NOTEWORTHY: Although a junior, Rachel Holmes will be playing her final season for the Blue Raiders as she will graduate this season and pursue a law degree.
Outside midfielder played in 19 games and started nine during her sophomore season and was one of the team's top performers ... Tied for fifth in the Sun Belt for points with 19 and tied for sixth in the league in points per game (1.00) ... Tied for fourth in the SBC in goals with eight and tied for fifth in goals per game (0.42) ... Second on the squad in goals scored with eight and tied for second on the team in points (30) ... Scored two goals in win against Belmont ... Scored third goal of season in win against Tennessee Tech and added an assist for three points ... Also scored goals in back-to-back wins against Alabama A&M and Arkansas-Little Rock ... Assisted Debs Brereton on a goal and scored an unassisted goal in 5-2 win against Arkansas State in the opening game of the SBC Tournament ... Finished season averaging one point per game, which was second on the squad.
Outside midfielder who started 14 of 21 matches, scoring pair of goals and adding six assists for nine points ... Six assists ties her for fourth on the single-season list ... Assisted on first goal of season by Blue Raiders versus Belmont ... Assisted on Rebecca Rodriguez score versus Louisiana-Monroe ... Assisted on Katy Rayburn goal, the only one for the squad, at Tulane ... Assisted on Emily Carter goal at Austin Peay ... Netted first goal of season, the game-winner, on assist from Christina Mascaro in overtime to defeat North Texas ... Drew start at Louisiana-Lafayette, scoring second goal of season and team's first as well as adding assist in 4-0 victory ... Goal at Lafayette was second game-winner of year ... Tallied assist on Claire Ward goal, the first for the Blue Raiders, in 3-0 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock at SBC Championships ... Named to Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll.
Four-year letterwinner for coach Dennis Fifield at Heritage HS ... Named All-Area and team's Best Offensive Player as junior and senior ... Voted Atlanta Journal-Constitution Athlete of the Week ... Netted 28 goals with 27 assists as junior and 21 goals with 15 assists as sophomore ... Team made state semifinals as junior ... Named to AJC All-Area Team and East Metro Player of the Year as senior ... Set school record for goals in a season as senior with 37 ... Team won regional title and made state playoffs in 2003 ... Selected to play in Georgia HS All-Star Game ... Also four-year letterwinner in track and three-time letterwinner in cross country ... Region champion in mile run as junior ... Voted All-State in cross country in 2001 ... Served as XC team captain ... Recognized as Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Also member of President Spirit Club and Interact Community Service Club ... Club team, Concorde '03, won U-18 state championship, reached region semifinals and won Orange Classic in 2003.
Rachel Diane Holmes ... Daughter of Darrell and Cynthia Holmes ... Born May 16, 1985 ... Majoring in Psychology.