Carolyn Sarr helped lead the Lady Monarchs to two straight NCAA National Championship field hockey appearances in 1988 and 1989. The Granby, Ct. native was a first team All-American and All-South Regional selection in 1989 at the midfield position.
In 1988, Old Dominion defeated Iowa, 2-1 to win its fourth NCAA title and compile a 26-1 record. The Lady Monarchs fell, 2-1 in the NCAA title game in 1989 on penalty strokes after playing triple overtime. In four seasons, her teams posted a stellar 85-10 revord.
Sarr was second on the squad in assists in 1989 with 45 and in 1988 with 21. Her 45 assists in 1989 was the second best in school history. She completed her career with 66 career assists, 76 total points and ten goals. Sarr ranks fifth all-time at Old Dominion in assists.
Not just a standout in field hockey, Sarr excelled in lacrosse, lettering the sport three times. She led the lacrosse team in scoring with 14 goals in 1989 and 20 goals in 1990. She earned All-South Atlantic honors in 1990.
Her leadership qulaities earned her captain spots on both, the field hockey and lacrosse teams. She co-captained both squads during her senior year and was also the lacrosse captain in 1989.
Sarr graduated in 1990 with a degree in elementary education.