Women's Volleyball

Sarah Sponcil
Sarah  Sponcil


Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Veritas Preparatory Academy


Outside Hitter/Setter



Slattery’s 24, Sponcil’s 23 Not Enough at #16 BYU

Savannah Slattery and Sarah Sponcil had 24 and 23 kills, respectively, in a five-set loss to #16 BYU.


#16 BYU Next on Road Trip

The Lions will travel to #16 BYU on Saturday for a Noon match.


#5 Toreros Topple Lions

LMU dropped a four-set match to #5 San Diego on Thursday night.


Challenging Week Begins at #5 San Diego

LMU will play #5 San Diego on Thursday before visiting #16 BYU Saturday.


Lions Cruise Past San Francisco

LMU swept San Francisco on the road on Saturday afternoon.


The Lions earned an at-large bid into the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

The Lions earned an at-large bid into the 2015 NCAA Tournament.


LMU volleyball will play Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.

LMU volleyball will play Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.


LMU will face Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

LMU will face Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.


Women's Volleyball Outtakes from Video Board Reads

Women's Volleyball Outtakes from Video Board Reads


Intro Video Prior to #22 LMU vs. #23 San Diego Volleyball Match

#22 LMU volleyball will host #23 San Diego on Tuesday at 6 pm in Gersten Pavilion.


WVB | LMU vs. Portland

West Coast Conference action from Gersten Pavilion Oct. 6, 2016


WVB | LMU vs. San Diego

West Coast Conference match-up at Gersten Pavilion on ESPNU Sept. 27, 2016


WVB | LMU vs. Duke

Non-conference action from Gersten Pavilion on Sept. 10, 2016


WVB | LMU vs. Illinois St.

2016 Season opener for LMU Volleyball


WVB | LMU vs. Niagara

Game four of the LMU Invitational on Aug. 27, 2016

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Sarah Sponcil is in her third season with LMU volleyball... AVCA All-Region and honorable mention All-American in 2015... AVCA Pacific South Region Freshman of the Year in 2014... first team All-WCC in 2015 and All-Freshman team selection in 2014... guided LMU to the 2014 NCAA Tournament and the 2015 NCAA Sweet Sixteen...

2015... AVCA All-Region and honorable mention All-American... first team All-WCC... led the Lions in kills with 447 at a rate of 3.58 per set... notched 83 assists and a team-best 36 aces (0.29 per set)... also led the team in digs with 363 (2.90 per set)... managed one block solo and 32 block assists (0.26 blocks per set)... finished the year with 500 total points, averaging 4.00 per set... managed at least a double-double in all but 15 matches... registered 11+ kills in all but six matches... WCC Player of the Week on 11/2 (guided LMU to a 2-0 week | averaged 4.25 kills per set (34 total) while hitting .400)... 15 kills and hit .444 with two aces, 10 digs and two block assists for a double-double in a sweep at #6 Stanford on 12/4 in the NCAA Tournament... named Lumberjack Classic All-Tournament after registering 41 kills (3.15 per set) with four aces and 42 digs (3.23 per set)... recorded a triple-double vs. Virginia on 8/28 (13 K | 28 A | 17 D) - the first for LMU since 2007... hit .476 in the match vs. the Cavaliers (13-3/21)... had 11 kills and three aces against Long Beach State on 9/10... collected 23 kills, two blocks and three aces at UC Santa Barbara on 9/18... 14 kills, 21 digs and three block assists at Pepperdine on 9/26... 14 kills (.464 hitting) with two aces against Saint Mary's on 10/3... 17 kills with four block assists in a sweep at Portland on 10/10... hit .727 with 17 kills and two service aces in a sweep over San Francisco on 10/15... 18 kills, an ace, 16 digs and two block assists against #12 BYU on 10/24... 21 kills and hit .562 at San Francisco on 11/14... 13 kills with 11 digs and two aces while hitting .400 against Pepperdine on 11/21... preseason All-WCC selection...

2014... AVCA Pacific South Region Freshman of the Year... WCC All-Freshman team selection... collected 344 kills at a rate of 3.04 per set while starting every match for the Lions... teamed the kills with 14 aces and 272 digs (2.41 per set), with the latter placing second on the team... finished second on the team in double-doubles with seven... Sacramento State Invitational All-Tournament... 11 kills and hit .611 (11-0/18) against Binghamton on 8/30... finished the Sac State Invitational with 32 kills (3.20 per set) while hitting .406 to accompany five service aces, 22 digs and four block assists... registered 16 kills and 11 digs for first career double-double on 9/6 vs. Fresno State... posted three aces against UC Santa Barbara on 9/5... 17 kills with 10 digs for a double-double at Long Beach State on 9/11... earned Washington State Cougar Challenge All-Tournament honors... collected 34 kills on 86 attacks (3.40 per set) while hitting .291 with a service ace, 23 digs and four block assists over tournament... managed a double-double of 14 kills with 10 digs at Washington State on 9/19... 21 kills on 41 swings (.390) at Saint Mary's on 9/27... 17 kills with eight digs at Portland on 10/2... registered 21 kills at Gonzaga on 10/4... teamed nine kills on 19 errorless attacks (.474) with two assists, 10 digs and two block assists at Pepperdine on 10/11... posted 17 kills with two aces, nine digs and three block assists against San Francisco on 10/16... double-double (16 kills | 11 digs) on 10/18 vs. Santa Clara... double-double of 10 kills and 20 digs against Gonzaga on 10/30... double-double of 14 kills and 12 digs at San Francisco on 11/15... 12 kills and 19 digs with two block assists against Saint Mary's on 11/20 for her seventh double-double of the year...

A 2014 graduate of Veritas Prep Academy in Phoenix, Ariz... four-year varsity letter winner playing for coach Wes Goodwin... earned All-American accolades in each of her final three seasons... guided her team to the State Championship in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and a runner-up finish in 2013... selected Small School Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior, and Gatorade Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013...

Sarah Marie Sponcil... daughter of Lisa and Wayne Sponcil... has one sister, Rebecca, who is a senior setter at Regis University... chose LMU because it was close to home, she was offered a full scholarship to play volleyball, and it is right by the beach... is undecided on a major.

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