Women's Volleyball

Rachel Stoklosa   3
Rachel Stoklosa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hamburg, N.Y.

High School:
Frontier

Height:
6-0

Position:
OH

Twitter Handle:
@Rotchy_rach


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GENERAL:
  • Top threat on the outside
  • Extremely athletic player and one of the hardest workers on the team
  • Will be looked to for leadership and a big senior season
  • Has a big swing and is capable of playing throughout the rotation

2013:
  • MAAC All-Academic Team and MAAC Honor Roll selection
  • Started 26 of team's 28 matches
  • Third on team with 2.14 kills per set, fourth with 1.46 digs per set and 15 aces
  • Registered double figure kills eight times
  • Reception percentage of .955 tied for tops on team
  • Posted double-doubles at Rider (10/13) and vs. Fairfield (10/20)

2012:
  • Played and started 31 of the team's 32 matches and finished second on the team with 344 kills and 2.73 kills per game
  • Tied for second on the team with 24 service aces
  • Third on the team with 311 digs (2.47 digs/set)
  • Posted double digit kills in 21 matches, including 12-straight MAAC matches (9/19-10/21)
  • Second on the team with 14 double doubles
  • Had 10 kills, three aces and career-high 21 digs in MAAC Championship loss to Fairfield (11/18)
  • Career high 19 kills in five-set loss to Niagara (10/21)

2011:
  • Played in all 28 matches and 102 sets
  • Fourth on team with 1.6 kills/set and 163 kills and fifth on team with 175 digs and 1.72 digs/set
  • Posted four double-digit kill matches, six double-digit dig matches and two double-doubles
  • Had season-high 14 kills in five-set loss at Loyola (Md.) (9/17)
  • Registered 12 kills, a .476 attack percentage and 10 digs in 3-1 win over Manhattan (11/13)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • 2010-11Female Athlete of the Year at Frontier
  • Named All-Western New York Scholar Athlete and All-Western New York First Team
  • Selected ECIC First Team All-Conference and Buffalo News Scholar Athlete aftr helping Frontier capture the Section IV Championship
  • Helped Western team capture Gold Medal in 2010 Empire State Games
  • Played club volleyball for Niagara-Frontier, which was the best team in New York state, defeating rival Volley FX and clinching a spot in the Open Division in Nationals
  • Also lettered in track, helping Frontier capture the indoor and outdoor league title.

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Daughter of James and Wendy Stoklosa
  • Active in Western New York community, serving as co-chair of the Bald for Bucks program, coordinator of Benefit for a classmate, raising money for fellow volleyball player who passed away from ovarian cancer, volunteering as a volleyball coach for elementary students, working as a Spanish mentor for elementary kids and being a pen-pal to a Buffalo Spanish city school

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Rachel is a real force on the outside. She shows a lot of maturity on the court and her strength should take us to the top of the MAAC."

GETTING TO KNOW RACHEL:
    Nickname: rach
    Major: Mathematics with an education certification
    What I like most about Siena: The small class sizes
    What I like most about Siena volleyball: We all have a great time together
    What I like most about coach Pierre: He can be tough or joke around
    Other Siena sports I follow: Soccer, basketball, baseball and lacrosse
    Player I most relate too on the team: Meghann, We're twins
    Best moment: Being in the MAAC championship match in 2012
    My goal for the upcoming season: Win MAAC's my senior year at Disney?
    My biggest fear is: Spiders
    My hobbies are: dancing (usually with my teammates)
    What is one thing you can't live without: Chipotle
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
    My biggest fans: My mom and Dad
    Best advice I've ever received: "Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get to your heart."
    My dream job: Personal shopper
    My dream car: Jeep Wrangler
    My future Plans: One day I hope to be a high school math teacher and volleyball coach

    FAVORITES

    Class at Siena: Math
    Color: Purple
    Sports Team: Buffalo Bills
    Ice cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
    Movie: Friends with Benefits
    Pro athlete: Destinee Hooker
    Number: 3
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