Player Profiles

Sara                               Keane
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Mt. Laurel, N.J.
Height: 5-9
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: GK


At West Virginia In 2012
  • 2012 NSCAA Scholar All-East Region honorable mention
  • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team
  • Only Mountaineer to play every minute of 2012 – 1,905 minutes
  • Earned eight shutouts, including four in Big 12 play
  • Made 84 saves, facing 252 shots and 76 corner kicks from opponents
  • Tied career high with eight saves against No. 6 Penn State and No. 20 Baylor
  • Earned the win against Texas Tech – WVU athletics’ first win as Big 12 members
  • Big 12 Goalkeeper of the Week (10/16, 10/30)
At West Virginia In 2011
  • 2011 All-Big East Second Team and Big East All-Rookie Team
  • 2011 Big East Championship All-Tournament Team
  • 2011 Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team
  • Won 17 matches with nine shutouts in rookie season
  • Made five-plus saves on seven occasions
  • Career high eight saves at Pitt to clinch division title
  • Soccer America Team of the Week (10/25)
  • Big East Rookie of the Week (8/22) and Big East Goalkeeper of the Week (9/26, 10/17, 10/24)
At West Virginia In 2010
  • Redshirted
At West Virginia In 2009
  • Medical redshirt
In High School
  • Posted 43 shutouts in three seasons for Bishop Eustace Prep
  • Team won four conference championships (2005-08) and two Parochial B state championships (2006, 2008)
  • South Jersey Goalkeeper of the Year for three-straight seasons (2006-08)
  • Three-time first team all-conference, first team All-South Jersey and Star Ledger all-state
  • Teams were South Jersey champions three years (2006-08)
  • Coached by her father in club soccer, the Mt. Laurel United Fire, and with teammate Nicolette DeLaurentis
  • 2008 team won U-17 state cup championship
  • NSCAA/adidas youth girls all-Region selection
  • Played on New Jersey state ODP teams for the past five seasons (2004-08), including a U-15 national championship squad
  • Played on Region I teams in 2004, 2006 and 2007, and was a U-16 and U-17 National Pool participant
  • Golden Glove winner at ODP nationals and at the 2007 adidas ESP
  • Participated in the 2007 adidas ESP Camp and 2007 Nike Premier 50 Camp
  • Daughter of Mike and Kim Keane
  • One of two children
  • Birthday is June 7
  • Earned bachelor’s degree in sport management in 2013
  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration
  • Father played soccer at Wilkes University
  • Brother plays soccer at Cincinnati
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Dean’s List

Related Articles

Family Affair
Posted: 9.20.13

Keane Named Women’s Soccer MVP
Posted: 2.9.13

Women's Soccer Trio Honored
Posted: 12.23.12

Seven Named Academic All-Big 12
Posted: 10.30.12

Big 12 Honors WVU's Keane
Posted: 10.16.12

Women's Soccer: Soccer America Honors Two
Posted: 12.15.11

Back-to-Back Championships
Posted: 11.6.11

Women's Soccer: Five Named All-BIG EAST
Posted: 11.3.11

Women's Soccer: Keane Honored
Posted: 10.26.11

Women's Soccer: BIG EAST Honors Keane
Posted: 10.24.11

BIG EAST Division Champs
Posted: 10.21.11

Women's Soccer: Keane and Silva Honored
Posted: 10.17.11

Women's Soccer: Keane, McCarthy Win Awards
Posted: 9.26.11

Women's Soccer: Trio Honored By BIG EAST
Posted: 9.19.11

Women's Soccer: BIG EAST Honors Keane, Smith
Posted: 8.22.11

Pressure is Privilege
Posted: 8.4.11

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