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SEC Legend Spotlight: Sarah Pfeifer, Arkansas

2810 days ago
SEC Staff
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The Southeastern Conference 2015 Class of Women's Legends showcases former student-athletes and coaches from all 14 SEC member institutions.

Sarah Pfeifer - Arkansas
Basketball (2002-08)

Sarah Pfeifer was a member of the Arkansas Razorback women's basketball squad from 2002-08. A team captain from 2004-07, she helped the Razorbacks to appearances in the 2003 NCAA Tournament and the 2005 WNIT. Along the way, Pfeifer endured two different major injuries that kept her from playing two seasons, suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in 2003-04 and then suffering a torn ACL just prior to the 2005-06 season. In her career, she played in 124 games, scoring 1,056 points and earning 565 rebounds.

Pfeifer's name is still sprinkled throughout the Razorback record books. She ranks 24th in career points, and 23rd in career rebounds.

Pfeifer, a native of Ozark, Ark., earned a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering in 2006 and a master's of education in recreation, sport management in December 2008. A standout student, Pfeifer was twice named the SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2005 and 2007, was a two-time CoSIDA Academic All American in 2006-07 and 2007-08 and was a five-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll list.

Pfeifer was a member of Arkansas' student-athlete advisory committee, Arkansas Athletes Outreach and a coordinator for the Sweat Hogs outreach program. She was selected to the industrial engineering department's Outstanding Design Team in 2006 and was a recipient of an SEC postgraduate scholarship.

Pfeifer returned to the Northwest Arkansas area and works as a teacher and coach at Lakeside Junior High in Springdale, Ark.