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Sara Duque

position

Defensive Specialist

Height

5-2

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Plantation, Fla.

High School

Pine Crest School

Sara Duque - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Junior): Saw action against UCF at the 2018 Sunshine State Challenge (Aug. 25)… Recorded her first dig of the season against Towson at the Puerto Rico Classic (Aug. 31)…Recorded one assist and two digs against TAMUCC (Sept. 7) and finished with one assist, two aces and one dig against Texas Southern (Sept. 8)… Finished ACC opening weekend with three service aces, one assist and 11 digs against Wake Forest and Duke (Sept. 21, Sept. 23)… Finished with one dig against Pitt (Sept. 28) Picked up two assists and nine digs on the road against Virginia (Sept. 30)… Tallied one service ace and nine digs against UNC (Oct. 5) and five digs against NC State (Oct. 7)… Posted one assist and four digs against Syracuse (Oct. 12)… Finished with one assist and five digs against Boston College (Oct. 14)… Finished the weekend with seven digs against Clemson (Oct. 19) and Georgia Tech (Oct. 21)… Recorded two assists and eight digs in the 3-2 win against Florida State (Oct. 24)… Finished with five digs against Virginia Tech (Oct. 26)… Registered two assists and three digs against then-No. 24 Louisville (Nov. 2) and one assist and six digs at Notre Dame (Nov. 4)… Totaled five digs at Wake Forest (Nov. 9) and eight against UNC (Nov. 11)…Logged one assist and three digs against No. 10 Pitt (Nov. 18)… Finished the season tying her season-high in assists with two and tallied eight digs against Duke (Nov. 23).

2017 (Sophomore): Played in all but one of Miami’s 12 sets at the Southern Miss Invitational, starting two of the three matches … Started the season with nine digs against Little Rock (Aug. 25) and added eight more digs while also picking up an assist against the host Southern Miss (Aug. 25) later that day … capped off the weekend with three digs in the sweep over Nicholls State (Aug. 26) … Played each set in Miami’s 3-0 weekend at the Sunshine State Classic (Sept. 1-2), accumulating 15 digs and four assists … recorded weekend-best eight digs and career-high three assists against FAU (Sept. 1) … Recorded two digs in ACC opener against Virginia Tech (Sept. 22) and nine more — as well as two assists — in a 3-2 triumph over Virginia (Sept.24) two days later … Put in the best display of her career to date with 17 digs in the four-set win at Notre Dame (Sept. 29), following up with three digs and an assist at Louisville (Oct. 1) two days later … Played in every set at Florida State ( Oct. 4) and Pittsburgh (Oct. 8), recorded a dig in each match … Tied her career high of 17 digs in thrilling win against Duke (Oct.13) and added two more at Wake Forest (Oct.15), while combining for three assists during the 2-0 weekend .. Picked up 10 digs in win against Louisville (Oct. 20) and picked up eight more in five-set heartbreak against Notre Dame (Oct. 22) … Contributed a career-high four assists along with four digs in a win against North Carolina (Oct. 29) after recording one assist and three digs in a sweep of North Carolina State (Oct. 27) … Collected seven digs, two assists and her first service ace of the season in a sweep of rival Florida State (Nov. 1) … Picked up four digs in addition to her second service ace of the season at Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) … Tallied nine digs and a service ace in a win over Boston College (Nov. 9) before recording a career-high three service aces, seven digs and an assist in Senior Day victory over Syracuse (Nov. 12) … Picked up a rare kill  and career-high four assists against Virginia (Nov. 17) and combined for 10 digs against the Cavaliers and Virginia Tech (Nov. 19), in addition to contributing at least one service ace per match for third straight weekend … Combined for 11 digs and two assists in wins over Georgia Tech (Nov. 22) and Clemson (Nov. 24) … Recorded nine digs and two assists in a four set triumph over Charleston (Nov. 30) in the NCAA Championships before picking up nine digs against Florida (Dec. 1) in the next round.

2016 (Freshman): Had an assist in her first collegiate volleyball match, a win over Florida A&M (Aug. 26) … Recorded three digs in five-set win over UTSA (Sept. 2) … In a match against Lipscomb she tallied six digs and two assists (Sept. 2) … Finished with five digs against No. 3 Texas (Sept. 3) … Recorded seven digs against Loyola Chicago (Sept. 9) … Finished with a team-high six digs against Kansas State (Sept. 9) … Had eight digs against Mississippi State (Sept. 10) … Made her first career start against Boston College, tallying a career-high three service aces and eight digs (Sept. 30) … Had a career-high 11 digs against Syracuse (Oct. 2) … Had a service ace and three digs at NC State (Oct. 7) … Had a dig at No. 9 UNC (Oct. 9) … Added five digs against Pitt (Oct. 14) … Had three digs in win over Virginia Tech (Oct. 16) … Had four digs against No. 12 Florida State (Oct. 19) … Recorded four digs in win at Virginia (Oct. 22) … Had 10 digs in win at Notre Dame (Oct. 28) … Tallied a career-high 12 digs in win at Louisville (Oct. 30) … Had five digs and an assist in match against UNC (Nov. 4) … Finished with three digs in match against NC State (Nov. 6) … Had two digs in win at Syracuse (Nov. 11) … Recorded three digs in win at Boston College (Nov. 13) … Had three digs in win at Wake Forest (Nov. 18) … Had 10 digs and an assist at Duke (Nov. 20) … Had 10 digs in match against Georgia Tech (Nov. 23) … Recorded three digs and an assist in win over Clemson (Nov. 25).

High School: Four-year starter at Pine Crest School, helping her team win the district title in 2015 and finish as the Class 4A state runner-up in 2014 … Recorded more than 1,500 digs and over 120 service aces in her high school career … Three-time Miami Herald First Team All-Broward selection and earned First Team All-Broward honors twice from the Sun Sentinel … Named the 2014 Class 5A-2A Player of the Year by both the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel … In 2014, was named AVCA Player of the Year in Region 4 of Class 4A … Earned numerous honors on the club circuit, including being named to the 2014 USA Beach High Performance A2 team and earning a spot among the Prep Volleyball Defensive Dandies from 2013-15 … Attended USAV Girls Nationals from the ages of 14 to 18.

Personal: Full name is Sara Duque … Daughter of Gabriel and Beatriz Duque … Was an Honor Roll student at Pine Crest School … Member of the Spanish Honor Society.