Rachel Deresky - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#20 Rachel Deresky

Forward

Class Freshman
Hometown Dunkirk, Md.
High School Northern

High School

  • Ranked as the nation’s No. 156 overall player and No. 51 forward by TopDrawerSoccer
  • Washington Post All-MET Player of the Year (2019)
  • Broke the league’s career scoring record as junior with 122 goals in three seasons
  • Back-to-back First Team All-State (2018, 2019)
  • Back-to-back 3A state champions, scoring four of the team’s five goals in the finals (2018, 2019)
  • United Soccer Coaches All-South Region (2019)
  • Set new league single-season scoring record with 49 goals (2019)
  • Top scorer in the D.C. metroplex two consecutive years (2018, 2019)
  • U.S. Girls National Team ID Center invitee (2019)
  • Part of the Washington Spirit/U.S. Soccer Player Development Program (2019, 2020)
  • Leading scorer on club team throughout prep career
  • Trained at the U.S. Soccer Training Center from 2013 to 2017
  • Participated in the U.S.Soccer National Combine (2015, 2016)
  • Three-time Maryland Futsal State Cup champion, serving as the leading scorer each year
  • Club team ranked No. 1 in Maryland and No. 3 nationally by youthsoccerankings.us
  • Earned the Superintendent Scholastic Recognition Award
  • Recognized with the MPSAA Minds in Motion Scholar-Athlete Award

Personal

  • Born Oct. 21, 2002 in Altus, Okla.
  • Parents: Sherry and Mark Deresky
  • Club Team: Maryland United (ECNL)
  • Club Coach: Harry Canalis
  • Sister, Sarah, runs track and cross country at the Air Force Academy