|High School:||Okaloosa-Walton Collegiate|
SENIOR (2012): Appeared in 117 sets over the course of the season where she ranked in the top five of seven statistical categories including kills (first-267), kills per set (first-2.28), total attacks (first-916), service aces (tied-fourth-13), digs (second-301), assisted blocks (third-59), total blocks (third-61) and blocks per set (third-0.52) … closed out her career ranked in the top 15 of four statistical categories including digs (tied-ninth-713), kills (13th-628), kills per set (15th-1.94) and total attacks (13th-2,036) … joined 2010 Citadel graduate Tatum Jestila as the second volleyball player in program history to be named as the recipient of the Health, Exercise and Sport Science (HESS) Department's Keith Hamilton Award … recorded the first of six double-doubles in a 17-dig, 10-kill outing against Army at the All-Academy Tournament … in her second double-double of the season, against Stetson, Farrell tied the ninth-most kills (21) in program history and tied the seventh-most digs (28) in Citadel history … came through a double-double (16 kills, 12 assists) in a non-conference showdown with Wofford at the Charleston Southern Tournament … had 11 kills, 11 digs and two assisted blocks in a five-set match with UNCG … notched 19 digs, 11 kills and a career-high six assisted blocks during a meeting with Chattanooga … posted her last career double-double (25 digs, 14 kills) in a home match against Davidson.
JUNIOR (2011): Capped off the season in the top two of nine statistical categories including sets played (104, 1st); kills (224, 2nd); kills/set (2.15, 2nd); total attacks (683); digs (233, 1st); solo blocks (7, t-2nd); assisted blocks (41, 2nd) and total blocks (48, 1st) … was the only player on the 2011 roster to appear in every set for The Citadel … capped off the season with eight double-digit kill performances, including a season-high 14 kills in the Bulldogs five-set victory over in-state rival Francis Marion … tallied a season-high 19 digs in a four-set win over Wofford, capping off her ninth double-digit dig performance of the season … established a career-high in assisted blocks (five) against UNC Wilmington … posted a career-high five assists as The Citadel downed Alabama State in five sets.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Consistent performer throughout the season, finishing as one of six players on the roster to play in 90 sets or more … was second on the team with most service aces (15), behind only Jessica Maas (26) … ranked fourth on the team in digs (179) … tallied seven double-digit dig performances and along the way established a new career-high (22) against Charleston Southern … added double figure kill matches against Mercer (17); Appalachian State (11); South Carolina (13); Chattanooga (11); Elon (10) and Davidson (18) … finished with 17 total blocks, including a pair of four assisted block matches against Charleston Southern and Furman.
FRESHMAN (2009): Saw significant playing time in her first season on the court for The Citadel … played in 102 of 119 matches, finishing with 137 kills and 119 digs … had a breakout performance against UNC Asheville and established season-highs in kills (15) and digs (12) to go along with a .353 hitting percentage … went on to notch double figure kill matches against S.C. State (11) and N.C. Central (14) … led the squad with 32 service aces, placing her seventh in the SoCon, finishing with multiple aces in nine matches … collected four service aces in a four-game victory over N.C. Central … multi-talented player that added six double figure dig matches for the Bulldogs … amassed three double-digit dig matches against Southern Conference opposition, the first coming with 11 against Furman … played significant role in the four-set victory over UNC Greensboro with 10 digs … followed the performance against the Spartans with a 10-kill outing at Western Carolina.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College ... played volleyball at Niceville High School ... three-year letter winner... team was two-time undefeated (30-0) 1-5A district champions ... two-time Florida Regional semifinalist ... named to Northwest Florida All-Area Volleyball Team in 2007 and 2008 ... also selected for Pensacola Sports Association All-Star Team in 2008 ... named Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) Young Female Referee of the Year for the State of Florida (2008-2009) ... Wendy’s High School Heisman Winner from The Collegiate High School in 2008 ... selected to President’s List at Northwest Florida State College.
PERSONAL: Rachael Elizabeth Farrell ... born on Aug. 12, 1991 on Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio ... daughter of Kenneth and Donna Farrell ... her father Ken played tennis at The Citadel ... attended The Citadel over High Point and Cornerstone ... majoring in health, exercise and sport science and minoring in psychology.