|Hometown:||Fleming Island, Fla.|
|High School:||Orange Park|
FRESHMAN (2012): Completed her first season in a Bulldog uniform after appearing in 62 sets … dished out 246 assists, second-most on the team, surpassing the double-digit mark on 10 occasions … had 13 assists and eight digs against Radford … responsible for a team-high 16 assists against Upstate rival Furman … topped double figure assists against SoCon foes Chattanooga (10), Western Carolina (13) and Appalachian State (11) … made her presence felt with a 58-assist, 10-dig outing at Savannah State that places her in a tie for fifth all-time, alongside Emily Hill, for most assists in a single-match … finished the season with a trio of double-digit assist matches against Wofford (10), College of Charleston (19) and Elon (15).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned St. Johns Rivers all-conference honors in 2009, 2010 and 2011 … 2011 Co-MVP and player of the year … 2011 Wendy’s High School Heisman recipient … 2011 FACA All-Star member … named all-state on three occasions (2009, 2010, 2011) … helped her 2011 club team capture their regional and participate in the National Tournament in Atlanta … integral in her 2012 club team placing third overall in the Big South Qualifier.
PERSONAL: Rachel Ashley Keefer ... born on Sept. 2, 1993 in Orange Park, Fla. ... daughter of Kenny and Yvonne Keefer ... chose to attend The Citadel over Florida State College, Jacksonville University and Mountain State University ... major is health, exercise and sport science.