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Sarah Scher
Player Profile:
Sarah Scher 916414
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pocomoke City, Md.
High School: Pocomoke
Major: Hotel, Rest., Inst. Management
Experience: 2 Letters

Five-year squad member that collected two CAA Tournament titles • appeared in 42 career games while starting 37 for the Blue Hens • 11th in school history with 190 career saves.

One of three team captains that helped lead squad to a program-record 17 victories in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • Second Team All-CAA honoree • earned CAA All-Tournament Team and Most Outstanding Player accolades after guiding the Hens defensively with 12 saves and just three goals allowed in wins over William & Mary and Northeastern at Rullo Stadium • finished season with career-best 103 saves and 1.54 goals allowed • ranked fifth nationally with a .773 win percentage • ranked 22nd in the NCAA with 1.54 GAA and 27th with .752 save percentage • led CAA with 7.0 shutouts • recorded a season-best 11 saves at No. 12 Penn State on Sept. 20 • National 5 &10 Athlete of the Week (Nov. 11) • NFHCA National Academic Squad selection • voted Team MVP.

Started 15 games as the goalie for the Blue Hens and went 7-8 overall • played in 1049:56 minutes while allowing 43 goals (2.87 per game/eighth CAA) • collected a 65.6 save percentage (eighth CAA) with 82 saves (sixth CAA) • finished fifth in the CAA and 34th in the NCAA with 5.47 saves per game • collected a career-high 15 saves against Albany on Aug. 26 • registered nine saves at Old Dominion on Sept. 30 • posted a 4-0 shutout at Towson on Oct. 21.

Appeared in five games as a sophomore backup to Noelle Diana in goal • led team to Colonial Athletic Association Tournament berth for first-year head coach Rolf van de Kerkhof • saw action vs. Bryant, Wake Forest, Old Dominion, Hofstra, and VCU • played 71:47 minutes, allowed five goals (4.88 goals against average) and made five saves (.500 pct.) • had two saves each vs. Wake Forest and Hofstra.

Suffered a knee injury and did not appear in any games • team went 8-10 under head coach Carol Miller.

Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • team posted a 14-6 record while claiming the CAA Tournament title and an NCAA Tournament berth for head coach Carol Miller.

Four-year starting goalie for the Pocomoke High School field hockey team • led the squad to four straight state and regional championships • first-team All-State selection as a senior and three-time first team Daily Times honoree • earned 2005 Rookie and Gatorade Player of the Year nods • served as a captain in 2008 • also was a four-year starter on the softball team • led the squad to the 2009 state championship • earned second-team Daily Times honors as a senior • also served as class president and the drumline section leader • graduated third in her class • member of the National Honor Society • 2009 ROTC Sharpshooter.

Sarah Rose Scher ("share") • daughter of Marc and Judi Scher • born Aug. 7, 1991 • parents own a third-generation prom and bridal shop • has two older sisters, Rachel and Lauren • Rachel played field hockey at Cornell • enjoys playing the drums, going to the beach, cooking and jet skiing during her spare time • honor student as a hotel, restaurant, and institutional management major with a marketing/advertising minor at Delaware • worked as an intern at The Courtyard by Marriott.


Year GP/GS Min. W-L Goals GAA Saves Pct. ShO
2009 DNP              
2010 INJ              
2011 5/0 71:47 0-0 5 4.88 5 .500 0
2012 15/15 1049:56 7-8 43 2.87 82 .656 1.0
2013 22/22 1543:05 17-5 34 1.54 103 .752 7.0
TOTAL 42/37 2664:48 24-13 82 2.15 190 .699 8.0

Saves: 15 vs. Albany (8/26/12)

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