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Rachel Daly
Rachel  Daly

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Harrogate, England

High School:
Rossett High School

Height:
5-8

Position:
F

Major:
Sport Management

As a Senior (2015): Put the finishing touches on the finest career in St. John’s Women’s Soccer history… Led the Red Storm to a school-record 15 wins and an NCAA Tournament berth for the second time in three years… Became the St. John’s career record holder in goals (50) and points (111) despite playing just three years in red and white… Taken sixth overall in the National Women’s Soccer League College Draft by the Houston Dash… MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist… NSCAA First Team All-American… First Team NSCAA Scholar All-American… Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-American… NSCAA First Team All-Region… One of four nominees nationwide for the Honda Sport Award… BIG EAST Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the first female in Red Storm history to garner the honor… unanimous BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year for the second time in her career… unanimous First Team All-BIG EAST selection for the third-straight season… Led the BIG EAST and finished third in the NCAA in goals (19)… Also ranked second nationally in game-winning goals (nine), sixth in points (43) and led the nation in shots per game (6.0)... Recorded five multi-goal games on the season, including her third career hat trick… Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Best XI First Team… Three-time BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week… Found a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll six times… Kicked off the season by scoring the game-winner in a 1-0 victory at Stony Brook (Aug. 21)… Assisted on the game-winner against Towson (Aug. 23)… Registered her second game-winner in three contests against Syracuse (Aug. 28)… Assisted on the Red Storm’s lone goal in a 2-1 loss at Brown (Sept. 4)… Tallied a goal and an assist in a 2-1 overtime win at Boston College (Sept. 6)… Fired off six shots, four of which were on goal, at Campbell (Sept. 11)… Recorded her first multi-goal game of the season, finding the back of the net twice against Richmond (Sept. 13)… Scored two goals for the second-straight game and added an assist in a 3-1 win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Sept. 20)… Netted two goals for the third-straight contest in the Red Storm’s BIG EAST opener against Seton Hall (Sept. 27)… Scored two goals for the fourth time in five games and broke the St. John’s career scoring record against Marquette (Oct. 4)… Found the back of the net against Georgetown (Oct. 8)… Tallied her third career hat trick with three goals against Creighton (Oct. 11)… Scored the team’s lone goal in a crucial 1-1 draw on the road at DePaul (Oct. 18)… Scored the game-winner on Senior Night in a 1-0 win over Xavier (Oct. 22)… Opened the scoring with a tally in a 2-1 win at Villanova (Oct. 25)… Scored in the 89th minute of a scoreless draw against Providence to secure the program’s first-ever BIG EAST Regular Season Championship; the goal marked her seventh-straight game with at least one score and was also the 50th of her St. John’s career (Oct. 30)… Registered an assist against Boston University in the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 14).

As A Junior (2014): Named First Team All-BIG EAST, NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Region First Team, NSCAA Scholar All-America Second Team and Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District... Became the first player in program history to earn an NSCAA Scholar All-America nod... Three-time BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll Selection... Ranked 70 in the Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Top 100... Named the Big Apple Soccer Player of the Week on Sept. 2... Appeared in 19 games, making 18 starts, and led the team in goals (8), points (18), shots (85), shots on goal (34) and game-winning goals (3)... She also converted on the team's lone penalty kick of the season... Tallied her first goal of the year in the Red Storm's season-opening victory over St. Francis (Pa.) (Aug. 22)... Scored a pair, including the overtime game-winner, to lift St. John's to a 2-1 win at Delaware (Aug. 29)... Added the insurance goal in the Red Storm's 2-0 win against CCSU (Aug. 31)... Made it three-consecutive scoring games with a tally against Brown (Sept. 5)... Registered six shots at Xavier (Sept. 25)... Tallied another six-shot performance against Marquette (Oct. 2)... Snapped a seven-game scoreless streak with a pair of goals, including the game-winner in overtime, against Butler (Oct. 5)... Netted the lone goal in a 1-0 clean-sheet victory on the road at Seton Hall (Oct. 25)

As A Sophomore (2013):
Compiled a record-breaking campaign in her first season on the pitch for the Red Storm... Played and started in all 21 games... Concluded the season tied as the nation's leading scorer with a St. John's single-season record 23 goals... Also set the program's single-season record for points with 50, tallying four assists to accompany her 23 scores....The St. John's women's soccer program's first-ever NSCAA All-American after being named to the second team.... Unanimous selection as the BIG EAST Offensive Player and Newcomer of the Year... Unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST First Team...Selected to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region First Team...ECAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Year and unanimous selection to the first team... Two-time BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week and selected to weekly Honor Roll five times...Tabbed to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week on Sept. 10... made collegiate debut and first career start against Delaware (Aug. 23) and tallied two points on two assists... Notched first career goal in one of two hat tricks on the season after scoring three goals against Fordham (Aug. 25)... Tallied second hat trick of the campaign at Brown (Sept. 8)... Had eight multi-goal outings... Found the back of the net twice in back-to-back games, first against North Dakota State (Sept. 1) and then at Central Connecticut State (Sept. 6)... Scored two goals against Xavier (Sept. 26)... Finished with five points against DePaul (Nov. 2) after scoring two goals a recording one assist... Registered two goals against Butler (Nov. 5)... Ended the season with seven game-winning goals.

As A Freshman (2012): Did not see game action due to NCAA compliance regulations ... named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

At Rossett High School:Played for England's U-17 FIFA Women's World Cup team that finished fourth in New Zealand in 2008 ... also a member of Leeds United Ladies' 2009 League Cup Championship ... played with Leeds United for nine years ... competed with England's U-15, U-17 and U-19 squads ... also played club ball for the Lincoln Ladies for two years and the WPSL's LA Strikers in the summer ... named to the WPSL's All-Western Conference team (2013) ... also selected to the W-League Team of the Week on May 22, 2013.

Off the Pitch: Rachel Ann Daly ... daughter of Martyn and Louise Daly ... has a brother, Andy (24) ... notes her most thrilling moment in her athletic career as representing her country in the U-17 World Cup ... plays Eminem on her gameday iPod ... favorite food is English Sunday roast dinner ... favorite movie is Happy Gilmore ... favorite song is "Show Me Love" by Robyn S ... favorite professional team is Leeds United FC ... a 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team honoree ... majoring in sport management ... plans to play professional

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