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   #9 - Sarah Lark
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Alma, Mich.

Position:
Middle Hitter

High School:
Alma

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2008 Season (Junior): Match-By-Match Statistics.

2007 Season (Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . A GLIAC All-Academic Team selection . . . Her 117 kills ranked sixth among the team’s offensive leaders and placed third on the squad with 46 total blocks . . . Hammered a career-high eight kills in conference matches vs. Northern Michigan (9/16) and at Saginaw Valley State (9/22) . . . Averaged 1.30 kills per game and 0.52 blocks in 17 GLIAC outings . . . Smacked seven kills in a match on three occasions – vs. Mesa State, Colo. (9/1) and Western State, Colo. (9/1) in a pair of Days Inn-Denver West Oredigger Classic matches and against Gannon (10/5) . . . Turned in a .500 attack percentage with five kills each against Glenville State, W.Va. (8/25) at the Ferris State Invitational and against nationally-ranked Hillsdale (10/12) . . . Had at least a block in 22-of-29 matches . . . Tallied a season-leading four block assists three times – vs. Northern Michigan (9/16), at Northwood (9/21), and at Lake Superior State (10/21) . . . Posted a career-high five digs against Lake Superior State (9/14).

2006 Season (Freshman): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Participated in 18 matches and received action in 27 games . . . Registered a season-high three kills on two occasions – against St. Joseph’s (Ind.) in the season opener (8/24) and versus Wayne State (10/7) . . . Tallied a .429 hitting percentage (3/0/7) against Lake Superior State (10/20) . . . Produced a season-best three service aces against Midwestern State, Texas (9/2) at the Alamo City Classic Tournament . . . Claimed a season-high two digs at Michigan Tech (9/24) . . . Garnered a dig apiece versus Gannon (9/30) and against Lake Superior State (10/20) . . . Picked up two assists in a match twice – at Michigan Tech (9/24) and versus Wayne State (10/7).

High School: A 2006 graduate of Alma High . . . Earned All-Mid Michigan B Conference and all-region laurels twice . . . Third-Team Class B All-State honoree (2005-06) . . . Guided the Panthers to two district crowns under head coach Jennifer Tomanek . . . Three-time all-league pick . . . Led AHS to league championships in both the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons . . . Also participated in both basketball along with track and field . . . All-conference and all-area basketball selection . . . Qualified for the state track and field championships as a hurdler, high jumper and relay runner . . . Named all-conference and all-area in track and field . . .Took part in the Youth Advisory Court, Class Advisory Board and Chorale programs . . . Member of AHS' homecoming court.

Club Team: Was active in both USA Volleyball and developmental programs.

Personal: Daughter of Randy and Sonia Lark . . . Born 2/28/88 in Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . Hobbies include sports and singing in the choir . . . Father is presently the head football coach at Alma (Mich.) College and previously coached football at Ferris State from 1984-86 . . . Her uncle, Chuck Lark, played football at Central Michigan (1985-86) . . . Has two brothers . . . A 2008-09 legacy committee co-chair of FSU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee . . . Majoring in recreation leadership management.

Lark's Career Statistics
Year MP-GP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE Dig BS BA TB BE BHE
2006 27-18 13 9 47 .085 6 3 1 0 4 0 3 3 3 0
2007 83-29 117 65 379 .137 12 2 3 0 34 10 36 46 9 3
Totals 110-47 130 74 426 .131 18 5 4 0 38 10 39 49 12 3

I chose Ferris State because: the close-knit volleyball team
My favorite thing about FSU Volleyball is: competing at a high level
The motto I live by is: live life to the fullest

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