w-volley Rachel Schillinger Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

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Rachel Schillinger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
North Allegheny

Height:
6-1

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
05/07/1987


2007 (Junior): Started all 34 matches and played in all 128 games at middle blocker for Loyola... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team... Ranked third on the team with 298 kills and was second with 127 total blocks... Hit at a .255 clip, good for second on the team and eighth in the MAAC... Averaged 2.33 kills and 0.99 blocks per game... Was sixth in the conference in blocks per game... Totaled a season-high 16 kills against Lafayette (8/31) and had only three errors in 32 swings for a .406 hitting percentage...Earned All-Tournament honors at the La Salle Tournament following that effort... Knocked down 12 kills in 22 attempts without an error at Iona (9/30) for a season-best .545 hitting percentage... Had 10 or more kills on 13 occasions... Also put away seven total blocks, three solo, against the Broncs... The seven blocks matched the season-high that she posted four times... Had seven block assists against Iona (11/11), at Manhattan (11/3) and at Niagara (9/15)... Recorded six total blocks in five matches and had five or more total blocks 12 times.

2006 (Sophomore): Played in 35 matches and 127 games... Third on the team with 291 kills and 2.29 kills per game... Second on the Greyhounds with 105 total blocks, 0.83 per game... Hit .230 during the season... Hit a season-best .700 with 15 kills and a single error on 20 swings against Fairleigh Dickinson (9/2)... Knocked down 11 kills and hit .435 against George Washington (9/3)... Earned MAAC Offensive Player of the Week honors on 9/5 following those performances... Set a career-high with 10 total blocks, three solo, against Kennesaw State (9/8)... Recorded 17 kills on 32 attempts for a .406 hitting percentage in a five-game win against Marist (10/1)... Knocked down 15 kills against Niagara (10/14) and had a career-high 20 the following day against Canisius (10/15)... Registered five total blocks and had eight kills against Rider (10/28)... Recorded her first collegiate double-double with 12 kills and 10 total blocks, at Iona (11/4)... Had 13 kills in the MAAC Championships against Iona (11/18).

2005 (Freshman): Appeared in all 32 matches, starting 30 matches... Played in 109 games... Ranked fourth on the team in kills (191)... Ranked second with 33 service aces and total blocks (66)... Recorded career-high 14 kills in four-game loss against UMBC... Named to Cal Poly/Best Western Royal Oak Invitational All-Tournament Team after tallying 15 kills in three matches... Had 10 kills on 16 attempts against San Jose State... Hit .571 with eight kills and no attack errors against Siena.

High School: Earned four letters in volleyball at North Allegheny in Wexford, Pa.., and Head Coach Dan Schall... Served as team captain and helped the Tigers finish second in the district... Earned all-state, first team all-district and first team all-section honors as a senior... Named to 2004 Montour Classic All-Tournament Team... Led team in blocks as a junior and ranked first with 256 kills during senior season... Outstanding student who earned school's Scholar Athlete Award eight times... A High Honor Roll student and member of National Honor Society... Played club volleyball for Renaissance Volleyball Club and Coach Brian Begor.

Personal: Rachel M. Schillinger... Born in Pittsburgh... Daughter of Marjorie and Thomas Schillinger... Has one younger brother, George... Daughter of Thomas and Marjorie Schillinger... Majoring in biology.