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Cailyn Rafi   4
Cailyn Rafi

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Point Pleasant, N.J.

High School:
Point Pleasant Borough

Height:
5-6

Position:
Midfield


2013: Played in 12 games for the Saints...Attempted one shot against Colgate (10/2).

BEFORE SIENA: A four-year varsity letter-winner with Point Pleasant Borough High School... Scored 94 goals and dished out 65 assists in career...Three-year All Offense First Team and First-Team All-Conference selection...In her senior season, she was also named to First Team All-County and All-Division...Three sport athlete with the Panthers, Rafi also participated in the softball and swimming programs while maintaining an A-average in the classroom.

PERSONAL: Born on July 16, 1995...Parents Thomas and Christine Rafi...Has a younger brother, Justin, who is 14...Has been a member of the Girl Scouts of America since age 5, performing over 1,000 hours of community service...Recipient of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Award...Major in Biology

WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "When I came to visit, I loved the campus, the coaches and the great environement."

ZAPPONE ON RAFI: "Intensity and aggressiveness are qualities we recruit. Cailyn joins our program with these intangibles that help bring the Siena Field Hockey program to the next level."

GETTING TO KNOW CAILYN RAFI:

Nickname: Cai

Twitter Handle: @cailynRafi

What I like most about Coach: Her attitude towards her athletes and the game

Best moment of the previous season: My high school season when we were able to advance into the second round of the states in the last 20 seconds of the game

My goal for the upcoming season: Getting my shot off quicker

My before game routine: Listen to music and mentally motivate myself by dedicating the game to someone important; writing their name on my arm

If I could meet anyone: It would be Jennifer Lawrence

Sport I always wanted to try: Football

My dream job: Pediatric Oncology Nurse

If I could have any pet: I would have a white lion

My favorite color: Purple

My favorite type of ice cream: Mint Chocolate Chip

My favorite Animal: Turtle

My favorite Actor: Johnny Depp

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