Saad
Saad

Susquehannock High School graduate Jackie (Hill) Saad will soon be inducted into the Clarion University Sports Hall of Fame.

The ceremony is set for Friday, May 10.

Saad is a 2004 Clarion graduate who was an standout women's volleyball setter for the Golden Eagles.

Hill set the Clarion record for career assists with 5,846, was second in digs with 1,460, fourth in assisted blocks with 264, sixth in total blocks with 319 and seventh in service aces with 159. She set the single-season record for assists in 2001 with 1,552, plus posted the second-highest total of assists (1,461) in 2002 and third best (1,425) in 2003.

A team captain for three seasons (2001-03), Saad helped lead the Golden Eagles to a school-record 31-5 mark in 2002 and the team's first NCAA Division II postseason invitation. In 2003, Clarion was 26-10 and again qualified for NCAA postseason play.

Hill was a 2002 and 2003 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division first-team selection, while also earning Daktronics and American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Region first team honors. She was a 2003 AVCA All-American honorable mention pick and a four-year Clarion and PSAC Scholar Athlete.

Saad was a 2000 graduate of Susquehannock and she helped the Warriors win the 1999 PIAA state title.

She and her husband, Shaun, live in Washington, D.C. Her husband was a former linebacker on the Clarion football team.