#1 Rachel Bachtel


Hometown Dublin, Ohio
High School Dublin Coffman


As a junior (2009): Started 19 games at goalkeeper … Had seven solo shutouts on the year, including four in a row to end the regular season: Mercer (8/29), Belmont (9/4), Tennessee (10/2), Alabama (10/18), Mississippi State (10/22), Ole Miss (10/25) and Kentucky (10/30) … Received SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors after shutouts against conference foes Mississippi State and Ole Miss … Finished with 82 saves and a 1.28 goals against average … Ranks third all-time among Commodore keepers with 16 solo shutouts … Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a sophomore (2008): Started in all 19 games played… had five solo shutouts on the year: Belmont (8/24), South Florida (8/31), East Tennessee State (9/5), Tennessee (10/12) and Ole Miss (10/23) … finished with 80 saves and a 1.23 goals against average, good for 10th best in school history … ended season with nine career shutouts (tied for fifth best in school history and a 1.31 career goals against average (seventh best all-time) … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a freshman (2007): Started in all 19 games played… had four shutouts on the year: Wisconsin (8/31), Texas Tech (9/2), South Carolina (10/7), and Arkansas (10/21) … finished with 72 saves and a 1.40 goals against average, good for 11th best in school history.

High school/club: Posted 47 career shutouts, including 16 during her senior season at Dublin Coffman… starter all four years… Shamrocks were 17-3-2 in 2006… 53-8-6 career record with 134 saves and 2 for 2 in penalty kicks… Top 50 Soccer Buzz recruit… First Team All Ohio Capital Conference during senior year, second team honors during sophomore year… Top 50 Soccer Buzz Recruit… helped club team Ohio Premier (South) to four state cups from 2003-06.

Personal: Rachel Ann Bachtel… born 3/26/89… parents are Robert and Debra Bachtel… youngest of three children… brother is Tyler, sister is Lauren… most memorable moment came when Ohio club team won the Surf Cup in San Diego … human and organizational development (HOD) major.