Pitzer College Athlete Named to All-SCIAC Team

Claremont, Calif. (November 13, 2009) – Pitzer College student-athlete Sarah Amos ’10 was named to the 2009 All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Team.

Amos led the team with 328 kills, was second in digs with 329 and tallied 33 blocks. She was fourth in the conference averaging 3.34 kills per set and tenth in digs per set with 3.46.

“I am very pleased that Sarah was able to have such a strong senior year, and we will have a difficult time trying to replace her,” said Coach Valerie Cowan.

Even while battling a chronic shoulder injury her first three seasons, Amos managed to leave her mark in the Sagehen record books, ranking eight in career kills (857) and career total attempts (2549), tenth in single season kills (328) and third in single season total attempts (1046.)

About the Pitzer-Pomona Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC.) Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.


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About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility, and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

About Sagehen Athletics

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College to field 21 varsity teams – The Sagehens – that compete in Division III NCAA athletics and as members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). There are 10 men’s and 11 women’s teams: baseball (men), basketball, cross country, football (men), golf, lacrosse (women), soccer, softball (women), swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball (women) and water polo.

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