Women's Basketball


Sarah Hartwell
Sarah Hartwell
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Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Tacoma, Wash.

High School:
Bellarmine Prep

Last College:
Georgia Tech

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

At Illinois
2013-14 - Redshirt-Sophomore: Played in 30 games on the season, starting 20 ... Averaged 6.3 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Ranked third on the team in assists ... Scored 12 points, all in the second half, in Illinois' 61-51 win at Michigan St. (Jan. 23) ... Moved into a reserve role for two games (vs. No. 14 Penn State on Jan. 9 and vs. No. 16 Nebraska on Jan. 12) after starting Illinois' first 14 games, returned to the starting lineup for six games, then moved back to coming off the bench starting Feb. 5 vs. Michigan State ... Led the team in assists in seven of the first 10 games of the season ... In her first game as an Illini, Hartwell shot 8-of-10 from the field and scored a career-best 18 points in 22 minutes at Bradley (Nov. 8) ... Recorded a career-high four steals twice: vs. Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 14) and at Colorado (Dec. 7) ... Played a season-high 44 minutes vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 3) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012-13 - Sophomore: Sat out the season in accordance with NCAA transfer rules.

At Georgia Tech
2011-12 - Freshman: Appeared in 10 games for the Sweet 16-qualifying Yellow Jackets, who finished the season No. 10 in the coaches' poll.

High School
Named MVP of the Narrows League (4A) as a junior and senior, leading Bellarmine Prep to three straight league championships ... Bellarmine placed fourth in the state in 2010 and sixth in the state in 2011 ... Rated a four-star prospect by HoopGurlz and the 29th best guard in the class of 2011 ... Earned The Narrows League 4A Freshman of the Year in 2008 and first-team all-league in 2009, `10 and `11 ... Three-year captain ... Four-time defensive award honoree ... Averaged 15.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game and scored at least 20 points nine times during her senior year ... Earned the Narrows League Academic Award ... Helped Bellarmine to back-to-back state titles in track & field in 2008 and 2009, running on the state champion 4x100-meter relay both years and the state champion 4x400-meter relays in 2009.

Personal
Born Dec. 31, 1992 ... Parents are Thomas and Bettye Hartwell ... Has one brother, Thomas, who graduated from the University of Mary (Bismarck, N.D.) in May 2013 after competing on the Marauders' track and field team ... Majoring in communication ... Was the sports editor of her high school newspaper.

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