On Harrison: Returns from a dislocated left kneecap, receiving a medical redshirt for the 2001 season … a key component to the defense prior to her injury … very good in the air … strong at serving balls forward … is difficult to beat in individual matchups … strong player with good defensive intuition.
Summer of 2002: Member of the W-League's Maryland Pride after playing for the Hampton Roads Piranhas for two years in a row.
As a junior (2001): Received a medical redshirt after suffering a dislocated kneecap in an intrasquad scrimmage on Sept. 16 … had started the first four games of the season, giving her 45 consecutive starts dating to the start of her freshman season … played full 90 minutes in those four matches … continued to rehabilitate her knee during the remainder of the season and throughout the winter … member of the ACC Honor Roll.
As a sophomore (2000): Played and started in all 19 games … has started all 41 games of her college career … part of three-player backfield, along with Carly Viher and Valerie Lawrence, that aided All-ACC keeper Riki-Ann Serrins in recording a 1.42 goals against average and six shutouts.
As a freshman (1999): Started all 22 games as a freshman … standout on Maryland defense all season along with fellow freshmen Lindsay Givens and Carly Viher … two assists came in first and last games of 1999 season … recorded assist in first college game at George Washington (8/29) … set up Emily Janss for first Maryland goal of 1999 season with a secondary assist … also set up Lindsay Basalyga for a goal which gave Maryland a 1-0 lead in an NCAA second round game at Penn State (11/14).
Before Maryland: Played three years on the varsity and served as team captain as a senior at Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Va. … starting sweeper … all-state first team selection … named Eastern Region and Tidewater Player of the Year by the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot … also all-district and All-Tidewater first team selection in 1998 … All-Beach honorable mention selection in both 1996 and 1997 … led Kempsville to the 1997 and 1998 state tournament championship games … defensive most valuable player in 1999 … helped lead cross country team to district, region and state championships in 1998 … also earned letters in field hockey and basketball … a member of the Virginia ODP district teams from 1994 through 1999 … team captain of the Beach FC Riptide club team … club team won the state cup in both 1998 and 1999 … attended the ODP Region I camp from 1996 through 1999 … a member of the National Honor Society … earned the Presidential Educational Award as a senior … a member of the Spanish Honor Society who won a faculty award in 1999 … named to the all-academic team in 1998.
Personal: Sarah Haven Harrison … born Feb. 8, 1981 … daughter of Jane and Lewis Harrison … sister of Julie (16) … majoring in kinesiological sciences … three-time member of the ACC Honor Roll.