The No. 6 Cavaliers hosted the No. 1 Terrapins in the 2013 home opener.
2015 • ACC Academic Honor Roll • Started all 19 games • 18 ground balls, seven caused turnovers and a draw control • Caused three turnovers in the regular-season finale vs. Virginia Tech
2014 • Appeared in 19 games with 10 starts • Won a pair of draw controls in the victory over Richmond, also picking up two ground balls • Caused turnovers at William & Mary (March 12) and American (April 1) • ACC Academic Honor Roll
2013 • Became a fixture of the Virginia defense in her rookie season, appearing in all but one game, starting 18 contests • Won eight ground balls and seven draw controls while causing six turnovers in the season • Had two ground balls at James Madison • Had a ground ball, won a draw control and caused a turnover against Northwestern • ACC Academic Honor Roll
HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year varsity athlete in lacrosse and soccer and a four-year letterwinner in winter track at Mendham High • Holds school records in track in the 55m, 100m, 200m, 300m, 400m as well as being part of record-setting 4x200m and 4x400m relays • Also holds the Morris County record in the 400m (indoors) of 57.13 • 2010 Morris County and NJSIAA State Sectional Champion for Spring Track in the 100m, 200, and 400m • Academic All-American for lacrosse • Part of two MHS teams that were crowned Morris County champions (2010-11) and were runners-up in her senior season (2012) • Earned All-Morris County honors for lacrosse her senior season
PERSONAL • Full name is Sarah Gabrielle Gillespie • Daughter of Timothy and Janet Gillespie. Father, Timothy, played football at Lehigh University • Has a younger brother, Timothy • 2009-12 ACE Academic Excellence Award at MHS • 2009 Mendham High Distinguished Student Award • Was a volunteer at Holly Manor Nursing Home and served as a Peer Leader at MHS • Her major is Global Public Health