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Sarah Forbes

Hall of Fame


Inducted 2019


University of Maryland

Forbes was inducted as a truly great player. She was a three-time All-American at the University of Maryland, earning first team honors in both 1996 and 1997, and third team honors in 1995. In 1997, Forbes was the national offensive player of the year as well as the ACC’s player of the year, and named winner of the ACC’s Mary Garber Award as its top female athlete. She helped lead the Terps to three straight NCAA titles (1995, 1996, 1997) during her career, as well as the ACC championship in 1997. Forbes was named to the NCAA’s 25th Anniversary Team in 2006.

As an international player, Forbes was a member of the Australian World Cup Team four times (1993, 2001, 2005, 2009), helping the Aussies capture the gold medal in 2005, as well as two silver medals and one bronze during her tenure. She earned All-World honors in both 2005 and 2009 and was named tournament MVP in 2005. She also served as team captain for the victorious 2005 World Cup team. Forbes was inducted into the University of Maryland’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012.