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Sabrina Wagner

School

South Florida

Position
Midfield
Major
Biomedical Sciences/Public Health

Classroom

Wagner graduated in the Fall of 2020 with a 3.99 GPA as a biomedical sciences major. She earned summa cum laude honors.

In 2019, Wagner was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District first team. She has been a consistent member of the USF Athletics Honor Roll and is a three-time American Athletic Conference All-Academic team honoree.

In addition to her coursework, Wagner aided in research conducted by USF’s College of Pharmacy. She spent over 950 hours as an ophthalmic technician, as well as shadowing patient care in various medical clinics around the Tampa Bay Area.

She is currently pursuing a post-bachelor’s degree in public health.

Character

Wagner, a team captain for South Florida, is a leader both on and off the field. She has used a lead-by-example attitude to gain the respect of her teammates on the field.

She displays her valuable work ethic by giving it her all in every situation. Wagner always shows her positive nature, helping her deaf parents communicate and thrive. When her grandmother was diagnosed with lung cancer, Wagner acted as an interpreter for her parents. She facilitated conversations between her parents and doctors, while also setting up appointments.

She takes the time to get to know others, and cares about their values, beliefs, and what affects them. South Florida recognized Wagner with the Global Citizen Award for attending multiple global events and reflecting on how her viewpoints may differ from others.

Her mindset has allowed her to create an inclusive environment that fosters growth on the team.

Community

Wagner is extremely active in volunteering with the USF Athletic Department. During her time at South Florida, she has compiled over 250 hours of community service.

She has volunteered at the All Peoples Life Center, helping those with disabilities participate in athletics. Wagner has also volunteered with the Florida Hospital of Carrollwood, using her academic strengths in the process.

With Surgical Waiting, she volunteered to gather contact information of patient’s families, care for the families of patients while they waited, and assist families in finding their way around the hospital.

Recently, Wagner has volunteered with the GoldenTalk Chat Line, where she communicated with seniors who felt alone or in need of assistance, connected with callers to find their exact needs, and provided resources to help fill those needs.

Competition

Wagner has been excelled in her time at South Florida. She is a four-year starter, compiling four goals and nine assists for 17 points. Playing 4,540 minutes as of January 30th, she has been a critical piece of the team.

Her defensive skills have helped USF tally 22 shutouts in her time. Wagner also played a key role last season, limiting opposing teams to only 3.7 shots on goal and 8.1 shots per game.

Head Coach Schilte-Brown believes that she is best at passing and in challenges. Per the InStat service, Wagner was accurate with an average of 56 passes per game, accounting for 85% of her total passes last season.

She also won 65% of her challenges, succeeded in 71% of her tackles, and completed 77% of her dribbles.