The All-America duo of Jace Pardon and Sarah Wickstrom fell in the pairs quarterfinals
FSU fell to the defending national champions, 3-2, on Saturday
No. 3 seed Florida State swept No. 6 seed ULM to open the National Championships.
FSU went 2-1 on Day 1 and faces No. 1 seed Pepperdine at 11 a.m. CT Saturday
The Seminoles' Stephanie and Nina Pellitteri win the Silver bracket, as Pardon and Wickstrom get second in the Gold bracket.
Sophomore Season (2013) Named an AVCA All-American along with teammate and partner Jace Pardon...Went 14-5 with Pardon on the season...Went 11-2 with Mallory Kiley and 3-1 with Julie Brown to finish 2013 28-8 overall...Went 6-1 at No. 1 with Pardon, 1-0 at No. 2, and 7-1 at No. 4 in 2013 in dual matches...Placed second with Kiley in Atlanta, Ga. in the 'Silver' bracket, losing in the finals to teammates Aurora Davis and Katherine Plessy...Reached the quarterfinals of the Siesta Key Tournament 'Gold' bracket with new partner Pardon...Finished second with Pardon at the FSU Sand Tournament 'Gold' bracket after falling to Georgia State in the finals (April 21)...Finished 3-1 at the AVCA National Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. with Pardon...Beat the #1 teams from ULM, North Florida, and Pepperdine while falling to eventual champion Long Beach State in three sets...Seeded third with Pardon and reached the quarterfinals of the AVCA Pairs Tournament.
Freshman Season (2012) Notched a 13-6 record, including a 7-2 mark in dual matches...Partnered with Jeassica McGregor, Mallory Kiley, Stephanie Pellitteri and Fatma Yildirim at the Nos. 4 and 5 spots...Went 2-0 at No. 4 and 3-0 at No. 5 with McGregor...Paired with Yildirim at the No. 5 spot for two matches at the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships (April 27-29)...Had lowest average of serving errors on the team at 0.31 per set...Ranked fourth on Seminoles in kills per set (5.38).
Indoor Volleyball Career An extremely talented setter, Sarah is a member of the FSU indoor volleyball team and helped the squad advance to the NCAA Final Four in 2011...Named to the All-ACC Freshman team in 2011... Ranked second on the team in assists...Named a finalist for the Andi Collins Award in high school, which recognizes the best setter in the nation at the prep level, while at Jensen Beach High School...Guided Jensen Beach to two state titles in her freshman and junior seasons and two state regional final appearances as a sophomore and senior...Florida Dairy Farmers 4A Player of the Year in 2009...Earned first-team all-state honors in 2009 and a nomination for the Gatorade Player of the Year.
Personal Born April 5, 1993...Majoring in sport management...Roots for the Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat...Has traveled to Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and the Bahamas...Person she'd most like to meet in sports is Misty May...Two of her proudest moments in sports were winning two state championships in high school.