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13   Sarah Griffin
Sarah Griffin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hereford, Texas

High School:
Hereford

Height:
5-11

Position:
MB

Club Team:
High Plains


Senior Year (2006): Capped a tremendous career with a host of honors ... A two-year team captain, she earned the Coaches' Award at the annual team banquet ... Collected the Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship from the ACC ... Garnered CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Second-Team Academic All-District Three, the first by a Seminole in 13 years ... Member of the 2006 Academic All-ACC Volleyball team for the second year to go along with her fourth spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Finished her career ranked fifth in school history with 139 aces ... Named FSU Invitational Tournament MVP after posting double-digit kills in all three matches ... Recorded three double-doubles, including back-to-back matches against Florida (9/12) and Miami (9/19) ... Posted 15 double-digit kill performances throughout the year while leading the team on three occasions, including the final match of her collegiate career at Duke (11/22) ... Led the team in total blocking in 16 matches and had the most blocking assists in 18 matches ... Top digger on two occasions ... Rated eighth in the ACC at 0.40 aces per game, with ranking tenth during conference matches with the same average.

Junior Year (2005): Named team captain ... Played in a career-high 116 games ... Also started in career-high 20 matches ... Finished the year ranked second overall in the ACC with 0.42 aces per game while also holding the number two spot during conference matches at a rate of 0.51 apg ... Top five on the team in six of seven categories ... Set new career highs for aces (49), blocks (47) and digs (222) ... Set single-match personal bests with seven aces against Boston College (10/28) and eight blocks at Virginia (11/11) ... Had a career-high 18.5 points versus the Cavaliers and North Carolina (11/20) on her way to 235.5 for the year ... Had 10 or more kills on eight different occasions - five in her last seven matches - including a season-best 17 against Pittsburgh ... Also tallied 15 kills in the fivegame win over North Carolina ... Posted double-digits in the dig column seven times, including 16 to tie her career-high against the Tar Heels ... Recorded a pair of double doubles with 10 kills and 10 digs versus Boston College and a 12-kill, 13-dig performance at Miami (11/15) ... Led the team with six games of three aces or more ... Named to the 2005 Academic All-ACC team as well as ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in her career.

Sophomore Year (2004): Earned the 2004-05 Florida State Impact Award, which is presented annually to individuals, groups or teams who have distinguished themselves as having a strong commitment to community service and that commitment has created a positive impact in the community through their continued participation ... Also earned the Academic Award by the coaching staff at the team banquet ... Appeared in 29 matches, starting 11, while playing 104 games ... Finished fourth on the team with 192 digs, averaging 1.85 per game ... Recorded 21 services aces ... Placed second on the team in serve percentage (.917) for players with more than 50 attempts, while ranking fourth in total attempts on the season with 384 ... Also finished fourth with 30 assists, garnering the third best set percentage (.263) for players with more than 10 attempts ... Had a season-high seven kills and seven points against North Carolina (11/19) ... Notched six points and 23 total attempts, while serving three aces against Virginia Tech (10/22) ... Registered a season-high .417 attack percentage in Florida State's second win over North Carolina (11/13) ... Tallied 14 digs, two points and an assist in a 3-0 shutout over North Carolina (10/15).

Freshman Year (2003): Played in 31 matches, 97 games, including 16 starts ... Finished the year second on the team with 25 service aces ... Had seven digs and two aces in her first collegiate match against Florida Atlantic (8/29) ... Tallied a career-high 18 kills at UCF (10/14) while hitting .357 with three blocks and six digs ... Totaled a career-high 16 digs along with eight kills and two service aces at Duke (10/24) ... Recorded a season-high four blocks against Michigan (8/30) ... Posted her first career double-double with 13 kills and 13 digs at NC State (9/26) ... Posted eight kills, two, four digs and two blocks versus Louisiana Tech at the Texas State Tournament (9/5) ... Had 13 digs along with nine kills and four blocks against Arkansas State (9/5) ... Served up a season-high three service aces for the first of three times at UC Irvine (9/13) ... Hit a career-best .500 against Jacksonville (9/19) and Eastern Kentucky (9/20) ... Added 10 digs against the Dolphins and 12 digs versus the Colonels ... Tied for the team high with 16 kills at North Carolina (9/27) ... Notched nine kills and 12 digs against Clemson (10/17) ... Earned ACC Academic Honor Roll recognition for 2003-04.

High School: Four-year starter at Hereford High School ... MVP of the 2001 state tournament as she led Hereford to the state title .... 2001 First-Team Amarillo Globe-News Super Team ... 2002 TGCA Class 4A All- State First Team ... 2002 3A-4A All-District First-Team and Player of the Year ... Earned Amarillo Globe-News Super Team and District 3A-4A First Team honors following the 2000 season, in which she helped lead her team to the 4A regional semifinals ... Garnered All- Tournament honors in 1999 as Hereford won the state title ... Also claimed Newcomer of the Year and Amarillo Globe-News Honorable Mention honors as a rookie.

Personal: Born October 30, 1984 ... Graduated with a degree in finance ... Daughter of Frank and Diana Griffin.

Career Highs
Digs: 16 at Duke (10/24/03)
Kills: 18 at UCF (10/14/03)
Points: 21.5 at South Carolina (9/6/06)
Total Attacks: 44 vs. Pittsburgh (9/3/05)
Hitting Percentage: .692 at Virginia (10/14/06)
Assists: 4 (Twice)
Service Aces: 7 vs. Boston College (10/28/05)
Blocks: 8 at Virginia (11/11/05)


Career Stats
Year 	MP-MS 	GP 	K 	K/G	 E 	TA 	PCT 	A 	A/G 	ACE 	SE 	DIG 	D/G 	RE	BS 	BA 	TOT 	B/G 	BE 	BHE 	PTS
2003 	31-16 	97 	170 	1.75 	99 	548 	.130 	12 	0.12 	25 	29 	166 	1.71 	43 	4 	21 	25 	0.26 	2 	3 	209.5
2004 	29-11 	104 	46 	0.44 	40 	193 	.031 	30 	0.29 	21 	32 	192 	1.85 	15	0 	4 	4 	0.04 	1 	0 	69.0
2005 	30-20 	116 	161 	1.39 	110 	544 	.094 	29 	0.25 	49 	63  	222 	1.91 	48	4 	43 	47 	0.41 	7 	3 	235.5
2006	31-31	111	287	2.59	93	694	.280	47	0.42	44	58	236	2.13	61	7	100	107	0.96	15	6	388.0
TOTAL	121-78	428	664	1.55	359	1979	.154	118	0.28	139	182	816	1.91	167	15	168	183	0.43	25	12	902.0

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