Sara-Brunner_400x600Notre Dame Academy’s Sara Brunner signed to play volleyball at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Brunner (Toledo) played varsity volleyball for the Eagles for two years and is currently captain of the varsity team. Senior year she received Diocese of Toledo CYO Outstanding High School Athlete Award, TRAC All-Academic Award, Second Team All-TRAC, Honorable Mention All-District, and NDA Athlete of the Week. Junior year she was Tri-State Elite All-Camp Libero. Sophomore year she won the NDA Coach’s Award for Junior Varsity. She plays for the Toledo Dynamic Volleyball Club in the off season.

“The Notre Dame Volleyball program has prepared me well and has helped me grow as a player,” Ms. Brunner said. “I am really excited to take what I have learned academically and athletically to the college level. “

Ms. Brunner is currently taking all Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. She has been involved in Notre Dame Academy’s S.E.A.L. Team (Students Equipped to Advocate Life) and various service and retreat ministries.

She volunteers at St. Patrick Historic Parish in Downtown Toledo preparing food baskets for the needy and is a Eucharistic Minister. She plans to study pre-med at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.