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Sara Leibowitz
Sara Leibowitz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Simi Valley, Calif.

High School:
Chaminade

Height:
5-11

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
06/22/1982

Experience:
3V



Washington State Career

CAREER NOTES - Heading into her senior year, Leibowitz is already pushing several career goalkeeping records at Washington State...fourth in career minutes in goal with 2099...eighth in saves with 69...third in wins with 14...first in win percentage at .777...tied for third in solo shutouts with eight.

JUNIOR (2002) - Appeared in 18 matches, starting 17...won 10 matches, including six shutouts in 1496 minutes with a 0.90 goals against average...only the third Cougar goalkeeper to record 10 wins in a season...six shutouts tied for third on WSU single season list, while 0.90 GAA tied for fourth...shutout Minnesota in season-opener, recording two saves in 2-0 win...extended shutout streak to 135 minutes before giving way to Katie Hultin in the second half of 8-1 win over Montana...extended shutout streak to 225 minutes with two saves in 2-0 win over Idaho...held Cal Poly scoreless for another 90 minutes in 1-0 win against the Mustangs, making two saves...gave up goal against San Jose State at the 37:28 mark, ending a streak of 352:28 minutes in goal to begin the season...shared shutout with Katie Hultin in 8-0 win over Gonzaga...made two saves in double-overtime shutout win over Oregon State...made a season-high five saves in 1-0 loss to No. 1 Stanford...recorded fifth shutout of the season in 2-0 win over No. 7/11 California...made three saves in 1-0 shutout win at Arizona State.

SOPHOMORE (2001) - Played in six matches, starting in four...extended career record to 4-1-0 after filling in for Lindsey Jorgensen in wins over Gonzaga, Portland State, and Arizona...Also started against Portland, but was sent off in the 19th minute after a collision with the Pilots' Christine Sinclair...made 11 saves and maintained a 0.95 goals against average in 378:29 minutes of work...made a season-high three saves against Arizona Oct. 28...moved to ninth all-time in minutes in goal at Washington State.

FRESHMAN - Played in three games...started two when Lindsey Jorgensen was out with a concussion...shared the shutout with Jorgensen in the Portland State win Sept. 24...posted her first solo shutout against UNLV Oct. 1...made six saves against the Rebels...started against California and made eight saves...posted a 0.80 GAA in 225 minutes...made 15 saves.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played two years at La Reina High School and earned two varsity letters at Chaminade College Prep for coach Mike Evans... FRESHMAN - starter at La Reina...second team all-league...SOPHOMORE - starter at La Reina...second team all-league...JUNIOR - Earned varsity letter at Chaminade...20 shutouts were most in school history ...Team CIF Champions...SENIOR - Earned varsity letter...CIF Champions for second year.

PERSONAL - Born Sara Catherine Leibowitz June 22, 1982, in Van Nuys, Calif....parents George and Pam...One brother (Josh)...played for LA Force Club Team for three years under coach Adolfo Perez which toured to Guadalajara...ODP District Team member in 1998...ODP State Team member in 1996 and 1997...plans to pursue apparel, textile and merchandising at WSU.

Career Numbers
YEAR		MP	MS	MIN		SV	GA	GAA	SHO	W-L
2000		3	2	225		15	2	0.80	1 (1)	1-1-0
2001		6	4	378:29		11	4	0.95	1 (0)	3-0-0
2002		18	17	1496:18		43	15	0.90	6 (1)	10-3-1
Totals		27   	23	2099:47		69	21	.89	8 (2)	14-4-1
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