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Sarah Veilleux
Player Profile:
Sarah Veilleux 1879057
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hebron, Conn.
High School: RHAM
Experience: 2 Years

2016-17: Named Big 5 Scholar-Athlete...Selected SJU's Patricia Ryan Unsung Hero Award recipient and winner of the Reverend Emory Ross Award For Academic Excellence...Finished fourth in the Atlantic 10 in three-point percentage (.378), 13th in field goal percentage (.441) and 15th in three-pointers per game (1.5)...Led SJU with a career-best 19 points and had four rebounds, an assist and blocked shot in win over NJIT...Posted a then career-best 17 points and added six rebounds, three blocked shots and two steal at New Mexico...Had first career double-double at VCU with 17 points and 11 rebounds...Finished with a then career-best 15 points and seven rebounds and added two assists and a blocked shot in first career start at Penn..Scored a then career-high 14 points and added seven rebounds and three steals at Iona...Tallied three points and had two assists, two rebounds and a steal versus Bucknell...Added four points and two rebounds against Temple...Finished with five rebounds and three assists versus BYU...Scored five points and had five rebounds, three assists and a steal against Villanova...Played a career-high 40 minutes at Central Michigan and finished with eight points, five rebounds and three assists...Grabbed 10 rebounds and added eight points, two assists and two steals at Drexel...Added 10 points and six rebounds against James Madison...Finished with nine points, three rebounds and two assists against VCU...Scored a game-high 18 points on a perfect shooting perfromance at La Salle, going 7-for-7 from the field, including 3-for-3 from three-point range and 1-of-1 from the foul line...Added eight points, four rebounds and two blocked shots against Fordham....Scored 11 points and had five rebounds and two assists at Dayton...Chipped in seven points and four rebounds at Rhode Island...Added three points, three rebounds and two assists versus St. Bonaventure...Scored 14 points and added two rebounds against Duquesne...Had nine points and three assists at Saint Louis...Added seven points and four rebounds at Fordham...Netted 16 points and added three rebounds versus La Salle...Grabbed eight rebounds and added two points against Davidson...Scored nine points and had four assists, two steals and two rebounds against George Mason...Had five points, six rebounds and three assists versus Rhode Island in A-10 First Round matchup...Finished with 12 points and four rebounds versus La Salle at A-10 Championship...Added four points and two blocked shots against Duquesne in A-10 Championship...Had a team-best 15 points and added seven rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots against Virginia.

2015-16: Earned the team's Reverend Emory Ross Academic Excellence Award...Member of the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll and Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Appeared in 21 games, averaging 3.5 points and 1.8 rebounds over 12.4 minutes per game...Had a career-best 10 points to go with a rebound, assist and blocked shot against Davidson...Scored eight points to go with three rebounds and two assists versus Rhode Island...Had a then career-high seven points versus Notre Dame...Scored five points and had five rebounds in00 season debut against Drexel...Added six points and a pair of assists versus UMBC...Tallied six points and had four rebounds at St. Bonaventure...Added five points and two rebounds against Rhode Island.

2014-15: Recipient of the Team's Academic Award...Averaged 2.8 points and 1.3 rebounds per game over four contests...Missed a majority of the season due to injury...Had a season-best six points on 2-of-2 shooting from three-point range versus Temple...Added five points and four rebounds against Drexel...Grabbed a rebound versus Liberty...Played three minutes in collegiate debut at Rutgers...Member of the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School: A four-time All-Conference selection...Two-time Connecticut High School Coaches Association First Team All-State honoree...2014 Parade All-American...Set the RHAM all-time basketball scoring record with 2,079 points...Selected the 2012-13 Gatorade High School Women's Basketball Player of the Year for Connecticut and the New Haven Register Player of the Year...Ranked 25th nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz among her position and 47th overall by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report...Competed for the CT Cobras in AAU competition...Also lettered in volleyball, starting all four years...Named 2013-14 Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year for Connecticut...Helped her team to Class L State title as a senior and was named MVP of the tournament...Earned All-State honors three times.

Personal: Daughter of Michelle Carlson and Glenn Veilleux...A finance and accounting double major.

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