Saw playing time as a freshman in eight matches and 23
sets and drew starts in her first five matches played • Tallied four kills and
six digs with a block solo and a block assist in her collegiate debut against
Southeastern Louisiana (8/27) • Registered a rookie season-high seven digs in a
3-1 win against Army (9/3) • Recorded five-dig performances against Pacific
(9/2) and, in her SEC debut, against LSU (10/30).
Four-year standout as an outside hitter at Tomball High
School • Coached by Cheryl Wallace • Paced the Houston metro area club
with 265 kills as a senior in 2010, finishing third on the club with 164 digs
while earning District 13-5A Hitter of the Year honors • Two-time academic
all-district honoree • Also earned all-district designation after helping lead
the THS Cougars to a district co-championship and a 26-15 finish in 2010 •
Played a key role in her team's title-clinching 16-0 finish in district play in
2008 • Refined her volleyball skills playing five seasons of club volleyball
for the Houston-based Texas Tornados Mizuno team, coached by Tara
Cross Battle and Jeff Hall • Member of two Tornados teams that
placed fifth at the Junior National tournament.
Born Sarah Katherine Temperilli on August 31, 1992
in Woodlands, Texas • Daughter of Paula and John Temperilli of
Houston, Texas • Majoring in communication.