As a senior (2005) -- Named to the BIG EAST preseason team.
As a junior (2004) -- Played in 18 games with 15 starts... Registered one goal against Ohio University... Dished out four assists... Earned All-Mid-American Conference second team honors... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and Dean's List.
As a sophomore (2003) -- Saw action in all 23 games with 18 starts... Dished out her first career assist in the Cards' 2-1 overtime win against Miami... Her solid defense helped her step into a starting role.
As a freshman (2002) -- Played in 16 games with six starts... Posted her first collegiate goal in the Cards' 2-1 win over Kent State... Registered five shots.
California Interscholastic Federation -- Lettered three years in club field hockey under coaches Joe Joyce, Jerry Ray and Nancie Moskowitz... Received the Narinder Gill Award for California Field Hockey Federation's Athlete of the Year... Two-time member of the U-19 All-California State team... Participated in the Futures Talent Identification Program (2000-01)... Trained with the U.S. Men's Field Hockey coach and has participated in scrimmages against the U.S. Boys' national team... Played in the U-19 National Hockey Festival (2000-01)... Participated in the Junior Olympics (2000)... Member of the U-19 Camarillo Field Hockey Club (1999-02).
Personal -- Full name is Rachel Leigh Overton... Nicknames are Pinky, Pigpen, Ralo, Pinkylee... Daughter of Steve and Lisa Overton... Birthdate is March 23, 1984... Major is sport administration with a minor in communications... Post college ambition is to coach somewhere and work with a professional sports organization... Favorite athletes are Dwyane Wade, Muhammad Ali and Lance Armstrong... She chose U of L because the team welcomed her with open arms... Greatest challenge she has overcome was being at school while her mom was in an accident and hospitalized... Favorite pregame meal is any pasta dish her roommate Lisa will make her... Her parents are her role models because they worked hard and gave up a lot so their kids could do what they wanted... Her greatest accomplishment so far is to be able to achieve success in school, sports and work at the same time.
Year GP/GS Shots G A TP DS
2002 16/6 5 1 0 2 0
2003 23/18 6 0 1 1 0
2004 18/15 5 1 4 6 0
Career 57/39 16 2 5 9 0