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17 Rachel Gaston
17 Rachel Gaston
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mechanicsville, Va.
High School: Lee-Davis
Position: OH
Bats/Throws: Richmond VC
Club Team: Richmond VC
m 21
k/s 4.14
h % .267
a/s 0.25
b/s 0.31
sa/s 0.22
d/s 3.80

2018: AVCA Honorable Mention All-American... ODAC Player of the Year...ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year...AVCA All-South Region First Team...Route 42 Classic All-Tournament team...Led team with 416 kills and 4.16 kills per set...Second in conference in both kills and kills per set...Ranked as high as 11th nationally in kills per set...Added 407 digs...Sixth in conference in digs...Contributed 32 blocks and 28 service aces...Posted her career high in season opening win against Marymount with 24 kills and 28 digs...Matched kill number the following day against Salem...named ODAC Player of the Week three times (9/4, 10/15, 10/29)... Student-Athlete Advisory Committee... Dean's list. 

2017: Second team All-ODAC selection...Fifth in ODAC in kills per set (2.94).... Team leader in kills (235)...Tallied 19 total blocks...Added 53 digs...Posted a season-high 17 kills in a win against Guilford...ODAC All-Academic.

2016: Saw action in 15 matches...Recorded 106 kills and 59 digs...Posted a season-high 12 kills at conference rival Roanoke...Notched a double-double with 11 kills and 13 digs against Catholic.

High School: Two-time first team All-Conference...First team All-Region...Honorable mention All-State...Second team All-Metro...RVC "Love of the Game" award...Three-time All-Academic...Two-time student-athlete of the month and student-athlete of the week.

Personal: Daughter of Bob and Sharon Gaston...Has one sibling, Sara...Born Oct. 14, 1997.

Recent Games
Sep 25 Lynchburg W, 3-1
Sep 28 Washington and Lee W, 3-0
Sep 28 Ferrum W, 3-0
Oct 9 at Eastern Mennonite W, 3-0
Oct 12 vs. Arcadia L, 3-0
Oct 12 at Hood W, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 21 7
Sets 64 22
Kills 265 87
Kills per set 4.14 3.95
Errors 68 23
Total Attacks 739 237
Hitting Percentage .267 .270
Assists 16 4
Assists per set 0.25 0.18
Service Aces 14 3
Service Errors 13 7
Service Aces per set 0.22 0.14
Reception Errors 22 2
Digs 243 78
Digs per set 3.80 3.55
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 19 5
Block Total 20 6
Blocks per set 0.31 0.27
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 289.5 93.5
Points per set 4.5 4.3
Matches started 17 5
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Wilson W, 3-0 1 1 4 0 8 .500 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Aug 30 Salem W, 3-0 1 3 15 2 37 .351 0 1 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Aug 31 Meredith W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 31 .258 0 0 0 1 13 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Aug 31 Catholic W, 3-2 1 5 25 5 74 .270 5 2 0 2 22 0 1 0 1 0 27.5
Sep 6 vs. Piedmont W, 3-0 1 3 12 6 36 .167 0 0 2 1 10 0 3 0 3 0 13.5
Sep 6 vs. Methodist   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. N.C. Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 2 3 0 5 .600 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 7 vs. Greensboro W, 3-1 1 4 17 7 59 .169 0 3 0 1 13 0 3 0 3 0 21.5
Sep 11 at Shenandoah W, 3-0 1 3 9 5 31 .129 1 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 13 Mary Baldwin W, 3-0 - 1 4 2 10 .200 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 14 Hollins W, 3-0 1 3 15 2 33 .394 1 0 0 0 15 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 14 Greensboro W, 3-0 - 3 12 3 30 .300 0 0 1 0 12 0 0 1 0 0 12.0
Sep 18 at Roanoke W, 3-2 1 5 15 3 59 .203 0 1 2 1 26 0 2 0 2 0 17.0
Sep 20 at Southern Virginia W, 3-1 1 4 14 3 44 .250 3 0 0 4 16 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
Sep 21 vs. Maryville (Tenn.) L, 3-0 1 3 18 5 52 .250 0 0 1 6 13 0 1 1 1 0 18.5
Sep 21 at Averett W, 3-1 1 4 20 6 53 .264 1 0 0 0 19 0 2 0 2 0 21.0
Sep 25 Lynchburg W, 3-1 1 4 12 6 32 .188 0 0 2 1 8 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 28 Washington and Lee W, 3-0 1 3 14 3 39 .282 1 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 28 Ferrum W, 3-0 - 1 6 1 8 .625 0 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 9 at Eastern Mennonite W, 3-0 - 3 16 3 35 .371 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 17.0
Oct 12 vs. Arcadia L, 3-0 1 3 8 3 33 .152 0 1 1 3 13 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 12 at Hood W, 3-0 1 3 16 1 30 .500 1 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Oct 16 at Virginia Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 vs. Guilford   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Randolph   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Randolph-Macon   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Goucher   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 vs. Mt. Aloysius   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Emory & Henry   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 Marymount (Va.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 15 43 106 2.47 48 325 .178 7 0.16 6 0.14 59 1.37 0 13 13 0.30 118.5 2.8
2017-18 25 81 235 2.90 98 687 .199 2 0.02 1 0.01 53 0.65 1 18 19 0.23 246.0 3.0
2018-19 30 100 416 4.16 127 1180 .245 31 0.31 28 0.28 407 4.07 5 27 32 0.32 462.5 4.6
2019-20 21 64 265 4.14 68 739 .267 16 0.25 14 0.22 243 3.80 1 19 20 0.31 289.5 4.5
Total 91 288 1022 3.55 341 2931 .232 56 0.19 49 0.17 762 2.65 7 77 84 0.29 1116.5 3.9
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 21 64 265 4.14 68 739 .267 16 0.25 14 0.22 243 3.80 1 19 20 0.31 289.5 4.5
Conference 7 22 87 3.95 23 237 .270 4 0.18 3 0.14 78 3.55 1 5 6 0.27 93.5 4.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 27 117 4.33 26 302 .301 8 0.30 9 0.33 96 3.56 0 5 5 0.19 128.5 4.8
Away 6 22 90 4.09 21 252 .274 7 0.32 1 0.05 91 4.14 1 7 8 0.36 95.5 4.3
Neutral 5 15 58 3.87 21 185 .200 1 0.07 4 0.27 56 3.73 0 7 7 0.47 65.5 4.4
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Wins 19 58 239 4.12 60 654 .274 16 0.28 13 0.22 217 3.74 1 18 19 0.33 262.0 4.5
Losses 2 6 26 4.33 8 85 .212 0 0.00 1 0.17 26 4.33 0 1 1 0.17 27.5 4.6
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August 4 12 54 4.50 9 150 .300 5 0.42 5 0.42 45 3.75 0 2 2 0.17 60.0 5.0
September 14 43 171 3.98 52 491 .242 9 0.21 8 0.19 164 3.81 0 17 17 0.40 187.5 4.4
October 3 9 40 4.44 7 98 .337 2 0.22 1 0.11 34 3.78 1 0 1 0.11 42.0 4.7