#7 Sarah Warner
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Lothrop, Mich.
High School: New Lothrop HS
Sarah Warner
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Release: 09/03/2006
Returning two-time Academic All-MAC selection ... could play outside hitter, opposite or middle blocker ... can attack any set in the team’s offense ... one of the team’s best blockers ... co-captain ... dynamic and powerful ... puts up a big block and is learning to be more aggressive defensively.

2007: Academic All-MAC selection ... just the sixth player in CMU volleyball history to earn Academic All-MAC honors twice ... started all 32 matches ... finished second on the team in digs and third in kills ... had a team high eight double-doubles ... ripped 10 or more kills in 20 matches, including a season-high 18 in a four-game win over UW-Green Bay (8/26) ... had 11 kills, 18 digs, four aces and two blocks against Florida Atlantic (9/8) ... hit a season-high .550 in a sweep of Chicago State.

One of just four sophomores to earn Academic All-MAC honors ... played in all 30 matches and all 112 games ... named to the all-tournament team at the Chippewa Classic hosted by CMU ... led all attackers with 10 double-doubles ... reached double-digit kills in 15 matches ... had 10 or more digs in 14 matches ... ripped a season-high 17 kills and had 13 digs in a five-game win over Western Michigan (9/22) ... had 16 kills against MAC champion Ohio (11/4) ... posted four consecutive double-doubles against WMU (9/22), Northern Illinois (15 kills, 13 digs), Eastern Michigan (10 kills, 10 digs), and at Kent State (13 kills, 10 digs) ... had seven total blocks (three solo) versus Lamar (9/2).

Appeared in all 27 matches, drawing 16 starts and playing in 84 total games ... third on the team in both total kills (236) and kills per game (2.37) ... hammered 23 kills at Northern Illinois (9/24) ... reached double figures in kills 10 times ... had four double-doubles, the first of which came against Xavier (12 kills, 13 digs) ... posted three consecutive double-doubles against Northern Illinois (13 kills, 10 digs), Western Michigan (19 kills, 10 digs), and at Bowling Green (11 kills, 10 digs).

2004: Redshirted.

High School:
First team all-state selection ... led team to a pair of state championships ... all-region, all-conference, and Saginaw News Dream team pick ... team captain and MVP ... earned letters in volleyball (four), basketball (four), and track (four) ... first team all-state in basketball and honorable mention all-state in track ... competed in the hurdles and the high jump ... class salutatorian and member of the National Honor Society ... academic all-state selection.

Born Sarah Jo Warner on Jan. 15, 1986 in Flint, Mich. ... parents are Rob and Sheri Warner ... majoring in mathematics (secondary education) ... carries a team-high 3.87 grade-point average ... wants to become a high school math teacher and volleyball coach ... worked on passing in the offseason ... favorite book is Angels and Demons.