|| Sarah Bach
Sarah Bach on choosing Stanford: "Besides the incredible academics and athletics, Stanford offered me the opportunity to be an integral part of the building process of a program on its way to being a consistent national contender."
As a Senior in 2006: A team captain...started all 18 matches as an attacker for the Cardinal...finished the season third on the team in scoring with 35 goals and 13 assists...ranked 10th in the conference in scoring with 1.94 goals per game and 12th with 48 total points...an MPSF Player of the Week (3/6)...named to the MPSF All-Tournament Team...received Inside Lacrosse Player of the Week Honorable Mention (3/6)...collected 26 ground balls and caused six turnovers...third on the team with 20 draw controls...boasted a .500 shot percentage, best among the team's top scorers...notched a goal in 16 of 18 matches and was the only Cardinal player to contribute at least one point to the Cardinal effort in all 18 matches...recorded eight multiple-goal games...tied a Stanford record with six goals in the Cardinal upset of No. 12 Vanderbilt...also won three key draw controls in that match...scored four goals on three occasions (against Loyola, Connecticut and Denver)...posted a hat trick in the win over UC Davis... notched the game-winning assist in Stanford's win over Loyola...scored her 100th career goal in the MPSF Final against Denver with a free position goal...contributed a second-half goal in the Cardinal's first NCAA Tournament appearance...finished her career ranked in the Cardinal career top-10 in seven categories, including sixth in goals and fourth in assists.
As a Junior in 2005: Started and played in all 18 games...Scored 40 goals and tallied nine assists...Recorded 83 shots, 15 ground balls, 17 draw controls, and two caused turnovers...Ranked fifth overall with 40 goals in the single season goal record books...Ranked first on the team with 40 goals and 49 points...Named to the MPSF All-Conference and All-Tournament teams...Was a two-time MPSF Athlete of the Week after leading the Cardinal to two victories in the team's final homestand of the season...Scored the game-winning goal with 55 seconds remaining as Stanford defeated No. 19 Yale, and recorded a hat trick in the team's 17-14 victory over Denver.
As a Sophomore in 2004: Continued to emerge as a top scoring threat...Appeared in all 18 games, starting every contest...Ranked sixth on the team with 17 goals and fourth on the squad with 28 points...Her 11 assists tied for second on the team with Megan Burker...Registered three multiple-goal games, with her second career hat trick coming in a 13-9 win over Saint Mary's (2/15)...Tallied a goal in 10 of Stanford's first 11 games...Scored two goals against Ohio State (2/27), and added a pair of goals in 15-12 overtime win versus California (4/2)...Attempted 49 shots on the season...Added 29 ground balls and 10 draw controls.
As a Freshman in 2003: Enjoyed a solid freshman campaign on The Farm...Played in all 18 games, making 17 starts...Tallied 12 goals and six assists on the season for 18 points...Scored two or more goals in a game three times, with her best performance coming in a 17-7 win over UMBC (3/31) in which she registered a hat trick...Tied for fourth on the team in ground balls with 48...Recorded a career-high seven ground balls in the Cardinal's 14-13 double overtime win versus Notre Dame (4/13)...Attempted 21 shots on the season...Also added six free-positions and six caused turnovers.
High School: Participated in two sports at Seton Keogh High School in Maryland...Four-year letter winner in lacrosse and three-year letter winner in soccer...Although named a team captain her senior year, did not play lacrosse due to knee injuries...Was named the team's Unsung Hero as a senior...Chosen to the league's All-Star team as a sophomore and junior...Academic All-American as a senior...Team captain as a junior in soccer.
Personal: Parents are Allen and Patty Bach...Majoring in Psychology wth a minor in Spanish...Hobbies include drawing, soccer and going to concerts.
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