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    Rachel Stockdale

    Hometown:
    High Point, N.C.

    High School:
    Central HS

    Position:
    Director of High School Relations


    07/03/2013

    Stockdale Hired as WBB High School Relations Director

    North Carolina native Rachel Stockdale played for the Wolfpack from 2002-07

    NC State head women's basketball coach Wes Moore announced on July 3, 2013 the hiring of former Wolfpack basketball player Rachel Stockdale as the program's Director of High School Relations.

    Stockdale, from High Point, N.C., was a four-year guard for Hall of Fame head coach Kay Yow from 2002-07. She helped guide the Wolfpack to three NCAA Tournament appearances and was an All-ACC Freshman team selection for the Pack.

    "I'm truly thankful and blessed to have the opportunity to come back home to NC State," said Stockdale. "I love everything about this place! I have a great deal of respect for Coach Moore,and as a proven winner, I'm excited about the future of the Wolfpack women.

    "I look forward to the journey of building and cultivating the relationships surrounding our program."

    In this new role, Stockdale will coordinate all recruiting activities for prospective student-athletes, which includes organizing all official and unofficial visits to campus.

    Stockdale will also be tasked with supervising graduate assistants and student assistants, as well as organizing both coaching clinics and high school camps.

    "Rachel is a perfect fit for us as a former Wolfpack player," said Moore. "It's great to have someone on the staff who has the passion she brings for this program and NC State.

    "She is from North Carolina. She played high school basketball here. She played AAU basketball here. She's spent time coaching in the state at the college level. Rachel brings everything you would want to this position."

    Stockdale spent the 2012-13 season as an assistant coach at East Carolina. The Pirates fashioned a 22-10 record and made a trip to the Postseason WNIT in her only season in Greenville.

    She spent the previous season as an assistant coach at Wake Forest University. The Demon Deacons' 2011-12 campaign was one of the best in school history. Wake won 20 games for just the second time ever and made a trip to the postseason for only the fifth time in school history.

    "Recruiting North Carolina is a big priority for this staff," explained Moore. "Obviously having somebody with Rachel's background is going to make the job transition a little bit smoother as we reach out to coaches."

    Before arriving in Winston-Salem, Stockdale helped Elon reach new heights as an assistant coach. The Phoenix finished the 2010-11 season with a 20-13 record - the program's best campaign at the Division I level. Elon made a postseason appearance that season for the first time since joining Division I.

    Career:16 double figure scoring games.

    Senior (2005-06): Co-captain ... Missed two weeks of preseason practice due to a right knee sprain ... Made season debut in opener vs. UNC Greensboro, finished with eight points, one reb, one three pointer, two assists, one steal in 12 minutes ... Missed three games in early December to rest knees before Duel in Desert Tournament in Las Vegas ... Played 20 mins at Wake Forest, the most since Nov. 20 at Saint Joseph's (25) and hit her first three pointer since that game as well ... Hit season-high three, threes in 12 minutes of action at Virginia ... 11 of her 15 total FGs are from three-point line ... Silver Bowl Recipient for having top GPA last three semesters, MVP 2005-06 Team.

    Junior (2004-05):Was the ACC's leading three-point shooter by percentage, hitting 31-of-74 attempts for 41.9 percent, also led the Wolfpack ... 3 double figure scoring games, high of 16 at Vanderbilt ... 10 games with 2 or more made 3-pointers, including 3 of the last six ACC games ... Hit game-winning three-pointer at Miami ... NC_State Player of the Game for the Vanderbilt game, had four three-pointers ... Iron Wolf award ... Team MVP honor.

    RS-Sophomore (2003-04):Returned from sitting out a year ... 75 of her 106 points (71%) came from 3-ptrs. ... Hit a careerhigh five three's on only six attempts twice, including the NCAA Tournament first round loss to Auburn in which she led the Pack with 15 points and in the win at Florida State ... Posted about 13 minutes a game and started the last 12 games of the season ... Had five double figure scoring games, with a high of 15, twice ... Named NCAA Player of the Game: Auburn ... Rex Healthcare Player of the Game 3 times: Loyola Marymount, Florida State (1/19), Auburn... ACC_Honor Roll.

    Sophomore (2003-04):Played in just the first two games of the season, averaged 6.5 ppg, including 3-4 from the arc ... decided to redshirt the season after having surgery on her right knee to reattach her IT band.

    Freshman (2002-03):Named to the AP ACC All-Freshmen team ... Played in all 27 games for the Wolfpack, induding earning 14 starts ... Ranked as the team's top three-point threat with 40 on the season, which ranked third in the freshman record books... Posted career-highs of 19 points and five rebounds against #23 North Carolina ... Scored in double figures eight times on the season, including a stretch of three consecutive ACC contests ... ...Ranked third on the team in assists with 54 and second with 10 blocked shots.

    High School:Played three seasons at R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem before transferring to High Point Central High School where she led her team to a 30-0 record and the state championship ... Earned first-team all-state honors after averaging 14.0 points and 4.1 rebounds as a senior ... Shot 58 percent from the floor her final season, including 42 percent from behind the arc ... A four-time all-conference player and was twice named the Central Piedmont 4A Player of the Year ... Scored 1,531 points during her four-year high school career as well as recording 649 rebounds, 266 steals and 260 assists...Earned MVP honors after scoring 17 points in the North Carolina East/West All-Star game.

    Personal:Rachel Nicole Stockdale ... Daughter of Bryan and Debbie Stockdale ... Majoring in biomedical sciences.

    Season/Career Highs
    Points
    2005-06 9 at Virginia (1/13/06)
    Career 19 vs. North Carolina (2/10/02)
    Field Goals Made
    2005-06 3, 2x at Virginia (1/13/06)
    Career 7, 2x, vs. North Carolina (2/10/02)
    3-Ptrs. Made
    2005-06 3 at Virginia (1/13/06)
    Career 5, 2x, vs. Auburn (3/21/04)
    Free Throws Made
    2005-06 2 at Clemson (2/16/06)
    Career 6 vs. Charleston Southern (11/28/01)
    Rebounds
    2005-06 4 at Saint Joseph's (11/20/05)
    Career 7 vs. Charl. Southern (11/28/01)
    Assists
    2005-06 3 vs. Rutgers (11/26/05)
    Career 5, 6x, vs. Wake Forest (1/3/05)
    Steals
    2005-06 2 at Clemson (2/16/06)
    Career 3, 2x, vs. Virginia (2/3/05)
    Blocks
    2005-06 0
    Career 2 vs. Texas (11/23/03)
    Minutes
    2005-06 25 at St. Joseph's (11/20/05)
    Career 40, at Duke (2/18/02)

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