|| Rachel Buehler
National Team Experience: A U.S. Senior National Team pool player, earning her first call-up in July 2006 ... Attended training camps throughout the winter and spring with the full Women's National Team and participated in the World Cup residency training camp at the Home Depot Center in the spring of 2007 ... Also competed on the U-21 Women's National Team, traveling with the USA team to the Nordic Cup in Sweden and Norway ... Helped the team to a gold medal at the Nordic Cup in 2005 and a silver medal in 2006 ... Competed with the U-19 National Team in 2004 and helped the U.S. capture third place at the FIFA Under-19 Women's World Championship ... Was also a member of the U-19 National Team that won the gold medal by defeating Canada in the inaugural U-19 World Cup in 2002 ... Has also competed with the U-17 and U-16 National Teams.
As a Redshirt Junior in 2006: A 2006 All-Pac-10 First Team selection ... Also named to the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team, one of two players in the conference to be named to both First Teams ... A M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Semifinalist ... A Soccer Buzz National Player of the Year Finalist ... An ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team selection ... Also selected to the ESPN Academic All-District First Team for District VIII ... Started all 23 games for the Cardinal, one of four Stanford players to start every game ... Named a Soccer Buzz Preseason All-American ... Led the defense to 15 shutouts and a .55 goals-against average ... Took eight shots and tallied a goal and an assist ... Assisted on Lizzy George's game-winner against Long Island (9/10) ... Scored the game-winner against Oregon (10/29) ... Earned her second career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor for her efforts (10/31) ... Named to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week on two occasions (9/13 & 11/1) ... Also named to the Soccer America Team of the Week (11/1) ... Co-captained the squad.
As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2005: Started all 20 games for the Cardinal, one of seven Stanford players to start every game ... Earned Second Team All-Pac-10 accolades ... Named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second-Team ... Tallied 20 shots with two goals on the year, both game-winners during the Stanford Nike Invitational ... Her first collegiate goal came against Santa Clara ... Followed up with her second goal two days later against Colorado College ... Was named Pac-10 Player of the Week and was also named to the Top Drawer Soccer and Soccer Buzz National Teams of the Week for her efforts against the Broncos and Tigers ... Also recorded an assist on Leah Tapscott's goal against Illinois, as the Cardinal posted a 1-1 tie in the first game of the USF Tournament.
As a Sophomore in 2004: Redshirted the season, as she spent the fall with the US U-19 team.
As a Freshman in 2003: Played in 15 games and made eight starts for the Cardinal in her freshman season ... Tallied six shots ... Assisted on the game-winning goal at Arizona ... Set up teammate Allyson Marquand at the 64:47 mark for the score to give Stanford the 3-2 victory.
High School: Twice named a Parade Magazine All-American (2002, and 2003) ... Named the Torrey Pines' Defender of the Year in 2000 and Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002 ... Captained her high school squad during her junior and senior seasons ... Named the 2001 and 2002 Palomar League Player of the Year ... Earned First Team All-CIF and All-Palomar League honors for three-straight years (2000-02) ... A four-year letterwinner in soccer ... Competed for the San Diego Surf Soccer Club for seven years ... Named the club's 2003 Player of the Year ... Played on the NSCAA U-16 and U-17 Youth All-America teams.
Personal: Daughter of Donald and Mary Ellen Buehler ... Father, Donald, was a member of Stanford's water polo and wrestling teams ... A human biology/pre-medicine major.
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