17 - Sara Cox
Sara Cox
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.
High School: Chatham
Position: D

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2012: Started in all 18 games...tied for fourth on the team with a career-best 23 ground balls...ranked fifth on the team with 12 caused turnovers...also posted one draw control...part of a defense that ranked third in the Patriot League with an 11.39 goals against average...led the Crusaders with three caused turnovers in the loss to No. 13 Boston College (2/17) and the victory at Lehigh (4/14)...ranked first on the team with four ground balls at Navy (4/29) in the Patriot League championship game...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.  

2011: Started in all 17 games…tied for first on the team with a career-best 20 caused turnovers which are tied for ninth all-time for a season at the school…tied for third on the team with 21 ground balls…also earned a career-best four draw controls…picked up four ground balls and caused three turnovers in the win over Yale (2/26).

2010: Played in 16 games with eight starts…tallied nine ground balls…recorded three draw controls and three caused turnovers...part of a defense that had the third best team goals against average (10.82) in the Patriot League.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Chatham H.S. for coach Deb Marriott...senior captain...2008 and 2009 Academic All-American...earned 2009 first team All-Daily Record honors...named first team All-Morris County and first team All-Iron Hills Conference in 2009...selected second team All-Morris County and second team All-Iron Hills Conference in 2008...led the team in interceptions from 2007-2009...team won the 2008 Group 1 state championship and was the Tournament of Champions runner-up...played club lacrosse for the STEPS Elite under coach Mike Walsh...also a two-year member of the varsity basketball team, and was named the team’s 2009 Most Improved Player...basketball team was the 2009 Group 2 State runner-up.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Peggy Cox...mother was a member of the club rowing team at Notre Dame...has two brothers (Jason and Tyler)...brother, Tyler, played lacrosse at the University of Scranton...her aunt Janet Valickus (Class of 1980), uncle Paul Valickus (Class of 1979) and cousin Kathryn Valickus (Class of 2007) all graduated from Holy Cross...a Psychology major.

Cox's Career Statistics

2010 16 0 0 0 0 9 3 3
2011 17 0 0 0 0 21 4 20
2012 18 0 0 0 0 23 1 12
Total 51 0 0 0 0 53 8 35