From Border Hoops to the University of Vermont: Sarah Wells working hard for a basketball dream come true

By Gordon Lambie
From Border Hoops to the University of Vermont: Sarah Wells working hard for a basketball dream come true
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When she looks back on the start of her basketball career, Sarah Wells thinks about weekend trips over the border in elementary school.
“That’s when I first discovered that I really like this,” reflected Wells, who is back stateside now, starting her third season playing for the University of Vermont Catamounts. “My parents signed me up for Border Hoops and me and my best friend would cross the border on the weekends to go play.”
When the season gets started later this month, the Stanstead native will be serving as her team’s co-captain, the most recent in a string of achievements she has worked for since those early days.
“I’m super grateful to my teammates and coaches,” she said, calling the position an expression of respect. “I’m humbled and grateful that that’s how people see me.”

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