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Sara Putt


Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Redshirt Senior
Jupiter, Fla.
high school


Year Overall Tourn. Dual
2016* 32-3 0-0 32-3
2018 32-12 3-2 29-10
2019 28-8 2-2 26-6
2020 1-0 0-0 1-0
2021 34-5 0-0 34-5
Total 127-28 (.819) 5-4 122-24 (.836)

*at Stetson


Florida State

  • CCSA All-Tournament Team w/ Raelyn White (2021)
  • CCSA Pair of the Week w/Maddie Anderson (March 31, 2021)
  • Preseason All-CCSA (2020)
  • CCSA All-Tournament Team w/ Payton Rund (2019)
  • CCSA Co-Pair of the Week w/ Payton Caffrey (March 13, 2019)
  • AVCA Top Flight Award, No. 2 (2019)
  • Preseason All-CCSA (2019)
  • CCSA All-Tournament Team (2018)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2018)
  • AVCA Top Flight Award, No. 3 w/ Macy Jerger (2018)
  • VolleyMob Pair of the Week w/Francesca Goncalves (February 27, 2018)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2019)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)


  • AVCA All-American (2016)
  • Atlantic Sun Pair of the Year {along with Vendy Strakova} (2016)
  • Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year (2016)
  • Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • Atlantic Sun Pair of the Week {along with Vendy Strakova} (March 8, 2016)
  • Atlantic Sun Pair of the Week {along with Vendy Strakova} (March 15, 2016)
  • Atlantic Sun Pair of the Week {along with Vendy Strakova} (March 29, 2016)
  • Atlantic Sun Academic Honor Roll (2016)


Sara Putt finished her career with the 12th most wins in Florida State beach volleyball history (95)


Finished the 2021 season with the most wins on the team after going 34-5… she went 1-0 on court two, 23-3 on court three and 10-2 on court four… Putt won 23 straight games to start the season… she went 23-3 with Maddie Anderson with 22 of their 23 wins on court three, she went 3-0 with Payton Caffrey all on court four and 8-2 with Raelyn White on court four… Putt was named a part of the CCSA Pair of the Week with Anderson on March 31 after the duo went 4-0 with all four wins over ranked opponents… they defeated No. 17 Georgia State and No. 16 Stetson in three sets, while taking down No. 9 TCU and No. 15 South Carolina in straight sets… Putt was also named a part of the CCSA All-Tournament team with White after going 4-0, including the CCSA Championship clinching point over No. 4 LSU… Putt went 23-4 against ranked opponents with 13 wins over top-10 teams, including wins over No. 1 LSU, No. 3 LSU, No. 1 USC (twice) and No. 4 LSU (twice).


In a season that was cut short due to the Coronavirus, she played in just two matches…won her lone exhibition match against UNCW with a 21-11, 21-13 win with partner Lexi McKeown…won her only match on court five 21-17, 21-7 against UNF with McKeown.


Continued to be a standout performer on the court finishing with a 28-8 overall record good for fifth-best on the team… she moved into the top-15 in career wins at Florida State she played all season on courts two through four, finishing the season on court two… she went 13-3 on court two all with Payton Rund, 1-2 on court three and 12-1 on court four all with Payton Caffrey… earned 20 wins over ranked teams including wins over No. 1 UCLA, No. 2 USC and No. 3 Pepperdine with Caffrey and No. 4 LSU with Rund. Earned CCSA Pair of the Week with Caffrey after wins against No. 2 USC, No. 8 Long Beach State, No. 3 Pepperdine, No. 5 Hawaii and No. 1 UCLA all in the same week… won five straight-set matches with Rund in the CCSA Championship and earn CCSA All-Tournament Team honors… earned AVCA Top Flight Award honors for flight two with Rund for their 13-3 record on court two.

Redshirt Sophomore (2018):

Saw a stellar breakout performance in her first season competing with FSU, earning a 32-12 overall record (29-10 dual, 3-2 tournament) and picking up 19 ranked wins with four partners … Her 32 season overall wins is tied for the 10th-most all time with three other players, including Macy Jerger … Started off the season with Francesca Goncalves and played primarily at the No. 3 position … The two went 6-1, with all six wins coming consecutively, and earned wins against four ranked teams … Teamed up with Ali Eager for two matches at the Seminoles’ first home event of the season, earning two wins at the No. 3 position, including a ranked win against Stetson’s Harris/Noble … Went 2-7 with Vanessa Freire at the No. 1 and 2 positions, earning one win in each position … The pair earned two ranked wins, one against UCLA’s Justine/Sponcil (No. 2) and one against LMU’s Slattery/Ferris (No. 1) … Paired up with Macy Jerger at the end of March and became the Seminoles’ most consistent pair while playing at the No. 3 position … The two went 22-4 through the end of the season with a 19-2 dual match record, earning 12 ranked wins … Their 22-4 record was good for the second most on the team … Jerger/Putt went undefeated through the regular season and CCSA Championship, winning 19 consecutive matches, 18 in a row at the No. 3 position … The pair went 6-0 in Emerson, Ga. as the team won its third straight CCSA Championship, earning them a spot on the CCSA All-Tournament team … Led fourth-seeded FSU to an NCAA National Runner-Up finish with two wins on the first day of the Championship against fifth-seeded USC and No. 1 overall UCLA … The pair was selected for the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championship in Hermosa Beach, Calif. where they went 3-2 and fell to the eventual champions, LSU’s Coppola/Nuss … Jerger/Putt was named the top pair at the No. 3 position in the AVCA’s Top Flight awards for their 17-0 record heading into the NCAA Championship.


Took a redshirt season as she did not compete during the 2017 beach volleyball season.

FRESHMAN (Stetson, 2016):

Earned All-American honors as a freshman in 2016… finished off her freshman campaign 32-3 at the No. 1 position with Vendy Strakova as they became the first pair of Stetson All-Americans in beach volleyball history … competed in the 2016 NCAA Beach Volleyball National Championship as the duo helped the Hatters maintain a Top 10 ranking in the AVCA Coaches Poll throughout the season … ended their season with a series of losses to No. 1 Florida State and No. 4 UCLA in the 2016 NCAA Championships in Gulf Shores, Ala. … the duo of Putt and Strakova became the first Atlantic Sun freshmen named Pair of the Year … wrapped up a perfect 11-0 mark in Atlantic Sun regular season and postseason … established the school and conference single-season record dual match victories (32) … won the first 21 straight matches to start the season … recorded non-conference wins over No. 4 UCLA, No. 5 Hawaii, No. 10 Georgia State, No. 10 Florida International, No. 12 LSU, No. 18 Tulane, No. 19 South Carolina and No. 20 Florida Atlantic.


Placed fifth in the 19U gold bracket at the USA Volleyball Beach Volleyball National Championships in 2014 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. … earned a sixth place finish in the 18U gold bracket at AAU Beach Volleyball National Championships … helped lead Jupiter High School to a 28-1 record and the semifinals of the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 8A State Championship … marked the second straight year Jupiter won a regional championship and competed in the state Final Four … finished with 184 kills from the right side position during her senior year.


Sara Jane Putt was born in Tampa, Fla. … daughter of Stefani, Michael Putt … majoring in dietetics… born November 6, 1996.