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Rachel Bird

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
North Vancouver, B.C.

High School:
West Vancouver Secondary

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
09/29/1997

Major:
Economics

Rachel  Bird

08/25/2017

Field Hockey Kicks Off 2017 Season at Rappolt Field

Leopards play host to Hofstra, looking to start the season with a win

08/23/2017

2017 Lafayette Field Hockey Season Preview

Leopards bring strong leadership and excitement to upcoming season.

08/03/2017

Field Hockey Names Tri-Captains for 2017 Season

Seniors Colbourne and Hunsicker, junior Bird will lead Leopards this fall

03/15/2017

Field Hockey Receives NFHCA Academic Honors

Leopards land 10 on NFHCA National Academic Squad

02/23/2017

Field Hockey Lands 16 on PL Honor Roll

Arnold led the way with a perfect 4.0 GPA

09/25/2016

Lafayette vs. Boston University

Photo by Rick Smith

10/10/2015

Lafayette FH vs. Bucknell

Photos by Doug Kilpatrick

2016: Played and started in 17 games … had a shot against Fairfield (8/26), Longwood (9/4) and at Colgate (10/1) … served as a key contributor on a Leopards’ defense that posted a pair of shutouts and allowed one or fewer goals in six outings.

2015:
Played in 11 games on the season on Lafayette’s backline…picked up a defensive save at Penn (10/6)…lone start of the year came against Colgate (Oct. 31), as Lafayette wrapped up the No. 3 seed in the Patriot League Tournament.

At West Vancouver Secondary:
Played four years of field hockey at West Vancouver...captain of her high school team...named team MVP...was a member of the Adanacs traveling team...served as the U18 captain...named Polar Bear Tournament MVP...was a Regional Player for four years...chosen for Rob Short Training Academy (three years)...Honors with Distinction all four years of high school...named Outstanding Senior Female Athlete of the Year at West Vancouver...was also a member of the North Shore First Team All Star list.

Personal: Daughter of Don and Nadine Bird...has an older sister Amanda who played at Princeton...born 9/29/97.

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