| Sarah Yoder
2004 NCAA Regional Qualifier (steeplechase)
Rice - 2004: Finished fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the WAC championships with the time of 10:51.64 to qualify for regionals in just second time to compete in the event... Has the distinction of having started every game (77) in Rice soccer history... Also set the school records for career goals (22), assists (15), points (59) and shots (153)... In 2004, scored four goals, all of which were game-winners for the highest game-winning goal total on the team... Passed out three assists... Finished with the second-highest point total on the team (11 points on four goals and three assists). 2003: Joined the track team late in the outdoor season and promptly finished fourth in the 10,000 meters at the WAC championships... In soccer, earned all-WAC first team honors and named to the WAC championships all-tournament team... Set a single season scoring record with 19 points and tied her own school mark for goals with eight... Set new school standards shots (39), shots per game (1.95), shots on goal (22) and shots on goal per game (1.16)... Finished seventh in the WAC in goals per game and was fourth in the league in game-winners (4). 2002: Did not compete in track... Took a team-high 34 shots, 22 of which were on-goal. 2001: Earned all-WAC second team honors in Rice's first year of varsity soccer competition... Named freshman of the year for first-year programs by Soccer Buzz magazine... Also named to the magazine's all-national team... Led the WAC with eight assists, and was first with 0.50 assists per game
High School - 2001 graduate of Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Helotes... Four-year starter for the Panthers under Scott Stone... First-team all-district, all-city and all-region all four years... Led the city in scoring and was second in assists... Named newcomer of the year as a freshman... Also earned two letters in cross country, one in volleyball and one in track... Maintained a 98.4 grade average on a 100 scale... Recipient of the Gov. George W. Bush Award for Academic Excellence... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal - Full Name: Sarah Elizabeth Yoder. Born: Jan. 18, 1983, at San Antonio. Parents: Bradley and Stephanie Yoder of Helotes (three sisters). College: Baker.