Mount Union's Sarah Parker Wins NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Mount Union's Sarah Parker Wins NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Former Mount Union volleyball player Sarah Parker (Geneva/Geneva) has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.  Parker is one of 29 female Fall sports student-athletes in the entire nation to earn a $7500 scholarship.

After spending two years at Cleveland State, Parker transferred to Mount Union where she played in 98 matches over three seasons and was a three-time All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection, two-time All-Great Lakes Region and this past season was only the third player in school history to be named an All-American.

She helped lead the Purple Raiders to a school-record 30 wins in 2007 while in 2009 Mount Union made its first-ever appearance and earned its first-ever win in the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship.

Off the court, she was a two-time Academic All-OAC and Academic All-District selection who in 2009 was Mount Union's OAC Clyde Lamb Award winner given annually to the top female scholar athlete. 

Parker completed her studies this past December with a 3.93 grade point average and earned a degree in business administration.  She is currently pursuing a master's degree in health systems administration at Cleveland State.