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Rachel Robinson

Mount Joy, Pa.
High School
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2019 Feature: Strength & Conditioning Internship  |  2020: Robinson Named to the USWNT


  • NFHCA Third-Team All-American, her third time earning All-America honors
  • NFHCA All-South Region First Team, her fifth time earning All-Region honors
  • All-ACC Tournament Team
  • NFHCA Senior Game selection
  • Team captain, her fourth-straight year of being voted to that responsibility by her teammates, and the first player in program history to be a four-year captain
  • Played in 20 games, starting all 20
  • Scored three goals with three assists
  • Scored her first goal of the year against Drexel (10/24)
  • Had assists in three straight games against William & Mary (10/20), Syracuse (10/22) and Drexel (10/24)
  • Scored a goal in both of the first two games of the ACC Championship, including converting a penalty stroke against Louisville (11/5)
  • Finished her career playing in 95 games with 91 starts, tallying 10 goals (three game-winners) with 13 assists for 33 points
  • VaSID All-State Second Team
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Five-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • NFHCA Third Team All-American
  • Named to the 2020 US Women’s National Team roster (1/10/20)
  • Recipient of the 2021 Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship Award, a prestigious honor from the Atlantic Coast Conference
  • NFHCA All-South Region First Team
  • First-Team All-ACC
  • All-ACC Field Hockey Academic Team
  • Team co-captain, her third-straight season being a team captain
  • Started all 11 games in the fall, appeared in 15 games overall with 13 starts
  • Had an assist in a goal against Louisville (10/23)
  • Had a defensive save in the 1-0 victory against Syracuse (10/2)
  • Preseason All-ACC
  • VaSID All-State Second Team
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • ACC Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the seventh player in program history to win the honor, but the first to do so since 1998
  • Longstreth/NFHCA First Team All-American
  • Longstreth/NFHCA All-South Region First Team
  • All-ACC First Team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • All-NCAA Tournament Team
  • VaSID Virginia State Player of the Year
  • VaSID All-State First Team
  • Hoos Choice Coach’s Award of Excellence recipient
  • Scored five goals with four assists
  • Scored the game-winning goals against Penn State (9/1) and the regular-season meeting with Duke (11/7)
  • Scored Virginia’s lone goal in the NCAA semifinal game against Princeton (11/22)
  • Preseason All-ACC
  • Named to the 2019 U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team, traveled to Monchengladbach, Germany from April 14-22 to take on Germany’s U-21 Team and Great Britain’s U-21 Team
  • Competed at the USA Field Hockey Young Women’s National Championship in June, earning a bronze medal with Team Freedom, earning an invitation to USA Field Hockey Women’s Development Team camp in December
  • 2019 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad


  • Longstreth/NFHCA All-South Region Second Team
  • VaSID All-State Second Team
  • 2018 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Played in 17 games with 15 starts
  • Made three defensive saves, including one in each of the two ACC Tournament games
  • Part of a defensive back line that posted three shutouts
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • All-South Region Second Team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • VaSID All-State Second Team
  • Named to the 2018 United States U-21 National Team (Dec. 28)
  • 2017 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Finished the season with two goals and five assists
  • Was in the starting lineup in her collegiate debut in the season opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25)
  • Had three assists in her first collegiate game (Aug. 25)
  • Scored the first goal of her collegiate career in the win over Duke (Sept. 8)
  • Scored the game-winning goal in the 2-0 victory at No. 13 Wake Forest (Sept. 29)

High School/Club Hockey

  • Member of the US U19 Junior National Team since her junior year of high school
  • Three-time first-team all-state
  • Second Team All-American in 2015 and third team in 2016
  • Also played basketball and softball at Donegal High, scoring over 1,000 career points in basketball
  • Helped lead Donegal to state titles in both field hockey and softball her senior year


  • Daughter of David and Sheir Robinson
  • Has two older brothers, Michael and Chris, and two older sisters, Katie and Amanda
  • Sister, Katie, played field hockey at Virginia (2010-13)
  • Sister, Amanda, played field hockey at Michigan State. Mother, Sheri, played field hockey and softball at Elizabethtown
  • Earned a BSED in kinesiology and is working on her M.Ed in the same concentration
  • Recipient of the 2021-2022 Jane Miller Endowed Scholarship