3 - Sarah Steffan
Sarah Steffan
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Boca Grande, Fla.
High School: Ponte Vedra
Position: OH

2011: Played in 98 sets...recorded an attack percentage of .136 and finished fourth on the team with 202 kills (2.06 kills per set)...contributed ten assists and nine services aces (0.09 aces per set)...recorded 220 digs reaching double figures in 11 games...posted three solo blocks while contributing 22 block assists...doubled previous numbers to set a career high of 26 digs in a match against Reinhardt (10/6)...recorded five double-doubles for the season including two consecutive matches where she totaled 13 kills and 26 digs against Reinhardt (10/6), then 13 kills and ten digs against Centre (10/15)....achieved a match high of 15 kills while adding 17 digs in a 5-set win over Covenant (10/25). 

2010: As a freshman, led the Vikings with 350 kills and 2.94 kills per set...played in 119 sets...recorded a .193 attacking percentage...fourth on the team with 42 service aces…220 digs and 1.95 digs per set were fourth best figures on the team...four block solos, 18 block assists, 22 total blocks were all fourth highest total by a Viking in 2010...set career highs with 13 digs in back-to-back matches against Piedmont and Birmingham-Southern on the same day (9/4) in Birmingham...racked up 12 digs in that Shorter match...recorded 21 kills in a four-set victory over Maryville (10/1)...recorded 19 double figure kill matches, including a career high 23 kills in a four-set win over Shorter (10/20)...seven double-doubles (kills/digs) in 2010.

High School: Lettered in volleyball at Ponte Vedra High School...named one of the top 24 players in North Florida by Ultimate High School Sports Guide...helped lead her high school teams to a pair of state tournament semifinal appearances, and twice earned All-County and All-Area honors...two-time team captain who won her squad’s Highest Kills Award twice in her career, also led her Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Academy club team in kills in the USA Volleyball Junior Olympic Big South Club National Qualifiers.

Personal: Sarah Steffan was born in Boca Grande Fla....the daughter of Michael and Angela Steffan...has one brother, Michael...has two sisters, Emily and Katherine...cousin, Allison Walker ran track & field for Appalachian State and the University of Georgia-Athens...cousin, Margaret Anne Walker ran track & field at the University of Georgia-Athens...cousin, Johnnie Walker Jr., played football at the University of Kentucky...involved with Athletes Bettering the Community and SAAC...majoring in art history and minoring in business at Berry.

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