Player Bio
 
  • Biography - Rachel Laws / Women's Basketball
 
 
As a junior (2004-05): Moved to the forward position ... named first-team America East all-conference for the second year in a row ... led the team in scoring (13.7 ppg.), rebounding (7.4 rpg.) and steals (1.50 spg) for the second consecutive season ... named the America East Conference Co-Player of the Week for Dec. 6-12 and Jan. 24-30 ... finished the season ranked sixth in the America East Conference in both scoring and rebounding, eighth in field goal percentage (.459) and 11th in steals ... her 118 free throws tied for the sixth-highest, single-season total in school history ... 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 at least 20 points in four consecutive games (Dec. 7-30) ... reached double figures in scoring a season-best eight consecutive games from Jan. 18-Feb. 12 ... led the team in scoring a team-best 14 times and in rebounding a team-best 13 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 ... also scored 21 points against Marshall on Nov. 27 in addition to grabbing eight rebounds, dishing out three assists and recording four steals ... poured in 24 points against Lehigh on Dec. 18 ... netted 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, dished out two assists and recorded three steals against Stony Brook on Jan. 18 ... in the rematch against Stony Brook on Feb. 20, she scored 22 points and had 12 rebounds ... scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Northeastern on Jan. 29 ... had 16 points and 11 rebounds against Albany on Jan. 12 ... had 13 points, seven rebounds and three steals against Vermont on Jan. 26 ... tied a career-high with four assists against New Hampshire on Jan. 15 as well as against UMBC on Jan. 22 ... finished her season with a 16-point, six-rebound three-steal effort against Vermont in the America East Tournament quarterfinals on March 10 ... named the team's MVP for the second straight year.

As a sophomore (2003-04): Named first-team all-conference after finishing fifth in the America East in scoring (14.7 ppg.) and seventh in rebounding (7.2 rpg.) ... averaged 15.1 points and 7.1 rebounds against conference opponents ... 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. 22-28 ... netted a career-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 ... scored 20 points against Vermont on Feb. 14 ... led Binghamton in scoring 13 times and in rebounding nine times ... recorded a team-best eight double-doubles ... named to the all-tournament team at the Arizona State/ Wells Fargo Holiday Classic Dec. 5-6 ... scored a then career-high 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 a then career-high 19 points and tied a career-high with 11 rebounds against Lehigh on Dec. 20 ... scored 17 points, including a career-high 13 free throws against Stony Brook on Feb. 21 ... turned in a 16-point, 11-rebound performance against Vermont on March 6 ... 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.

As a freshman (2002-03): Named the America East Conference Rookie of the Week for Feb. 18-24 ... 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 career-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 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 ... grabbed a career-high eight rebounds against New Hampshire on Jan. 25 and against Boston on Feb. 8.

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 ... named first-team all-league as a junior and senior and second-team all-league as a sophomore ... Cheltenham won the 2000 state title and was the runner-up in 1999 ... 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: Born August 1, 1984 ... parents are Myra and Dan Laws ... majoring in African-American studies..
 
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 •  Rachel Laws
bu athletes    Class   Senior
bu athletes    Position   Guard
bu athletes    Height   5-11
bu athletes    Hometown   Wyncote, Pa.
bu athletes    High School   Cheltenham
 
On Laws:
A two-time, first-team all-conference selection ... the top returning scorer and rebounder on the team the past two seasons ... ranks eighth all-time in school history with 980 points, 11th with 489 rebounds and third with 327 made free throws ... ranks ninth all-time in school history with a career average of 12.1 points per game, eighth with a career average of 6.0 rebounds per game and fifth with a .466 career field goal percentage.