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Rachel Schuyler

Player Profile
Hometown:
Cheshire, Conn.

High School:
Cheshire

Height:
5-4

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
04/29/1989

Experience:
Senior

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On Schuyler: Two-year starter in the midfield who became one of the most important components of the team's offensive attack ... Fearless player with an outstanding read of the game on the field ... Makes good decisions with the ball.

Awards: Villanova Classic All-Tournament Team (Aug. 28/30, 2009) ... TD Banknorth Classic All-Tournament Team (August 29-31, 2008) ... Penn Invitational All-Tournament Team (Sept. 12/14, 2008) ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010).

Career: Played in 59 games with 39 starts ... Offensive totals included seven goals, nine assists, 23 points and two game-winning goals ... Took 113 shots (.062 shot percentage) and recorded 35 shots on goal (.310 shot-on-goal percentage).

BIG EAST Regular Season: Appeared in 30 games with 19 starts ... Registered two goals, four assists and eight points while taking 47 shots and placing 20 shots on goal ... Had an .043 shot percentage and a .426 shot-on-goal percentage ... Has one game-winning goal (St. John's, 2008) and one assist on a game-winning goal (DePaul, 2008) in conference play.

BIG EAST Championship: Played in four conference tournament games with two starts ... Tallied four shots, including two in a quarterfinal game against Marquette in 2009 ... Fired one shot on goal (out of just two for the Wildcats) in a quarterfinal game at West Virginia in 2007.

NCAA Tournament: Made her NCAA Tournament debut with a start against Washington State in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament ... Took three shots and had one shot on goal while playing 79 minutes.

2010: Missed almost the entire season with an injury ... Played in one game against Virginia Tech, seeing 34 minutes of action off of the bench.

2009: One of four players on the team to start all 22 games on the season ... Tallied one goal and three assists to have five points on the season ... Assisted on the game-winning goal less than one minute before the end of regulation in a 1-0 win at home over Fordham ... Ranked second on the team with 41 shots (.024 shot percentage) and placed 15 shots on goal (.366 shot-on-goal percentage); BIG EAST: Started all 11 regular season conference games and her three points (one goal, one assist) were the team's fourth-highest total ... Scored her only goal of the season in a 1-1 tie against No. 17 Rutgers ... Assisted on a goal in a 3-1 win over Cincinnati ... Took 19 shots (.053 shot percentage), with 11 shots on goal (.579 shot-on-goal percentage); BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP: Played in a first round game against Connecticut and a quarterfinal matchup at Marquette ... Attempted two shots in the game against the Golden Eagles; NCAA TOURNAMENT: Played 79 minutes against Washington State in a first round NCAA Tournament game ... Took a team-high three shots, including one shot on goal.

2008: Started 16 of 17 games played ... Ranked second on the team in assists with six and tied for third in goals scored with four ... Finished fourth on the squad with 14 points and led the team with 44 shots ... Placed 12 shots on goal and owned a .091 shot percentage and a .273 shot on-goal percentage ... Produced first career game-winning goal against Vermont ... Two of her assists came on game-winning goals; BIG EAST: Played in nine games and started eight ... Tallied one goal, three assists and five points ... The goal was a game-winner against St. John's ... Recorded 17 shots and six shots on goal.

2007: Appeared in 19 games and earned one start ... Scored a pair of goals and had four points ... Her goals came in consecutive games against St. Peter's and Lehigh ... In the game at Lehigh, scored the lone Villanova goal in an eventual 1-1 tie, sending the game into overtime on an equalizer with less than six minutes remaining in regulation to snap what had been a one-goal Lehigh lead for most of the second half; BIG EAST: Played in 10 regular season games and totaled 11 shots and three shots on goal; BIG EAST Championship: Came off the bench in games against USF (first round) and West Virginia (quarterfinals) ... Attempted one shot in each game.

Club Team and ODP Experience: Plays for the CUFC Wolves ... Team was a regional semifinalist and was ranked in the top-10 in the nation ... Five-time state champions in Connecticut ... Member of the Connecticut state ODP team from 1999-06 and the regional pool from 2000-06 ... Chosen for the national team pool for the U-14, U-15 and U-16 squads.

Cheshire High School: Three-time All-Area, All-SCC, All-Division, All-State and All-New England selection ... School's all-time record holder in goals, assists and points ... 2005 SCC Tournament MVP ... Team won three Housatonic titles and three conference championships ... Two state championship wins (2003, 2005) and was ranked in the top-10 in the state ... First player ever from school to be named to the All-New England team ... 2005 New Haven Register Player of the Year ... Made the school honor roll ... Recipient of the Connecticut Junior Women's Award.

Personal: Born 4/29/89 in Morristown, N.J. ... Second of three children of Mark Schuyler and Robin Macek ... Siblings are Ashley (24) and Jackson (18) ... Psychology major who graduated in May, 2011 as a four-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... Hopes to one day become a child psychologist ... Chose to attend Villanova for its academic reputation and great athletics programs.

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