31 Sara Messler
31 Sara Messler
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Durham, N.H.
High School: Oyster River
Position: F
gp 29
pts/g 6.2
fg % 37.4
3pt % 33.3
ft % 51.2
reb/g 4.6
a/g 1.1

ACCOLADES

2017-18: Saint Anselm Fall Dean's List...Northeast-10 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll...Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

2016-17: Saint Anselm Spring Dean's List...Northeast-10 Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll

AT SAINT ANSELM

2017-18: Was one of six student-athletes to see action in all 29 games for the Hawks...Averaged 6.2 points and 4.6 rebounds per game...Came off the bench in a reserve role for the first eight games of the season before starting each of the final 21 games of the season...Scored 16 points in 23 minutes off the bench versus Stonehill on Nov. 21...Poured home 17 points at New Haven on Jan. 3...Scored 20 points, a career-high mark, at Pace on Jan. 17, shooting 7-for-13 from the floor and picking up eight rebounds...Also added two blocks against the Setters...Recorded a season-best nine rebounds at home against Saint Rose on Jan. 23...Scored 13 points against Bentley on Feb. 10, making a season-best three-out-of-four three-point baskets...Had three steals at home against Franklin Pierce on Nov. 15.

2016-17: Appeared in all 29 games, making eight starts...Averaged 2.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 15.0 minutes per game...Scored a career-high nine points in her first career start against Mercy (Nov. 12)...Scored eight points against Stonehill (Nov. 27)...Grabbed eight rebounds in back-to-back games against St. Michael's (Nov. 22) and Stonehill (Nov. 27)...Pulled in a career-best 12 rebounds against New Haven (Jan. 28)...Registered six games of 2+ assists and had four games of 2+ steals...Blocked a pair of shots against Franklin Pierce (Feb. 1).

PRIOR TO SAINT ANSELM: 2016 graduate of Oyster River HS...Played four years of soccer and basketball for the Bobcats...Was also a two-year member of the softball team and competed for one season in track & field...A member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society...Earned high honors during her high school academic career...Scored over 1,000 points during her high school basketball career, earning the Most Valuable Player award as a junior and senior...Earned the "Most Dedicated" award as a freshman and a sophomore...Named Foster's Player of the Year as a junior...Earned All-State Honorable Mention as a freshman and sophomore...Collected First Team All-State distinction as a junior and a senior.

PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Patricia...Sister of Carol and Kate...Carol played soccer and lacrosse at Plymouth State...Undeclared major...Aspires to travel the world.

Recent Games
Feb 6 at Assumption W, 60-56
Feb 10 Bentley L, 65-60
Feb 14 at Southern N.H. W, 61-54
Feb 17 at St. Michael's W, 75-72
Feb 20 No. 18 Stonehill L, 69-53
Feb 25 at Le Moyne L, 77-49
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 21
Games started 21 16
Minutes 688 513
Minutes per game 23.7 24.4
FG 70-187 56-139
FG Pct 37.4 40.3
3PT 18-54 16-41
3PT Pct 33.3 39.0
FT 22-43 19-35
FT Pct 51.2 54.3
Off rebounds 46 37
Def rebounds 86 69
Total rebounds 132 106
Rebounds per game 4.6 5.0
Personal fouls 74 51
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 31 22
Turnovers 48 41
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.5
Steals 12 7
Blocks 5 4
Points 180 147
Points per game 6.2 7.0
Points per 40 min 10.5 11.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 vs. Caldwell L, 67-54 - 15 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 12 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) W, 94-52 - 10 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 4
Nov 15 Franklin Pierce W, 65-49 - 19 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 18 Assumption W, 55-45 - 14 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 21 at Stonehill L, 62-57 - 23 7-10 70.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 16
Nov 27 at Mercy W, 84-57 - 15 2-5 40.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 29 Southern N.H. W, 63-60 - 19 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 2 at Merrimack L, 60-50 - 27 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 5 St. Michael's W, 60-54 1 20 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 2
Dec 9 at Bentley L, 77-52 1 20 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 17 at Post W, 83-44 1 25 3-10 30.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 8
Dec 19 at NYIT L, 77-71 1 30 5-7 71.4 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 10
Dec 29 Daemen W, 69-56 1 35 3-12 25.0 0-2 0.0 1-4 25.0 7
Dec 30 Roberts Wesleyan L, 82-68 1 20 0-7 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 at New Haven L, 57-54 1 30 7-15 46.7 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 17
Jan 6 Adelphi W, 67-56 1 23 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 9 Southern Conn. St. W, 67-53 1 25 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Jan 12 at American Int'l W, 64-56 1 34 5-11 45.5 2-7 28.6 3-6 50.0 15
Jan 17 at Pace L, 67-62 1 36 7-13 53.8 0-2 0.0 6-10 60.0 20
Jan 20 at Le Moyne L, 66-55 1 17 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Jan 23 St. Rose W, 89-58 1 19 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 31 at Franklin Pierce W, 66-53 1 33 1-6 16.7 1-1 100.0 1-4 25.0 4
Feb 3 Merrimack W, 59-57 1 32 4-8 50.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 10
Feb 6 at Assumption W, 60-56 1 14 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 10 Bentley L, 65-60 1 29 5-12 41.7 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 13
Feb 14 at Southern N.H. W, 61-54 1 37 0-7 0.0 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 17 at St. Michael's W, 75-72 1 16 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 20 No. 18 Stonehill L, 69-53 1 26 2-7 28.6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 25 at Le Moyne L, 77-49 1 25 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 vs. Caldwell L, 67-54 - 15 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Nov 12 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) W, 94-52 - 10 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Nov 15 Franklin Pierce W, 65-49 - 19 0 5 5 2 2 1.0 3 0 1 -
Nov 18 Assumption W, 55-45 - 14 4 2 6 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Nov 21 at Stonehill L, 62-57 - 23 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 27 at Mercy W, 84-57 - 15 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 29 Southern N.H. W, 63-60 - 19 4 2 6 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Merrimack L, 60-50 - 27 1 5 6 3 1 3.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 5 St. Michael's W, 60-54 1 20 0 7 7 1 1 1.0 0 1 3 -
Dec 9 at Bentley L, 77-52 1 20 3 2 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 17 at Post W, 83-44 1 25 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 19 at NYIT L, 77-71 1 30 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 2 0 4 0
Dec 29 Daemen W, 69-56 1 35 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 2 0 4 -
Dec 30 Roberts Wesleyan L, 82-68 1 20 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 3 at New Haven L, 57-54 1 30 3 4 7 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 -
Jan 6 Adelphi W, 67-56 1 23 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 9 Southern Conn. St. W, 67-53 1 25 2 4 6 2 5 0.4 0 0 4 -
Jan 12 at American Int'l W, 64-56 1 34 3 2 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 17 at Pace L, 67-62 1 36 3 5 8 1 1 1.0 0 2 4 -
Jan 20 at Le Moyne L, 66-55 1 17 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 23 St. Rose W, 89-58 1 19 3 6 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 31 at Franklin Pierce W, 66-53 1 33 1 5 6 3 1 3.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 3 Merrimack W, 59-57 1 32 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 1 1 0 0
Feb 6 at Assumption W, 60-56 1 14 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 10 Bentley L, 65-60 1 29 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 14 at Southern N.H. W, 61-54 1 37 1 5 6 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 0
Feb 17 at St. Michael's W, 75-72 1 16 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 20 No. 18 Stonehill L, 69-53 1 26 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 25 at Le Moyne L, 77-49 1 25 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 29 8 15.0 0.9-2.8 32.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.3-0.6 47.1 2.1
2017-18 29 21 23.7 2.4-6.4 37.4 0.6-1.9 33.3 0.8-1.5 51.2 6.2
2018-19 4 4 22.5 3.2-7.8 41.9 0.5-1.5 33.3 2.8-3.2 84.6 9.8
Total 62 33 19.6 1.8-4.8 36.6 0.3-1.0 32.8 0.7-1.2 56.2 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 29 8 436 26-80 32.5 0-1 0.0 8-17 47.1 60
2017-18 29 21 688 70-187 37.4 18-54 33.3 22-43 51.2 180
2018-19 4 4 90 13-31 41.9 2-6 33.3 11-13 84.6 39
Total 62 33 1214 109-298 36.6 20-61 32.8 41-73 56.2 279
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 29 8 15.0 2.4-7.3 32.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.7-1.6 47.1 5.5
2017-18 29 21 23.7 4.1-10.9 37.4 1.0-3.1 33.3 1.3-2.5 51.2 10.5
2018-19 4 4 22.5 5.8-13.8 41.9 0.9-2.7 33.3 4.9-5.8 84.6 17.3
Total 62 33 19.6 3.6-9.8 36.6 0.7-2.0 32.8 1.4-2.4 56.2 9.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 29 8 15.0 1.2 2.0 3.2 1.9 0.0 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.2
2017-18 29 21 23.7 1.6 3.0 4.6 2.6 0.0 1.1 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.2
2018-19 4 4 22.5 2.3 1.0 3.3 3.5 0.3 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.3 0.0
Total 62 33 19.6 1.5 2.4 3.8 2.3 0.0 0.9 1.3 0.7 0.4 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 29 8 436 35 58 93 54 0 22 29 0.8 11 5
2017-18 29 21 688 46 86 132 74 1 31 48 0.6 12 5
2018-19 4 4 90 9 4 13 14 1 5 5 1.0 1 0
Total 62 33 1214 90 148 238 142 2 58 82 0.7 24 10
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 29 8 15.0 3.2 5.3 8.5 5.0 0.0 2.0 2.7 0.8 1.0 0.5
2017-18 29 21 23.7 2.7 5.0 7.7 4.3 0.1 1.8 2.8 0.6 0.7 0.3
2018-19 4 4 22.5 4.0 1.8 5.8 6.2 0.4 2.2 2.2 1.0 0.4 0.0
Total 62 33 19.6 3.0 4.9 7.8 4.7 0.1 1.9 2.7 0.7 0.8 0.3
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 21 23.7 2.4-6.4 37.4 0.6-1.9 33.3 0.8-1.5 51.2 6.2
Conference 21 16 24.4 2.7-6.6 40.3 0.8-2.0 39.0 0.9-1.7 54.3 7.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 12 9 23.4 2.2-6.2 36.5 0.8-1.9 39.1 0.5-1.0 50.0 5.8
Away 15 12 25.5 2.8-7.3 38.2 0.5-1.9 27.6 1.0-1.9 51.7 7.1
Neutral 2 - 12.5 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 2.0
-
Wins 17 12 22.9 1.9-5.5 35.1 0.6-1.9 31.3 0.8-1.8 46.7 5.3
Losses 12 9 24.8 3.1-7.8 39.8 0.7-1.8 36.4 0.7-1.1 61.5 7.5
-
November 7 - 16.4 1.9-4.1 44.8 0.3-1.1 25.0 0.6-0.9 66.7 4.6
December 7 6 25.3 2.1-7.4 28.8 0.1-1.6 9.1 0.3-1.1 25.0 4.7
January 8 8 27.1 3.8-7.9 47.6 1.2-2.9 43.5 1.6-2.9 56.5 10.4
February 7 7 25.6 1.7-6.1 27.9 0.7-1.7 41.7 0.4-0.9 50.0 4.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 21 688 70-187 37.4 18-54 33.3 22-43 51.2 180
Conference 21 16 513 56-139 40.3 16-41 39.0 19-35 54.3 147
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 12 9 281 27-74 36.5 9-23 39.1 6-12 50.0 69
Away 15 12 382 42-110 38.2 8-29 27.6 15-29 51.7 107
Neutral 2 - 25 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 4
-
Wins 17 12 390 33-94 35.1 10-32 31.3 14-30 46.7 90
Losses 12 9 298 37-93 39.8 8-22 36.4 8-13 61.5 90
-
November 7 - 115 13-29 44.8 2-8 25.0 4-6 66.7 32
December 7 6 177 15-52 28.8 1-11 9.1 2-8 25.0 33
January 8 8 217 30-63 47.6 10-23 43.5 13-23 56.5 83
February 7 7 179 12-43 27.9 5-12 41.7 3-6 50.0 32
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 21 23.7 4.1-10.9 37.4 1.0-3.1 33.3 1.3-2.5 51.2 10.5
Conference 21 16 24.4 4.4-10.8 40.3 1.2-3.2 39.0 1.5-2.7 54.3 11.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 12 9 23.4 3.8-10.5 36.5 1.3-3.3 39.1 0.9-1.7 50.0 9.8
Away 15 12 25.5 4.4-11.5 38.2 0.8-3.0 27.6 1.6-3.0 51.7 11.2
Neutral 2 - 12.5 1.6-4.8 33.3 1.6-3.2 50.0 1.6-3.2 50.0 6.4
-
Wins 17 12 22.9 3.4-9.6 35.1 1.0-3.3 31.3 1.4-3.1 46.7 9.2
Losses 12 9 24.8 5.0-12.5 39.8 1.1-3.0 36.4 1.1-1.7 61.5 12.1
-
November 7 - 16.4 4.5-10.1 44.8 0.7-2.8 25.0 1.4-2.1 66.7 11.1
December 7 6 25.3 3.4-11.8 28.8 0.2-2.5 9.1 0.5-1.8 25.0 7.5
January 8 8 27.1 5.5-11.6 47.6 1.8-4.2 43.5 2.4-4.2 56.5 15.3
February 7 7 25.6 2.7-9.6 27.9 1.1-2.7 41.7 0.7-1.3 50.0 7.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 21 23.7 1.6 3.0 4.6 2.6 0.0 1.1 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.2
Conference 21 16 24.4 1.8 3.3 5.0 2.4 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 12 9 23.4 1.8 3.7 5.4 2.4 0.0 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.8 0.2
Away 15 12 25.5 1.5 2.7 4.2 2.4 0.0 1.1 1.5 0.7 0.2 0.2
Neutral 2 - 12.5 1.0 1.0 2.0 4.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
-
Wins 17 12 22.9 1.4 3.1 4.5 2.4 0.1 1.2 1.6 0.7 0.5 0.2
Losses 12 9 24.8 1.8 2.8 4.6 2.8 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.6 0.3 0.2
-
November 7 - 16.4 1.9 2.0 3.9 2.6 0.1 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.0
December 7 6 25.3 1.3 3.4 4.7 2.9 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.0 0.9 0.3
January 8 8 27.1 2.0 3.5 5.5 2.8 - 0.9 2.0 0.4 0.1 0.3
February 7 7 25.6 1.1 2.9 4.0 2.0 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.6 0.1 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 21 688 46 86 132 74 1 31 48 0.6 12 5
Conference 21 16 513 37 69 106 51 0 22 41 0.5 7 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 12 9 281 21 44 65 29 0 14 25 0.6 9 2
Away 15 12 382 23 40 63 36 0 17 23 0.7 3 3
Neutral 2 - 25 2 2 4 9 1 0 0 - 0 0
-
Wins 17 12 390 24 53 77 40 1 20 28 0.7 8 3
Losses 12 9 298 22 33 55 34 0 11 20 0.6 4 2
-
November 7 - 115 13 14 27 18 1 5 7 0.7 4 0
December 7 6 177 9 24 33 20 0 11 11 1.0 6 2
January 8 8 217 16 28 44 22 - 7 16 0.4 1 2
February 7 7 179 8 20 28 14 0 8 14 0.6 1 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 21 23.7 2.7 5.0 7.7 4.3 0.1 1.8 2.8 0.6 0.7 0.3
Conference 21 16 24.4 2.9 5.4 8.3 4.0 0.0 1.7 3.2 0.5 0.5 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 12 9 23.4 3.0 6.3 9.3 4.1 0.0 2.0 3.6 0.6 1.3 0.3
Away 15 12 25.5 2.4 4.2 6.6 3.8 0.0 1.8 2.4 0.7 0.3 0.3
Neutral 2 - 12.5 3.2 3.2 6.4 14.4 1.6 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
-
Wins 17 12 22.9 2.5 5.4 7.9 4.1 0.1 2.1 2.9 0.7 0.8 0.3
Losses 12 9 24.8 3.0 4.4 7.4 4.6 0.0 1.5 2.7 0.6 0.5 0.3
-
November 7 - 16.4 4.5 4.9 9.4 6.3 0.3 1.7 2.4 0.7 1.4 0.0
December 7 6 25.3 2.0 5.4 7.5 4.5 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.4 0.5
January 8 8 27.1 2.9 5.2 8.1 4.1 0.0 1.3 2.9 0.4 0.2 0.4
February 7 7 25.6 1.8 4.5 6.3 3.1 0.0 1.8 3.1 0.6 0.2 0.2