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Rachelle Federico
Player Profile:
Rachelle Federico 1261307
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Flowing Wells
Experience: 3 Letters

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Cal Career:

As a SENIOR in 2010-11, served as Cal's team captain...Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention...finished her senior season prefect at the free throw line (8-for8)...scored a then-season-high 9 points against UT Arlington, hitting three threes...also had two blocks against UTA...had the first start of her career on Cal's senior day, playing a career-high 33 minutes, scoring a career-high 15 points, and pulling in a career-high 6 rebounds...set a new career-high the next game, scoring 16 points at Stanford, to lead the team in scoring...had another multi-block game in the first round of the Pac-10 Tournament with a pair of blocks against Washington...had a pair of blocks in the first-round WNIT game at Cal Poly.

As a JUNIOR in 2009-10, was an honorable mention for the Pac-10 All-Academic team...played in 32 games, averaging 9.5 minutes per contest...was the only Cal player to not start at least one game during the season...logged career-highs in points (2.4 ppg), rebounds (0.8 rpg), assists (14) and steals (16) during the season... scored a career-high 11 points against Southern...started the season 6-for-6 from the free throw line..had three three-steal games (Baylor, Long Beach State, Boston College)...tied her career high with four rebounds, including three offensive, against Boston College...hit a three-pointer (her only shot taken) in her two minutes on the floor at Stanford...played 21 minutes in the home game against UCLA and was Cal's second-leading scorer in the contest, putting up 9 points...scored 5 points with four assists in 25 minutes at Oregon State...scored six points in the WNIT first round game against UC Davis.

As a SOPHOMORE in 2008-09, played in 24 games, averaging just over five minutes per contest...scored a career-high 6 points at the Paradise Jam Tournament's opening game against South Florida...shot .500 from three point range for the three games of the Paradise Jam Tournament...hit a three-pointer in three straight games played (11/29-12/12)...played a career-high 21 minutes against San Jose State... was shooting 50.0 percent from three-point range most of the season...all but one of her made baskets this season was a three...played in all three NCAA Tournament games...hit a three-pointer in the second round victory over Virginia.

As a FRESHMAN in 2007-08, saw action in 16 games, including seven Pac-10 contests...played against Stanford in the final of the Pac-10 Tournament and vs. San Diego in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...posted a career-high five points in nine minutes in Cal's 99-44 victory over Washington State, helping the Bears set the program's Haas Pavilion scoring record and the school's biggest margin of victory in a Pac-10 game...sank her first of two three-pointers of the season against the Cougars...registered three points, one rebound and one steal vs. Loyola Marymount...notched her other steal at No. 7 Stanford...tallied three points by making a three-pointer in a home win over Arizona...recorded two points and hauled in a career-high two rebounds in a win at TCU...saw a career-high 11 minutes of playing time vs. TCU.

High School: Three-time honorable mention Street & Smith All-America selection...ranked No. 102 by Blue Star a senior, helped her team to the 5A state semifinals, earning second-team all-state, first-team all-region and first-team All-Southern a junior, chosen second-team all-state, Southern Arizona Player of the Year and Southern Region Player of the Year after averaging 15 points and six rebounds per game...earned first-team Southern region and second-team All-Southern Arizona as a sophomore...helped her school to a runner-up finish at the state championship in 2006...played club basketball for Team Alaska...also an accomplished softball player, receiving second-team All-Southern Arizona accolades as a junior...Hispanics Sports and Academic Enrichment Program Athlete of the Year...received the Arizona Scholar Award.

Personal: Rachelle Lavinia Federico was born Nov. 26, 1988, in Tucson, Ariz....nickname is Mooch...began playing competitive basketball in eighth grade...parents are George Federico and Roberta Coffey...has four younger siblings, Justyne, Jordyn, Alexis and goal is to work in advertising or marketing for Disney...shares her family's passion for Disney...averages two trips to Disneyland a year...owns a music collection that spans many decades...undeclared major but interested in mass communications.

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