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Sarah Rahko

Londonderry, N.H.

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In 2003
Started all 20 games she played in...finished third on the team with 21 points on 6 goals and 9 assists...took 57 shots..played in and started all six games in BIG EAST play...scored two goals in BC's 3-2 double-overtime victory against VCU on 9/7...scored the game-winning goals in BC's 2-1 win over Hartford on 10/21 and in BC's 1-0 win over Virginia Tech on 10/26...finished her career with 27 goals and 40 assists.

In 2002
Led BC in scoring with 18 points on four goals and 10 assists...first-team All-BIG EAST selection for second consecutive season...named to the NSCAA/adidas all-Northeast first-team...SoccerBuzz Northeast first-team...NEWISA All-New England... played and started in all 20 games...tied for third in the BIG EAST in assists... registered a career-high three assists in a 5-0 win over Holy Cross (9/1)...scored the gamewinner in double overtime in 1-0 victory over Providence (9/29)...scored one goal and added one assist in a 3-2 comeback win at Virginia Tech (10/11)... scored the gamewinner with 1:18 remaining in a 2-1 victory over Brown (10/30).

In 2001
Named third-team All-American and first-team All-Northeast by NSCAA/adidas...BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year...first team All-BIG EAST...second-team All-American by Soccer Buzz...honored as Northeast Player of the Year by Soccer Buzz...placed on first-team All-Northeast squad by Soccer Buzz...played and started in all 22 games...led the team in assists (8) and total points (26)...tied with Meghan Moore for the team lead in goals with nine...second on the team in shots with 60...tied for total points in the Northeast division with 11...finished the regular season tied for second in assists...named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on September 10 and October 8...was named to the all-UConn/Diadora Classic...recorded an individual season-high two goals and two assists against then No. 24-ranked Miami (10/5)...notched one goal and one assist vs. Ohio State (9/9).

In 2000
Earned NSCAA/adidas All-Northeast regional first team All-America honors...named to the Soccer Buzz all-freshman All-American team and was a honorable mention All-American choice...also copped Soccer Buzz Northeast all-region first-team honors...was the BIG EAST co-Rookie of the Year...earned spots on the All-BIG EAST second team and All-Rookie team...a two-time BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (9/18 and 9/25)...was one of seven Eagles to start all 21 games...was second on the Eagles' squad in 2000 in scoring with 29 points (eight goals and 13 assists)...her 13 assists led BC and was tied for second in the BIG EAST...was ranked 19th in the nation in assists per game with her 0.62 per game mark...led the team in BIG EAST scoring with nine points (three goals and three assists)...notched her first collegiate point against Holy Cross (9/3) on an assist...recorded two four-point games on the season with a goal and two assists: Providence (10/10) and Northeastern (10/17)...had her first career multiple-goal game against Brown (10/25) with both of the Eagles' scores in the 2-1 win.

Before BC
Became Londonderry's all-time leading scorer with 72 goals and 42 assists...was chosen by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as New Hampshire's Player of the Year in 1999...also earned NSCAA All-America honors...was a Parade All-America in her senior season...was a member of the U.S.'s "81" Region I team...was also a member of the 1999 U-19 national pool.

Born on July 16, 1982...enrolled in the Lynch School of Education...Sarah is the youngest of Mary and Rich Rahko's four children.


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