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Sarah Martin
Player Profile:
Sarah Martin 1748778
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hampden, Mass.
High School: Minnechaug

2017: Tewaaraton nominee and First Team All-American by IWLCA and Inside Lacrosse/ILWomen... America East Midfielder of the Year, All-Conference First Team, All-Academic Team and All-Tournament Team... Preseason and Midseason All-American by Inside Lacrosse... Second in all of Division I with 6.06 points per game, ninth with 3.5 goals per game, 10th with 2.56 assists per game and 14th with 5.5 draw controls per game... Earned top scoring season in UAlbany history with 109 points off 63 goals and 46 assists, adding 35 ground balls and team-highs of 99 draw controls and 17 caused turnovers... Earned at least three points in all 18 games, including 13 games with at least five points... Earned US Lacrosse National Player of the Week with 10-goal performance, totaling 11 points, in comeback win vs. Yale (2/18)... Nine points off four goals and five assists in home win over Drexel (3/19), following with seven-point performances vs. UMBC (3/25) and at Stony Brook (4/2)... Six goals and an assist in road win at Dartmouth (4/19)... Finished with nine points off three goals and six assists, adding eight draw controls, in America East Tournament semifinal victory vs. UMBC (5/5).

2016: IWLCA All-Northeast Region player and America East All-Conference First Team... Started all 17 games in the UAlbany midfield and the draw circle... Member of the America East All-Academic Team (3.55 GPA) and All-Tournament Team... Tallied 58 points, from 30 goals and 28 assists, tying for 11th highest single season point total in UAlbany history, adding team-high 38 ground balls, 55 draw controls and 19 caused turnovers... Ranked 27th in Division I in assists per game (1.65), 44th in draw controls per game (3.24)... 46th in points per game (3.41)... Earned at least a point in UAlbany's final 16 games, including 13 multi-point contests... Three assists, two caused turnovers and four draw controls in home victory vs. Wagner (3/19)... Set career-high with seven points off 4-4 shooting on goal and three assists, adding five draw controls in road victory over Vermont (3/25)... Five points and six draws in win at Yale (4/2)... Trio of goals and assists each, adding four draw controls in road win at UMBC (4/9)... Four goals in each road win at Dartmouth (4/18) and UNH (4/23)... Finished with three goals, three assists, three ground balls and four draw controls in victory against UMBC in the America East Tournament (5/6).

2015: Took control of the draw control circle in 2015...America East All-Conference Second team and All-Tournament selection...Made 10 straight starts in 10 total appearances in the midfield...Recorded 31 draws, 28 groundballs and 15 caused turnovers as a sophomore...Won a career-high seven draws against Vermont in the America East semifinal...Netted three goals and one assist against No. 9/9 Syracuse (4/19).

2014: An America East All-Rookie selection...Made eight starts in 17 appearances at attack...Scored four goals against Quinnipiac (3/1) and Niagara (3/24)...Named the America East Rookie of the Week after scoring two goals and notching one assist against New Hampshire...Scored two goals against then-No. 3/3 Syracuse (4/1).

High School: A four-year varsity letter-winner at Minnechaug High School...During her career, the team amassed a record of 60-11...She was named captain in her senior year...In addition to being named Player of the Year in 2012 by The Republican in Springfield, Mass., Sarah was a three-time All-Scholastic First Team selection...All-Scholastic honorable mention in her freshman year...Led her team to four Western Massachusetts Championship appearances...Scored 307 goals and recorded 101 assists, totaling 408 points for her career, leaving Minnechaug as the school’s all-time leading scorer.

Personal: Sarah Jane Martin...Daughter of Jane McCarthy...Has one brother, Shawn...Major is currently undecided.  In addition to lacrosse Sarah also played soccer and ran track at Minnechaug.

CAREER STATS

Season
GP
G
A
Pts
SOG
SOG%
GB
DC
TO
CT
2014
17
21
3
24
32
.667
14
5
15
1
2015
19
23
5
28
39
.722
28
31
13
15
2016
17
30
28
58
45
.763
38
55
22
19
2017
18 63 46 109 90
.709
35 99 50 17
TOTAL
70 137 82 219 206
.715
114 190 100 51

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 11 (vs. Yale, Feb. 18, 2017)
Goals: 10 (vs. Yale, Feb. 18, 2017)
Assists: 6 (vs. UMBC, May 5, 2017)
Shots: 14 (vs. Yale, Feb. 18, 2017)
Ground balls: 6 (2x, last: vs. Drexel, Mar. 19, 2017)
Draw controls: 10 (at Wagner, Mar. 9, 2017)
Free-position goals: 2 (at Stony Brook, Apr. 2, 2017)
Caused turnovers: 3 (3x, last: @ UMass Lowell, Apr. 8, 2017)
 

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