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Rachel Kolk

Goalkeeper
Position
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Height
Freshman
Class
Severna Park, Md.
Hometown
Severna Park
High School

 

AT VIRGINIA

2017
• All-ACC Academic Team
• Started all 21 games in goal, playing 1249 minutes
• Recorded 176 saves for a .422 save percentage
• Had 11.58 goals against average
• Recorded career-high eight ground balls against North Carolina in NCAA Tournament (5/14/17)
• Finished with multiple ground balls in 16 games
• Grabbed 10 or more saves in seven of the final nine games of the season
• Had season-high 12 saves six times
• Limited opponents to seven goals or less in five-straight games

2016 
• IWLCA All-South Region Second Team
• VaSID All-State First Team
• ACC All-Academic Team
• Played all but nine minutes in goal
• Recorded 132 saves on the season to rank third in the ACC with 7.41 saves per game
• Named ACC Defensive Player of the Week three times (dates)
• Recorded 12 saves and allowed just eight goals for a .600 save percentage in the win over Northwestern (2/13)
• Had double digit saves in five games
• Recorded a season-high 15 saves at Notre Dame (3/19)

2015
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• Inside Lacrosse National Rookie of the Week and ACC Defensive Player of the Week (March 31) after making 18 saves in the victory at Boston College
• Inside Lacrosse Co-National Rookie of the Week (March 3) after making 10 saves at Syracuse and 13 in the win at Penn State
• Played all but four minutes in goal for the Cavaliers this season
• Second in the ACC in saves per game (7.47)
• Made 142 saves with a .419 save percentage, also picking up 31 ground balls
• Posted a 12-7 record
• Five games with double-digit saves
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
• 2014 Capital Gazette Female Athlete of the Year
• Recipient of the 2014 George Roberts Award, honoring Severna Park High’s Female Athlete of the Year
• Helped lead SPHS to three state championships (2011, 12, 14)
• 2014 US Lacrosse All-American
• 2014 Coaches All-County First Team and All-Met First Team
• Also was a four-year starter in basketball, leading the team in scoring her senior season
• In basketball, 2014 Coaches All-County First Team after earning second-team honors as a junior
• Played four seasons of soccer, including serving as the starting goalkeeper her junior and senior seasons
• 2013 Coaches All-County second team in soccer
• 2014 Academic All-American

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Keith and Tanya Vander Kolk