3 - Rachael Miers
Rachael Miers
Height: 5-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Langhorne, Pa.
High School: Neshaminy
Position: M/D

2009: Started in all 18 games ... Finished the season with three goals and one assist for seven points, tying for third on the team in points … Made four tackles and 22 interceptions ... Recorded her first goal of the season against Siena, also recording her first points of the season (9/16) ... Tallied one goal in two consecutive games, the first coming as her first-career game-winning goal against Colgate (10/17) and against Lehigh (10/24) … Also recorded an assist against Fairfield (9/26) … Made her first career defensive save against Maine (10/4) … Took seven shots, including five shots on goal.

2008: Appeared in 15 games ... Made nine starts ... Totaled 13 interceptions and 23 tackles ... Made first career start against Providence (9/10) ... Saw first collegiate action at Harvard (9/5) ... Took seven shots, including five shots on goal.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years of varsity field hockey at Neshaminy High School ... Served as team captain in 2007 ... Named first team All-State and Academic All-State in 2007 ... Earned second team All-Suburban One League honors in 2007 ... Selected to the Golden Team in 2007 ... Team won four straight Suburban One League championships, and competed in the District I playoffs in 2005 (second) and 2006 (fourth) ... Team reached the final eight in the state playoffs in 2005 and 2006 ... Played in the 2006 and 2007 National Hockey Festival, and the 2007 Regional Rumble ... Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team ... Served as team captain in 2007, when she was also named team MVP ... Named honorable mention All-State in 2006, and to the honorable mention Golden Team in 2007 ... Competed on the Mystx club team.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Jay and Kelly Miers … Has two sisters (Andrea and Jeanette) … Jeanette played field hockey at Appalachian State … Majoring in Sociology.

Miers' Career Statistics

Year    GP-GS   G       A       TP      GWG     INT     T   DS
2008    15-9    0       0       0       0       13      23  0
2009    18-18   3       1       7       0       22      4   1
Career  33-27   3       1       7       0       35      27  1