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#7 McKenzie Rafferty
Position: Attack
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chester Springs, Pa.
High School: Downingtown East
Major: Early Childhood Education
Experience: 3 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Three-time letterwinner that is a skilled attacker with great vision • adds speed and skill to the transition game • eight career hat tricks • fifth on active career scoring leaders list with 37 points (35g, 2a) • CAA Academic Honor Roll • National College Athlete Honor Society member.

2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Started 15 of 18 games played during junior campaign • had a breakout season by recording a career-best 25 points with 24 goals • added nine groundballs and four caused turnovers • opened year with hat tricks in four of the first five games • finished season with six hat tricks • collected four points on three goals and one assist in 22-2 rout over Lafayette (Feb. 17) • posted career-high four goals in 12-7 win against Rutgers (Feb. 28) • registered first career game-winning goal in 15-4 victory versus George Washington (March 21) • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • National College Athlete Honor Society member.

2014 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Appeared in two games, but did not record any statistics in contests against Temple and Virginia Tech • CAA Academic Honor Roll.

2013 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Competed in 14 games while starting nine for the Blue Hens as a freshman • CAA and WomensLax.com Rookie of the Week (March 18) • fourth on the team with 16 draw controls • sixth with 11 goals and 12 points • collected eight groundballs and two caused turnovers • scored first career goal against at La Salle on March 1 • dished out lone assist on the season at Lehigh on March 5 • tallied a season-best three draw controls against at Lafayette (March 16) and vs. Old Dominion (April 12) • collected a season-best three groundballs against James Madison on April 5 • picked up first career hat tricks in back-to-back games against Loyola (March 13) and Lafayette (March 16) • helped guide Delaware to its first win over a ranked opponent and the highest ranked foe since 2000 in No. 11 Loyola on March 13.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year lacrosse letterwinner as an attacker/midfielder • 225 career goals scored • All-Ches-Mont and All-Area First Team selection • helped lead team to Ches-Mont League and District 1 Championships • Under Armour All-Star • All-Philly Lacrosse Honorable Mention • ESPN RISE All-American Honorable Mention • Academic All-American • team captain • also played two years of golf and field hockey • golf team captain for two season • Ches-Mont League Qualifier • played for Christa Somits (lacrosse) and Scott Yard (golf) • National Honors Society student that also was the editor for the DEHS Prowl Yearbook and an All-American Scholar Award honoree.

PERSONAL
McKenzie Leigh Rafferty • born April 4, 1994 in Ephrata, Pa. • daughter of Charlie and Sharon Rafferty • has two younger brothers, Drew and Bryan • nickname is “Raff” • father played football at Widener University from 1981-85 • majoring in Early Childhood Education with the goals of becoming a kindergarten teacher • minoring in Disabilities Studies, Human Development and Family Studies and Coaching Science • spent time as a LYA golf counselor and lacrosse referee • enjoys wakeboarding, snowboards, golfing and travel • began playing lacrosse at age 10 and golf at age 14 • chose Delaware because of the great education and athletics experience and felt it was an awesome fit for her • cites her parents as a major influence on her life because they taught her to compete at a high level in addition to helping her become passionate about a game that they introduced to her.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 4 vs. Rutgers, 2/28/15
Assists: 1 – 2x, last at Lafayette, 2/17/15
Points: 4 – 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 2/28/15
Shots: 9 at Villanova, 3/11/15
SOG: 7 – 2x, last at Villanova, 3/11/15
FPG: 1 – 7x, last at Princeton, 3/28/15
FGS: 3 – 3x, last at Princeton, 3/28/15
Groundballs: 3 at James Madison, 4/5/13
Draw Controls: 3 – 2x, last vs. Old Dominion, 4/12/13
Caused Turnovers: 1 – 6x, last vs. Temple, 3/14/15

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW FPG-S GB DC CT
2013 14/9 11 1 12 38 29 0 3-12 8 16 2
2014 2/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0
2015 18/15 24 1 25 72 56 1 4-13 9 2 4
 Totals 34/24 35 2 37 110 85 1 7-25 17 18 6
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