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Rachel Laws

Rachel Laws
Class: Graduated in 2006
Number: 22
Height: 5'11"
Hometown: Wyncote, Pa.
High School: Cheltenham

Career Highlights

  • Finished her career with 1,246 points and 624 rebounds
  • A three-time team MVP and all-conference selection
  • Recorded 13 career games with at least 20 points
  • Finished her career with 20 double-doubles

Senior Season (2005-06)

  • The team MVP
  • Named third-team all-conference
  • Selected to the America East All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.0 points and 8.5 rebounds in two games
  • Ranked second on the team with 11.7 points and 6.0 rebounds per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring 12 times, including four games with at least 20 points
  • Led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding six times
  • Recorded four double-doubles
  • Netted 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and scored her 1,000th career point against Kansas on Nov. 20
  • Finished with 24 points and seven rebounds against Maine on Jan. 4
  • Scored a season-high 26 points and added 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals against UMBC in the America East quarterfinals on March 10
  • The athletic department’s Female John Bilos Award recipient for her outstanding career accomplishments
  • Named the America East Women’s Sportsmanship Recipient
  • Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll
  • Named to the inaugural America East All-Academic Squad
  • Inducted into the National College Athlete Honor Society

Junior Season (2004-05)

  • The team MVP
  • Named first-team all-conference
  • Ranked fifth in the America East in scoring (13.7 ppg.), sixth in rebounding (7.4 ppg.), eighth in field goal percentage (.459) and 11th in steals (1.56)
  • Named the America East Conference Player of the Week for Dec. 13 and Jan. 31
  • Reached double figures in scoring a team-high 18 times and in rebounding a team-best nine teams
  • Led the team in scoring 14 times and in rebounding nine times
  • Scored at least 20 points seven times
  • Had a team-best eight double-doubles
  • Scored a career-high 29 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, had two assists, blocked a career-high two shots and had three steals against La Salle on Dec. 11
  • Scored 21 points and had a career-high 13 rebounds against St. John’s on Dec. 7
  • Poured in 24 points against Lehigh on Dec. 18
  • Scored 22 points and had 12 rebounds against Stony Brook on Feb. 20
  • Turned in a 16-point, six-rebound, three-steal effort against Vermont in the America East quarterfinals on March 10
  • Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore Season (2003-04)

  • The team MVP
  • Named first-team all-conference
  • Ranked fifth in the America East in scoring (14.7 ppg.) and seventh in rebounding (7.2 rpg.)
  • Reached double figures in scoring the final 24 games of the season, the longest such streak in the America East Conference
  • Named the America East Conference Player of the Week for Feb. 29
  • Led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding nine times
  • Recorded a team-best eight double-doubles
  • Netted a season-high 22 points, grabbed a team-high nine rebounds and had three steals in Binghamton’s 62-56 overtime win over New Hampshire on Jan. 17
  • Named to the all-tournament team at the Arizona State/ Wells Fargo Holiday Classic Dec. 5-6
  • Scored 18 points, grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, had four assists and posted a season-high five steals against Montana State on Dec. 5
  • Had 19 points and tied a career-high with 11 rebounds against Lehigh on Dec. 20
  • Scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds in the America East quarterfinals against Northeastern on March 11
  • Named the Binghamton University Female Athlete of the Year
  • Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2002-03)

  • Appeared in all 27 games with nine starts
  • Named the America East Conference Rookie of the Week for Feb. 25
  • Finished fourth on the team with 7.9 points per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring 10 times, including seven times in the last nine games
  • Led the team in scoring four times
  • Scored a season-high 15 points against Vermont on Feb. 1
  • Scored 14 points against New Hampshire on Jan. 25, against Maine on Feb. 16 and against Vermont in the America East conference tournament on March 13
  • Had a career-high six steals against Stony Brook on Jan. 11, which was the highest total turned in by a Binghamton player during the season
  • Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Before Binghamton

  • A 2002 McDonald’s High School All-America nominee
  • Named the Area Player of the Year by the Times Chronicle her senior year
  • Named First-Team All-County by the Montgomery County Record as a senior
  • Cheltenham won the 2000 state title and was the runner-up in 1999
  • Named first-team all-league as a junior and senior as well as second-team all-league as a sophomore
  • The team co-captain her senior season
  • Led her squad to the league title all four years and the district title in 1999, 2001 and 2002

Personal

  • Parents are Myra and Dan Laws
  • Majored in African-American studies

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