1 Sarah Tuggy
1 Sarah Tuggy
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Marymount
Previous College: Pomona College
Position: GK
Major: Molecular Biology

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her third season as a goalie for the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Water Polo team…Also a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Swimming team, where she competes in the breaststroke (100 and 200 meters)...2012: First-team ACWPC All-American...Led the Sagehens with 207 saves on the year...Had 12 saves in the final game of the NCAA Tournament against Iona...Split time in goal in the early part of the season, but became the full-time goalie in conference play and in the postseason...Had a save from inside of two meters at the buzzer to preserve an 8-7 win over CMS in the SCIAC semifinals...2010: Was the Sagehen goalie during the team's previous trip to the NCAA Tournament at San Diego State, when she had nine saves in an 11-4 loss to Michigan.

High School: Attended Marymount High School in Los Angeles, where she competed on the water polo, swimming and volleyball teams for the Sailors...Earned the Varsity MVP Award for both the swimming and water polo teams as a junior and senior, and was the Mission League Most Valuable Goalie in water polo...Participated in the Master's Swim Meet in the 200 individual medley...Won the 2009 Marymount Sportsmanship Award...Also earned the Rensselaer Award for Mathematics and Science, and the 2009 Marymount Science Award...Also competed for the Westchester YMCA Orcas Swim team, where she qualified for the Long Course YMCA Nationals in 2007 in the 200-meter breaststroke...Member of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) for Water Polo and competed for the Los Angeles Water Polo Club, which she helped to a 2008 second place finish in the Junior Olympics (as well as a seventh place finish in 2009).

Personal: Attending Pomona College, where she majors in molecular biology with a minor in Japanese...Has one brother...Hobbies include anime, playing the piano, drawing and painting, and reading...Favorite athletes are Brandon Brooks and Kosuke Kitajima...Lists Ender's Game, the A Song of Ice and Fire series, Snow Crash and Kokoro as her favorite books...Favorite movies are Lord of the Rings, The Princess Bride, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Hercules and Spirited Away...Lists "Nanotechnology ID" as the most interesting course she has taken while at Pomona...Would recommend Pomona because "I love the small-class atmosphere, and Pomona has an excellent science program. I like dorm life and the sponsor group system, and I treasure the friends I've made through the swimming and water polo teams, the sponsor group, and my classes."...Born May 7, 1991.