17 - Sara Cox
Sara Cox
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chatham, N.J.
High School: Chatham
Position: D

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2011: Started in all 17 games…tied for first on the team with a career-best 20 caused turnovers which tied for eighth all-time for a season at the school…tied for third on the team with a career-best 21 ground balls…also earned a career-best four draw controls…picked up four ground balls and caused three turnovers in the 12-5 win versus Yale (2/26).

2010: Played in 16 games with eight starts…tallied nine ground balls…recorded three draw controls and three caused turnovers...part of a defense that had the third best team goals against average (10.82) in the Patriot League.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Chatham H.S. for coach Deb Marriott...senior captain...2008 and 2009 Academic All-American...earned 2009 first team All-Daily Record honors...named first team All-Morris County and first team All-Iron Hills Conference in 2009...selected second team All-Morris County and second team All-Iron Hills Conference in 2008...led the team in interceptions from 2007-2009...team won the 2008 Group 1 state championship and was the Tournament of Champions runner-up...played club lacrosse for the STEPS Elite under coach Mike Walsh...also a two-year member of the varsity basketball team, and was named the team’s 2009 Most Improved Player...basketball team was the 2009 Group 2 State runner-up.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Peggy Cox...mother was a member of the club rowing team at Notre Dame...has two brothers (Jason and Tyler)...brother, Tyler, played lacrosse at the University 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 Psychology major.

Cox's Career Statistics

YearGPGAPtsGWGGBDCCTO
2010160000933
201117000021420
Total33000030723