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4 Sarah Johnson

2014 (Jr.): Saw action in 97 of 99 sets for UAA club that posted best winning percentage in program history (.778) and made NCAA Tournament … ranked fifth on team with 19 aces, helping Seawolves lead Great Northwest Athletic Conference in that category … strayed from serving specialist role to play as traditional outside hitter on multiple occasions … posted double-digit digs three times — including season-high 12 in home sweep of fellow NCAA qualifier Central Washington — and had 4 kills, 2 aces and 6 digs in 5-set road win over No. 10 Western Washington … other top performances included 10 digs in 4-set win at Seattle Pacific; 3 kills on .500 hitting and 6 digs in win over NCAA qualifier Saint Leo; and 3 aces and 6 digs in 4-set home win over Simon Fraser … earned best overall grade-point average on 40-member GNAC All-Academic Team with perfect 4.00.

2013 (So.):
Played in all 108 sets for Seawolf team that went 21-10 and reached NCAA Tournament … averaged 0.59 kills on .222 hitting in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play as UAA finished 15-3 and runner-up by just one match … hit .522 with season-highs of 14 kills and 8 digs in home sweep of Simon Fraser … hit career-high .556 (5-0-9) and added 3 total blocks in home sweep of MSU Billings … tallied 6 kills on .455 hitting in playoff-clinching road sweep of Seattle Pacific … posted league-best 4.00 overall GPA to earn GNAC All-Academic Team honors … took home Coaches’ Award at season-ending team banquet.

2012 (Fr.):
Led team with nine double-doubles and ranked third with 2.41 kills per set, helping Seawolves to 16-10 overall mark and tie for 4th place in Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings … produced GNAC top-20 ranks in digs per set (14th, 2.98), kills per set (16th, 2.41) and points per set (18th, 2.80), posting double-digit digs 16 times and double-digit kills 10 times … named GNAC Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 10-16 after posting a .308 attack pct. and averages of 3.40 kills and 3.20 digs in home wins over Central Washington and NW Nazarene … made All-Tournament Team at SpringHill Suites Invitational, helping UAA to 4-0 record and title of its own tournament … posted season-highs of 24 kills, 24 digs and .370 attack percentage in 5-set home win over Alaska Fairbanks … other top showings included 18 kills (.341 att%), 17 digs in 5-set home win over NNU; 16 digs, 15 digs in 5-set home win over CWU; and 12 kills, 14 digs in 5-set road win over UAF.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Captained South Anchorage to the 4A state title and an unbeaten 14-0 record - without dropping a set - in Cook Inlet Conference play ... averaged 2.6 kills and 1.13 blocks per set as South went undefeated in 25 matches against in-state competition ... earned team MVP honors as sophomore and senior ... twice named to All-CIC team and made All-State Tournament team three times ... helped South repeat at CIC champs in final two seasons ... lettered four times in both volleyball and soccer ... was all-state goalie in soccer in 20011 and 2012 ... represented Alaska at Arctic Winter Games and played club for Midnight Sun Volleyball ... graduated with 4.17 GPA and made honor roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Born Sarah Jane Johnson on Aug. 19, 1994 in Anchorage ... daughter of David and Jane Johnson ... nursing major ... enjoys hanging out with friends and beach volleyball.

Career Highs
Kills – 24 vs Alaska Fairbanks, 9/29/12
Attacks – 56 at Cal St.-Monterey Bay, 9/1/12
Att.% – .522 (14-2-23) vs Simon Fraser, 11/16/13
Aces – 3, five times (last vs Simon Fraser, 11/13/14)
Assists – 3 vs Central Washington, 9/13/12
Block Assists – 3 at Seattle Pacific, 10/11/12
Block Solos – 1, six times
Total Blocks – 3, four times (last vs MSUB, 9/21/13)
Digs – 24 vs Alaska Fairbanks, 9/29/12

Career Statistics
Season     SP-MP   K   K/S   E   TA   Pct   A   A/S  SA  SA/S  SE  RE  DIG   D/S BS  BA   TB   B/S  BE  BHE
2012 (Fr) 
91-26 219  2.41  93  749  .168  16  0.18  20  0.22   35  22  271  2.98   5  21   26  0.29   3    1
2013 (So) 108-31  41  0.38  16  120  .208   7  0.06  18  0.17   36   9   56  0.52   1   6    7  0.06   1    1
2014 (Jr)  97-27  13  0.13  10   60  .050  10  0.10  19  0.20   29   5   91  0.94   0   1    1  0.01   0    0
TOTALS    296-84 273  0.92 119  929  .166  33  0.11  57  0.19  100  36  418  1.41   6  28   34  0.11   4    2





Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Anchorage
High School: South HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Sarah Photos:
Sarah Videos:
Senior Haleigh Lloyd set a GNAC record, while finishing 4th in the 400-meter hurdles Saturday at the NCAA Championships.
NCAA recap  MORE
Junior Karolin Anders furnished her sixth career All-America honor and third in the heptathlon Friday at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Championships.
All-America honor  MORE
Junior Karolin Anders finished 8th May 22 at the 2015 NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Academic honors  MORE
Junior Dominik Notz raced to his first career All-America honor in track & field Thursday in the 10K race.
NCAA review  MORE
Entering her fourth year with the program, Anchorage native Shaina Afoa will assume the role of the Seawolves' top assistant coach in 2015-16.
Afoa moves up  MORE
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