Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Three Players Register Double-Digit Kills as Colonials Top Flyers For First Time Since 2002
Colonials Visit Duquesne and George Mason Looking to Extend Five-Match Win Streak
Three Players Post 10+ Kills as Colonials Strike First in Revolutionary Rivalry
Goss and Williams Pace Offense, Colonials Post 11.0 Team Blocks
GW Volleyball: Post-Match Interviews vs. Saint Louis - 11/4/11
2012 as a junior: Appeared in 13 matches and 34 sets after missing time due to concussion ... totaled 30 kills, 41 digs and five blocks ... posted double-double on Sept. 5 vs UMBC with 10 kills and 10 digs.
2011 as a sophomore: Returned from injury to appear in 61 sets during sophomore season ... scored 168 points on 151 kills, nine service aces and 15 blocks (one solo, 14 assisted) ... totaled 114 digs (1.87/set) ... recorded double-digit kills in seven matches, including four of the last six matches of the season ... finished season with four double-doubles.
2010 as a freshman: Two-time A-10 Rookie of the Week ... appeared in 108 of GW's 122 sets including a rare head-to-head meeting against her older sister, Katie, in GW's Oct. 1 match vs. Duquesne (shown in photo at right) ... scored 210.5 points on 188 kills, 12 service aces and 19 total blocks (2 solo, 17 assisted) ... also recorded 152 digs (1.41 dps) and hit .163 in her first collegiate season.
Named All-Met Honorable Mention by The Washington Post as a senior in 2009 ... also garnered All-Area, All-District honors at Forest Park High School under coach Johnathan Bukva ... named team MVP and team captain.
Born April 16, 1992 in Manassas, Virginia near Washington, DC ... full name is Rachael Elizabeth Goss. daughter of Kerry and Rose Goss ... has a younger brother, Colin (14) and two sisters, Kellie (19) a sophomore at Ole Miss, and Katie (22) a former volleyball player for Duquesne University ... undecided on a major.
|Kills||19||vs. Duquesne (11/5/11)|
|Attempts||57||vs. Duquesne (10/1/10)|
|Hitting Pct.||.481 (16-3-27)||vs. La Salle (10/11/13)|
|Assists||3 (two times)||Last vs. Fordham (11/8/13)|
|Service Aces||3 (two times)||Last vs. VCU (10/12/13)|
|Block Solos||1 (five times)||last at Dayton (11/17/13)|
|Block Assists||3 (two times)||Last vs. VCU (10/12/13)|
|Digs||15 (two times)||Last vs. Dayton (11/1/13)|
|Points||22.0||vs. Duquesne (11/5/11)|
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Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Sydney Welch
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Volleyball's Welch & Moor Honored for Standout Performances
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