#19 Sarah Dennis


Hometown Germantown, Tenn.
High School Houston

Coach Coveleskie:
‘Sarah is a superior athlete. She is one of the most dynamic, athletic and hard-working players in our program.’

As a junior (2006):
Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring game-winning goal in double overtime against Middle Tennessee and assisting two goals in the Commodores 4-3 win over UAB… Ninth in SEC in shots with 55 through 21 games… Had 16 starts through 21 games including 11 of 12 SEC games.

As a sophomore (2005):
Played in all 23 games… started in 18 games… led her class with 5 goals, including 3 game winners… had 3 assists… SEC All-Tournament Team 2005… SEC Offensive Player of the Week… Soccer American National Team of the Week… Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week.

As a freshman (2004):
Played in all 19 team games… Started 17 games, more than any other freshmen… Her first career start came against Wake Forest (08/27/2004)… Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team and the SEC All-Tournament Team… Also named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll… Scored the first goal of the season in the season-opener 1-1 tie with Wake Forest.

High School/Club:
Lettered and started four years for coach Mike Irby… Served as captain her senior season in 2003-04… All-Metro and All-State selection in 2002 and 2003… Was a Best of the Preps nominee in 2003 by the Memphis Commercial Appeal… Team MVP as a senior and Region 8 Player of the Year as a junior and senior… Helped the Mustangs to the District 5 and Region 8 titles as a junior… Played club ball for GSC Fury [apos]86 Premier… They were Tennessee state champions from 1997-2000 and in 2003… Also played on the Tennessee ODP state team from 2000-present and the Region III ODP team from 2000-present… Academic honors include National Honor Society, Beta Club and executive board member for National Art Honor Society & Connections Club… Recently awarded 3rd place in Shelby County for a visual arts piece she submitted in the 2003 Reflections Contest… Also selected to enter four visual arts pieces in the National Scholastic Program Contest.

Worth Noting:
Sarah Kathleen Dennis… Born on Aug. 6, 1986 in Germantown, Tenn…. Daughter of Sam Dennis and Kathleen Swanton… Has three sisters and three stepsisters.