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12 - Rachel Kessler
Rachel Kessler
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Lincoln High School
College: Pitzer College
Position: D
Major: Media Studies

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her second season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Lacrosse team, where she is a member of the defensive unit…2012: Second-team All-SCIAC selection...Started all 17 games on the Sagehen defensive unit, although she came up to the midfield at times late in the year...Scored a goal in a SCIAC opening round win over Whittier...Had assists in two wins over Puget Sound...Tallied 33 ground balls on the year, and caused 23 turnovers...2011: Played in all 16 games as a freshman, and had 20 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers.

High School: Attended Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, where she played on the lacrosse team…A first-team all-state selection on defense…Was team captain and MVP, and was voted most inspirational…Also played club lacrosse for Rhino Girls Lacrosse and the LaxNW Rippers.

Personal: Attending Pitzer College, where she majors in media studies…Has one brother and one sister…Older sister, Sarah, plays for the Occidental Women’s Lacrosse team…Hobbies include crafts…Favorite athlete is Abby Wambach…Favorite book is The God of Small Things and favorite movie is Fast Five…Lists "Media and Social Change" as the most interesting course she has taken while at Pitzer...Mia Hamm and Judith Butler are the public figures she most admires...Born July 7, 1992.