#29 Rachel Mussell | Defender
Hometown: Buffalo, Minn.
Previous School: Wright County
Major: Secondary Education - Physical Science
2014 First Team All-GPAC
2014 Capital One Academic Second Team All-American®
2014 Capital One Academic All-District® 3 (College Division)
2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
2013 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
2013 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska Honorable Mention
2013 Capital One Academic All-District® 3 (College Division)
2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
2012 First Team All-GPAC
2012 Capital One Academic All-District® 6 (College Division)
2012 GPAC Offensive Player of the Week - Sept. 25
Mussell started all 22 games at center back, a role she played for the first time in her collegiate career ... scored lone goal of the season in the 6-0 win over Grace University on Sept. 5 ... led a defensive effort that broke the program record for shutouts in a season (12) ... took nine shots, including four on goal ... completed career with 26 goals and six assists over 76 games since 2011.
Mussell led Concordia in goals for the second-straight season while starting all 20 games at forward ... tallied nine goals and a career best four assists ... ranked ninth in the GPAC in goals ... fired a team high 54 shots, including 30 shots on goal ... recorded her second career hat trick in the victory over Grace University on 9-25-13 ... knocked in two goals in the win over Friends (Kan.) on 9-13-13 ... assisted two goals in the triumph over Dordt on 10-5-13 ... posted a season high eight shots in the Dordt win.
Rachel appeared and started in all 16 games for the Bulldogs during the 2012 season... Rachel led the team with 14 goals while recording one assist, totaling in 29 points to the lead the team... Rachel recorded a hat-trick (3 goals in a single game) back on 8-23-12 against University of Nebraska-Kearney... Rachel was selected to the 2012 First Team All-GPAC
Rachel appeared in 18 matches with four starts in 2011…totaled two goals and an assist for five total points…finished with 10 total shots (seven on goal) and added a game-winning goal.
Rachel was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Buffalo high school ... Four time varsity letter winner and three year starter for the Bison ... Team captain for two years ... Sophomore year was All-Conference and Co-MVP ... Junior year was All-Conference honorable mention ... Senior year was All-Conference and earned the Triple I Award ... Was on the National Honor Society, Student Council and earned four academic letters ... Participated on the basketball and track teams also.
January 29 in Buffalo, Minnesota ... Two younger siblings, Andrew and Leah.