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Sarah Kwasigroch

Player Profile

Hometown:
Palos Park, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Student Assistant

Experience:
4L

Sarah Kwasigroch moves to the sidelines in the 2009 season as a student assistant coach for Jeff Nelson. Kwasigroch's experience as a Lobo brings an added dimension to the UNM staff.

SENIOR (2008): Lobo Club Female Student-Athlete of the Year ... Academic All-Mountain West Conference ... ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America nominee ... Starting defensive specialist and back-up setter this season ... Coordinated UNM's Volley For The Cure Night on Oct. 23 in honor of her mother, Pat ... Finished career ranked seventh on UNM all-time career assists list with 2,634, and 16th in Mountain West Conference ... Team captain ... Recorded season-high 16 digs vs. New Mexico State on Nov. 28 ... Had season-high 16 assists vs. Rutgers on Sept. 5 ... Recorded first double-double of the season on Aug. 30 vs. Idaho State with 14 assists and 15 digs ... Second double-double was 10 assists and 10 digs vs. Wyoming on Nov. 8 ... Tied career aces with 4 vs. Sam Houston State on Sept. 19.

Sarah Kwasigroch finished her Lobo career ranked seventh on the all-time career assists list.


JUNIOR (2007): Academic All-Mountain West Conference ... Team captain ... Recorded her 2,500th career assist on Oct. 26 at TCU ... In addition to her setting duties, took on a more defensive role late in the season ... Had double-digit assists in 17 matches, including a season-high 37 against San Jose State on Aug. 25 ... Recorded 8 matches with double-digit digs ... Had a career-high 21 digs against UNLV on Oct. 13 ... Had three assist-dig double-doubles during the season - Aug. 24 vs. Florida Atlantic (27A-10D), Aug. 31 at Arizona State (19A-16D), and Sept. 8 vs. Gonzaga (20A-13D) ... Tied her career-high with 4 service aces against BYU in the MWC Tournament on Nov. 22.

SOPHOMORE (2006): Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-MWC ... Ranked sixth in the Mountain West Conference in assists (10.57) for overall games ... Dished out 1,068 assists, placing her eighth in the season record book and ninth for assists per game average (10.57) ... Recorded 5 blocks (1 solo, 4 assist) vs. Utah State on Aug. 25, tying her career highs for total blocks and solo blocks in a game ... Tied the mark again on Sept. 1 vs. Houston with 5 blocks, tying her career-high with 5 block assists ... Notched her first double-double of the season with 37 assists and 11 digs vs. UC Riverside on Aug. 26 ... Recorded seven double-doubles during the season ... Tied a career-high with 63 assists against UNLV on Sept. 30 ... Had a season-high 15 digs against Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 2 ... Hit a career-high six kills against Air Force on Oct. 20 ... Was .667 in attack percentage at BYU on Oct. 7 (4K-0E-6TA) ... Tied career-high with four service aces against BYU on Nov. 3.

FRESHMAN (2005): Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-MWC ... Played in and started the first 25 matches, missing the final three due to mononucleosis ... Dished out 1,088 assists, the fifth most in a single season in UNM history ... 10.88 assists per game average was the sixth best in the MWC ... Set a season-high in kills with 5 vs. Gonzaga on Sept. 10 ... Tied her season-high in kills (5) vs. Oral Roberts on Sept. 16 and had a season-high 18 digs ... Handed out a career-high 63 assists vs. San Diego State on Oct. 1 ... Notched her first solo block Oct. 5 vs. Air Force ... Tied her season-high for kills (5) at Utah on Oct. 14 ... Posted a career-high 5 blocks vs. Wyoming on Oct. 20 ... Set two highs and tied one in her final game of the season, dropping in 4 service aces and 5 blocks for 9.5 points against Air Force on Nov. 11.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named a PrepVolleyball.com All-American ... Named 2004 Illinois State Volleyball Player of the Year ... News-Gazette Illinois All-State Volleyball Team - first-team honors (2002, `03, `04) ... All-Area Chicago Sun Times in 2002, `03, `04 ... All-Area Southtown and Star Newspapers in 2001, `02, `03, `04 ... Chicago Tribune All-State Special Mention - (2001, `02, `03, `04) ... SICA West All-Conference - (2001, `02, `03, `04) ... Led team to second-place finish at Illinois State Tournament in 2001 ... 2001 Class AA Illinois State All-Tournament Team ... Listed as one of the top 60 sophomores in nation in 2002 by StudentSports.com ... Set Illinois state record for assists in a season with 1,204 in 2001 ... Set Illinois state record for career assists with 3,528 from 2001-04 ... Placed fifth at Junior National Volleyball Tournament-Open Division and named to All-Tournament Team in 2003 ... Placed first in Junior National Volleyball Tournament-National Division and named Tournament MVP in 2004 ... Also an outstanding student, named to the Carl Sandburg Academic Honor Roll all four years and a National Honor Society member ... maintained a 4.8 grade point average in high school.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Dan and Pat Kwasigroch ... Has an older sister, Nicole ... Majoring in Pharmacy ... Kwasigroch is the recipient of the Willis L. Barnes Memorial Scholarship.

CAREER SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS

Kills: 6, vs. Air Force (10/20/06)
Attacks: 15, at Utah (10/14/05)
Hitting Percentage: .667, last at BYU (10/7/06)
Assists: 63, 2x - last vs. UNLV (9/30/06)
Service Aces: 4, 4x - last vs. Sam Houston (9/19/08)
Digs: 21, vs. UNLV (10/13/07)
Total Blocks: 5, 4x - last vs. Houston (9/1/06)
Solo Blocks: 1, 4x - last vs. Sam Houston State (9/19/08)
Block Assists: 5, 4x - last vs. Houston (9/1/06)
Points: 9.5, at Air Force (11/11/05)

Kwasigroch's Career Stats
Year	SP-MP	K	E	TA	Pct.	A	SA	Dig	BS	BA	TB	Pts.
2005	100-25	58	28	196	.153	1088	28	197	2	54	56	115.0
2006	101-30	47	21	177	.147	1068	23	228	1	56	57	99.0
2007	100-28	1	8	21	-.333	373	16	197	0	3	3	18.5
2008	96-29	4	5	22	-.045	105	16	238	1	1	2	21.5
Totals	397-112	110	62	416	.115	2634	83	860	4	114	118 	254.0
Saturday, August 30
1:00 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. UTEP
3:30 PM - 
Volleyball
at Texas vs. Seattle U
Thursday, September 04
11:30 PM - 
Volleyball
at Hawai'i
Friday, September 05
9:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at St. John's
Saturday, September 06
6:30 PM - 
Volleyball
at Oregon
Friday, September 12
5:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at Bethune Cookman vs. UC Irvine
7:30 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. Montana State
Saturday, September 13
10:30 AM - 
Volleyball
at UC Irvine vs. Montana State
1:00 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. Bethune Cookman
5:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at Montana State vs. Bethune Cookman
7:30 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. UC Irvine
Friday, September 19
10:00 AM - 
Volleyball
at College of Charleston
4:30 PM - 
Volleyball
at Houston Baptist
Saturday, September 20
2:30 PM - 
Volleyball
at SMU
Thursday, September 25
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at San Josť State
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