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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

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 (Syracuse) • two career hat tricks • CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Appeared in two games, but did not record any statistics in contests against Temple and Virginia Tech • CAA Academic Honor Roll.

Competed in 14 games while starting nine for the Blue Hens as a freshman • Colonial Athletic Association and 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.

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.

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.

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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