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11 Rachel Vander Kolk
Rachel  Vander Kolk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Severna Park, Md.

High School:
Severna Park

Height:
5-11

Position:
Goalkeeper


07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

06/22/2015

Courtney Swan Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Five Cavaliers Named to the All-ACC Women's Lacrosse Academic Team

05/08/2015

Virginia Advances to NCAA Second Round with an 18-6 Victory over Winthrop

Four Cavaliers score hat tricks in the win

05/05/2015

Virginia's Rachel Vander Kolk Named ACC Freshman of the Year

Cavalier goalkeeper lauded by a vote of the conference's head coached

04/01/2015

Virginia Finishes Non-Conference Slate with a 15-13 Win over Navy

Cavaliers win their sixth-straight game

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

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