Sara Esposito

#15 Sara Esposito

HT. 6'0"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Pianiga, Venezia, Italy
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Istituto Cesare Musatti

Fall 2021 Season (Senior): Appeared in all 28 matches in the season with 21 starts and 96 sets played ... Finished second on the team with 310 kills with 3.23 kills/set on .222 hitting, second with 26 aces, and third with 45 blocks ... Posted her first double-digit kill performance of the season in the sweep over NC State with 10 kills on .276 hitting (Aug. 27) ... Produced a streak of six straight double-digit kill performances from Sept. 25 to Oct. 12 ... During that streak, Esposito posted a career-high 22 kills on .383 hitting in a four-set win over The Citadel (Oct. 3) ... Earned her first SoCon weekly award of her career after that performance ... Added a 19-kill performance in the second meeting with The Citadel in the Bucs' first five-setter of the season (Oct. 30) ... Ended her regular-season career with a career-high 23 kills on .353 hitting against Wofford (Nov. 11) ... Ten of her 26 aces came in two games, posing five aces in the four-set loss to Rutgers (Sept. 17) and the five-set win over The Citadel (Oct. 30) ... Ended the season with 11-straight matches recording a block ... Bucs went 2-1 in matches where Esposito recorded 20+ points in a match ... Named to the All-SoCon First Team ..SoCon Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 4. 


Spring 2021 Season (Junior)*: Appeared in all 16 matches with seven starts in a season where ETSU only played in SoCon contests due to COVID-19… Led the team with 164 kills and had a 3.04 hitting percentage...  Logged double-digit kills in 11 matches and 15+ kills in five matches. Set career-best with 20 kills vs. Citadel (Mar. 15)…  Led the team in service aces with 19 and set a career-high with six aces vs. UNCG (Feb. 15).  Named to the All-SoCon Second Team.

* Played conference only schedule due to COVID-19 pandemic

2019 Season (Sophomore): 
Saw action in 30 matches and started 29...logged double-digit kills in 17 matches including her last eight contests in a row...finished season with 305 kills and a .293 hitting percentage, 36 aces, 111 blocks and 129 digs...set career-best with 19 kills in the SoCon Semifinals against Mercer (Nov. 23)...logged career-high five aces at Wofford (Nov. 9)...recorded career-high nine digs vs Chattanooga (Nov. 2) of two players on the the team to log 10 blocks in a match (Troy, Aug. 31)...Named to SoCon All-Tournament Team

2018 Season (Freshman): Saw action in 22 matches…Played in 19 sets…Made her college debut against South Carolina (Aug. 24)…Registered her first collegiate kill vs. South Carolina…Finished her freshman year with 23 kills, three service aces, 26 digs, and eight blocks...Recorded a career-high eight kills and two service aces at Furman (Oct. 6)…Had a career-high six digs vs. High Point (Oct. 9)…Tallied one block solo vs. South Carolina (Aug. 24).

About Esposito

Attended Istituto Cesare Musatti in Dolo, Venezia…Was a middle blocker for Just’o Vispa Volley Padova – League B2…Played for Synergy Volley Venezia in 2015-16 and earned 8th place at the U18 Italian Nationals and 3rd place at the U18 Italian Regional finals.


Born on Dec. 30, 1998 in Pianiga, Venezia in Italy…Daughter of Tiziano Esposito and Silvia Businaro…Plans to major in nutrition…Chose ETSU because it’s a big adventure and because of the volleyball program…Enjoys cooking Italian food.