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Sarah Sponcil:
 
Sarah Sponcil
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: FIVB
Birth Date August 16, 1996 (22 years old)
Home Town Phoenix, AZ
Resides Phoenix, AZ
Height 5'10"
College Loyola Marymount/UCLA
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 2nd (2 times) $30,350
   AVP 2nd (2 times) $30,350
International 2nd $41,000
   FIVB 2nd $41,000
   FIVB AGWC 4th $0
Overall 2nd (3 times) $71,350
 
Bio Bits

2018: In her first AVP main draw, Sponcil and Lauren Fendrick finished second in Austin. The duo played two other AVP tournaments, then Sponcil partnered with Terese Cannon for a pair of AVP events. In their debut together, Sponcil and Cannon advanced from the qualifier and won five matches in the contender's bracket to reach the semifinals. Sponcil led the AVP Tour in digs (6.08 per set). On the FIVB Tour Sponcil played once with Caitlin Ledoux, winning a bronze medal in a three-star event. She then played three times with Fendrick, getting a best of fifth.
2016: Sponcil and Torrey Van Winden finished fourth in the FIVB U-21 World Championships.
2014: Sponcil and Alic Eager finished 37th in the FIVB U-19 World Championships.
2013: Sponcil made her beach volleyball debut at the age of 17, finishing 17th in Huntington Beach with Susannah Muno, losing 19-17 in the third set of the match to qualify for the main draw.

College: Sponcil played indoors at Loyola Marymount, where she was the 2016 West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year and the school's Female Athlete of the Year. In three seasons at LMU Sponcil ended ninth all-time in kills (1,193) and helped team to 2014 NCAA Tournament and 2015 Sweet Sixteen. She transferred to UCLA for her senior season and was a setter for the team which advanced to the NCAA Regionals. Sponcil also competed in beach volleyball, helping the Bruins to its first ever NCAA Championship in May 2018.

Personal: Sponcil, who has one older sister (Rebecca), led her high school team to three state championship titles plus a runner-up finish. She was the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year in both 2012 and 2013.
 
 
Awards
 
  • VolleyballMag.com Rookie of the Year 2018
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
2013 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 95.0 76th 0 1 0 0 0 0
2018 AVP 5 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 $15,850.00 1,202.0 22nd 0 1 0 0 0 0
2019 AVP 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 $14,500.00 974.0 10th 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  8
(687th)
0 2 2 0 1 1 0 $30,350.00
(133rd)
2,271.0   0 2 0 0 0 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
2014 FIVB AGWC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 1 0
2016 FIVB AGWC 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00 98.0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 FIVB 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 $8,000.00 720.0 134th 0 0 0 0 0 1
2019 FIVB 10 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 $33,000.00 2,320.0 15th 0 0 0 1 0 1
Total
(Rank)
  16
(618th)
0 1 2 1 2 0 5 $41,000.00
(295th)
3,138.0   0 0 0 1 1 2
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  24
(890th)
0 3 4 1 3 1 5 $71,350.00
(292nd)
5,409.0   0 2 0 1 1 2
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
Lauren Fendrick 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 $8,100 716.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Kelly Claes 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 $14,500 974.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terese Cannon 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 $7,750 486.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Susannah Muno 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 95.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total 8 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 $30,350 2,271.0 0 2 0 0 0 0
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
Kelly Claes 10 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 $33,000 2,320.0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Lauren Fendrick 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 $5,500 480.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Caitlin Ledoux 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $2,500 240.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 14 0 1 2 0 2 0 5 $41,000 3,040.0 0 0 0 1 0 2
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Jr/Youth
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
Torrey Van Winden 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0 98.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alic Eager 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0 98.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
Kelly Claes 12 0 2 2 0 1 0 4 $47,500 3,294.0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Lauren Fendrick 6 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 $13,600 1,196.0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Terese Cannon 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 $7,750 486.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Caitlin Ledoux 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $2,500 240.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Torrey Van Winden 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0 98.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Susannah Muno 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 95.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alic Eager 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
 
Total 24 0 3 4 1 3 1 5 $71,350 5,409.0 0 2 0 1 1 2
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
California: Huntington Beach AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 95.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
California: Manhattan Beach AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500 171.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
California: San Francisco AVP 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $2,600 225.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hawaii: Waikiki AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $2,500 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $5,250 486.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New York AVP 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $11,000 704.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Texas: Austin AVP 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $5,000 320.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Washington: Seattle AVP 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $3,500 270.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 $30,350 2,271.0 0 2 0 0 0 0
 
International
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
Austria: Vienna FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $4,000 300.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil: Itapema FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0 0 0 1
China: Haiyang FIVB 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $2,500 240.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China: Jinjiang FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $3,000 240.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
China: Qinzhou FIVB 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $2,500 240.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czech Republic: Ostrava FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,000 200.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germany: Hamburg FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $5,500 400.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan: Tokyo FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $1,500 180.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands: The Hague FIVB 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $8,000 360.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland: Warsaw FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,000 200.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd 37th CQ
Portugal: Espinho FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $8,000 360.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal: Porto FIVB Age Group WC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Russia: Moscow FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0 0 0 1
Switzerland: Gstaad FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 120.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Switzerland: Lucerne FIVB Age Group WC 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0 98.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United States: Las Vegas FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,000 200.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 16 0 1 2 1 2 0 5 $41,000 3,138.0 0 0 0 1 1 2
 
Total 24 0 3 4 1 3 1 5 $71,350 5,409.0 0 2 0 1 1 2
 
 

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