Women's Volleyball

7  Sarah Rumely
Sarah Rumely


New Palestine, Ind.

High School:
Scecina Memorial




No. 19 Volleyball Welcomes Louisville for In-State Clash

Wildcats, winners of four straight, host rival Cardinals Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Memorial Coliseum.

  • 2009 AVCA All-America Second Team
  • 2009 AVCA All-Region First Team
  • 2009 All-SEC First Team
  • 2008 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • 2008 AVCA All-Region First Team
  • 2008 SEC Player of the Year
  • 2008 All-SEC First Team
  • 2006 SEC Freshman of the Year
  • Three-time SEC Weekly Award Winner

2009 (Senior): Concluded her collegiate career as a second-team All-America selection by the AVCA ... Earned her second straight All-SEC first team honor ... Posted a season-best 63 assists in UK's Sweet Sixteen matchup against Florida State ... Dished out 39 assists in UK's win over Michigan State in the NCAA Tournament ... Charted her 40th career double-double with 53 assists and 12 digs at Tennessee ... Broke the school record for career assists with 40 dishes in a win at Auburn ... Had a double-double with 47 assists and 12 digs in a win over Alabama ... Led the team with four blocks while also directing four UK players to over 10 kills each in a win at Arkansas ... Tallied 56 assists and six kills in a win over No. 20 LSU ... Had 51 assists and a season-best 17 digs in a loss to Tennessee ... Broke the school record for career aces with an ace against the Lady Vols ... Helped UK to a .393 attack percentage in two wins over Mississippi State and Alabama ... Charted her 70th career match with 40 or more assists in a win over Georgia ... Directed the UK offense to a .424 hitting percentage while adding six kills ... Tallied two matches with 40 or more assists in wins over No. 5 Florida and South Carolina ... Notched her 50th career match with five or more kills when she tallied six in a win over Arkansas ... Led the Wildcats offense to .420 hitting with 35 assists in a win over Ole Miss ... Had a season-high six blocks in a win at LSU ... Tallied a season-high 59 assists against Louisville ... Named SEC Player of the Week after earning MVP honors at the K-State Invitational ... Posted her second match of the season with 50 or more assists while adding 11 digs for a double-double against Cincinnati ... Named the MVP of the Indiana Adidas Classic after leading UK to a .350 hitting percentage for the weekend and posting a team-best nine aces ... Posted 54 assists in a win over Northwestern ... Averaged 2.60 digs and 1.00 blocks per set at the Kentucky Classic.

2008 (Junior): Capped off a terrific junior season by becoming UK's seventh All-American ... Named the SEC Player of the Year, the first winner in school history, as well as first-team All-SEC honoree ... Named to the A2 National team ... A second-team All-America selection by Volleyball Magazine ... A first-team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District selection and a member of the All-SEC Academic Team ... Charted nine double-doubles during the season ... Had 12 matches with 40 or more assists ... Became just the third player in school history to tally over 4,000 assists ... Named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week after tallying 46 assists, six kills, nine digs and a team-high four blocks in the upset win over No. 12 Florida ... Dished out 56 assists, had six kills and seven digs in the win over Pittsburgh ... Named to the Kentucky Classic All-Tournament team ... Named to the All-Tournament team at Maryland after posting two double-doubles and recording her 100th career ace ... Had over 50 assists in the win against Indiana Ranks third all-time at UK with over 4,000 assists ... Tallied a double-double in the win over Albany ... Charted a double-double with 40 assists and a career-high 23 digs in the win over Tennessee ... Posted a double-double with 33 assists and 12 digs in the loss to Florida ... Had 36 assists, four kills, two blocks and seven digs in the win over South Carolina ... Dished out 57 assists while adding four kills, three aces, 15 digs and two blocks in the win over Ole Miss ... Nearly had a triple-double with 51 assists, eight kills and 16 digs in the loss to Tennessee ... In the NCAA Tournament vs. Michigan she registered 40 assists, 13 digs and three blocks.

2007 (Sophomore): Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District second team and named to the All-SEC Academic team ... Claims two spots in the season-records for assists including the fifth position for her sophomore season (1,516) ... Ranked second in the SEC with 12.33 assists per set ... Recorded her first career triple-double when she tallied 10 kills, 18 digs and 56 assists at Ole Miss ... Had 12 double-doubles on the season ... Appeared in all 32 matches, and played every point during the season ... Notched career-highs in kills, assists, blocks and digs ... Registered 23 matches with 40 or more assists, including a season-best 65 dishes against South Carolina.

2006 (Freshman): Named the 2006 SEC Freshman of the Year after starting each of the team's 31 matches and dishing out 1,488 assists ... Set the freshman school record for assists and ranks sixth on UK's single-season assists list ... A two-time SEC Freshman of the Week selection ... One of only two players in the SEC to rank in the league's top-10 in assists and service aces ... Was third in the league with 12.4 assists per set and also third with 0.45 aces per set ... Led the team with 54 services aces, which ranks seventh on UK's all-time single season list ... Charted eight double-doubles during the season, which was second on the squad ... Dished out a career-high 70 assists vs. San Diego State ... Had a career-high 17 digs to complement 61 assists in helping the Cats knock off No. 20 Ohio and advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Ranked as one of the top 100 recruits in the class of 2006 by PrepVolleyball.com ... Became the first athlete in Scecina High School history to earn a Division I volleyball scholarship ... Guided her team to a 28-8 record and a sectional championship her senior year ... A first-team all-state selection who was invited to play in the Indiana All-Star Match ... Named the All-East Player of the Year her junior season as well as a first team all-city selection ... Named most valuable player of her high school squad in each of her last two seasons ... Totaled 902 assists, 218 digs, 93 aces and 74 blocks while hitting .357 in her senior year ... An all-city honorable mention selection in 2003 ... Also lettered three years in softball ... Led her softball squad in stolen bases her sophomore and junior seasons ... Named a scholar athlete each of her four years ... Finished first in her graduating class of 89 people.

Personal: Born April 11, 1988 ... Parents are Bill and Elyse Rumely ... Chose Kentucky over Butler, Cincinnati and Ohio.

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