Academic All-State honoree as a senior ... played Club Volleyball for Team Indiana ... finished third at AAU Nationals with 18 Defiance this past year ... was named a member of the 16 Club All-Star team at the 2008 AAU Nationals, helping 16 Pumas to a fifth-place finish ... also played basketball and earned three letters in track and field ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Sarah is the daughter of Peter and Lois Dooms ... major is communication with a public relations concentration and minors in business and sports management ... born April 1, 1992.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler