Redbirds' up-and-down campaign ultimately culminates in another tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance
The Redbirds finish the season with a record of 13-5-2
ISU takes on the Golden Eagles in Milwaukee Friday at 7 p.m.
Illinois State has been in the field of 64 three of the past four seasons
ISU will represent the conference in the NCAA Tournament
Indiana State vs. Illinois State
Illinois State women's soccer team takes on Missouri State on Sunday October 21, 2012
The Illinois women's soccer team took on the Northern Iowa Panther at home on Wednesday October 10, 2012
"Kick for a Cure" Soccer vs. Loyola October 3, 2012
ISU soccer takes on Western Michigan. 9/2/12
09/02/12 Illinois State suffered its first loss of the season to Western Michigan 2-1
2012: All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team selection...MVC Player of the Week (Oct. 2)...named to the MVC All-Tournament team...started all 20 games for the Redbirds, and 70 throughout her career...scored goals in back-to-back games at Evansville (Sept. 23) and Creighton (Sept. 29)...also tallied an assist against the Jays, giving her a season-high three-point performance...recorded additional assists at Florida Gulf Coast (Aug. 26) and against Indiana State (Oct. 14)... departs the Redbirds as a member of the winningest class under head coach Drew Roff and only group to win three MVC Tournament titles and make three NCAA Tournament appearances.
2011: All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention...started all 19 games, recording nine points on four goals and an assist...scored the game-winning goal in victories against Drake (Sept. 25) and at Northern Iowa (Oct. 4)...was credited with an assist in a 2-1 win over Northwestern (Sept. 11)...took a season-high six shots and scored a goal in the championship match of the MVC Tournament (Nov. 6).
2010: Preseason All-Missouri Valley Conference selection...started all 18 games, ranking third on the team in points with six after netting a pair of goals and notching two assists...scored the game-winner for Illinois State in a 2-1 victory at SIU Edwardsville...provided an assist on the game-tying goal for ISU in the semifinal game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
2009: All-Missouri Valley Conference Freshman Team selection...All-Valley Second-Team selection...appeared in 13 games on the season, ranking third on the Redbird offense with five goals and two assists for 12 points...led the MVC in points during conference play with 10 of her 12 points on the season coming during conference games...led the MVC in goals with four and assists with two during conference play...scored her first collegiate goal in Illinois State's record-setting 5-0 victory over Morehead State...set a career-high for points in a game with four against Northern Iowa (Oct. 14) after scoring back-to-back goals contributed to the Redbird offense that finished third in program history for points in a season at Illinois State with 101 and goals in a season with 38.
Prior to ISU: Four-year starter and two-year team captain at Waubonsie Valley (No. 1 high school team in the nation) ... led Waubonsie Valley to back-to-back IHSA State Championships (2007, 2008) ... named Chicago Tribune Second-Team All-State selection (2008) ... named all-city (2007, 2008), all-conference (2007, 2008) and 2008 Naperville Sun Female Athlete of the Year... played club soccer for America's Soccer Club... starter on high school varsity basketball team.
Personal: Rachel Lynne Bostick ... born August 26, 1991 ... daughter of David and Laura Bostick ... major: English education.