Buckeyes go 6-1 over spring slate
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Team posted a 3.36 team GPA for 2011-12 Academic Year
Buckeyes are 9-7-1 all-time in NCAA Tournament play
Marks second career All-Big Ten honor for each
In her first three seasons, senior goalkeeper Rachel Middleman has made 32 career starts.
2012 (Junior): Tallied an 8-2-0 record with a 0.69 goals-against average in 17 matches, including 15 starts ... Big Ten sportsmanship award honoree ... earned shutout in 3-0 win over Northeastern ... picked up clean sheet in 1-0 overtime win over Missouri ... made season-high four saves against No. 13 Missouri and the following contest against Duquesne ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 10 ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Sophomore): Saw action in four matches as a backup goalkeeper during the 2011 season ... record was 1-1-0 with a 1.04 goals-against average ... last played against Iowa ... recorded two saves against Wright State ... three saves versus Iowa ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2010 (Freshman): Started 17 games in goal for the Buckeyes ... named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team and earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors twice ... finished second in the Big Ten with a 0.55 goals-against average and tied for fourth with six shutouts ... finished sixth in the conference with an .818 save percentage ... recorded shutouts against Dayton, Cleveland State, Michigan, Penn State, Northwestern and Wisconsin ... posted a season-high five saves vs. Arizona State ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Internationals SC: Rachel is another future Buckeye from the club team Internationals SC ... helped Internationals to a 2009 USL Super-Y League National championship and a 2009 Ohio North State Cup championship ... team was 2009 Region 2 co-champions and reached the 2009 USYSA National tournament ... a Region 1 ODP team and U-16 national team pool member in 2006 and 2007.
North Allegheny H.S.: Rachel started four years at North Allegheny High School, leading her team to WPIAL playoff appearances all four years garnering all-section honors three times.
Personal: Rachel is the daughter of Ray Middleman and Maureen Creehan ... has three siblings: Caelin, Ross and Jarrod ... favorite pastimes include reading, spending time with her family and watching movies.
Buckeye Trio Named Scholar All-Americans