1 Sarah Penner
Sarah  Penner


Sherwood, Ore.

High School:
Sherwood HS


Outside Hitter



Zags Build the Foundation in 2017

Finish among the top half of the WCC standings for second consecutive year


Two Zags Earn All-Conference Honors

Payton Mack All-WCC Honorable Mention, Sarah Penner All-Freshman


Zags End Season with Senior Day Win

Gonzaga downs Portland in five sets; Penner career-high 26 kills


Penner Lands 22 Kills as Zags Fall in Five

Freshman OH tallies GU's individual season high on .462 attack percentage


Tough Night Offensively Hands VB Loss in Stockton

Gonzaga wraps up final road swing Saturday at Saint Mary's


Volleyball vs. Portland; Senior Day

Photos from Gonzaga's Senior Day match against Portland Nov. 20.


Volleyball vs. San Diego

Photos from the Zags' match against the San Diego Toreros on November 11, 2017.


Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara

Photos from the Zags' match against Santa Clara on Saturday, October 28.


VB vs. Loyola Marymount

Photos from the Oct. 7 match between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount.


Volleyball vs. Pepperdine

Photos from Gonzaga volleyball's match against Pepperdine Oct. 5.

2017: Earned WCC All-Freshman Team honors, the first Zag to do so since 2013...led conference freshmen with 292 kills, second-most by a freshman in GU's rally-scoring era...averaged 2.61 kills, 1.38 digs a set...posted five double-doubles and reached double-digit kills 17 times...played in all 30 matches, starting 18...made collegiate debut Aug. 25 versus Illinois...landed 19 kills in first start, five-set win over Arizona State Sept. 1...six straight matches at 10 or more kills to begin WCC play Sept. 21-Oct. 7...11 kills on 20 swings Sept. 23 versus Pacific...first double-double came at Pepperdine Oct. 5 on 12 kills, 14 digs...matched then-career high with 14 digs at Portland Oct. 21...22 kills on a .500 attack percentage Nov. 18 at Saint Mary's...ended season with career-high 26 kills and 19 digs Nov. 20 versus Portland.

Sherwood High School: Started all four years at Sherwood HS...led the Bowmen to the second round of the state playoffs as a senior, earning Second Team All-State and First Team All-League accolades...also named First Team All-League as a sophomore and junior, Second Team All-League as a freshman...received 2017 OSAA Foundation Scholar Athlete award and named US Marine Corps 2017 Distinguished Athlete for Sherwood HS...graduated with an Advanced Honors diploma and was a member of National Honor Society.

Club Experience: Played club ball with both North Pacific Juniors and Athena Volleyball Academy...led North Pacific Juniors Forefront 18U team to club's most successful season, earning first ever open bid to Junior National Championships...also finished first in the CEVA/PSVBA Platinum Power League and won CEVA Regional Championship...with 16Us, again won CEVA/PSVBA Platinum Power League and CEVA Regional Championship...finished fifth at Junior Nationals in the National division.

Personal: Full name Sarah Louise Penner...parents are Jill and Toby...has a brother named Adin...majoring in business and wants to start her own business after graduation...chose Gonzaga "because of the competitive volleyball program and the at-home atmosphere of the campus and people,"...loves to draw and paint.


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