UNC Field Hockey Bio
8 Rachel Magerman
Magerman Magerman 817213

Majoring in advertising in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication ... Participates in the Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Veteran Leaders program ... In the summer of 2013, captained the U.S. Maccabi Games field hockey team to a bronze medal

2012: As a junior, appeared in 20 games and started three ... Scored two goals and added an assist ... One of her goals was a penalty stroke against Davidson, and the other was against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament semifinal

2011: As a sophomore, played in 10 contests

2010: As a redshirt freshman, appeared in nine games

2009: Did not see action and will count the season as a redshirt year

Before UNC: At Germantown Academy, earned first-team All-America honors as a senior after being named second-team in her junior year ... Team MVP her sophomore through senior years ... Also lettered three years in lacrosse ... Founded "Hockey for the House," a field hockey tournament to benefit the Ronald McDonald House ... The annual event has raised more than $10,000 over the last four years

National/International: Served as captain of the U.S. Maccabi Games team in the summer of 2013. Competing in Israel, the U.S. earned the bronze medal, the country's best finish ever ... Futures Elite 2007-09 ... Junior National Camp invitee 2007-08 ... Participated in the U.S. Under-18 team's 2008 tour of Chile ... Member of the 2008 Maccabi Pan American Games team

More on Magerman: Born Feb. 16, 1991, in La Jolla, Calif. ... Daughter of Joel and Tonja Magerman ... Has one older brother ... Favorite pastimes are skiing, going to the beach, reading good books and watching her favorite sports teams... Among her favorite movies are The Power of One, Death at a Funeral and Good Will Hunting... Favorite books are The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin... Favorite TV shows are Entourage, True Blood and Game of Thrones... Favorite pregame meal is apples and peanut butter... Favorite sports to play besides field hockey are tennis and soccer... After college, would like to work for a large sports advertising company... Athletes she most admires are Mia Hamm and Roger Federer... Dream vacation is backpacking through Europe with her friends and family ... Her parents and brother have the biggest impact on her field hockey career: "My brother is my number one fan and has always motivated me to be the best athlete I can be, and my parents are so supportive and willing to go above and beyond to give me the opportunity to fulfill my field hockey aspirations. "


Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Blue Bell, Pa.
High School: Germantown Academy
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