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Rachael Burek
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Rachael Burek 698602
Position: Attack
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rensselaer, N.Y.
High School: Columbia

2012: Leads team in draw controls per game (4.60) with a season and career-best seven against Niagara (2/18) ... Slipped two goals past No. 2/2 North Carolina (2/24) ... Matched a career-best five goals at George Mason (3/10) ...

2011: Named to America East All-Academic squad ... one of six players to tally 20 or more goals, with 27 ... notched a career-high five goals against Niagara (3-11).

2010: Member of 2010 America East Conference All-Rookie Team ... one of four players who scored at least 10 in 2010 ... career-high three points (2 goals, 1 assist) vs. Stony Brook ... had a pair of goals in program's first-ever win against Boston U. ... scored the game-winning goal with 52 seconds remaining in come-from-behind conference win at UMBC ... career-best four draw controls against New Hampshire ... finished season with eight-game scoring streak.

High School: Earned first-team All-Area recognition by Albany Times Union ... second-team All-Area by Troy Record ... scored 36 goals and 30 assists as a defensive midfielder ... season-high five goals against Bethlehem Central ... 2009 U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American ... two-time team captain ... combined to earn 11 varsity letters in lacrosse, basketball and field hockey ... first-team All-Suburban Council field hockey forward ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Major is business administration ... born 4-29-91 ... parents are David and Karen Burek ... member of Adirondack squad at 2008 Empire State Games ... has four brothers, Sean, Andrew, Troy and Nate ... Sean was a four-year midfielder, from 2004-07, at Lafayette College ... member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

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