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Cailyn Rafi   4
Cailyn Rafi


Point Pleasant, N.J.

High School:
Point Pleasant Borough



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."


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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