Sarah Wilhite

Sarah Wilhite

NEC Redrockets
United States
Birth Date
Birth Place
Minnesota, USA
185 cm
75 kg

 Position: Outside Hitter

Height: 6-2
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
College: University of Minnesota

Most Notable

Named 2016 AVCA Division I National Player of the Year and espnW National Player of the Year as a senior at University of Minnesota
Selected to NCAA All-Tournament Team in both 2015 and 2016 as the Gophers reached the semifinals two years in a row


2018: FIVB Volleyball Nations League Prelim Weeks 2-5; Pan American Cup (Gold)
2017: Pan American Cup (Gold); FIVB World Grand Prix

Did You Know:

Majored in physiology at University of Minnesota
Named 2016 Big Ten Player of the Year
Selected to 2016 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team
Before earning the AVCA national player of the year honor, had never been an AVCA All-American
Member of 2015 U.S. Collegiate National Team that toured China
Played for Northern Lights Volleyball Club and helped the team win the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships 17 Open Division in 2012
Was named 2011 and 2012 Gatorade Minnesota Player of the Year
Tabbed Minnesota State High School All-State twice while playing for Eden Prairie High School in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Parents are Mark and Amy Wilhite
Sisters are Annie and Caroline, and brother is Samuel
Interesting Facts About Sarah Wilhite: Has played with Hannah and Paige Tapp since we were juniors in high school. This is now year 7 (in 2017) of playing together, at all different levels: club indoor volleyball, college at the University of Minnesota, and now USA volleyball.

Sarah Wilhite's Favorites

Food: Pizza ... Book: All mystery/suspense books ... Music Type: country ... Musical Group: Rascal Flatts ... Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption ... Actor: Matt Damon ... Professional Team: Minnesota Vikings ... Athlete: Misty May-Treanor

Hobbies and Interests: Loves to hang out with friends, sing and dance in my free time.

Most Admired Person: Her dad because "I have looked up to him my whole life. He's a great leader and an even better person."

Happiest Moment in Life: When my now fiance proposed last May (2017)


  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (12) - Other (68)
  • Current Club NEC Redrockets
  • Spike 305
  • Block 300