UNC Field Hockey Bio
 Rachel Black
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Majoring in biology ... Has earned Dean's List and ACC Academic Honor Roll recognition

2014: As a sophomore, appeared in 14 games at forward ... Scored two goals and added one assist  ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad for the third year in a row

2013: As a redshirt freshman, played in nine games at forward ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad

2012: Did not see action and will count the season as a redshirt year ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad

Before UNC: At West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, N.C., earned Most Valuable Offensive Player honors all four years of field hockey ... Her teams won three conference championships (going undefeated in conference play 2009-11) and reached the state championship semifinals all four years ... Three-time all-state and four-time all-conference and all-county selection ... Holds the school record for career goals ... Also participated in track & field her freshman and sophomore years ...  Graduated with honors ... Coached a middle school field hockey team ... Active in volunteer work ... An experienced equestrian who has been riding since she was 8

National/International: Futures participant 2008-12 ... Finished 10th at 2012 National Club Championships with the Charlotte Ambush ... Played at the National Hockey Festival with the Ambush in 2010 and 2011, and participated in the 2010 National Futures Championship

More on Black: Born in Baltimore, Md. ... Daughter of Tracy Black and Gregory Black ... Has one younger sister ... Favorite pastime is waterskiing ... Favorite sport other than field hockey is horseback riding ... Is a vegetarian ... Athlete she most admires is Chris Paul ... After graduation from UNC, plans to go on to graduate school

Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clemmons, N.C.
High School: West Forsyth
Major: Biology
UNC North Carolina Field Hockey

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