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#14 Rebecca Pepper
Position: Defense
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lewes, Del.
High School: Cape Henlopen HS
Major: Art History
Experience: 3 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Fifth year member of the squad who was granted an extra year of eligibility following an injury in 2012 • can play at both defense and midfield • one of four Delawareans on the team • has played in 58 games with 43 starts • seven career points on two goals and three assists • one game-winning goal.

2014 GAME BY GAME STATISTICS

2013 SEASON
Saw action in all 22 games with 17 starts and helped lead Delaware to a program-record 17 victories in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • registered career-best four points on two assists and one goal • posted career-high two shots (both on goal) with one goal in squad’s 5-1 victory over Michigan State on Sept. 15.

2012 SEASON
Started all six games played for Delaware • missed majority of season with an injury • got off one shot on goal against Albany on Aug. 26.

2011 SEASON
Started all 20 games during sophomore campaign for the Blue Hens • led team to Colonial Athletic Association Tournament berth for first-year head coach Rolf van de Kerkhof • posted lone goal of season against Bryant on Aug. 26 • picked up an assist against William & Mary on Sept. 30 • finished year with four shots (all on goal) • collected a defensive save vs. top-ranked North Carolina on Sept. 9.

2010 SEASON
Appeared in 10 games for Delaware during her rookie campaign • posted one shot on the year • team went 8-10 under head coach Carol Miller.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner on the Cape Henlopen field hockey team • helped lead the squad to the Henlopen North Conference Championship in 2008 and 2009 • named a field hockey Academic All-American • honored with the Ruth Skoglund Most Dedicated Athlete Award for field hockey • played with the Jersey Intensity, winning the Disney Showcase Championship in 2009 • also won the Festival Championship in 2007 and again in 2009 with the Jersey Intensity • National Indoor Tournament Pool Champions in 2009 with Gotta Love It Oranje Club • played at NFC's in 2010 • totaled 16 varsity letters at Cape Henlopen • earned school’s Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year Award • honored with Kevin Kennedy Memorial Sports Award and U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award • holds school records in cross country and track • track records include: 1600m, 4 x 400m relay, 4 x 800m relay, 800m indoor, 4 x 800m indoor • triple jump Delaware State Champion in 2009 • indoor track first team All-State selection in 2010 • third team All-State for cross country in 2009 • earned Heart and Soul Award and Determination Award • member of National Honor Society, Key Club, and National Society of High School Scholars • earned Presidential Academic Fitness Award.

PERSONAL
Rebecca Kathryn Pepper • daughter of George and Kathy Pepper • born Sept. 6, 1991 • art history and history education major at Delaware • middle of three sisters • both parents ran track and field at UD • sister, Hannah, is a current member of the UD track and field team • field hockey camp counselor • worked at Coral Cove Boutique in Lewes in addition to coaching field hockey camps during the summer • team's Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative alongside Jacki Coveleski • enjoys rollerblading.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att.
  2010 10/0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0
  2011 20/20 1 1
3 4 4 1 0-0
  2012 20/17 0 0
0 1 1 0 0-0
  2013 22/22 1
2
4 5 2 0 0-0
 TOTAL 58/43 2 3
7 11 8 1 0-0

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 2 – 2x, last vs. Michigan State (9/15/13)
Goals: 1 – 2x, last vs. Michigan State (9/15/13)
Assists: 1 – 3x, last vs. Towson (10/11/13)
Shots: 2 vs. Michigan State (9/15/13)
SOG: 2 vs. Michigan State (9/15/13)
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