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Rachael Adams

Volleyball

Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-2/188cm
Hometown/Residence: Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati, Ohio
Birth Date: June 3, 1990
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Texas/Advertising/NA
Joined Team: May 2013

MOST NOTABLE
  • Started four of 13 matches at FIVB World Championship where Team USA won gold, compiling averages of 1.75 points, 1.40 kills and 0.30 blocks in 20 sets played while converting 52.8 percent of her attacks
  • Averaged 2.55 points per set, including a 1.00 block average, as Team USA won gold at the Pan American Games
    and was awarded Second Best Blocker
  • Named Best Server of Montreux Volley Masters after registering a 0.73 ace average (11 aces in 15 sets)

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 
2015 - Pan American Games (Gold) 
2014 - Montreux Volley Masters (Silver - Best Server)...USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold)
2013 – Pan American Cup (Gold)...USA Volleyball Cup vs. Japan...FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)

DID YOU KNOW
  •  Led USA A2 Blue Team to the gold medal at the USA Volleyball Open National Championship in 2010
  • Was a member of U.S. Girls’ Youth National Volleyball Team that won the 2006 NORCECA Girls’ Youth Continental Championship
  • Majored in Advertising at The University of Texas at Austin
  • Was named AVCA All-America First Team (2010 & 2011) after holding a .388 hitting efficiency to rank 13th in the NCAA Division I (2011) and ranking No. 1 in NCAA for hitting efficiency (.443) in 2010.
  • Appeared in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" feature in the magazine's Nov. 26, 2007 issue.
  • Father was drafted in the fourth round of the 1978 NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs after a four-year career at University of Illinois (1974-78)

LAST UPDATED: Sept. 2, 2015

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