10 - Sarah Placek
Sarah Placek
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: Hayfield Secondary
Position: G
AS A JUNIOR IN 2004-05: Started 28 out of 31 games...Led the team in steals (59) and was second on the team in assists (80), two categories she also finished the season with a top 11 rank in the Patriot League...Averaged 8.5 points ans 2.2 rebounds per game...Collected 12 points, three rebounds and two assists in the PL championship game on 3/9/05...Scored 11 points in the PL semis against Navy...Tallied 10 points against Lafayette in the league quarterfinals...Had 12 points, including two long balls against Navy on 2/4/05...Chipped in four points, a team-high four steals, two rebounds and two assists on 1/8/05 vs. Bucknell...Scored a team-high 10 points, to go along with three rebounds, two assists and a steal on 1/4/05 vs. #2 Duke...Had five points, four assists, two steals and one rebound on 1/2/05 vs. #18 DePaul...Chipped in eight points, three rebounds, three assists, and three steals on 12/30/04 vs. St. John's...Scored 16 points, had six assists, two rebounds and a steal on 12/20/04 vs. Northeastern...Had a team-high 15 points, including two three-pointers, had three assists, and two steals on 12/9/04 vs. Siena...Poured in a game-high and a career-high 23 points, and added four boards, three assists, and three steals on 12/7/04 vs. URI...Poured in a team-high 11 points, going 3-for-6 from long range, and also recorded three assists, two steals, and two rebounds on 12/5/04 vs. UConn...Scored nine points, and added three assists and two rebounds on 12/1/04 vs. BC...Poured in a team-high 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor, added three assists, two steals, and a rebound on 11/27/04 vs Iona...Recorded eight points, two assists, and two steals on 11/26/04 vs. UAB...Tallied 10 points, four rebounds, and tied a career-high with four steals (also a game-high) vs. UMass on 11/23/04...Scored 10 points, added three assists, two rebounds, and a steal on 11/21/04 vs. Buffalo...Played 20 minutes in the season opener vs. Providence on November 19...had three points on 1-for-2 shooting from behind the line...added a rebound, and an assist. AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2003-04: Dished out a team-high five assists, to go along with eight points in the Patriot League Quarterfinals against Bucknell... nailed three 3's and poured in 16 points in a 79-60 win over Navy... had a team-high four assists, with nine points, two steals, and a rebound at American Univerity... hit for 17 points on 5-of-10 shooting from behind the arc in a 75-63 win over Colgate... shot a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line and had a team-high 15 points against Army... chipped in 15 points, seven rebounds, and a team-high three assists in a 71-55 win over Bucknell on 2/1/04... tied a career-high with four steals in a 71-68 victory at Lehigh... tied a career-high in points with 20, to go along with five assists, and a team-high three steals at Buffalo... had seven assists and nine points in a 71-65 win over Lafayette... hit for seven points, seven assists, six rebounds, and a team-high two steals in a 66-58 win at Army... hit three 3's and pumped in a team-high 17 points against Furman... hit for 14 points at Boston College and against Illinois-Chicago... had 11 points and a team-high five assists at Providence... poured in five 3's on 6-of-12 shooting from the field for a team-high 19 points in 37 minutes of action against St.John's... named to the Patriot League All- Academic team with a 3.42 gpa. AS A FRESHMAN IN 2002-03: PATRIOT LEAGUE ALL-ROOKIE TEAM... netted nine points and dished out five assists vs. Lafayette, 3/7/03... shot 4-of-5 from the floor, including two treys, en route to 10 points vs. Lehigh, 3/2/03... totaled 12 points, three steals and two assists in the Bucknell game on 2/28/03... posted 10 points, four rebounds, three assists, and one block in the Navy game on 2/23/03... shot 4-for-8 with five free throws for 13 points vs. Colgate, 2/11/03... contributed 16 points, including three three-pointers versus Lehigh, 1/31/03... set a career-high assist total with eight vs. American in a career-best 43 minutes of play, while contributing 13 points... was 4-for-7 from the floor with a free throw to collect 10 points at Lafayette, 1/18/03... pulled down a career-high nine rebounds vs. Colorado State, 1/9/03... tallied double-digit points for the third-straight game with 15 points vs. Northeastern in addition to a career-high in steals with 4... scored a career-best 20 points vs. La Salle, 12/29/02... scored 14 points vs. Maine, going 4-for-5 from three-point range, and adding three assists and two steals... played a career-high 40 minutes vs. #2 UConn, contributing three thefts... scored 10 points against Savannah State, 11/29/02. HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Coach McCormick at Hayfield Secondary... The 2002 Patriot District Player of the Year... First Team Northern Region her senior year... Patriot District All-Tournament Team in 2001 and 2002... Third Team Washington Post All-Metro in 2002... The 2002 All Springfield Times...Metro Classic and NVWBCA All-Star her senior year...Averaged 19 points per game as a senior year... Helped the team advance to the State quarterfinals her junior year. PERSONAL: Born December 11, 1983... daughter of Steven Placek and Laurel Sample... Biology/Pre-Med major ... has one brother, Dale and one sister, Dawn.