4 Sarah Banks
4 Sarah Banks
Height: 5-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Capistrano Valley HS
Previous College: Arizona
Position: Defender
Sarah Banks is a solid defender who could immediately be a factor for the Gauchos.

Banks transferred to UCSB after two years at the University of Arizona...As a freshman in 2000, she played in four matches...Redshirted the 2001 campaign for the Wildcats.

Club/High School
Banks played for the Southern California Blues for her entire club career...Helped the Blues to four National State Cup championships...Also helped them to a pair of Far West Regional finals and a pair of semifinals...Banks also helped the Blues to numerous league, league cup and Surf Cup titles...Played on ODP District and State team for two years...Prepped at Capistrano Valley High School...As a defender, Banks helped lead Capo Valley to a three-year record of 57-4-4...Her team posted 41 shutouts in three years...Capo Valley won three South Coast League titles while Banks was there and they went 25-1 and won a CIF Championship her senior season...During her senior season, they were also ranked second in the nation in the NSCAA Coach's Poll...She was an All-South Coast League choice and a member of the Orange County Senior All-Star Team...Played for Jack Peterson.

Born July 18, 1982 in Mission Viejo, CA...Will major in Law and Society...Aspires to go to law school or work in Washington D.C. for the government... She was a Scholar Athlete as a junior and senior...A member of the Principal's Honor Roll as a senior...Daughter of Andrew and Karen Banks.