Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#8 Rachel Rhoades
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mission Bay HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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As a Sophomore (2012): Played in 108 of the team's 113 sets in 2012...Led the team with a .341 hitting percentage...Accumulated 127 kills, 91 blocks and 43 digs on the season...Was named to the all-tournament team at the Arizona Invitational...Also earned all-tournament honors at the Arizona Desert Classic...Recorded a career-high nine kills on two separate occasions (9/18 vs. Arizona State and 11/16 vs. Colorado)...Recorded a career-high eight blocks against TCU (9/7)...Closed out the season with five kills on .714 hitting to go with seven blocks at Arizona State (11/23).

As a Freshman (2011): Is the only freshmen that played in every match for the Wildcats...Had 100 kills and 69 blocks on the season...Recorded five kills and a team-high five blocks in the NCAA Tournament first round versus Michigan State (12/2)...Posted three blocks at Arizona State (11/26)...Recorded three blocks versus Arizona State (11/22)...Added two kills versus No. 1 USC (11/19)...Contributed three kills and a team-high five blocks in Arizona's sweep of No. 2 UCLA (11/18)...Recorded three kills and five blocks versus Colorado (11/12)...Contributed six kills and three blocks versus No. 20 Oregon (11/6)...Had four kills and three blocks in the Wildcats' win over Oregon State (11/4)...Posted four kills and a solo block at No. 10 Washington (10/30)...Tallied four kills at Washington State (10/28)...Contributed three kills and three blocks versus No. 2 California (10/22)...Added five kills and five blocks versus No. 5 Stanford (10/21)...Recorded a team-high four blocks and added six kills in the Wildcats' upset of No. 2 UCLA (10/8)...Posted three kills at No. 6 Stanford (10/2)...Registered four kills and no errors and led the team in blocks for the second-consecutive game in Arizona's win over Washington State (9/25)...Contributed three kills and a team-high three blocks versus No. 4 Washington (9/23)...Recorded a season-high six blocks and four kills at Oregon State (9/17)...Had one block in the Wildcats' conference-opener at Oregon (9/16)...Added two kills and two digs in Arizona's win over Evansville (9/10)...Tallied two kills and two blocks versus SeMO (9/10)...Registered four kills and one block versus UIC in the Evansville Dunn Hospitality Invitational (9/9)...Recorded three kills and four blocks vs. Eastern Washington (9/3)...Had six kills and one block vs. Cal State Fullerton (9/2)...Registered five kills and one dig vs. Presbyterian (9/2)...Added one kill vs. No. 10 Hawaii in the tournament (8/28)...Contributed five kills and three blocks vs. San Francisco in the tournament (8/27)...Made her Wildcat-debut and recorded three kills and two blocks in Arizona's defeat of Wichita State in the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational (8/26).

High School: Was a three-year letter winner in volleyball at Mission Bay High School...Was team captain and her team's Most Valuable Player her junior and senior years...Also was named to the Western League's All-Conference First Team her junior and senior years...Also earned two letters in water polo and one in swimming.

Club: Played for Coast 18-1 VBC under Ozhan Bahrambeygui in San Diego and placed third in the 2011 Girls Junior National Tournament.

Personal: Has an older sister...Plans to pursue psychology at Arizona...Enjoys biking, listening to music, going to the beach, cooking and singing.

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