Cape Henlopen HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad • returns as a second-year starter • can play at both defense and midfield • one of six Delawareans on the team, including her sister Hannah • has played in 30 games with 20 starts.
2011 Season: Saw action in all 20 games, which included five starts during her sophomore campaign • led team to Colonial Athletic Association Tournament berth for first-year head coach Rolf van de Kerkhof • scored first collegiate goal in UD’s 5-4 victory over Saint 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 career start on Aug. 26’s 7-1 victory over Bryant.
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 major with a minor in legal studies and studio art at Delaware • middle of three sisters • younger sister, Hannah, is a sophomore starter for the UD field hockey squad • both parents ran track and field at UD • both are members of the UD women’s indoor track & field team • had team's best indoor time in the mile (5:09.63) in 2011 • had best time of 5:32.79 in the mile • field hockey camp counselor • worked at Coral Cove Boutique in Lewes during the summer • team's Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative with Tory Sharpless.
Career Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Goals: 1 vs. Saint Joseph's (9/24/11)
Career-High Assists: 1 vs. Bryant (8/26/11)
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