At Delaware: Second-year team member • will add solid support to both midfield and forward units as a sophomore.
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 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.
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 Egidio and Ann Vaccaro • born Apr. 29, 1993 • honor student as an athletic training major at Delaware • 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 at Delaware