Junior Juliette Thévenin posted 18.5 points on the day
Tigers snap the Gamecocks' 13-match winning streak
2012 (FRESHMAN): Battled an injury throughout the season, playing in 11 matches ... Tallied extensive time on the court in her first two collegiate matches against LSU (9/16) and Auburn (9/21) ... Posted highs in both kills and swings in the match at Auburn ... Drew her only start against Mississippi (9/30) ... Played her final match at Mississippi (10/21).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered three seasons at Saugus High School for Zack Ambrose ... As a senior, she helped the Centurions to a Foothills League title, making an appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation's Southern Section 1A quarterfinals ... A first-team all-league and All-Santa Clarita Valley choice, the latter by The Signal newspaper ... Posted 3.5 kills per set, second on the team, a squad-best 57 aces and stood in the top four in blocks and digs ... Twice named her team's best defensive player ... A second-team All-SCV choice by The Signal and first-team All-Foothills as a junior, when she posted 2.9 kills per set and a team-high 0.5 blocks per set ... Tallied 2.3 kills and 0.6 blocks per set as a sophomore, garnering second-team All-Foothills accolades ... Also lettered one season in track, making CIF Southern Section meet in the high jump during her junior year ... Spent one year at Frazier Mountain High School, earning one volleyball letter there ... Led the Falcons in blocking (1.5 per-set average) en route to first-team All-High Desert League honors ... Played with the Legacy Volleyball Club for Tony Ker ... Helped her 17s team to the Phoenix Festival title ... Off the court, she was nominated for Saugus's SAMMY award, which honors an athletes success both on and off the playing field.
PERSONAL: Sarah Alyce Blomgren is the daughter of Dave and Cindy Blomgren ... She has one older brother, Brett, who plays in the North American Hockey League ... Lists fishing and swimming among her hobbies ... Says going to play volleyball in Austria in 2009 as her biggest athletic thrill ... Calls former club coach Gerrit Maxwell her biggest volleyball influence ... Wants to work in the medical field, either as a doctor or a physical therapist.