|High School:||Southern Alamance|
Sophomore season (2009-10)
Appeared in all 30 games, making the first seven starts of her career … averaged 3.5 points per game and 2.4 rebounds per game, both career highs … also played a career-best 13.8 minutes per game … hit 23 3-pointers on the season after making just three as a freshman … scored a career-high 11 points against Chattanooga on Dec. 19 … had 10 vs. College of Charleston on Jan. 23 … pulled down a career-high eight rebounds at Elon on Feb. 27 … blocked a career-best 15 shots, including a career-high three against Samford on Dec. 21 … had a career-high four assists vs. Wofford on Feb. 12 … made the Dean’s List in both semesters.
Freshman season (2008-09)
Appeared in 26 games on the season, a team high for freshmen … averaged 1.2 points and 1.0 rebound in 6.8 minutes per game … scored a career-best six points at College of Charleston on Jan. 26, including a 3-pointer and a 3-for-4 effort from the free throw line … scored her first career points on a pair of free throws against High Point on Nov. 24 … had back-to-back games with a career-high five rebounds, against Chattanooga and Samford on Jan. 31 and Feb. 2, respectively … scored five points with a perfect day from the floor against Illinois State on Dec. 22, going 2-for-2 from the field and 1-for-1 from 3-point range … also had five points and four rebounds at Chattanooga on Dec. 31, playing a season-high 21 minutes … had four points and four boards against Florida Gulf Coast on Nov. 28 … dished off a career-best two assists in just three minutes of action at Appalachian State on Jan. 12 … blocked six shots on the season, including one against Wofford in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament on March 5 … made the Dean’s List in both semesters.
A three-time All-Mid-State 3A Conference selection at Southern Alamance High School … was also named to the all-region team twice … became just the second girl in school history to reach the 1,000-point plateau … also played volleyball for four years … was the conference player of the year and was a two-time all-conference selection … was a McDonald’s All-American nominee … had her jersey retired.
Sarah Ruth Folwell … born Feb. 3, 1990, in Sanford, N.C. … daughter of Darren and Alison Folwell … has one younger brother, Joshua … was also recruited by UNC Asheville, Samford and Appalachian State … majoring in public health studies.