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#20 Sarah Yohe
  • Senior - 4L
  • Forward
  • 5-6
  • Maitland, Fla.
  • (Winter Park)
  • **1999 NSCAA All-America Second Team**
  • **1999 SEC Player of the Year**
  • **1998 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team**
  • ** 1997 SEC Tournament MVP **

Selected by the Philadelphia Charge in the fifth round (35th selection overall) of the 2000 WUSA draft

1999: Started every match in 1999, averaging 84.2 minutes per match...National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-America second-team selection...NSCAA Scholar Athlete of the Year - a first for the Gator program...GTE Academic All-America Fall/Winter first team selection...Southeastern Conference Player of the Year...Named to the All-SEC first team and the SEC All-Tournament team...Led the SEC and tied for third in the nation with 24 total goals and finished eighth in the nation with a goals per game average of 1.04 gpg...Also finished the season ranked eighth in the nation with 2.52 points per game...Her 58 total points ranked No. t6 in the nation and ranked No. 2 in the SEC... Named to Soccer America's Team of the Week twice...SEC Player of the Week (Sept. 17)...Set UF record for consecutive games with a goal at nine games...Soccer Times.com National Player of the Week after posting seven goals in two matches (four vs. LSU, three vs. Arkansas)...Scored at least one goal in all but seven matches this season...Tied the UF record of game-winning goals with 18 shared by Danielle Fotopoulos and Melissa Pini...Five matches with 2+ goals... Member of Soccer Buzz's 1999 All-America second team and named Soccer Buzz's Southeast Region Offensive Player of the Year...Also a College Soccer Weekly All-America second team member...Played for the South squad in the U.S. Amateur Soccer Festival in Portland, Ore., August 2-7... Florida's nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year...One of UF's Outstanding Leaders at the fall, 2000 commencement ceremony...Named to the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1998: Saw action in 20 matches, 16 starts, for 1,454 minutes...Despite missing seven matches during the course of the season, was fourth on the team with eight goals and 23 points and had seven assists...Scored the game-winning goals against Georgia, Hartford, Alabama, and Santa Clara...Named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team...Earned Southeastern Conference Player of the Week on Sept. 22 after scoring three goals, including two game-winners, against Georgia and Hartford...Scored two goals and an assist at Alabama...After a five-match layoff, returned to UF lineup for the NCAA Quarterfinal match vs. Penn State, scoring the tying goal in UF's 3-1 win...Places third in goals scored (36), points (94), and game-winning goals (10) and is tied for second in assists (23) in the Florida career record books...Selected to the All-SEC Academic Honor Roll...National Soccer Coaches Association of American (NSCAA) Scholar Athlete All-Region second-team selection...Member of the GTE Academic All-District second team...Received invitation to 1998 Adidas Summer League.

1997: Started every match for 1,727 minutes...Named MVP of the 1997 Southeastern Conference Tournament, scoring nine points (four goals, one assist)...Gators' Offensive MVP for 1997 season...Scored first collegiate hat trick against Arkansas...More than doubled her goal production of freshman year...Second for UF and in the SEC for points (51) and goals (20)...Scored at least one point in seven consecutive matches...Named to the 1997 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1996: Started in nine of 25 matches for 1,326 minutes...Started at midfielder in place of the injured Heather Mitts in the SEC Championship match against Arkansas and scored the game-winning goal with only 10 seconds remaining in the sudden-death overtime period to give UF a 3-2 win and its first SEC title...Scored one goal against North Carolina State in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament...Tied for third on the team in scoring...Scored eight goals, four of which were game winners...Scored the Gators' only goal in a 1-0 upset of then-No. 9 Virginia...Scored the game winner the following week against then-No. 16 Kentucky in UF's 2-0 shutout over the defending SEC champions.

High School: 1996 Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) 6A Player of the Year...Four time all state and three time all conference selection...Earned Orlando Sentinel first team honors three straight years (1993 96)...Coached by Israel Ramos and Danny McAvoy at Winter Park High School... Holds single game (seven), season (48) and career (149) goal scoring records at Winter Park...Led Wildcats in goals and assists four consecutive years, totaling 149 goals and 61 assists for 359 points...Started 100 of 107 games while leading Winter Park to four year record of 93 14 0 and two state Final Four appearances (1993, 1994)...Named Metro Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore.

Club: Four year member of Winter Park Chargers state cup team (1993 96)...Member of Olympic Development Program (ODP) state team since 1992.

Personal: Born June 4, 1978...Daughter of Bob and Beth Yohe...1996 graduate of Winter Park High School...Also considered Clemson, Duke, Georgia, and the College of Charleston during the recruiting process.

Major: Graduated in December of 2000 with degrees in finance and marketing


Yohe's Collegiate Statistics
Year G-GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
1996 25-9 1,326 48 8 (3) 5 21
1997 24-24 1,727 108 20 (2) 11 51
1998 20-16 1,454 54 8 (4) 7 23
1999 23-23 1,937 105 24 (9) 10 58
Totals 92-72 6,444 315 60 (18) 33 153
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