|Sarah Watkins 13
GENERAL: The Saints’ starting setter and one of the top in the league...Soft hands and strong work ethic have earned the respect of her teammates and the players and coaches throughout the MAAC…Will be looked upon for leadership and veteran experience as she sets the table for any success the 2001 Saints may have…Will likely graduate as Siena’s all-time assist leader
AS A JUNIOR: Named to the 2001 MAAC Honor Roll…Started all 29 matches at setter and played in a team-high 105 games…Led the squad with 9.9 assists per game and tied for the team lead in services aces with 27…Second on the team with 246 digs (2.3/game)…Was a part of 31 blocks.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Selected to the MAAC Tournament team...Worked her way into the everyday lineup after starting season as the reserve setter...Led the team with 741 assists (9.6/game)...Fourth on team with 172 digs... Served 13 aces and collected 27 blocks.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 17 matches and 38 games...Second on team in assists with 326 (8.6/game)...Killed 23 of her 58 total attacks...Seventh on Saints with 108 digs (1.4/game)...Tallied 18 service aces.
PERSONAL: Born August 31, 1980 in Syracuse, N.Y...The daughter of Robert and Loretta Watkins...Lettered in three sports at Canastota, including six years of volleyball...Major is history.
RACEY ON WATKINS: “When I think of Siena Volleyball I think of Sarah. She is a role model both on the court and off. Nobody works harder to make the players around her better. Her smile and attitude are as contagious as is her work ethic.”