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14  Sarabeth Clopton
Sarabeth Clopton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garland, Texas

High School:
Garland

Height:
5-10

Position:
D

Experience:
3L


2009 - SENIOR SEASON
Elected to miss the 2009 season due to the effects of numerous knee injuries over her career ... first team Academic All-Big 12 selection.

2008 - JUNIOR SEASON
Started in all 19 matches for the Red Raiders ... has now made 37-consecutive starts entering the 2009 season ... played the second-most minutes on the team ... netted a career-high four goals on the season ... tied the match against Colorado in the first half with a long goal off a free kick ... had goals in consecutive matches against Arizona and Northwestern State ... attempted a season-high three shots against Oral Roberts and Iowa State ... also matched her career high with two shots-on-goal in both matches ... added her only goal during conference play against the Cyclones ... played every minute in 13 matches ... Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2007 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Recorded the second-highest total minutes played, while starting all 17 matches ... recorded a team-high three assists, with two coming in consecutive wins against Nebraska and Iowa State ... Tech was 3-0 when Clopton had an assist ... her seven points were the third highest on the team ... played in all but five minutes the entire season ... scored the game-winning goal in Tech's 3-0 victory over Texas State ... began the Tech rally against Baylor, tying the match in the 83rd minute in the Red Raiders' 2-1 victory ... was instrumental in Tech's defensive effort on the backline ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

2006 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Made 19 appearances and 18 starts as a freshman ... took 20 shots, including nine on goal ... averaged 1.05 shots per match ... tallied two goals and two assists ... posted a goal against No. 12 Oklahoma State, the match ended in double overtime tie, 2-2.

GARLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Guided her high school squad to a 2005 District Championship ... as a freshman, Clopton led her team in goals scored and assists and was named the District 11-5A Newcomer of the Year ... made the All-Tournament team in 2003 and 2006 ... was a nine-year member of the Sting 88 club soccer team who, in 2003, won the Region 3 and State Cup Championship titles on its way to a national semi-finalist appearance ... the Sting 88 were also State Cup finalists in 2005 ... was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born October 1, 1987 to Rick and Cathy Clopton ... father Rick was a standout baseball athlete who competed at Baylor and played in the 1975 Pan-Am Games for Team USA ... is an active member in FCA and is a youth group leader at her local church ... has made mission trips to Brazil, Ecuador, and Germany ... majoring in exercise sports science.

Official Gear of the
Texas Tech Red Raiders