Rachel Mia Scores Five Points in Final Game
Colonials Close Out Regular Season on Sunday at UMass
Mia, Forcier Pace Colonials Offensively
Cassidy Nets Game-Winner With 9.7 Seconds Left
Colonials Win Sixth Straight Against Hawks Behind Jones, Mia and Lynch
2015: Appeared in all 16 games and made 14 starts ... Ranked third on the team with 21 goals, 12 assists and 33 points on the year ... Added 16 ground balls, 13 draw controls and seven caused turnovers ... Tallied at least one point in the final 11 straight games of the season with 10 multi-point efforts in that span ... Recorded a season-high four points on two goals and two assists against Mount St. Mary's (March 17) and Duquesne (April 17) ... Notched three hat tricks on the season - at Davidson (March 27), against Saint Joseph's (April 3) and at Massachusetts in the season finale (April 26) ... Registered two goals, three ground balls, two draw controls and two caused turnovers at Liberty (Feb. 23) ... Member of GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014: Appeared in all 16 games and logged 11 starts during rookie campaign...Led all freshmen and tied for third on team with 25 points...Scored 18 goals and dished out seven assists...Opened career with two points on a goal and a helper in season opener against Howard (Feb. 12)...Tallied a career-high five points with a pair of goals and a career-high three assists against Saint Joseph's (April 27)...Scored a career-high three goals at Richmond (April 13)...Recorded two or more points in eight contests...Registered a point in all but five games...Of the 41 shots taken she put 35 on target for a .854 shots-on-goal percentage...Netted game-winner against Davidson (March 1)...Won a team-high 39 draw controls, which ranks eighth on GW's single-season list...Won a career-high five draws against Massachusetts (April 11)...Won two or more draw controls 12 times...Picked up 11 ground balls...Caused two turnovers...Tabbed A-10 Rookie of the Week (April 21)...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team...Member of GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
High School: Three-year member of South Side Lady Cyclones' team...Served as senior captain and was a two-time team MVP from 2012-13...Named to All-Long Island Second Team as a senior and was No. 1 on Long Island with 58 assists and No. 2 with 115 points...A three-year All-Nassau County selection from 2011-13...Named a 2013 Newsday Player to Watch...Dubbed Booster Club Girls Lacrosse MVP and South Side's Best Athlete and Citizen from 2012-13...Also competed for Liberty Lacrosse Club... Named 2013 US Lacrosse Academic All-American...Member of National Honors Society and Spanish National Honors Society...Recipient of Environmental Systems Award and Bob Bigalow Memorial Award, both as a senior...Participated in Athletes Helping Athletes, Leo Club and Peace Love Joy Club.
Personal: Born Michaela Kate Lynch on April 14, 1995 in Rockville, Centre, NY...Daughter of Kathleen and Robert Lynch...Has one older brother, Robert...Intends to major in finance.