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#12 Rachel Vaccaro
Position: Forward
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bloomingdale, N.J.
High School: Butler
Major: Athletic Training
Experience: 3 Letters
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AT DELAWARE
Fourth-year team member and a three-year letterwinner • will add solid support to both midfield and forward positions • has played in 18 career games with five shots.

2014 SEASON
Vaccaro started in 17 of 18 games in 2014 She tied for the team lead with five goals and added one assist • Vaccaro was second on the team in points (11) and shots (36)  Vaccaro scored a goal in each of UD's final three games and scored the game-winning goal in Delaware's 1-0 win over James Madison.

2013 SEASON
Earned third letter as a junior • backup forward who appeared in eight games and started late-season contest vs. Hofstra • only shot of season came against William & Mary • named to Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

2012 SEASON
Saw action in four contests for the Blue Hens • contributed two shots, one on goal • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll • team went 9-8-1 and advanced to the CAA Tournament quarterfinals for head coach Scott Grzenda.

2011 SEASON
Appeared in six contests for the Blue Hens as a freshman • recorded two shots, including one shot on goal against Stony Brook on Sept. 26 • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll • team went 10-7-4 and advanced to CAA Tournament semifinals.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year starter and letterwinner at Butler High School • played for Erin Morgese and Joe Duchensky • named first team All-Northern Hills Conference and third team All-Morris County in 2008 • earned first team All-Northern Hills Conference plaudits while also earning second team All-Morris County and first team All-Academic honors in 2009 • capped senior year with first team All-Northern Hills Conference honors, second team All-Morris County, first team All-Academic, and first team All Group 1 plaudits • also a standout track athlete, helping her school bring in multiple county, conference, and meet championships both indoors and outdoors • landed on the honor roll every marking period from 2007-11 • named to Principal’s Honor Roll second semester of 2009 • member of the Foreign Language Honor Society and National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Rachel Ann Vaccaro ("vuh-car-o") • daughter of Gene and Ann Vaccaro • born Apr. 29, 1993 • honor student as an athletic training major at Delaware with a minor in strength & conditioning • would like to become a physical therapist • has a twin brother, Anthony, and an older sister Christine • aunt Susan Small (Appelbaum) played softball at the University of Missouri Rolla, aunt Emily Rhoad (Appelbaum) played volleyball at Central Missouri State University and cousin Drew Appelbaum ran cross country and track at Case Western University • began playing soccer when she was five years old • lists twin brother Anthony as biggest influence in soccer for helping her with tricks and skills and motivating her to keep her touch on the ball.

 CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots
2014 18/17 5 1 11 36
 2013 8/0 0 0
0 1
2012 4/0 0 0 0 2
2011 6/0 0 0 0 2
 TOTALS 36/17 5 1
11 41

CAREER HIGHS
Shots: 4 vs. Towson (10/17/14)
Points: 2 vs. five teams in 2014
Assists: 1 vs. Northeastern (10/24/14)
Goals: 1 vs. five teams in 2014

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