31 - Sara Alva
Sara Alva
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: King HS
Position: Guard

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Joined the team as a walk-on … played in 11 games … averaged 0.4 points in 3.3 minutes per game … logged three minutes against Houston Baptist (11/26) ... scored her first basket of the season at UTPA (12/7) in five minutes of play ... tallied one block in three minutes at Indiana (12/27) ... pulled down one rebound at McNeese State (1/7) in four minutes of action ... registered two points, two rebounds and one block in four minutes at Texas State (1/25).  

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at King High School in Corpus Christi for coach John Reyes … averaged 12 points, five rebounds and three assists during her senior season … as a freshman totaled 16 points, seven rebounds and four assists … earned Freshman of the Year honors and was named First Team All-District, First Team Metro and First Team All-South Texas … lettered in track, volleyball and basketball … named Newcomer of the Year in track … All-Regional qualifier in the 4x2 relay and triple jump … advanced to the All-District playoffs in volleyball as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Born Sarah Bethany Alva on Sept. 2, 1991, in Corpus Christi, Texas … parents are Luis and Susan Alva … has three siblings, Conrad, Gabriel and Caleb.She is majoring in Kinesiology.