Sara E. Pope
Sara E. Pope
Class: Class of 2004
Sport: Soccer, Softball, Ice Hockey
Enshrined: Inducted September 17, 2010

Sara Pope was a model student-athlete in the truest sense of the word, shining as a three-sport athlete, academic superstar, and selfless community leader.  In soccer, she was named a CoSIDA District I Academic All-America as a senior, and graduated ranked 4th all time in scoring, with 31 goals and 13 assists for 75 points.  In softball, she was a tough, talented catcher and quiet leader.  In ice hockey, she proved to be a hardworking, two-way player who contributed every shift.  Sara was a seven-time Northeast-10 Conference All-Academic selection in soccer and softball.  An outstanding student, she was the 2004 recipient of the Roger Keleher ’15 Award as the outstanding female student-athlete of the graduating class.  She also received the 2004 Outstanding Student in Psychology Award and earned membership in Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Epsilon Sigma and Psi Chi National Honor Societies.  The ultimate honor came on Commencement Day 2004, when she became the first student-athlete to receive the Katherine Fairbanks Memorial Award, recognizing the most outstanding woman of the graduating class, “who has maintained a high level of academic achievement over four years and who has demonstrated commitment to the intellectual, social and moral values of the college by numerous and exemplary contributions to the life of the campus community.”

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