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  Rachelle Coetzee

Rachelle  Coetzee

Player Profile


Bloemfontein, South Africa

High School:



2008: Selected CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District IV Women's At-Large First Team ... Named First Team All-Mid-American Conference, Academic All-MAC and to the All-MAC Tournament Team, all for the third-straight year ... Selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I All-West Region Second Team for the second-straight year ... Placed on the NFHCA National Academic Squad for a fourth-straight year ... Named MAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Week Sept. 4 ... One of two MAC players (both from Ohio) chosen to participate in the NFHCA Division I Senior All-Star Game along with teammate Jessie Martin ... Played in all 23 games, starting 21 ... Led the team and was sixth in the MAC with a career-high tying 11 goals ... Scored two goals Sept. 26 versus Central Michigan and Oct. 4 at Ball State, tallying the game-winners in both ... Was second on the team with six assists, including a pair Oct. 25 against Ball State, when she also scored a goal ... Paced the team with 62 shots, including 29 on goal, firing a season-high eight Oct. 11 versus Missouri State ... Took five or more shots in six games and finished her career fourth on Ohio's all-time shots ledger with 241 ... Totaled a team-best and career-high tying 28 points.

2007: Named to the NFHCA All-West Region Second Team ... Selected to the All-MAC First Team ... Selected to the Academic All-MAC Team ... Played in all 23 games of the season ... Scored 11 games, including a team-high six game-winners ... Totaled six assists and 28 points ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime in the championship game of the MAC Tournament ... Selected to the All-MAC Tournament Team ... Recorded six shots in Ohio's home opener against Robert Morris (9/4) ... Tallied four shots against Albany (9/7) ... Scored two of the Bobcats four goals against St. Louis (9/29) ... Scored the Bobcats game-winning goal against Missouri State in double overtime (9/30) ... Scored two goals at home against Central Michigan (10/5) to extend scoring streak to four games in addition to tallying four shots, including three on goal ... Named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Squad.

2006: Recovered from a season-ending leg injury in 2005 to start all 22 games for Ohio and earn a 2006 All-MAC First Team selection ... Named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Squad ... Earned a spot on the 2006 Academic All-MAC Team ... Finished sixth in the MAC in shots ... Named the MAC Female Scholar Athlete of the Week (9/9) ... Third on the team in both goals (3) and points (11) ... Second on the team in assists (5) ... Recorded two assists vs. Missouri State (10/21) ... Notched eight shots, a goal and an assist in the Bobcats 3-1 victory over Kent State during the MAC Tourney (11/3) ... Named to the 2006 MAC Championship All-Tournament Team.

2005: Made 14 appearances before suffering a season-ending leg injury ... Led Ohio with five assists and recorded four goals ... Marked her collegiate debut with an assist at Northeastern (8/27) ... Recorded a shot on goal at Providence ... Scored her first-collegiate goal versus Maine (9/9) ... Recorded an assist in conference-opener at Ball State (9/23) ... Scored once and kicked in three assists at Miami (9/24) ... Named National Rookie of the Week by Womensfieldhockey.com (9/26) ... Earned MAC Offensive Player of the Week (9/26) ... Took eight shots and scored a goal vs. Kent State (10/9) ... Named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Academic Squad.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won the under-18 national championship in 2003 as a member of Southern Free State ... Helped lead the Oranje School for Girls to a provincial championship in 2002 ... Earned Most Promising Player honors at under-14 and under-16 national tournaments ... Shared the Oranje School for Girls' Field Hockey Player of the Year award with her sister.

PERSONAL:Born July 30, 1986 ... Daughter of Annerine and Etienne Coetzee ... Twin sister of Ohio midfielder Estienne Coetzee ... An accounting and MIS major.