2 Sara Sheehan
    Sara Sheehan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    West Chester, Pa.

    High School:
    Villa Maria Academy

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    S


    At Providence: As A Senior: Earned PC's Paul Connolly Award for the senior female student-athlete who has distinguished herself amongst her peers...Played in 121 of 124 games and ranked first on the Friars with 993 assists and 43 service aces... Sheehan finishes her career at PC third on the all-time assists list (3,357) and second on the all-time service aces list (169)...Posted 43 assists in the season opener versus Canisius on Aug. 29...Notched a season-high five service aces and added eight digs versus Holy Cross on Sept. 3...Recorded 44 assists against Wagner on Sept. 13...Registered 24 assists and a season-high 16 digs on Sept. 19 against Sacred Heart...Tallied a season-high 47 assists versus Quinnipiac on Oct. 4...Had six kills, 35 assists, seven digs and three service aces on Nov. 8 versus Quinnipiac...Recorded a double-double with 44 assists and 12 digs in the National Independent Tournament against Texas-Pan American on Nov. 22. As a Junior: Played in all 110 games, amassing the fifth-highest total of assists for a single season with 1,216...Enters the season fifth on PC's all-time list for career assists...Her 54 aces in 2007 placed her second on the single season service aces list...Was also ranked 44th in the nation with a .49 aces per game mark.... She now has 126 aces for her career, earning the fourth place spot for career service aces, just two behind the third spot...Recorded five double-doubles in assists and digs...Named to the Division I All-Independent Second Team. As a Sophomore: Tallied 1,072 assists, including a career-high 60 against Saint Peter's on Oct. 14... Registered five double-doubles in assists and digs... Had a team-high 47 service aces including a career-high seven against Howard on Sept. 29...Posted a career-high 19 digs against LaSalle on Sept. 9. As a Freshman: Had a season-high 18 assists in the season-opener vs. FDU on Sept. 2...Registered 16 assists and a season-high 14 digs later that afternoon vs. La Salle.

    At Villa Maria Academy: Played three years of volleyball for Coach Joe Boland...Was a co-captain as a senior...Attended freshman year of high school at Bishop Shanahan...A four-year varsity letterwinner...She also played on the following club teams: DuPage Express (1999-2001), Liberty Belles (2001-03), Philadelphia Volleyball Club (2003-04) and the Valley Forge Volleyball Club (2004-05)...A PIAA All-State honorable mention selection in 2004...A first-team All-District selection, Daily Local All-Area First Team selection and Main Line Times All-Area selection, in 2004...Tallied the most assists in a season during her 2004 campaign at Villa Maria...Helped lead the team to the 2002 District 1 title and the PIAA state title, a second-place District 1 finish in 2003 and a 2004 District 1 title...On the honor roll...A four-year member of the Children of Mary service organization and a two-year member of the photography club.

    Personal: Daughter of Kathryn and Joseph Sheehan...Has an older sister, Natalie, and a younger sister, Audrey...Born December 4, 1986...Majoring in health policy and management.

    Coach's Comments: "'Sarz' has been our starting setter since her sophomore year. She makes good decisions on the court and her hitters have grown with her over the past few years making her one of the best setters we have had at PC."