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    Sabel Moffett
    Sabel Moffett

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Temecula, Calif.

    High School:
    Chaparral

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    MB



    2010: AVCA second team All-America selection ... Started all 33 matches for Northwestern ... First player in program history to be a two-time AVCA All-Mideast Region selection ... Unanimous All-Big Ten selection ... Named the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 11 ... Became the 19th member of the Northwestern 1,000-kill club at Minnesota (10/29) and ends her career 15th all-time with 1,132 ... Recorded her 500th career block against Michigan (11/27) and is fourth in Wildcat history with 510 total blocks ... Her .345 hitting percentage is the second-highest single-season total, as is her 143 block assists, while her 171 total blocks is tied for second ... Led Northwestern in kills (362), hitting percentage (.345), solo blocks (28), block assists (143) and total blocks (171) ... Tallied 14 blocks in the victory against Minnesota (10/10), one shy of the program's single-match record ... Recorded a career-best 27 kills against Wisconsin (11/6) with a .524 hitting percentage and five blocks ... Garnered Chicagoland Classic MVP honors after tallying 19 kills, 14 blocks and a .533 hitting percentage over the weekend ... Led the Wildcats with 12 kills in the season opener against Loyola (Chicago) (8/27) ... Named to the Northwestern Challenge all-tournament team after tallying 42 kills and 26 blocks ... Notched a season-best 19 kills against Utah (Sept. 4) with eight total blocks, including three solo ... Had 14 kills and 11 blocks against Mississippi (Sept. 3) for her third career double-double ... Recorded nine kills on 13 attempts with just two errors for a .538 hitting percentage and seven blocks against Morehead State (Sept. 4) ... Named MVP of the Ohio tournament after tallying 37 kills, a .347 hitting percentage and 12 blocks ... Posted 14 kills and six blocks in the victory over 14th-ranked Tennessee (9/10) ... Added 12 kills and four blocks against Ohio (9/11) ... Notched 13 kills, a .458 hitting percentage and five blocks in the Wildcat Classic victory over Marquette (9/18) ... Combined for 32 kills and nine blocks in the opening weekend of Big Ten play, tallying 15 kills and five blocks against Indiana (9/24), then following that up with 17 kills and four blocks against Purdue (9/25) ... Notched eight blocks in the victory over Wisconsin (10/1) ... Posted 16 kills and six blocks at Illinois (10/2) ... Played in her 100th career match against Iowa (10/8) ... Recorded 12 kills and four blocks at Michigan (10/15) ... Finished with 12 kills on 22 attempts with no errors (.545) in the upset of sixth-ranked Illinois (11/5) ... Had 13 kills, a .571 hitting percentage and five blocks in the sweep at Indiana (11/13) ... Surpassed the 300-kill mark at Penn State (11/19) ... Notched 15 kills, a .303 hitting percentage and nine blocks against Michigan State (11/26) ... Has recorded double-digit kills in 18 matches ... Finished with 11 kills and six blocks, including the match-clinching block in set four, in the NCAA first round victory over Arizona (12/3) ... Capped her Wildcat career with 13 kills and a pair of blocks in the NCAA second round against Missouri (12/4), hitting .423 ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V selection ... Academic All-Big Ten selection for the fourth time.

    2009: Came into her own as one of the top players in the Big Ten, earning All-Big Ten honors ... AVCA Mideast Region All-American ... Started all 32 matches with a season .349 hitting percentage, which is tops in program history for a single season ... Led the team in kills with 398, ranking sixth in the Big Ten in hitting percentage (.349), kills per set (3.37) and points per set (4.25) ... Moved into ninth-place all-time in career block assists and 10th in solo blocks against Wisconsin (11/20) ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 9 ... Her 137 block assists and 165 total blocks are the third-best single-season totals in program history ... Ranked fifth in the Big Ten in blocks per set (1.40) ... Came up big for Northwestern in the Kentucky Classic, registering 32 kills and 17 blocks en route to being named to the all-tournament team ... Killed 14 balls against Florida International (8/29) and added six blocks ... Named the MVP of the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational after finishing with 36 kills, a .586 hitting percentage and 16 blocks ... Had 17 kills on 24 attempts with no errors against Miami (Ohio) (9/5) for a career-best .708 hitting percentage, which ranks first in program history for a four-set match ... Also had no hitting errors at IUPUI (9/6) while setting a season-high with eight blocks ... Had six service aces in the tournament, including a career-best three vs. Miami (Ohio) ... Earned Charlotte Tournament MVP honors after recording 44 kills with a .500 hitting percentage and 14 kills ... Had 14 kills in each of the Wildcats' victories over Presbyterian (9/11) and James Madison (9/12), while tallying 16 at Charlotte (9/12) ... Finished with six blocks against the Blue Hose and five against the Dukes ... Was named the Wildcat Classic MVP after tallying 31 kills and 18 blocks ... Had four solo blocks against Long Island (9/19), tied for the second-most in a three-set match in program history ... Recorded her 500th career kill against the Blackbirds ... Registered a career-best 24 kills and added eight blocks in leading NU to a five-set victory over Indiana (10/11) ... Had 15 kills and seven blocks against Purdue (10/10) ... Tied a career-best with 10 blocks against Minnesota (10/17) including four solo ... Came up big again at Purdue (10/30) and Indiana (10/31), knocking down a combined 39 kills and 11 blocks with a .391 hitting percentage ... Recorded back-to-back 10 blocks nights against both Michigan State (11/6) and Michigan (11/7), tying her career-best both nights ... Recorded double-digit kill totals in 24 matches ... Academic All-Big Ten ... One of 24 players selected to the U.S. National A2 Team and helped the A2 Red Team to a bronze medal at the U.S.A. Volleyball National Open Championship in June.

    2008: One of the top contributers for the Wildcats, starting all 31 matches and playing in all 118 sets ... Set personal bests in every statistical category, leading the team in block assists (94) and total blocks (115) ... Ranked second on the squad in hitting percentage (.264) and was third in kills (280)and attempts (637) ... Named to the Chicagoland Classic all-tournament team after recording 23 kills and nine blocks over the two-day period ... Recorded 14 kills on 27 attempts at Loyola Chicago (8/30) ... Registered nine kills and five blocks against Illinois-Chicago (8/29) ... Tallied her 100th career kill against the Flames ... Proved to be one of the `Cats' top offensive threats at the Dayton Flyer tournament, notching 29 kills and adding 18 blocks ... Her best game of the weekend was a 13 kill, five block effort against Cleveland State (9/6) ... Picked up Cougar Challenge all-tournament honors after recording 40 kills and seven blocks on the weekend, including a career-high 19 kills on 38 attempts against Wichita State (9/13) ... Tallied 30 kills with a .388 hitting percentage at the Wildcat Classic, en route to being named to the all-tournament team ... Lead all players with 15 kills at Michigan State (10/10) ... Had 12 kills, including the match-winner, in the upset victory of 17th-ranked Illinois (10/17) while also adding eight blocks ... Tied a career-best with 10 blocks against Indiana (10/24) ... Recorded double-digit kill totals in 13 matches ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Appeared in 21 matches, starting 15 ... Hit .333 in her second-career match (7-2-15) against Illinois-Chicago (8/25) ... Hit .471 (8-0-17) while recording four solo blocks in a win against UC Santa Barbara ... Hit .500 (4-0-8) with five blocks on 9/7 at Georgetown ... Hit a season-best .667 (9-1-12) against Western Michigan on 9/14 ... Reached double-digits in blocks for the first time in her career with 10 against Saint Louis (9/15) ... Terminated a season-best 11 attacks against No. 9 Wisconsin (9/28) ... Came in during the third game against Iowa on 10/20, recording three blocks including the match-winner ... Played three games in NU's five-game win at Illinois, blocking five Illini attacks (11/2) ... Played the final two games against No. 1 Penn State, going a perfect 3-of-3 on the attack with two blocks (11/9) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Redshirted.

    High School: Two-time first-team All-Valley selection for volleyball ... Two-time all-league honoree ... Named team MVP in 2005 ... Wendy's High School Heisman state finalist in 2005 ... Earned academic CIF-SS award in 2005 ... Scholar athlete all four years of high school ... High school won league championships with undefeated seasons from 2002-04 ... Won the CIF championship in 2003 for the first time in school history ... CIF-SS finalists and state finalists in 2004 ... Played club for Vintage, advancing in the Southern California qualifier to go to Junior Olympics ... Two-time first-team All-Valley in track and field ... Holds the school records in the triple jump and the 100 hurdles ... Track team won CIF titles in 2002 and 2003 ... National Honor Society member ... Named to the California Scholastic Federation ... Also earned Character Counts, student of the month, peer leader and Commissioner of Athletics honors.

    Personal: Born Sabel Ruth Moffett ... Daughter of Tim and Carol Moffett ... Father was an NFL wide receiver for the Los Angeles Raiders and San Diego Chargers, playing his college ball at the University of Mississippi from 1981-85 ... Chose Northwestern over UC Irvine, Georgia, Tennessee, UC Santa Barbara and Washington State ... Graduated in June 2010 with a degree in psychology and pursuing a master's degree in sports administration.

    Moffett's Career Statistics

    Season M-S K E TA PCT AST SA BS BA DG
    2010 33-125
    362
    107
    740
    .345
    3
    0
    28
    143
    21
    2009 32-118
    398
    123
    789
    .349
    4
    7
    28
    137
    35
    2008 31-118 280 112 637 .264 1 0 21 94 11
    2007 21-51 92 44 215 .223 0 0 11 48 8
    Career 117-412 1,132 386 2,381 .313 8 7
    88
    422 75

    Moffett's Career Highs

    Kills 27, vs. Wisconsin (11-6-10)
    Total Attempts 42, two times (last vs. Wisconsin, 11-6-10)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .708, vs. Miami (Ohio) (9-6-09)
    Service Aces 3, vs. Miami (Ohio) (9-6-09)
    Assists 2, at Penn State (11-14-09)
    Total Blocks 14, vs. Minnesota (10-10-10)
    Digs 5, at Wisconsin (10-24-09)