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Setter/Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Los Gatos


2018: Named to the 2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll … Played in 19 games, playing in 60 sets … Totaled 302 assists, 87 digs and seven service aces … Averaged 5.03 assists-per-set … Dished out a season-high 29 assists and season-high 12 digs versus NC State

2017 (Stats): Named to the 2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 30 matches, playing in 111 sets ... Made her collegiate debut in the season opener Aug. 25 at Colorado State ... Shared setting responsibilities with Emma Paradiso and Haley Seyfarth ... Totaled 616 assists, 197 digs and 18 service aces ... Dished out a season-highi 42 assists Nov. 5 versus ACC co-Champion Louisville ... Amassed six double-doubles ... Picked up a season-high 14 digs Oct. 27 at Georgia Tech ... Posted three service aces Nov. 17 at Boston College.

2016: Did not see game action.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos, Calif. … 2015 Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Senior of the Year … Led Los Gatos to a second-place tie in the 2015 division standings … Two-time first-team all-league selection … Two-year team captain … San Jose Mercury News All-Area Team honorable mention as junior and senior … Totaled 948 assists, averaging 11.7 assists per set senior year … Also amassed 147 digs, 72 kills and 35 aces … Dished out 1,077 assists in 32 matches as a junior, adding 159 digs, 82 kills and 31 aces … Also lettered in basketball and played premier club soccer … 2016 Santa Clara Valley Athletic League MVP and two time team MVP in basketball, as well as three time all-league and two time San Jose Mercury News All-Area Team selection, earning 3rd team honors as a senior and honorable mention as a junior… Led basketball team to Northern California Division II State semi-finals as a senior… Led basketball team in points, rebounds, assists and steals as a junior.

Personal: Born Sarah Elizabeth Nelson on January 31, 1998 in Genolier, Switzerland … Daughter of Tim and Kelli Nelson … Has one older sister (Nicole) and one younger brother (Robert) ... Majoring in economics with a minor psychology. 



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