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Maryland Gymnastics BIO
Sarah Faller
Player Profile:
Sarah Faller 1759695
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Sanderson

CAREER HONORS
• 3x Academic All-Big Ten (2015, '16, '17)
• 2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award

As a Senior (2017): Competed on vault and bars in all 13 meets and on beam in 12 meets ... qualified for NCAA Regionals on vault and beam ... led off for the GymTerps on vault and beam and led off on bars ... notched 9.775s on vault and bars vs. Alaska, Arizona and Minnesota (1/14) ... posted a 9.800 on vault vs. Penn State (1/21) ... tallied 9.825s on vault, bars and beam vs. Michigan (2/5) ... earned a 9.825 on vault vs. Rutgers, Penn and Yale (2/11) ... notched a career-high 9.925 on beam at the George Washington Pink Meet (2/17) ... posted a 9.825 on vault and 9.850 on beam vs. West Virginia and Iowa State (2/26) ... earned 9.775s on vault and bars vs. William & Mary, New Hampshire, West Chester and Temple (3/1) ... notched a 9.825 on bars at the B1G Five meet (3/11) ... posted a 9.800 on vault at the Big Ten Championships (3/18) ... competed on vault and beam at the NCAA Gainesville Regional, earning a 9.775 on beam.

As a Junior (2016): Competed in 11 meets on vault, bars and beam ... earned a career-high 9.850 on bars along with a 9.775 on vault and 9.750 on beam against Michigan and EMU (2/8) ... tallied a 9.750 on vault, 9.700 on bars and a 9.725 on beam against Rutgers (2/14) ... tied a career-high with a 9.800 on vault against GWU, Rutgers and Towson (2/28) ... posted a 9.750 on vault, 9.700 on bars and 9.775 at the Maryland Five Meet (3/6).

As a Sophomore (2015): Competed on bars and beam in all 13 meets…recorded a career-high 9.850 on bars versus William & Mary, Bridgeport and So. Conn. (3/8)…tied a career-high 9.800 on beam at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…tied for 23rd on beam at the Big Ten Championship (3/21)…scored a 9.700 or higher on bars in 10 meets…named to the All-Big Ten Academic Team.

As a Freshman (2014): Competed on bars and beam in all 13 meets and vault in 12 meets … recorded a career-high score of 9.825 on bars at the EAGL Championships (3/22) …  posted a career-high 9.800 on beam twice, at George Washington (3/3) and at the EAGL Championships … earned a career-high 9.800 on vault three times, at George Washington (3/3) and against West Virginia (3/16), at NCAA Regionals (4/5) … tied for 25th on vault at NCAA Regionals (4/5) with a 9.800 … tied for 22nd on beam at NCAA Regionals with a 9.725 … tied for ninth on bars at the EAGL Championships with a 9.825 … recorded a score of 9.700 or higher on bars and beam in nine meets … averaged a score of 9.719 on bars … earned All-EAGL Scholastic team honors. 

Before Maryland: Competed for Sonshine Gymnastics under coaches Milan and Heidi Stranovich...five-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier where she most recently finished 16th all-around in 2012...six-time North Carolina state champion...level nine Junior Olympics National All-Around Winner... won uneven bars and all-around at the Jim Gault Invitational in 2012... placed first on vault, bars and beam at 2012 Gasparilla Classic...finished third all-around at state championships.

Personal: Three-time Student Choice Award winner...Spartans of Excellence award winner...Volunteered with Sonshine Gymnastics at the Special Olympics...Volunteered for a soup kitchen...Eats a banana or turkey sandwich before meets...Enjoys cooking, photography, art, painting and choreographing.


FALLER'S CAREER HIGHS
Vault: 9.825 (2x, last vs. Rutgers, Penn, Yale, 2/11/17)
Bars: 9.850 (2x, last vs. Michigan with EMU, 2/8/16)
Beam: 9.925 (vs. George Washington, Iowa, William & Mary, Pitt, 2/17/17)

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