Sowry On Mervine: "Rachael is the only senior player on the forward line so we are looking for her to lead the attack in both the press and the forward movement. She has worked very hard over the off-season and is ready to display her impressive work ethic and strong stick work."
As A Senior In 2007: Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played in 21 games, starting in eight ... Finished with one point on one assist and took seven shots ... Set up a goal to earn an assist at Rhode Island (10/27) ... Took a season-high four shots, three of them being on goal, at UConn (9/22).
As A Junior In 2006: Played in 19 games, starting in 16 ... Finished with five goals and six assists for 16 points ... Took 16 shots, 11 of which were on goal ... Tied for the team lead in assists (Orlando) ... Finished third on the team in both goals and points ... Had one assist against La Salle (10/22) ... Scored one goal against West Chester (10/20) ... Knocked in a goal against Richmond (10/15) ... Scored two goals and assisted one agaist Vermont (10/11) ... Scored one gaol against Saint Joseph's (10/8) ... She has taken four shots, three of which were on goal ... Dished out three assists against Siena (9/26) ... Had an assist against Dartmouth (9/20) ... Had one shot against Boston University (9/17).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Played in all 21 games ... Ninth on the team with six points on two goals and two assists ... Took 10 shots, five of which were on goal for a .500 shot on goal percentage ... Tallied a goal against Fairfield (8/27) and Dartmouth (10/19) ... Handed out an assist vs. Sacred Heart (9/11) and West Chester (10/16).
As A Freshman In 2004: Played in all 22 games, making nine starts ... Scored a goal against Syracuse for her first career point ... Took 12 shots on the year, four of which were on goal.
Before UMass: Three-year letterwinner for Melissa Phillips and Vi Goodnow at Frontier Regional (Mass.) High School ... Team was 47-7-10 in her three seasons ... Had 15 goals and nine assists as a senior co-captain ... Tallied 32 goals and 24 assists in her career ... 2002 and 2003 Republican All-Scholastic first-team member ... Two-time first-team All-League selection ... Two-time White Mountain Sports All-Star at Deerfield Academy ... Member of the Futures 2002 team ... Won a Bronze medal at the 2003 Baystate West Games ... Attended College Connection in 2002 and the National Field Hockey Festival in 2003 ... White Mountain Sports Shoot N' Save 4 vs. 4 champion ... Recipient of teams' Spirit and Desire Award in 2002 and 2003 ... Also ran varsity track for four seasons ... Team was Western Massachusetts champions for three seasons ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Rachael Lynne Mervine ... Born April, 26, 1986 ... Daughter of Paul Mervine and April Anderson... Sister of Zak, Zoe and Becca Mervine ... A Kinesiology major.
Rachael Mervine's Career Statistics