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Ivan Rackov
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Ivan Rackov 1261263
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 177
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
Experience: 3 Letters
As a junior in 2010 was named the ACWPC National Player of the Year and the 2010-11 Peter J. Cutino Award winner

Was 2010 first-team ACWPC All-American, first-team All-NCAA Tournament, first-team All-MPSF and MPSF All-Tournament

Was named both the Oct. 18 and Nov. 1, 2010 MPSF Player of the Week

Led the 2010 Bears and the MPSF with 79 goals in 27 matches (2.93 gpg), including 10 goals in three MPSF Tournament matches and four goals in the NCAA Tournament

Also paced Cal with 82 assists and 70 steals, and had 27 ejections earned and seven field blocks in 2010, leading the Bears in scoring in 17 of 26 matches with at least one goal in every match

In three seasons with the Bears has amassed 165 goals, 165 assists and 149 steals

As a sophomore in 2009 was a third-team ACWPC All-American and second-team All-MPSF, leading the Bears with 55 goals and 50 assists in 28 matches and was fifth in the MPSF with 1.96 goals per match

In 2009 led Cal in scoring in 11 of 28 matches, including a team-high two goals in its 6-5 victory over UC Irvine in the MPSF Tournament

Had three goals versus Stanford and a goal against UCLA in the 2009 MPSF championships

Was second on the 2009 team with 49 steals and had 19 ejections earned and seven field blocks

In 2008 was fourth on the team as a true freshman with 31 goals in 21 matches, including two goals against UCLA and two goals against Long Beach State in the MPSF Tournament

Had a team-high 33 assists with 30 steals and 21 ejections earned in 2008

Was a first-team All-American in the summer of 2009, helping lead the Lamorinda club team to a second-place finish at the Men's Senior Nationals

Along with fellow Cal senior, Luka Saponjic, led Serbia to the gold medal at the 2007 European Youth (Under 18) Championships in Malta

Also with Saponjic led Serbia to a fourth-place finish at the 2007 Junior World (Under 20) Championships in Long Beach, Calif., scoring six goals in the medal rounds

Majoring in interdisciplinary studies

Parents are Aleksandar and Ljiljana Rackov

Born May 12, 1989, in Belgrade, Serbia

2008 31 2009 55 2010 79 Total 165
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