Cape Henlopen HS
At Delaware: Second-year player who will again be an integral member of the Blue Hen backfield.
2011 Season: Saw action in all 20 games, which included five starts during her freshman campaign • scored first collegiate goal in UD’s 5-4 victory over St. Joseph’s on Sept. 24 • had first multi-point game on Sept. 24, three points (one goal and one assist) • tallied first collegiate assist in first NCAA start on Aug. 26’s 7-1 victory over Bryant University.
2010 Season: Appeared in 10 games for Delaware during her rookie campaign • posted one shot on the year.
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, 4x800m 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 • anthropology and art history major at Delaware • both parents ran track and field at UD • is the middle child of three daughters • younger sister, Hannah, is a freshman on the Blue Hen field hockey team • was a member of the UD women’s indoor track & field team last year, and will compete along with Hannah again this year • had team's best indoor time in the mile (5:09.63) in 2011 • worked at the Lewes Lions Club Beach Stand during the summer.