Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
Green Wave defeat ULM and host UAB by identical 3-2 scores to finish with an 8-7 overall record
Green Wave bounce back from 3-2 loss to UAB with 3-2 victory over homestanding LSU
Two Green Wave pairs advance to Gold Bracket; Liddle, Utt finish 23- Silver Bracket runner-up
Big weekend continues on Saturday with opening day of Fiesta at Siesta Key
Photos By Parker Waters (3/26/14)
Indoor: One-year letterwinner of Tulane's indoor program, posting 221 kills (1.94/set), five assists (0.04/set), 10 service aces (0.09/set), 38 digs (0.33/set) and 106 blocks (0.93/set) in 32 matches and 114 sets of action...has seven double-digit kill matches...posted career highs of 14 kills and seven blocks at Youngstown State (9/6/13), four service aces vs Savannah State (9/21/13), four digs vs Savannah State and at Radford (9/20/13) and two assists at Charlotte (10/6/13)...named to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic and Kathy Trosclair Memorial All-Tournament Teams as a freshman.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Clear Lake High for coach Chanda Eager...helped lead the Falcons to a combined 94-39 overall record, a 39-5 mark in District 16-2A action and trips to the playoff each year, including an area finalist finish as a junior and a state semifinalist showing as a senior...named Clear Lake MVP in each of her final two prep seasons and was voted team captain as a senior when she spearheaded an effort that saw the team go 32-10 overall and win the district title with a perfect 12-0 record...that season, recorded 398 kills, 123 blocks and 55 aces en route to claiming all-state recognition and claiming a spot on the 4A-5A All-Star Team...named all-tournament at the Nike Classic Girl's High School Pearland and Kingwood High School Tournaments as a junior and senior...in the outdoor game, qualified for the U18-Open Beach Volleyball Nationals in 2013...also earned three varsity letters in ultimate frisbee.
Personal: Born Sarah Jane Strasner on Jan. 19, 1995, in Houston, Texas...daughter of Harold and Nancy Strasner...has one brother, Josh...undecided on major.