1 Sara Atkinson
1 - Sara Atkinson
Height: 6-1
Year: SR
Hometown: Shoreview
High School: Mounds View
Position: OH
m 30
k/s 1.84
h % .243
a/s 0.09
b/s 0.34
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.69
 

UST Career: Honorable Mention All-America in 2013; 2x All-MIAC (2013, 2014); All-MIAC Sportsmanship team in 2014; 714 kills, 168 total blocks last three seasons... When she records eight or more kills in matches on her career, St. Thomas is 37-3.

Club Team: Northern Lights and Minnesota One
Academic major: Double majoring in Finance and Economics
Career goal: Never stop learning, be a mentor to someone, and work hard enough for a very comfortable retirement (via becoming an investment banker, consultant, or managing director at a hedge fund) 
Parents: Val and Mark Atkinson
High School or Club playing highlights:  All-Conference 2010, Captain 2010 
Family members playing college sports: Cousin Lisa Atkinson, who is also one day younger, plays volleyball right down the road at Concordia U.-St. Paul.  
Something most people don't know about me: "I drink at least 3 cups of coffee a day, Ernest Hemingway is my favorite author, and I always have fresh hydrangeas around the house."     
Recent Games
Oct 25 at Hamline W, 3-1
Oct 29 at Carleton W, 3-0
Nov 1 at Bethel W, 3-0
Nov 6 Saint Benedict W, 3-1
Nov 8 at Augsburg W, 3-0
Nov 13 Coe L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 11
Sets 101 39
Kills 186 82
Kills per set 1.84 2.10
Errors 71 27
Total Attacks 474 172
Hitting Percentage .243 .320
Assists 9 2
Assists per set 0.09 0.05
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 70 20
Digs per set 0.69 0.51
Block Solo 9 3
Block Assist 25 10
Block Total 34 13
Blocks per set 0.34 0.33
Block Errors 4 1
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 207.5 90.0
Points per set 2.1 2.3
Matches started 26 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 29 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 14 .143 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Aug 30 vs. Hope L, 3-0 1 3 11 1 17 .588 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 11.0
Aug 30 at Wittenberg L, 3-1 1 4 4 4 14 .000 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 5.0
Sep 5 vs. UW-La Crosse W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 14 .500 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 5 vs. Bethany Lutheran W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 vs. UW-Eau Claire L, 3-1 1 4 7 3 20 .200 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Sep 12 vs. Northwestern W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 16 .250 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 7.0
Sep 12 at Cornell College L, 3-1 1 4 7 2 23 .217 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 13 vs. Wartburg W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 23 .261 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 7.0
Sep 13 vs. Loras W, 3-0 - 3 5 4 23 .043 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 17 Saint Mary's W, 3-1 1 4 7 1 20 .300 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Sep 19 at UW-Eau Claire W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 13 .154 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 19 vs. Carroll (Wis.) W, 3-0 1 1 3 0 4 .750 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Sep 20 vs. St. Norbert W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 16 .313 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 6 1 9.5
Sep 20 vs. UW-Stevens Point W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 16 .250 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 24 at Macalester W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 16 .563 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 27 at Gustavus Adolphus W, 3-1 1 4 4 2 9 .222 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 1 St. Catherine W, 3-0 1 3 5 5 16 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 8 Saint Benedict W, 3-1 1 4 8 4 16 .250 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 10 vs. Juniata W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 7 .143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 10 at Elmhurst W, 3-2 1 5 5 4 17 .059 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 11 vs. Washington (Mo.) L, 3-0 1 3 1 3 10 -.200 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 15 at Concordia-Moorhead W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 8 .875 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Oct 18 St. Olaf W, 3-0 - 3 7 0 10 .700 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7.0
Oct 22 Augsburg L, 3-2 1 5 8 4 18 .222 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 25 at Hamline W, 3-1 - 4 8 5 20 .150 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 9.0
Oct 29 at Carleton W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 20 .300 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Nov 1 at Bethel W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 19 .368 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Nov 6 Saint Benedict W, 3-1 1 4 6 6 22 .000 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 6.5
Nov 8 at Augsburg W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 20 .150 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Nov 13 Coe L, 3-1 1 4 5 1 13 .308 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 0 5.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2012-13 41 147 287 1.95 81 633 .325 25 0.17 2 0.01 46 0.31 16 56 72 0.49 333.0 2.3
2013-14 31 110 248 2.25 81 494 .338 4 0.04 0 0.00 41 0.37 5 60 65 0.59 283.0 2.6
2014-15 30 101 186 1.84 71 474 .243 9 0.09 0 0.00 70 0.69 9 25 34 0.34 207.5 2.1
Total 102 358 721 2.01 233 1601 .305 38 0.11 2 0.01 157 0.44 30 141 171 0.48 823.5 2.3
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 101 186 1.84 71 474 .243 9 0.09 0 0.00 70 0.69 9 25 34 0.34 207.5 2.1
Conference 11 39 82 2.10 27 172 .320 2 0.05 0 0.00 20 0.51 3 10 13 0.33 90.0 2.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 27 46 1.70 21 115 .217 3 0.11 0 0.00 17 0.63 1 7 8 0.30 50.5 1.9
Away 11 39 75 1.92 30 179 .251 1 0.03 0 0.00 25 0.64 3 7 10 0.26 81.5 2.1
Neutral 12 35 65 1.86 20 180 .250 5 0.14 0 0.00 28 0.80 5 11 16 0.46 75.5 2.2
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Wins 23 74 143 1.93 53 359 .251 4 0.05 0 0.00 46 0.62 7 24 31 0.42 162.0 2.2
Losses 7 27 43 1.59 18 115 .217 5 0.19 0 0.00 24 0.89 2 1 3 0.11 45.5 1.7
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August 3 10 20 2.00 8 45 .267 0 0.00 0 0.00 11 1.10 1 2 3 0.30 22.0 2.2
September 13 41 78 1.90 20 213 .272 5 0.12 0 0.00 34 0.83 6 12 18 0.44 90.0 2.2
October 10 36 60 1.67 29 142 .218 3 0.08 0 0.00 17 0.47 2 6 8 0.22 65.0 1.8
November 4 14 28 2.00 14 74 .189 1 0.07 0 0.00 8 0.57 0 5 5 0.36 30.5 2.2