Sarah Lombardo
Sarah Lombardo

Player Profile

Long Beach, CA

High School:
Long Beach Poly



2003 -- Junior: Played in 10 matches, starting nine ...First-team CoSIDA Academic All-American ...First-team All-Pac-10 Academic selection ...Missed the final 11 matches of the season due to a knee injury suffered against Cal on Oct. 19 ...Gave up just seven goals in 822 minutes of play for an 0.77 goals against average ...Ranked second in the Pac-10 in goals against average ...Compiled a 6-1-3 overall record ...Posted four shutouts in matches against Pepperdine (9/31), St. Mary's (9/5), San Diego (10/7) and Stanford (10/17).

2002 -- Sophomore: Played in all 22 matches, starting 20 ...Finished the season with an 0.56 goals against average, ranking second in the Pac-10 ...Allowed just 12 goals in 22 matches ...Also ranked second in the Pac-10 in shutouts with nine ...Started all three matches in the NCAA Tournament ...First-team All-Pac-10 Academic selection ...Second-team Verizon Academic All-District VIII honoree ...Named to the Hawaii Outrigger Classic All-Tournament Team.

2001 -- Freshman:Played in six matches, starting two ...Made her first career start in a 2-0 victory over Oregon on Oct. 26 ...Also started against Oregon State two days later ...Finished the season with an 0.82 goals against average ...Allowed just two goals in 220 minutes of play ...Recorded two saves on the year ... Ended the season 2-1.

High School/Club: Regarded as one of the top goalkeepers in the nation out of Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, Calif. ...Former member of the Under-16 U.S. National Team. : Earned a total of four varsity letters for coach Teri Collins ...Named a 1999 NSCAA All-American ...All-CIF first-team selection in 2001 ...Club teammate of Kendal Billingsley on the prestigious Southern California Blues ...Helped the Blue win three state championships.

Personal:Full name is Sarah Ruth Lombardo ...Daughter of Joseph and Joyce ...Has two brothers, Alex and Nick ...Enjoys cooking, candle-making and photography ...Favorite class is biology ...Born June 23, 1983 in Long Beach, Calif.