2016 C-USA All-Conference Second Team

2015 (JUNIOR):
Saw action in 28 matches at the libero position…led the squad with a total of 434 digs on the season…set a Conference USA record for digs in an individual match with 45 while forcing Southern Miss to five sets (10/23)…finished fifth in C-USA with 4.34 digs per set…tallied 20 or more digs in eight matches…ranked second on the squad with 65 assists…recorded nine service aces and 4 kills…was named C-USA Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 26.

2014 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 90 sets and made two starts at the libero position...ranked second on the squad in digs (265)...delivered 35 assists and had 25 receptions...posted 12 double-digit dig performances...registered a career-best 34 digs versus Denver (9/20).

2013 (FRESHMAN):
Played in 66 sets and started in five matches ... registered 117 digs ... posted two double-digit performances and picked up a career-high 17 digs versus Marshall (11/1) ... recorded a .962 reception percentage, with only seven errors ... chipped in 14 assists and three kills.

HIGH SCHOOL: Registered seven 30 or more dig performances during her 2012 campaign ... posted a career-high 57 digs and averaged 11.4 digs per set against Eastwood (8/28/12) ... received 2012 Class 4A All-State honors for the second straight season after collecting a total of 881 digs for the Mustangs ... also earned 2012 All-City Defensive Player of the Year and the All-District 1-4A Outstanding Defensive Specialist ... helped Burges reclaim the Bi-District title, racking up 43 digs against Canutillo (10/30/12) ... recorded a city-best 987 digs and averaged 7.3 digs per set during the 2011 season .... contributed 12 contests with 30-plus dig performances, including a season-best of 55 against Irving (10/16/11) ... was named to the All-State First Team, All-City First Team and All-District Outstanding Libero after anchoring Burges defense to a second-round playoff appearance.

PERSONAL: Full name is Sarah Miranda Villa ... daughter of Raul Villa Jr. and Patricia Montes ... has three brothers (Michael, Steven and Matthew) and one sister (Celeste) ... born in El Paso, Texas ... is majoring in Elementary Education.


Sarah Villa

Sarah  Villa


El Paso, Texas

High School:
Burges High School




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