Coach Coveleskie: "Sarah is a superior athlete. She is one of the most dynamic, athletic and hard-working players in our program."
As a junior (2006): Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring game-winning goal in double overtime against Middle Tennessee and assisting two goals in the Commodores 4-3 win over UAB... Ninth in SEC in shots with 55 through 21 games... Had 16 starts through 21 games including 11 of 12 SEC games.
As a sophomore (2005): Played in all 23 games... started in 18 games... led her class with 5 goals, including 3 game winners... had 3 assists... SEC All-Tournament Team 2005... SEC Offensive Player of the Week... Soccer American National Team of the Week... Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week.
As a freshman (2004): Played in all 19 team games... Started 17 games, more than any other freshmen... Her first career start came against Wake Forest (08/27/2004)... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team and the SEC All-Tournament Team... Also named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll... Scored the first goal of the season in the season-opener 1-1 tie with Wake Forest.
High School/Club: Lettered and started four years for coach Mike Irby... Served as captain her senior season in 2003-04... All-Metro and All-State selection in 2002 and 2003... Was a Best of the Preps nominee in 2003 by the Memphis Commercial Appeal... Team MVP as a senior and Region 8 Player of the Year as a junior and senior... Helped the Mustangs to the District 5 and Region 8 titles as a junior... Played club ball for GSC Fury '86 Premier... They were Tennessee state champions from 1997-2000 and in 2003... Also played on the Tennessee ODP state team from 2000-present and the Region III ODP team from 2000-present... Academic honors include National Honor Society, Beta Club and executive board member for National Art Honor Society & Connections Club... Recently awarded 3rd place in Shelby County for a visual arts piece she submitted in the 2003 Reflections Contest... Also selected to enter four visual arts pieces in the National Scholastic Program Contest.
Worth Noting: Sarah Kathleen Dennis... Born on Aug. 6, 1986 in Germantown, Tenn.... Daughter of Sam Dennis and Kathleen Swanton... Has three sisters and three stepsisters.