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#7 McKenzie Rafferty
Position: Attack
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chester Springs, Pa.
High School: Downingtown East
Major: Early Childhood Education
Experience: 2 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Two-time letter winner that is a skilled attacker with great vision • adds speed and skill to the transition game • could match-up against former teammates Emily Solenberger (Lehigh), Kelly Devlin (UNC) and Allie Murray (Notre Dame) • two career hat tricks.

2014 SEASON
Appeared in two games, but did not record any statistics in contests against Temple and Virginia Tech.

2013 SEASON
Competed in 14 games while starting nine for the Blue Hens as a freshman • Colonial Athletic Association 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, Andrew 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 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: 3 – 2x, last at Lafayette (3/16/13)
Assists: 1 at Lehigh (3/5/13)
Points: 3 – 2x, last at Lafayette (3/16/13)
Shots: 6 vs. Loyola (3/13/13)
SOG: 4 at Lafayette (3/16/13)
FPG: 1 – 3x, last vs. Towson (3/31/13)
FGS: 3 – at La Salle (3/1/13)
Groundballs: 3 at James Madison (4/5/13)
Draw Controls: 3 – 2x, last vs. Old Dominion (4/12/13)
Caused Turnovers: 1 – 2x, last at James Madison (4/5/13)

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
 Totals 16/9 11 1 12 38 29 0 3-12 8 16 2
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