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Columbia Women's Basketball BIO
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Sara Mead
Player Profile:
Sara Mead 837996
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winchester, Va.
High School: Millbrook

 

2015-16: Named team MVP … finished the season averaging 27.4 minutes per game while shooting 32.9 percent from the field and 80.0 percent from the line as the Lions’ starting point guard … named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1 … posted a career-best eight rebounds while adding four assists before fouling out against Stony Brook (Nov. 23) … recorded six points, four rebounds, two steals and a pair of assists after shooting 2-of-3 from the field against No. 17/19 Arizona State (Dec. 6) … posted two points, four rebounds, three steals and three assists in just seven minutes of action while capitalizing on her only shot attempt against Central Penn (Jan. 3) … recorded six assists while adding five points, three steals and a pair of rebounds in an overtime win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Jan. 6) … set a career high with seven assists in back-to-back games while only turning the ball over once in each contest against Cornell on both Jan. 16 and Jan. 23 … picked up seven points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals after capitalizing on both field-goal attempts while shooting 3-of-4 from the line in 24 minutes against Harvard (Jan. 30). 

2014-15: Saw action in 25 games, starting 22 ... Record 6.5 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 2.0 apg ... Contributed six points and four rebounds in the season opener at San Francisco (Nov. 14) … Recorded eight points, three assists, two steals and two rebounds at San Jose State (Nov. 16) … Tallied two points, one assist and one rebound at Stony Brook (Nov. 21) … Registered a career-day in the overtime win over Rhode Island with 18 points, including three treys, six assists, six rebounds and four assists (Nov. 24) … Had 17 points, shot 50 percent from the field and went a perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line, and added three assists, two boards, two steals versus Bradely (Nov. 26) … Posted 11 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals against Kennesaw State (Nov. 29) … Notched five boards, four steals, one point and one assist versus UMass Lowell (Dec. 1) ... Registered three assists, two points, two rebounds, one block and one steal against UMBC (Dec. 5) … Tallied six points, two rebounds, one handout, one block and one steal versus LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 8) ... Contributed six points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals against Portland State (Dec. 21) … Had three rebounds, two points, two assists and one steal to her credit at Wagner (Dec. 30) ... Had eight points, two assists and one rebound to her credit versus Cornell (Jan. 24) ... Contributed three rebounds, two assists and two points at Yale (Jan. 30) … Tallied seven points, five rebounds, three steals and three assists at Brown (Jan. 31) ...Posted five points, two handouts, one board and one steal at No. 18/20 Princeton (Feb. 6) … Provided four points, three assists, two rebounds and two steals at Penn (Feb. 7) ... Recorded 14 points, six rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals versus Harvard (Feb. 13) … notched five boards, three points, one handout, one block and one steal against Dartmouth (Feb. 14) ... Contributed seven points, four assists, four steals and three boards versus Brown (Feb. 20) … Had seven points, three assists, three steals and one board to her credit against Yale (Feb. 22) ... Tallied six points, three boards, two handouts and two takeaways at Dartmouth (Feb. 27) … Had five assists, three points, two rebounds and one steal at Harvard (Feb. 28) ... Recorded four points, three rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals versus Penn (March 6) … Posted four points, three boards, one assist and one steal against Princeton (March 7).    

2013-14: Pulled down six rebounds at Penn (3/7) … Filled the stat sheet with 12 points, five rebounds and four steals against Dartmouth (2/28) ... Matched her career-high with five made free throws in win at Brown (2/21/14) ... Played a career-high 35 minutes, shooting 3-of-4 from the field for seven points against Yale (1/31) ... Dropped 16 points on 5-of-10 shooting with three treys in victory over Lehigh (12/28) ... Set new career-highs with 18 pointsand six field goals make, while also matching career-bests with the 3-point FG made and five assists in win at Kennesaw State (12/21) ... Connected twice from long range for six points at Iona (12/9) ... Scored five points and matched her season-highs of five rebounds and four assists at Portland State (12/1) ... Went 4-of-4 from the charity stripe against San Francisco (11/10) ... Dished out four dimes and scored four points in season-opening win at LIU Brooklyn (11/8).

2012-13: Played in 26 games, starting 15 … Ranked third on the team in both steals and assists … Was second on the team from the free throw line … Ranked second in assists this season … Notched 10 points and two assists in win over Fairleigh Dickinson … … Tallied 11 points and three steals against Long Beach State … … Played a season-high 34 minutes against Penn.

Before Columbia:  Four-year letterwinner, three-time captain at Millbrook ... Helped lead her team to a state record 80 consecutive wins, and three consecutive state titles ... Named the team’s Most Outstanding Player her senior season… Three-time All-Northwestern District first team … Named first team All-State her senior season … Named to the TV3 Girls Basketball All-Area team in 2011 … Three-time Winchester Star All-Area first-team selection … Given the team’s Best Defender Award three times (2009, 2010, 2012) … Played AAU basketball for Vogues 16U and the Fairfax Stars ... Earned the Governor's Seal for Academic Excellence ... AP Scholar ... Four-time membmer of the Distinguished Honor Roll ... Four-time recipient of the Varsity All-Academic Award ... Three-time class treasurer ... Member of the National Honor Society and the marching band.
Year GP-GS Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Reb Avg PF DG Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2012-13 26-15 554 21.3 33-122 .270 20-69 .290 31-40 .775 14 53 67 2.6 38 0 37 51 0 29 117

4.5

2013-14 28-5 526 18.8 32-111 .288 15-46 .326 26-39 .667 23 58 81 2.9 49 0 45 38 0 21 105

3.8

2014-15 25-22 716 28.6 42-107 .393 14-41 .341 65-84 .774 18 59 77 3.1 66 3 57 61 7 48 163 6.5
 2015-16  28-28  768 27.4  25-76  .329  8-37  .216  40-50  .800  16  99  115  4.1  67  78  50  36  98  3.5 
Totals 107-70 2,564 24.0 132-416 .317 57-193 .295 162-213 .761 71 269 340 3.2 220 5 217 200 11 134 483 4.5
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