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14  Sarah Spinner
Sarah Spinner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Fla.

High School:
Satellite Beach

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
05/29/1983

Experience:
2VL


Coach Braden on Spinner:
"With two years under her belt, Sarah's growth and understanding of what her role is has begun to really develop from a defensive and offensive perspective. She's become more dependable and her huge contribution to this team is her experience and her competitive juices."

2002 - Played in 30 matches with 30 starts in 2002... Recorded a team-leading 368 kills, averaging 3.44 per game... Also averaged 2.56 digs per game, ranking second on the team... Led the team in points scored on the year with 428.5... Had 13 double-doubles, including a streak of six consecutive matches... Tallied a career-best 23 kills on two occasions... Posted a season-best 18 digs to go with 16 kills against Central Florida in the final tournament of the year... Had a career-high hitting percentage of .444 against Fairfield in August after hitting 10-of-18 with just two errors... Had a great match against Wake Forest with 16 kills, 16 digs and four blocks... Named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2001 - Started all 28 matches as a freshman, making an immediate impact... Recorded 349 kills, the most by a UK freshman since Krista Robinson in 1991... Had a career-high 20 digs against Duke (9/1)... Had 10 double-doubles on the season and recorded double-figure kills in 19 matches... A complete player, totaled 15 service aces, 271 digs and 23 blocks on the season... Averaged 3.36 kills per game, which ranked second on the team... Her 2.61 digs per game also was second.

High School - Attended Satellite Beach High School... Named the 2001 Space Coast Player of the Year... Named to the Cape Coast Conference first team in 1999, 2000 and 2001... Was selected to All-State and All-District teams during her junior and senior seasons... Was voted Regional Player of the Year in 2000... Was a member of the Satellite district and conference championship team in 2000... Holds the single-season school record at Satellite Beach with 333 kills... Also recorded 260 digs, 78 aces, 62 blocks and five assists in her senior season... Also played at No. 1 singles for three years on the Scorpions' tennis squad... Coached in high school by Jason Dipeppe... Played club volleyball at Cape Coast under Coach Mitch Jacobs.

Personal - Daughter of Robert and Debra Spinner... Born May 29, 1983 in Emporia, Kan... Has two sisters, Rachel (30), who played volleyball at Jacksonville State, and Jennifer (28).

Spinner's Career Highs
Kills: 23, Twice - Last vs. Georgia (10/27/02)
Attacks: 65, vs. Georgia (10/27/02)
Hit %: .444, vs. Fairfield (8/31/02)
Aces: 5, vs. James Madison (9/8/01)
Blocks: 4, Twice - Last vs. Wake Forest (9/13/02)
Digs: 20, vs. Duke (9/1/01)

Spinner's Career Statistics

Year    GP-MP  K   E    TA HIT%  KPG AST APG BHE SA  SE RE DIG  DPG BS BA TB BPG
2001   104-28 349 198  922 .164 3.36  15 .14  0  36 101 43 271 2.61  8 15 23 .22
2002   107-30 368 203 1011 .163 3.44  23 .21  4  42  80 34 274 2.56  8 21 29 .27
Totals 211-58 717 401 1933 .163 3.40  38 .18  4  78 181 77 545 2.58 16 36 52 .25
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