Saw action in 20 matches, playing 49 games ... Tallied 72 digs on the season, averaging 1.47 digs per game ... Contributed 14.0 points on the season with four kills and 10 service aces ... Averaged 0.20 aces per game ... Had four matches with at least 10 digs ... Season high in digs came Oct. 13 at Kansas State with 12 ... Also had 10 digs Sept. 8 against UTPA, Sept. 8 against Cal Poly and Oct. 5 at Iowa State ... Season-high point total of 4.0 came Sept. 7 against Rhode Island with a career-high four service aces.
Appeared in two matches, both at the Starwoods Plaza Classic in Tucson, Ariz. ... Played one game Sept. 8 against Santa Clara ... Collected two digs in one game of action the following day against New Mexico State.
Prepped at Notre Dame High School in West Hills, Calif., earning a letter all four years ... Played for head coach Neil Coffman ... Named first-team all-Mission League as a senior ... Also earned first-team all-California Interscholastic Federation and first-team all-area honors in 1999 ... Led Notre Dame to the CIF championship match as a senior ... Also helped Knights reach the CIF semifinals as a junior ... Competed on the Notre Dame track team during freshman, sophomore and junior seasons ... Earned all-CIF honors in long jump and triple jump all three years ... Claimed CIF title in both events each year.
Full name is Sarah Katherine Braga ... Born May 8, 1982 in Van Nuys, Calif. ... Daughter of Ted and Cindy Braga of West Hills, Calif. ... Has one brother, Brandon ... Chose Baylor over Bucknell, East Carolina, Hawai?i Pacific and Lehigh.