Sarah Cleland

Number14
ClassFr.
PositionIF
Height5-6
HometownErie, Colo.
Prev. SchoolErie HS
Bats/ThrowsR/R

Statistics

Batting Statistics
Season     AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD% 
2008      .351  51-51   148  33  52   9   0  12  57   97  .655  28   3  27   0  .459   2   2   9-14   106  95  15  .931
2007      .373  55-55   169  43  63   7   0  13  52  109  .645  23   2  37   2  .451   1   1   7-9     77  96  16  .915
2006      .396  32-32    96  26  38   6   2  12  43   84  .875  13   3  15   0  .474   2   0   5-7    162  16   6  .967
2005      .269  45-38   104  12  28   3   0   3  20   40  .385  10   3  28   0  .347   1   1   9-10    37   2   3  .929

Pitching Statistics
Season    ERA   W-L   APP  GS  CG SHO/CBO SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR   AB B/Avg   WP HBP  BK  SFA SHA

Fielding Statistics
Season      C   PO   A   E   FLD%  DPs  SBA CSB   SBA%   PB  CI
2008      216  106  95  15   .931    8    0   0    ---    0   0
2007      189   77  96  16   .915    7    0   0    ---    0   0
2006      184  162  16   6   .967    1    9   7   .562    5   0
2005       42   37   2   3   .929    0    0   0    ---    0   0

Notes:



2008: Was named honorable mention all-RMAC ... Started in all 51 games primarily as the short stop ... led the team in homeruns (12) and RBIs (57), was tied for second on the team in batting average (.351), and was third in hits (52) ... had a .655 slugging percentage, a .459 on base percentage, 33 hits, nine doubles, and nine stolen bases this season ... had a game high seven RBIs, two homeruns, three hits, and three runs against Colorado Mines on Arp. 23.

2007: Was named honorable mention all-RMAC ... was tied for fourth in the RMAC in home runs with 13 ... was fourth in the RMAC in RBIs with 52 ... was tied for seventh in the RMAC in hits with 63 ... was ninth in the RMAC in on base percentage with .451 and tenth in runs scored with 43 ... was tied for second on the team in home runs, third on the team in RBIs, and fourth on the team in hits and walks (23) ... was also fifth on the team in on base percentage and batting average (.373) ... had a game high two home runs, two walks, and five RBIs against Nebraska-Kearney on Apr. 7th.

2006: Was 10th in the RMAC in RBIs with 43 despite missing 20 games ... led the team with 0.38 home runs per game ... hit 12 long balls overall, including two grand slams ... also led the team with 1.34 RBIs per game ... had a .875 slugging percentage, which was second on the team by .001 ... had a season-high five RBIs against Montana State-Billings on March 19th ... had a 13-game hitting streak from March 12th to April 8th ... went 4-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs against Panhandle State on March 9th ... moved to catcher after being recruited as a shortstop and playing outfield as a freshman ... threw out seven of 16 would-be base stealers ... had a .474 on base percentage.

2005: Played in 43 games as a freshman with 38 starts ... two of her three home runs were grand slams ... went 3-for-3 with a slam against Adams State on March 12th ... hit .269 on the season ... stole nine bases in 10 attempts.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Was named the Colorado 3A Player of the Year while playing at Erie High School ... helped lead Erie to four straight state championships ... named student-athlete of the month.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Communications ... enjoys hiking and spending time with friends and family ... hobbies include: working on the farm, 4-wheeling, and walking ... has a sister, Cristen, and a brother, Josh ... parents are Rhonda and Gary Cleland.

Stories featuring Sarah Cleland

April 30, 2008Haney Named First Team All-RMAC, Three Named Honorable MentionUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior center fielder Stacy Haney was named to the 2008 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Conference first team, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
April 27, 2008Sweep by Nebraska-Kearney Fitting End to Disappointing SeasonUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson's most frustrating season as coach of the Mountain Lions mercifully came to an end Sunday as his team lost three games to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at Dryden Park.
April 23, 2008UCCS Comes Up on the Wong End of Record Offensive NightThe Colorado School of Mines Orediggers scored 41 runs on 41 hits to sweep the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 16-10 and 25-18 Wednesday evening at Mountain Lion Field.
April 20, 2008Record Crowd Witnesses UCCS Return to Relevancy with SweepThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs made itself relevant again in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff picture Sunday with an 8-4, 8-5 sweep of the Regis Rangers at Mountain Lion Field.
April 11, 2008Haney, Cleland Come Up Big but Loss Streak Still Reaches EightSarah Cleland went a combined 4-for-6 with five RBIs and Stacy Haney was a single away from hitting for the cycle, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs nonetheless saw its losing streak reach eight games after dropping 12-8 and 14-11 decisions to the Adams State Grizzlies Friday afternoon at ASC Softball Field.
March 29, 2008Haney's Double Gives Disappointed Mountain Lions Split with EaglesStacy Haney hit a bases clearing double in the fifth inning to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 4-3 victory in Saturday's opener and a doubleheader split with the Chadron State Eagles Saturday at Mountain Lion Field.
March 21, 2008Fan Interference Call Leaves UCCS with Split Against Mesa StateA fan interference call ended Friday's second game, giving the Mesa State Mavericks a 6-5 victory and a doubleheader split with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at Mountain Lion Field.
February 24, 2008Cleland's Slam Helps UCCS Win Tournament Title at Mile High InviteSarah Cleland's sixth career grand slam lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 7-2 victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Sunday and the tournament title at the Mile High Invite.
February 23, 2008Mountain Lions Sharp While Winning Three at Mile High InviteUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson showed little concern when his team, picked to win the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in the preseason coaches' poll, opened the season with a lackluster 3-3 record.
November 21, 2007Jordan Becomes Sixth Signee for Mountain LionsUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson added a sixth player to an already impressive recruiting class Wednesday when Ashley Jordan of Erie High School signed her national letter of intent.
May 4, 2007UCCS Drops First Game in RMAC TournamentDespite a grand slam by Sarah Cleland, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped an 8-7 decision in eight innings to the Regis Rangers in the first game of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament Friday at Bergman Field.
April 28, 2007Seven Hours Later, UCCS and Mesa Settle for SplitThe University of Colorado at Colorado at Colorado Springs and the Mesa State Mavericks played just under seven hours of softball Saturday, settling for a doubleheader split at Bergman Field.
April 21, 2007UCCS Softball Splits with Western New MexicoSarah Cleland had a solo home run and two RBI singles to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 9-6 victory and salvage a split of Saturday's doubleheader against the Western New Mexico Mustangs at Mountain Lion Field.
April 14, 2007UCCS Bounces Back to Salvage SplitLibby White bounced back from a poor first game to throw a two-hitter in Game 2 and help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs salvage a doubleheader split Saturday against the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers at Mountain Lion Field.
April 11, 2007Seven Triples Spur UCCS to Sweep of Colorado CollegeThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs pounded 26 hits, including seven triples, and walked 12 times in sweeping the Colorado College Tigers 12-1 and 11-1 Wednesday.
April 7, 2007Lopers Take Two Out of ThreeSarah Cleland hit three home runs, including her school-record fourth career grand slam, and Stacy Haney broke the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs single-season RBI record but the Mountain Lions nonetheless had to settle for just a single win in Saturday's tripleheader against the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at Dryden Park.
March 27, 2007Mountain Lions Split Doubleheader Against RegisStacy Haney's two-run double to right field in the seventh inning tied the game and Tasha Pagdilao singled to complete the comeback 4-3 victory in the opener as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs went on to split the doubleheader against the Regis Rangers Monday at Mountain Lion Field.
March 18, 2007UCCS Goes Big, Small in SweepThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took advantage of big hitting to take the opener 9-3, then utilized classic small ball to win the second game 4-2 in a doubleheader sweep of the University of Mary Marauders at Mountain Lion Field.
February 18, 2007UCCS Explodes for 30 Runs in Sweep of HighlandsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs exploded for 30 runs on 33 hits Sunday to sweep the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 12-0 and 18-0.
February 7, 2007Lions Maul Colorado College in OpenerSarah Brisky and Tasha Pagdilao each hit two home runs to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team to a dominating sweep of in-town rival Colorado College Wednesday evening in the season openers for both teams.
February 1, 2007Softball Team Fifth in Preseason PollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team was chosen to finish fifth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference according to the annual preseason coaches' poll which was released Tuesday.
November 20, 2006Fitzgerald wins writing contestThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was notified Monday the assistant athletic director/sports information director Doug Fitzgerald had won the 2005-06 CoSIDA Fred W. Stabley Sr. national writing contest in the Event Coverage category.
August 10, 2006UCCS Softball Camps Continue to GrowSouthern Colorado's largest softball camp, which took place Aug. 7-10 at Mountain Lion Field on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus, had another successful turnout with approximately 101 campers in attendance.
April 29, 2006Cade's Gem Leads to SplitUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs freshman Kym Cade and Fort Lewis sophomore Monica Chavez swapped shutouts as the Mountain Lions and the Skyhawks split Saturday's doubleheader.
April 14, 2006Split Highlighted by 16 HomersThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers combined for 16 home runs, including a school-record 11 in the second game, as the teams split their doubleheader Friday at Mountain Lion Field.
March 19, 2006Cleland, Ritchie Lead UCCS to 10th Straight WinSarah Cleland had five RBIs and Amanda Ritchie was “wildly effective” Sunday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team won its 10th straight game, 7-1 over the Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets at Mountain Lion Field.
March 18, 2006Cleland Punishes Screwball in UCCS SweepSarah Cleland hit a clutch, three-run home run to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 4-2 win in the opening game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets at Mountain Lion Field.
March 9, 2006Ota, Cleland Each Go Deep Twice in Sweep of Colorado CollegeJanine Ota and Sarah Cleland each hit two home runs and Kym Cade threw a five-inning, two-hit shutout as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions swept the Tigers Thursday evening at Mountain Lion Field.
May 6, 2005Berg's clutch hit lifts LionsCharlene Berg belted a two-run, game-winning double to left center in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the lethargic University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions to a 4-3 victory over Nebraska-Kearney in the second round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament Friday.
March 6, 2005Cleland Slam Helps UCCS Avoid SweepFreshman Sarah Cleland hit a walk-off grand slam to give the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs a 10-9 victory in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader and avoid a four-game sweep at the hands of the Fort Hays State Tigers.
May 17, 2004Powerful recruiting class bolsters Mountain LionsIf the coaches in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and the Southwest Region thought the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' run to the RMAC title and the regional championship game was a one-time fluke, they'll need to reevaluate that assessment. Not only did the Mountain Lions graduate no seniors, but they also will get back a star pitcher and have signed one of the strongest recruiting classes in school history.
December 12, 2003Recruit named newspaper's player of the yearNOTE: Reprinted with the permission of the Boulder Daily Camera.ERIE â Before every game his dominating team plays, Erie softball coach Bob Bledsoe gives a speech.
November 12, 2003Softball team gets four verbal commitmentsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team received verbal commitments from Sarah Cleland, Kaleigh Beekman, Erin Selby, and Sarah Brisky.
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