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Though standing only 6-feet tall and battling against taller and heavier players throughout her Colonials career, Saar ranks second to only Tajama Abraham in career scoring (1,809 points). In addition, she also is the most prolific rebounder in the school's women's history with 1,139 rebounds and is the only GW women's player to ever break the 1,000-rebound mark.
Saar made an immediate impact at GW, winning the Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Year award in 1992, after averaging 11.5 points and 6.3 rebounds as a freshman, and helping the Colonials to their first 25-victory season. The following three seasons Saar earned first team All-Atlantic 10 honors by averaging 16.5, 13.4 and 16 points and 11.2, 9.0 and 9.8 rebounds in successive years. She also was named to the Atlantic 10's All-Tournament teams three straight years ('93-95). In '93, she earned Kodak All-America team honorable mention and in '95 she received Associated Press All-America honorable mention. Following her college career, she played professional seasons in Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg and briefly with the Atlanta Glory of the American Basketball League.
Academically, she was a giant! Three consecutive years (93-95), Saar was named to the A-10's Academic All-Conference team. In 1995, she won both the Atlantic 10 Scholar-Athlete award and NCAA Woman of the Year regional award. Saar, earned a bachelor's degree in biology and currently is a is a physician's assistant.
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As Selection Monday festivities wound down inside the Charles E. Smith Center, GW head coach Jennifer Rizzotti’s work was just beginning.
Rizzotti Tabbed as USA National Team Assistant Coach
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - George Washington women's basketball head coach Jennifer Rizzotti has been tabbed to serve as an assistant coach for the United...
Women's Hoops to Face Ohio State in NCAA Tournament First Round
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The Best Kind of Waiting
With six wins in their final eight regular season games, they put themselves in good position for at least a WNIT bid, regardless of what happened in the...
Women's Basketball to Host Selection Monday Watch Party
WASHINGTON - The Atlantic 10 Champion George Washington women's basketball team will host a Selection Monday Watch Party in the Colonials Club of the...
CHAMPIONS! GW Wins A-10 Title
GW returns to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in four seasons while Head Coach Jen Rizzotti, a National Champion as a student-athlete at UConn,...
Women's Hoops Upsets Top-Seeded Dayton in A-10 Semifinals
RICHMOND, Va. - The George Washington women's basketball team advanced to the Atlantic 10 Championship game for the third time in the last four seasons when ...
Women's Hoops Downs GMU for Third Time this Season in A-10 Quarters
RICHMOND, Va. - The old adage 'it is hard to beat the same team three times in one season' certainly rang true in Friday's Atlantic 10 Championship...