Overview
Sarah Wilhite

Sarah Wilhite

Club
MTV Stuttgart 1843
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
30/07/1995
Birth Place
Minnesota, USA
Height
185 cm
Weight
75 kg

 Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-2
Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
College: University of Minnesota
World Championship Experience
2018 FIVB World Championship (5th Place)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 rowMAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
2018: FIVB Volleyball Nations League Prelim Weeks 2-5; Pan American Cup (Gold); FIVB World Championship (5th Place)
2017: Pan American Cup (Gold); FIVB World Grand PrixDid 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
Married to Jameson ParsonsInteresting Facts About Sarah Wilhite Parsons: Has played with Hannah and Paige Tapp since we were juniors in high school. This is now year 8 (in 2018) 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-TreanorHobbies 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 husband proposed in May 2017Path to the Podium
Began playing youth club volleyball in 2005 with Northern Lights
Helped Northern Lights win the 2012 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships 17 Open Division title
Named Gatorade Minnesota Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 while playing at Eden Prairie High School
Chosen to the 2015 U.S. Collegiate National Team that toured China
Chosen 2016 AVCA Division I National Player of the Year as a senior at University of Minnesota
Selected to NCAA All-Tournament Team in 2015 and 2016 as Minnesota reached the semifinals in consecutive years
Made debut with U.S. Women’s National Team at 2017 Pan American Cup

Career

  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (12) - Other (34)
  • Current Club MTV Stuttgart 1843
  • Spike 305
  • Block 300