Rachael, a senior from Severna Park, Md., scored a team-high two goals for the UNH women’s lacrosse team in Saturday’s 16-5 loss at 19th-ranked University at Albany. He scored midway through both halves, and in the second half her tally was the first of two consecutive Wildcat goals that reduced the margin to 10-5.
The 5-foot-4 midfielder also recorded five shots, two of which were on goal, one ground ball and one caused turnover against the Great Danes.
Rachael has started all 10 games this season with eight goals and nine assists for 17 points; she ranks second on the team in assists, third in points and fifth in goals. In other stats, Rachael is tied for second in caused turnovers and tied for fourth in ground balls. She has a point in 8 of 10 games with six multiple-point efforts, and her highlights include a career-high three assists March 17 at the University of Colorado; she also scored a goal that game to match her best of four points.
In 60 career games (50 starts), Rachael has tallied 61 points on 29 goals and 22 assists. She scored a career-high four goals last year vs. the University of Vermont, which also established her personal best of four points. Rachael set her personal single-season bests in both assists (nine) and points (18) as a freshman; she scored a high of 13 goals last year.