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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.

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