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Rachel Pitman
Rachel Pitman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bristol, England

High School:
Oldfield

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender

10/25/2014

No. 13/9 DePaul Tops Xavier 1-0 to Remain Undefeated

Ben's goal guarantees that Blue Demons will remain on top of the BIG EAST Conference standings

10/24/2014

Seniors' Stories Provide Insight Into Their Season of Dreams

Close-knit Blue Demon senior class will be honored before noon match Saturday against Xavier at Wish Field

10/19/2014

Ben Gets On the End of a Huge Golden Goal

Game-winner in second overtime Sunday lifts No. 12/8 DePaul past Marquette 3-2 and into first place in the BIG EAST

10/16/2014

Reed's Late Goal Saves the Day for No. 12/8 DePaul

Ben's goal, assist and Reed's equalizer keep Blue Demons among only two undefeated teams in the nation

10/15/2014

No. 12/8 DePaul Faces Butler Looking to Stay Unbeaten

Back-to-back BIG EAST Conference road challenges include Sunday showdown at Marquette

Career
2013 All-BIG EAST Third Team
Two-time member of BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team

2013 (Junior): Started all 21 matches and helped DePaul become the best defense in the BIG EAST after leading the conference in fewest goals allowed during the regular season... named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week... scored a goal in back-to-back victories over Seton Hall and Villanova... she notched the game-winning goal against Seton Hall... had a crucial blocked shot in front of the net in DePaul's 1-0 BIG EAST Championship Semifinal win over No. 8 Georgetown... took 11 shots with seven shots on goal.

2012 (Sophomore): Started in 20 matches for DePaul in the 2012 season, competing in 21 matches overall... assisted on the only goal in DePaul's victory over Seton Hall... fired off 16 shots and completed the season with a shot on goal percentage of .688.

2011 (Freshman): Played in 16 matches with nine starts, including the final eight of the season... scored first collegiate goal against Notre Dame... registered first collegiate point with an assist against Connecticut... her 26 shots were third on the team... her 10 shots on goal tied for third with fellow freshman Amber Paul... took four shots against Louisville and three shots against Marquette, Providence, Connecticut and Rutgers... had two shots on goal against Michigan, Providence and Rutgers.

High School: ESFA runnerup... Somerset champion... played on the prestigious Ladies Arsenal club team... helped lead Arsenal to league and cup titles... earned a multitude of caps with the England National Team... represented the England National Team at the U15, U17, U19 and U23 European and World Cup qualifiers... helped the U17 national team finish fourthat the 2008 World Cup in New Zealand.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Sally Pitman... has one brother, Matthew and two sisters, Carly and Hayley... majoring in Sociology.

Career Statistics

Seasons

MP-MS

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

2011

16-9

1

1

3

26

2012

21-20

0

1

1

16

2013

21-21

2

0

4

11

Totals

58-50

3

2

8

53