Personal: Sara Elizabeth Slater was born in Overland Park, Kan., and is the daughter of Julie and Rick Slater. Has 2 siblings. Brother Jeff played football at Dodge City Community College. Attended Lansing High School and Johnson County Community College. Went to State in 2008, 2009, and 2010, placing 4th in 2009 and 2010. Holds Lansing school record for digs in a season, match, and career. Also is 3rd on all-time career dig list at JCCC. Also named Leavenworth County Volleyball Player of the Year. Majoring in Elementary Education.