Overview
Sarah Wilhite

Sarah Wilhite

Club
Futura Volley
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
30/07/1995
Birth Place
Minnesota, USA
Height
185 cm
Weight
75 kg

 At University of Minnesota


2016 • SENIOR SEASON: 
AVCA and ESPNW National Player of the Year, the first Gopher to ever receive the award • Big Ten Player of the Year and Unanimous All-Big Ten • NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team • averaged a Big Ten best 4.20 kills per set • four time Big Ten Player of the Week • finished her career with 1,182 kills • led the team in kills (537), kills per set (4.26), attempts (1385) • had 29 aces and averaged 0.49 blocks per set • recorded 57 attempts against San Diego (8/27) • hit .464 and had 16 kills in win over Texas A&M • earned B1G Player of the Week after her performance at the Puerto Rico Classico against Texas A&M and Florida State • earned career best .733 hitting percentage against Louisville (9/9) • added 46 kills over the weekend against UND, Toledo and Green Bay (9/16-17) • named Big Ten Player of the Week after earning 30 kills and hitting .311 over the weekend against Maryland and No.17 Ohio State (9/23-24) • established 26 kills on the weekend, hittig .621 against No. 14 Purdue and adding 9 digs (9/30-10/2) • had a double-double against Penn State (16 kills, 16 digs) • established 14 kills, nine digs and three service aces against Northwestern (10/9) • recorded 12 kills and eight digs against Wisconsin (10/12) • had 19 against No.14 Michigan State (10/15) • earned a double-double against Iowa with 22 kills and ten digs (10/21) • recorded career-high attempts (68) against No. 1 Nebraska (10/23) • established 26 kills and 11 digs over the weekend against Rutgers and Penn State (10/28-29) • Earned 9 kills against Indiana (11/2) • had team-best 13 kills against Maryland (11/6) • earned two double-doubles over the weekend against Illinois and Northwestern (11/12-13) • earned career-high 26 kills against No. 18 Michigan, also earning a double-double with 13 digs (11/20) • added a team-best 19 kills and career 25 digs in the Nebraska win (11/23) • earned her 11th double-double of the season with 23 kills and 19 digs against No. 3 Wisconsin (11/26) • Big Ten and National Player of the Week after the Nebraska and Wisconsin wins • earned a double-double in the second round of the NCAA tournament against Hawaii (12/3) • Regional Most Outstanding Player after .[roducing 31 kills and 4.43 kills per set • had 25 kills and 13 digs in the National Semifinal along with 70 total attempts. 

2015 • JUNIOR SEASON: 
Academic All-Big Ten • NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team • One of 12 members that competed with the Team USA Collegiate National Team on its China Tour this past June • led the team with 16 kills vs. Texas A&M • saw action in 3 sets against No. 1 Penn State • added 11 kills in the five set win against Illinois (10/3) • had a season-best eight digs in the win over Wisconsin (10/14) • had a season-best three aces vs. Wisconsin (10/17) • established 11 kills against No. 3 Nebraska and Iowa (10/23-24), had a season-best 40 attempts at Nebraska • hit .304 against Indiana (10/28) • put up a season-best 5 blocks against No. 25 Michigan (11/7) • contributed 12 kills in the win against Northwestern (11/11) • established a team-best 12 kills and hit for a career-best .579 in the sweep of No. 1 Penn State (11/14) • had 10 kills and 3 blocks in win over Maryland (11/18) • earned season-high kills and attempts against Ohio State (11/25) • Big Ten Player of the Week (11/30) • did not commit an error in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Jackson State (12/4) • tied a season-high of 20 kills in the Regional Semifinal against Illinois (12/11) • contributed 12 kills and four blocks in the Regional Final against Hawaii (12/12) • established seven kills and five digs in the National Semifinal against Texas (12/19).

2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Academic All-Big Ten • Ranked second on the team with 309 kills • Played in 31 matches and 110 of possible 111 sets • Produced a career-high 25 kills and 19 digs for a double double against Louisville (8/30) • Named to the Yale Invite All-Tournament team when she produced 28 kills, three aces, 25 digs and five blocks • Produced double-doubles in all three matches of the Diet Coke Classic (9/12-13) with a total of 48 kills and 35 digs and was named to the All-Tournament Team • Named Rocket Invite MVP (9/19-20) with 42 kills, 4.67 kills per set and hit .386 • Accomplished a triple double (10 K, 10 D, 10 B) in the win over OSU (9/24) • Achieved a double-double vs. Penn State (9/27) with 14 kills and 14 digs • Posted 10 kills, 9 digs against Northwestern (10/5)• Tied for a team-high eight digs vs. Maryland (10/10) • Added a double-double against Nebraska (10/22) with 14 kills, 11 digs • Had eight kills, three digs against Iowa (10/25) • Had seven kills, six blocks and six digs at Indiana (10/29) • Hit .421 against Michigan State (11/7) • Established a double-double when she had 18 kills, 16 digs and hit .395 against Northwestern (11/12) • Had eight kills, four digs and five blocks at Maryland (11/19) • Had eight kills and five blocks at Ohio State (11/26) • Hit .500 on 12 attempts vs. Indiana (11/28).

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Saw action in 65 sets and has 88 kills, 10 aces, 123 digs and 31 total blocks • Started in her collegiate debut in the first game of the season against Jacksonville State (8/30) • Had 10 kills and seven digs in her debut and had 22 kills in and four aces in three matches played • Saw action in all four matches during the Dartmouth Duels and had a then-career-high 15 kills, 10 digs and 39 attempts against the Big Green • Established a career-high 16 digs and five blocks in the Iowa match (10/5) • Started against Penn State (10/9) and had nine kills and 12 digs • Had 10 kills, two aces, four digs and provided 12 points in win over Ohio State (10/12) • Added 12 digs against Wisconsin (10/23) • Saw action in the NCAA First Round against Radford

HIGH SCHOOL: Played with Eden Prairie High School • ranked No. 14 in PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces • between her high school and club team, has earned multiple All-America honors, including AVCA Under Armour Girls High School First Team All-America selection • named the 2012 Ms. Baden Minnesota Miss Volleyball recipient, which is given to the top senior volleyball player in the state • in her final year with the Eagles, broke the team's season kill record with 667 kills and finished her career with 1,987 kills • two-time first-team all-state selection, was also named to both first-team all-metro in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press • as a junior, led Eden Prairie to its first ever Class AAA state title when she posted 33 kills in the championship match and 80 in tournament • two-time honoree of the Minnesota State Volleyball All-Tournament team, was also named Minnesota's 2011 Gatorade Player of the Year • two-time team captain and the team's three-time most valuable player • also was a four-time All-Lake Conference selection.

CLUB TEAM: Played with the Northern Lights Volleyball Club • helped the 17-1's win the open division of the USA Junior National Championships in July of 2012.

PERSONAL: Graduated from Eden Prairie in 2013 • named an academic all-state selection with a 3.89 grade point average • physiology major • born July 30, 1995 • daughter of Mark and Amy Wilhite.

Career

  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (0) - Other (12)
  • Current Club Futura Volley
  • Spike 305
  • Block 300