23 Sarah Purdum
23 Sarah Purdum
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Fenwick Island, Del.
High School: Indian River
Position: M

2009: Saw action in 10 games and made one start at Binghamton… Took five shots on the season, including four on goal… Scored her first career goal with six seconds left against Vermont... Named the team’s Most Improved Athlete at UMBC’s varsity awards banquet.


Background: Four-year starter at Indian River High School… A three-time All-Conference honoree, including First Team in 2008… Earned All-State honors as a senior… Named team MVP and Best Defender in 2008… Also tabbed her team’s Rookie of the Year and Coach’s Award recipient in 2005… Team captain as a senior… Led the Indians to four straight conference titles… Also helped lead her club team, the Kirkwood Blue Monkeys, to the 2008 Delaware State Cup championship and the Region I semifinals… Joined the Free State Alliance Sharks for 2009 and led the squad to the State Cup finals… A four-year member of the Delaware ODP team… A member of the National Honor Society… Chosen to represent Indian River during Governor’s School of Academic Excellence Week as a junior and was selected to the State Representative’s School as a senior… Also co-founder of the Recycling Club and treasurer of the Environmental Club… Daughter of Smith and Pat Purdum… Has a younger brother, Smith… Born Sept. 9, 1990… A political science major.