0 Rachel Ames
0 Rachel Ames
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
High School: Huntsville
Position: GK
Major: Psychology
Residential College: Berkeley
gp 15
gs 14
min 1365:55
ga 30
gaa 1.98
sv 78

2015: Led the Ivy League with 78 saves and 5.2 saves per game… Started 13 games… Posted shutouts against Sacred Heart, Villanova and UMass… Made a season-high nine saves against Hofstra.

2014: Appeared in eight games in goal, including making four starts… Ninth in the Ivy League with 23 saves… Tied for the team lead with four victories… Season-high six saves against New Hampshire… Played 45 minutes in shutout wins over Quinnipiac and Western Kentucky.

2013: Started six games in goal… Fifth in the Ivy League with 50 saves… Posted shutout in victory over Stony Brook in season opener… Made a season-high nine saves against Dartmouth.

2012: Played every minute of seven Ivy League games in goal… Third in the Ivy League in save percentage (.814) and saves per game (4.07)… Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week after posting first career shutout in 1-0 win over Cornell… Shared the team’s Captain Cup Award, which is presented by the seniors to the freshman that represents the program well on and off the field… Made a season-high nine saves in the 2-2 tie at Brown. 

Off the Field: 

  • Leader and member of Athletes in Action
  • Volunteer at the Boys and Girls Club of New Haven mentoring the youth and teaching soccer and life skills
  • Office Assistant and films the Yale Women's Basketball team

Before Yale: Alabama Player of the Year as a junior at Huntsville High School… Posted 35 shutouts in a 12-month span, ranging from State League to ECNL and international play… TopDrawerSoccer Top 100 Player To Watch, No. 36 (No. 4 goalkeeper)… Helped Huntsville to three state championships… Two-year member of the Region III Olympic Development Program… Participated in the ODP Region III Germany and Argentina training tours.

Personal: U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award recipient… Father Marc was captain of the soccer team at Cumberland College.

Why Yale? “After visiting the campus and meeting with the team and coaches, I knew that Yale was the place for me. I am looking forward to the great academic and athletic opportunities that Yale has to offer.”

Recent Games
Oct 10 Dartmouth W, 1-0
Oct 17 Cornell L, 1-0
Oct 19 Central Connecticut State L, 2-0
Oct 24 at Penn L, 2-1
Oct 31 at Columbia L, 2-1
Nov 7 Brown L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 15 7
Games started 14 7
Minutes 1365:55 644:58
Goals against 30 14
Goals-against average 1.98 1.95
Saves 78 30
Save pct .722 .682
Wins 3 1
Losses 8 6
Ties 2 0
Shutouts 3/1 1/0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Aug 28 Arkansas L, 4-1 1 90:00 4 4.00 5 .556
Sep 4 vs. Hofstra L, 5-4 1 103:27 5 4.35 9 .643
Sep 6 vs. Massachusetts W, 1-0 0 45:00 0 0.00 7 1.000
Sep 8 Sacred Heart W, 4-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 6 1.000
Sep 11 at Villanova W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 13 at Maryland L, 5-1 1 82:30 5 5.45 6 .545
Sep 17 at Hartford T, 1-1 1 110:00 1 0.82 8 .889
Sep 20 at Stony Brook T, 1-1 1 110:00 1 0.82 3 .750
Sep 26 at Princeton L, 3-0 1 90:00 3 3.00 5 .625
Oct 3 Harvard L, 4-0 1 90:00 4 4.00 7 .636
Oct 5 Hampton   - - - - - -
Oct 10 Dartmouth W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Oct 17 Cornell L, 1-0 1 90:00 1 1.00 4 .800
Oct 19 Central Connecticut State L, 2-0 - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Penn L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 6 .750
Oct 31 at Columbia L, 2-1 1 104:58 2 1.71 3 .600
Nov 7 Brown L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 1 .333
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2012-13 14 9 71:29 .93 1.17 4.07 .814
2013-14 11 6 59:05 1.45 2.22 4.55 .758
2014-15 8 4 57:16 1.00 1.57 2.88 .742
2015-16 15 14 91:04 2.00 1.98 5.20 .722
Total 48 33 72:23 1.40 1.74 4.33 .756
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2012-13 14 9 1000:45 13 1.17 57 .814 1 5 1 1/2
2013-14 11 6 649:58 16 2.22 50 .758 4 5 0 1/1
2014-15 8 4 458:06 8 1.57 23 .742 4 2 0 0/2
2015-16 15 14 1365:55 30 1.98 78 .722 3 8 2 3/1
Total 48 33 3474:44 67 1.74 208 .756 12 20 3 5/6
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 15 14 91:04 2.00 1.98 5.20 .722
Conference 7 7 92:08 2.00 1.95 4.29 .682
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
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Home 6 6 90:00 1.83 1.83 4.50 .711
Away 7 7 96:47 2.00 1.86 5.00 .714
Neutral 2 1 74:14 2.50 3.03 8.00 .762
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Wins 4 3 78:45 .00 0.00 5.25 1.000
Losses 9 9 92:19 3.11 3.03 5.11 .622
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August 1 1 90:00 4.00 4.00 5.00 .556
September 8 7 90:07 1.88 1.87 6.00 .762
October 5 5 92:60 1.80 1.74 4.80 .727
November 1 1 90:00 2.00 2.00 1.00 .333
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 15 14 1365:55 30 1.98 78 .722 3 8 2 3/1
Conference 7 7 644:58 14 1.95 30 .682 1 6 0 1/0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Home 6 6 540:00 11 1.83 27 .711 2 4 0 2/0
Away 7 7 677:28 14 1.86 35 .714 1 4 2 1/0
Neutral 2 1 148:27 5 3.03 16 .762 0 0 0 0/1
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Wins 4 3 315:00 0 0.00 21 1.000 3 0 0 3/1
Losses 9 9 830:55 28 3.03 46 .622 0 8 0 0/0
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August 1 1 90:00 4 4.00 5 .556 0 1 0 0/0
September 8 7 720:57 15 1.87 48 .762 2 2 2 2/1
October 5 5 464:58 9 1.74 24 .727 1 4 0 1/0
November 1 1 90:00 2 2.00 1 .333 0 1 0 0/0