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Sara Cox
Player Profile:
Sara Cox 2290033
Position: Defender
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.

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Captain

2012: Started inall 18 games...tied for fourth on the team with a career-best 23ground balls...ranked fifth on the team with 12 causedturnovers...also posted one draw control...part of a defense thatranked third in the Patriot League with an 11.39 goals againstaverage...led the Crusaders with three caused turnovers in the lossto No. 13 Boston College (2/17) and the victory at Lehigh(4/14)...ranked first on the team with four ground balls at Navy(4/29) in the Patriot League championship game...member of the HolyCross Leadership Academy.  

2011: Started in all 17 games…tied forfirst on the team with a career-best 20 caused turnovers which aretied for ninth all-time for a season at the school…tied forthird on the team with 21 ground balls…also earned acareer-best four draw controls…picked up four ground ballsand caused three turnovers in the win over Yale (2/26).

2010: Played in 16 games with eightstarts…tallied nine ground balls…recorded three drawcontrols and three caused turnovers...part of a defense that hadthe third best team goals against average (10.82) in the PatriotLeague.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of thevarsity lacrosse team at Chatham H.S. for coach DebMarriott...senior captain...2008 and 2009 AcademicAll-American...earned 2009 first team All-Daily Recordhonors...named first team All-Morris County and first team All-IronHills Conference in 2009...selected second team All-Morris Countyand second team All-Iron Hills Conference in 2008...led the team ininterceptions from 2007-2009...team won the 2008 Group 1 statechampionship and was the Tournament of Champions runner-up...playedclub lacrosse for the STEPS Elite under coach Mike Walsh...also atwo-year member of the varsity basketball team, and was named theteam’s 2009 Most Improved Player...basketball team was the2009 Group 2 State runner-up.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Peggy Cox...motherwas a member of the club rowing team at Notre Dame...has twobrothers (Jason and Tyler)...brother, Tyler, played lacrosse at theUniversity of Scranton...her aunt Janet Valickus (Class of 1980),uncle Paul Valickus (Class of 1979) and cousin Kathryn Valickus(Class of 2007) all graduated from Holy Cross...a Psychologymajor.
 

Cox's CareerStatistics

Season GP G A Pts GWG GB DC CTO
2010 16 0 0 0 0 9 3 3
2011 17 0 0 0 0 21 4 20
2012 18 0 0 0 0 23 1 12
Total 51 0 0 0 0 53 8 35


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