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Sara Herbert (#24 in white, center) in action versus Central Hardin.Sara Herbert (#24 in white, center) in action versus Central Hardin.

Patriots Sign Sacred Heart Standout

Sara Herbert joins the St. Catharine Soccer Program

The St. Catharine Women’s Soccer Program is proud to announce the addition of First Team All-State Midfielder, Sara Herbert. Herbert signed an NAIA Scholarship Contract to officially join the Patriots in a ceremony in the Sacred Heart gymnasium yesterday.

Sara played Varsity for four years at Sacred Heart and won State Championships in 2008 and 2009 and was State Runner-up in 2011. During her high school career, she was named All District 13 twice and  earned All Region 7 recognition twice.  She was named First Team All State as a senior as well as making the Louisville Catholic Sports All-State team.  She was team Captain and was named Most Valuable Player for Sacred Heart as a senior.

In addition to her play for the Valkyries, Sara also played club soccer in the spring. She won a State Cup Championship in 2008 with Javanon and was a member of two State Cup Champion teams in 2010 and 2011 with Mockingbird Valley Soccer Club.

Patriot Coach Paul Patton commented on the signing of Herbert, “Today is a banner day for the St. Catharine College Women’s Soccer Program. Sara is a tremendous talent, a great student, and a good person as well. Best of all, she’s a winner. She has won 5 state championships and will bring that intensity and will to win to our team. I can’t wait to coach her in the fall!”

Sara is the daughter of Chris and Leslie Herbert, hails from Valley Station and plans to study Nursing at St. Catharine.

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