11 Rachel Bender
11 - Rachel Bender
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Massillon
High School: Jackson
Position: F
g 14
a 16
pts 44
gw 3

2018

  • Greater Cleveland Sports Awards Female Collegiate Athlete of the Year
  • United Soccer Coaches All-America third-team selection
  • Google Cloud Academic All-America first-team selection
  • United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America second-team selection
  • United Soccer Coaches All-Great Lakes Region first-team selection
  • Ohio Athletic Conference Forward of the Year
  • All-OAC first-team selection
  • Google Cloud Academic All-District 7 first-team selection
  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association All-Ohio first-team selection
  • Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association Academic All-Ohio first-team selection
  • Team Most Valuable Player
  • Named OAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 15 
  • Named to OAC All-Tournament Team
  • Appeared in and started all 19 games
  • Scored a team-high 14 goals
  • Recorded a team-high and single-season school-record 16 assists
  • Tallied a team-leading 44 points
  • Had three game-winning goals
  • Took 143 shots and put 72 on goal
  • Earned fourth varsity letter

2017

  • College Sports Information Directors of America  (CoSIDA) Academic All-America second-team selection
  • Ohio Athletic Conference Co-Forward of the Year
  • All-OAC first-team selection 
  • United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III All-Great Lakes Region second-team selection
  • Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association All-Ohio first-team selection
  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 first-team selection
  • Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association Academic All-Ohio first-team selection
  • Named as the OAC Women's Soccer Player of the Week on Sept. 18
  • Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament Most Valuable Player
  • BW Offensive Player of the Year award recipient
  • Named to OAC All-Tournament Team
  • Appeared in and started all 20 games
  • Scored a team- and conference-leading 16 goals, including six game winners
  • Second in the OAC with her team-leading eight assists
  • Recorded a team- and conference-leading 45 points
  • Took 115 shots and put 57 on goal
  • Earned third varsity letter

2016

  • National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Great Lakes Region third-team selection
  • All-OAC first-team selection (second straight year)
  • Academic All-OAC and Academic All-Ohio selection 
  • Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association All-Ohio first-team selection
  • Named OAC Women's Soccer Player-of-the-Week on Sept. 6
  • Herb Lauffler Memorial Tournament Most Valuable Player
  • Appeared and started in all 22 games, scored a team leading and career-high 19 goals including six game-winners
  • Credited with a team-leading and career-high 10 assists
  • Tallied a team-leading and career-high 48 points 
  • Took 110 shots and put 66 on goal
  • Earned second varsity letter

2015

  • All-OAC first-team selection
  • OCSA All-Ohio second-team selection
  • Appeared in all 22 games and made 20 starts
  • Scored a team-high and career-high 11 goals
  • Totaled up a team-high and career-high 25 points
  • Took 77 shots and put 32 on goal  
  • Earned first varsity letter

High School

  • Four-year letterwinner 
  • Earned four varsity letters in track
  • Federal League Leadership Committee member

Personal 

  • Communications Sciences & Disorders major
  • Carries a 3.94 grade point average
  • Dean's List student and Jacket Scholar
  • Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society member
  • Daughter of Kevin and Lisa Bender
This page was last updated on April 23, 2019
Recent Games
Oct 13 Muskingum W, 6-0
Oct 17 John Carroll W, 3-2
Oct 20 at Wilmington W, 1-0
Oct 24 Mount Union L, 3-1
Oct 27 at Marietta W, 5-0
Oct 30 at Capital L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 9
Games started 19 9
Goals 14 10
Assists 16 10
Points 44 30
Shots 143 65
Shot Pct .098 .154
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 3 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 at Penn St.-Behrend L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 2 vs. Thomas More (Ky.) W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 Oberlin W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 9 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 Albion (Mich.) W, 3-2 1 0 2 2 13 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 Wittenberg T, 1-1 1 1 0 2 17 .059 0-0 0
Sep 15 at Frostburg St. (Md.) W, 2-1 1 1 1 3 4 .250 0-0 1
Sep 18 at Hiram W, 5-4 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 Waynesburg (Pa.) W, 4-0 1 2 1 5 16 .125 0-0 1
Sep 25 at Grove City (Pa.) L, 2-1 1 0 1 1 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at Capital L, 4-2 1 2 0 4 4 .500 0-0 0
Oct 3 at Ohio Northern L, 5-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 6 Otterbein L, 7-1 1 1 0 2 7 .143 0-0 0
Oct 10 at Heidelberg W, 3-1 1 1 2 4 4 .250 0-0 1
Oct 13 Muskingum W, 6-0 1 3 2 8 14 .214 0-0 0
Oct 17 John Carroll W, 3-2 1 0 2 2 11 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Wilmington W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 Mount Union L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 9 .111 0-0 0
Oct 27 at Marietta W, 5-0 1 1 3 5 13 .077 0-0 0
Oct 30 at Capital L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 19 19 .74 .84 2.32 7.53 .098 3.79 .503
Conference 9 9 1.11 1.11 3.33 7.22 .154 3.78 .523
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 1.00 .88 2.88 12.00 .083 6.63 .552
Away 10 10 .60 .90 2.10 4.10 .146 1.60 .390
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 6.00 .000 3.00 .500
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Wins 11 11 .73 1.36 2.82 8.64 .084 4.55 .526
Losses 7 7 .71 .14 1.57 4.43 .161 1.86 .419
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September 10 10 .60 .60 1.80 7.80 .077 3.80 .487
October 9 9 .89 1.11 2.89 7.22 .123 3.78 .523
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 19 19 14 16 44 143 .098 72 .503 1 0 0-0 3
Conference 9 9 10 10 30 65 .154 34 .523 1 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 8 8 7 23 96 .083 53 .552 0 0 0-0 1
Away 10 10 6 9 21 41 .146 16 .390 1 0 0-0 2
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 6 .000 3 .500 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 11 11 8 15 31 95 .084 50 .526 0 0 0-0 3
Losses 7 7 5 1 11 31 .161 13 .419 1 0 0-0 0
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September 10 10 6 6 18 78 .077 38 .487 1 0 0-0 2
October 9 9 8 10 26 65 .123 34 .523 0 0 0-0 1