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#2 Sarah McTigue
Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Bellflower, CA
High School: Valley Christian HS
College: Muir
Major: Management Science
Experience: 3 Letters
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AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Started all 20 matches at forward, leading the Tritons in goals (8), points (19), shots (48), shots on goal (22) and game-winning goals (4) ... Named to NSCAA All-America Third Team, NSCAA All-West Region First Team, Daktronics All-West Region Second Team, All-CCAA First Team ... Selected to Capital One Academic All-District 8 Team ... Scored in three consecutive matches between September 25 and October 2, all wins ... Tallied game-winner in a 1-0 win at Cal State L.A. on September 9 ... Two assists against Humboldt State on October 21, a 5-0 win ... Team captain... Named to the CCAA All-Academic team.
 
AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Started all 25 matches for the Tritons at forward ... Named All-CCAA Second Team and Daktronics All-West Region Second Team ... Finished second on the team with nine goals and 21 points ... Notched three assists ... Led the team with 58 shots and 26 shots on frame ... Tied for the team-lead with four game-winners ... Scored the game-winner in the 74th minute of a 1-0 win over Seattle Pacific in the Sweet 16 on November 18 ... Her 1,686 minutes played were seventh-most on the squad ... Only multiple-goal game of the season game in a 2-0 win over Cal State East Bay on October 31.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Appeared in 20 of UCSD’s 22 matches, while making 18 starts ... Put together a career performance on Nov. 14 in the NCAA Second Round against Chico State, posting her first career multi-goal game to lift the Tritons to a 2-1 comeback win ... She evened the match 1-1 with a score in the first half and then knocked home another goal in the 86th minute ... Recorded another dramatic goal to even the score 2-2 in the third round matchup with Cal St. Dominguez Hills ... Led the UCSD squad in points and goals through 2009, with nine scores and one assist ... For her scoring prowess, earned spots on the NSCAA All-West Region First Team and the All-CCAA Second Team ... Ended the school year on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at the Gold Level (includes GPAs above 3.500).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008:
Played in and started all of UCSD’s 23 matches ... Tied for second on the team in points with 11, with two goals and seven assists ... Assist total of seven paced the squad ... Both of her scores proved to be game winners, with the first coming in the second half of a 2-1 road win over Cal State Monterey Bay on Sept. 14 and the second occurring Oct. 5 during a 3-0 victory at home against Humboldt State ... Four of her seven assists led to game-winning goals ... Concluded the school year on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at the Silver Level (includes GPAs from 3.300-3.499).

HIGH SCHOOL:
A 2008 graduate of Valley Christian High School in Cerritos, Calif. ... As a captain of the soccer team in 2008, she was named the school’s female scholar-athlete of the year, the squad’s most valuable player and also included on the All-Olympic League First Team ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Played for the Wolfpack Soccer Club alongside UCSD’s Rachel Baugh and Anne Wethe.

PERSONAL: Born June 18, 1990 ... Parents are John McTigue and Michelle Choi, both of whom attended UCLA ... Has a younger brother named Johnny ... Is a Management Science major at Muir College ... Enjoys playing tennis, going to the beach, hiking and reading in her free time.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP MIN
G A PTS SHOTS SHOT%
SOG SOG% GW PK-ATT
2008 23 1703 2
7 11 41 .049 13
.317 2 0-0
2009 20 1381 9 1 19 52 .173 20 .385 3 0-0
2010 25 1686 9 3 21 58 .155 26 .448 4 0-0
2011 20 1372 8 3 19 48 .167 22 .458 4 0-0
Totals 88
6142
28
14
70
199 .141 81
.407 13 0-0


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