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23 Rachel Sumfest
Rachel  Sumfest

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lewisburg, Pa.

High School:
Lewisburg

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward

05/28/2013

Four Cavaliers Playing in the Women's National Championships

Virginia players vying for spots on U.S. National Team

02/28/2013

Five Cavaliers Earn ACC All-Academic Honors

Bell, DeCerbo, Johnston, Robinson and Sumfest earned conference academic honor

11/15/2012

2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-South Region Teams Announced

Virginia has four players earn first-team honors and two named to second team

11/12/2012

Season Ends on Frustrating Note for Field Hockey

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

11/11/2012

Virginia's Season Ends in the NCAA Second Round

Cavaliers fall to Princeton, 5-2

11/11/2012

NCAA Field Hockey vs. Princeton (by Matt Riley)

NCAA Field Hockey vs. Princeton (by Matt Riley)

11/10/2012

NCAA Field Hockey vs. Iowa (by Matt Riley)

NCAA Field Hockey vs. Iowa (by Matt Riley)

10/01/2012

Field Hockey vs. St. Joseph's (by Matt Riley)

Field Hockey vs. St. Joseph's (by Matt Riley)

08/30/2012

Field Hockey vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)

Field Hockey vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)

2012
• 2012 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-South Region second team
• 2012 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Field Hockey Team
• Played 22 games with 20 starts
• Third on the team in goals (16) and points (36)
• Tied for sixth on the Virginia sophomore season top-10 list for both points and goals
• Ranked 34th in the NCAA statistical rankings in points per game (1.64) and 28th in goals per game (0.73)
• Ranked sixth in the ACC in points and fourth in goals
• Had six multi-goal games
• Scored the overtime game winner in the first game of the year at Temple (Aug. 24), the first of four game-winning goals in the season
• Had two assists to go with the two goals for six points at Temple (Aug. 24)
• Scored four game-winners in the first nine wins of the season
• Scored a goal in the NCAA Tournament second round game against Princeton

2011
• Saw action in 19 games as a freshman forward with 11 starts
• Contributed five goals and an assist for 11 points
• Scored in her first collegiate game at home versus VCU (Aug. 26)
• Recorded one of the two goals scored against Duke (Oct. 29) before upsetting the Blue Devils in penalty strokes
• Took 24 shots, half of them were on target
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

High School
• Toured Germany with East Coast Field Hockey Club
• 2010 first team all-state
• Two-time first team All-Heartland Conference honoree
• Named team's most valuable player
• Served as team captain
• National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member
• Also competed in softball

National/International
• Named to United States U-19 National Team in July 2011
• Played with Pennsylvania High Performance Team at 2010 and 2011 Junior National Championships
• Futures Elite selection

Personal
• Daughter of Joel and Virginia Sumfest
• Has two younger brothers, Will and Michael, and a younger sister, Cassie
• Mother, Virginia, played softball at the University of San Francisco

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