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Sarah Francis

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hummelstown, Pa.

High School:
Hershey

Position:
Midfield/Back

Birthdate:
05/17/1984

VILLANOVA

2004: A member of the NFHCA Division I All-Academic Squad ... Started 11 games in the midfield ... Scored three goals while contributing eight assists, second most on the team ... Knocked in the game-winner in Villanova's 2-0 win over Cornell on Oct. 29 ... Had three multiple assist games: Aug. 28 vs. Vermont, Oct. 5 vs. Monmouth and Oct. 10 vs. Duke.

2003: Named NFCHA All-Academic...On the field, turned in a second consecutive season as part of the Villanova midfield...Started all 18 games and recorded three goals and three assists for nine points...Provided the game-winning goal in the Wildcats' initial BIG EAST victory in 2003, a 3-2 decision at Rutgers on Sept. 26...Assisted on the game-winner against LaSalle on Oct. 21

2002: NFHCA Academic All-American selection...BIG EAST All-Academic Selection...Saw action in all 20 games, starting 19...Scored first career goal and Villanova's first goal of the season against Lafayette...Also added two goals in conference play (Rutgers and Providence)...Added one assist vs. Syracuse.

High School: Earned four varsity letters at Hershey High School as a midfielder for head coach Tami Scola ... Awarded First Team All-State honors and First Team Patriot News Big 11 following her senior season ... Two-time Mid-Penn All Star Team member ... Also received Patriot News Big 11 Second Team honors as a junior and All-Underclassmen Team as a sophomore ... Execeled in the classroom and received Distinguished Honor Roll distinction all four years ... Also lettered in softball as a centerfielder and second baseman for coach John Gaydos.

Personal: Philosophy major ... Daughter of Don and Lynn Francis ... Has an older sister, Emily ... Born on 5/17/84 in Roanoke, Va.

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