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Bentley University Falcons
146 Northeast-10 Championships
80 CoSIDA Academic All-Americas
2014 NCAA Div. II Women's Basketball National Champs
2001 NCAA Div. II Field Hockey National Champs
Women's Basketball: NCAA Record 35 NCAA tournaments
3 Rachel Bruno
3 - Rachel Bruno
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Francis Parker
Position: MB
m 32
k/s 1.97
h % .298
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.91
sa/s 0.28
d/s 0.82

Team captain ... 2016 graduate of Francis Parker School who is majoring in data analytics and business studies … two-time second-team All-Northeast-10 and Academic All-Northeast-10 honoree ... standout in the classroom who has minors in mathematics and philosophy … one of two Californians on this year’s roster (Shannon Ngo) … .334 hitting percentage during her first three seasons is second best in program history … career totals in 301 sets include 672 kills, 173 digs, 256 blocks and 64 aces … enters 2019 with averages of 2.23 kills, 0.85 blocks, 0.57 digs and 2.96 points.

2018: Team co-captain received second-team All-Northeast-10 and Academic All-Northeast-10 honors after leading the conference in hitting for the second straight season (.370) ... was also seventh in blocks per set (0.84) ... hitting percentage was 24th best nationally in Division II and third best in program history ... while playing 99 of 100 sets, averaged 2.58 kills, 0.33 aces, 0.62 digs and 3.44 points ... totaled 255 kills, 83 blocks, 33 aces, 61 digs and 341 points ... had at least 10 kills 12 times with a high of 17 twice (Saint Anselm Sept. 18, Southern Connecticut Sept. 29) ... hit over .400, with at least 12 attacks, 12 times with a high of .800 Oct. 2 vs, Merrimack ... against the Warriors, had 12 kills and no errors in 15 swings, as well as a senior-best eight blocks ... also had eight rejections Nov. 2 vs. Pace ... four aces against LIU Post Oct. 14 ... Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll three times (Sept. 5, Oct. 9, 16).

2017: Earned second-team All-Northeast-10 honors after leading the conference in hitting (.357) and contributing 2.30 kills, 0.91 blocks and 3.06 points per set … hitting percentage was eighth best in school history and the best by a Falcon since 2013 … also voted to the Academic All-Northeast-10 team … posted an impressive .402 hitting percentage in conference matches … 10+ kills eight times with a high of 17 Sept. 2 vs. Wilmington (Del.) … .400+ hitting percentage eight times (min. 8 kills) … top hitting marks included .700 (7-0-10) vs. Mercy Sept. 1 and .593 a day later against Wilmington … eight blocks against American International Sept. 21 … four aces at Saint Rose Nov. 4 … six appearances on the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll.

2016: Was named to the Northeast-10 All-Rookie team after hitting a team-best .263 and averaging 1.81 kills, 0.79 blocks and 0.65 digs … double-digit kills six times, including five times in a six-match span from Sept. 22-Oct. 14 … high of 16 in a four-set win against Bridgeport Oct. 14 … previous best was 15 at St. Michael’s Sept. 25, also in a four-setter … seven blocks Sept. 9 vs. West Chester and again at Merrimack eight days later … named the NE10 co-Rookie of the Week twice (Sept. 26, Oct. 3).

BEFORE BENTLEY: Named to the Union Tribune All-Academic Team in both 2015 and 2016 … before finishing her high school career at Francis Parker, attended and played volleyball at La Costa Canyon High School … peer-voted team captain of her club 18-1 team in 2016 … received honors with distinction.

PERSONAL: Age as of Sept. 1: 21 … daughter of Greg Bruno and Nancy Anderson-Bruno … has one brother, Jake Danzo (12).

2018 Statistics             2017 Statistics             2016 Statistics

Recent Games
Nov 14 New Haven W, 3-1
Nov 15 Pace W, 3-0
Nov 19 Southern Conn. St. W, 3-1
Nov 22 Saint Anselm W, 3-2
Nov 23 American Int'l W, 3-2
Dec 5 vs. Holy Family L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 13
Sets 117 49
Kills 230 109
Kills per set 1.97 2.22
Errors 59 24
Total Attacks 574 261
Hitting Percentage .298 .326
Assists 13 6
Assists per set 0.11 0.12
Service Aces 33 8
Service Errors 29 12
Service Aces per set 0.28 0.16
Reception Errors 2 1
Digs 96 42
Digs per set 0.82 0.86
Block Solo 21 12
Block Assist 85 43
Block Total 106 55
Blocks per set 0.91 1.12
Block Errors 4 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 326.5 150.5
Points per set 2.8 3.1
Matches started 12 3
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 St. Martin's W, 3-0 - 3 8 0 17 .471 0 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 6 at Cal State San Marcos L, 3-1 1 4 7 2 20 .250 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Sep 7 Western New Mexico L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 11 -.091 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 7 Eastern New Mexico W, 3-0 - 3 2 0 9 .222 1 2 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Sep 13 Rollins W, 3-1 1 4 10 3 16 .438 2 2 4 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 13 East Stroudsburg L, 3-2 1 5 5 4 20 .050 0 0 2 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 7.5
Sep 14 Caldwell W, 3-0 1 2 3 0 5 .600 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 14 Molloy W, 3-2 1 5 9 5 24 .167 0 1 0 0 3 1 4 0 5 0 13.0
Sep 17 at Bridgeport L, 3-2 1 5 11 3 31 .258 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 2 0 13.5
Sep 21 Roberts Wesleyan W, 3-0 1 2 6 2 13 .308 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 21 at Franklin Pierce W, 3-0 - 3 7 0 12 .583 1 2 2 0 2 1 4 0 5 0 12.0
Sep 24 Post W, 3-0 - 2 3 1 10 .200 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 26 Southern N.H. W, 3-0 - 3 4 0 11 .364 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 5.0
Sep 28 at Mercy W, 3-0 1 3 9 0 18 .500 0 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Sep 28 vs. American Int'l W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 13 .154 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Oct 1 at Saint Anselm W, 3-2 - 5 12 0 20 .600 1 1 3 0 11 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Oct 4 at Assumption W, 3-0 - 3 6 1 14 .357 0 1 1 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 5 St. Michael's W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 12 .417 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 3 0 7.5
Oct 8 Franklin Pierce W, 3-0 - 3 11 1 19 .526 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Oct 11 at Stonehill W, 3-1 - 4 11 2 21 .429 0 0 1 0 2 0 9 0 9 0 15.5
Oct 15 Assumption W, 3-1 - 4 8 3 22 .227 1 1 1 0 3 3 3 0 6 0 13.5
Oct 18 at Southern Conn. St. W, 3-1 1 4 8 2 22 .273 0 2 1 0 5 0 4 0 4 0 12.0
Oct 25 at Saint Rose W, 3-1 - 4 12 2 23 .435 0 0 2 0 1 2 5 1 7 0 16.5
Oct 26 at Le Moyne W, 3-2 - 5 12 4 36 .222 1 0 1 0 2 1 6 0 7 0 16.0
Nov 1 Adelphi W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 11 .273 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Nov 8 at American Int'l L, 3-1 - 4 10 2 27 .296 0 1 0 0 6 2 6 0 8 0 16.0
Nov 14 New Haven W, 3-1 - 4 9 2 23 .304 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Nov 15 Pace W, 3-0 - 3 1 3 14 -.143 2 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 2.5
Nov 19 Southern Conn. St. W, 3-1 - 4 6 6 22 .000 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 6 0 9.0
Nov 22 Saint Anselm W, 3-2 - 5 10 1 19 .474 0 1 1 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Nov 23 American Int'l W, 3-2 - 5 5 1 20 .200 0 0 0 0 3 4 5 0 9 0 11.5
Dec 5 vs. Holy Family L, 3-1 - 4 9 2 19 .368 0 0 1 1 4 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
  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 29 97 176 1.81 61 438 .263 4 0.04 8 0.08 63 0.65 14 63 77 0.79 229.5 2.4
2017-18 29 105 241 2.30 55 521 .357 5 0.05 26 0.25 49 0.47 13 83 96 0.91 321.5 3.1
2018-19 28 99 255 2.58 55 541 .370 15 0.15 33 0.33 61 0.62 23 60 83 0.84 341.0 3.4
2019-20 32 117 230 1.97 59 574 .298 13 0.11 33 0.28 96 0.82 21 85 106 0.91 326.5 2.8
Total 118 418 902 2.16 230 2074 .324 37 0.09 100 0.24 269 0.64 71 291 362 0.87 1218.5 2.9
  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 32 117 230 1.97 59 574 .298 13 0.11 33 0.28 96 0.82 21 85 106 0.91 326.5 2.8
Conference 13 49 109 2.22 24 261 .326 6 0.12 8 0.16 42 0.86 12 43 55 1.12 150.5 3.1
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Home 19 66 112 1.70 37 298 .252 9 0.14 16 0.24 48 0.73 13 42 55 0.83 162.0 2.5
Away 11 44 105 2.39 18 244 .357 4 0.09 16 0.36 41 0.93 7 40 47 1.07 148.0 3.4
Neutral 2 7 13 1.86 4 32 .281 0 0.00 1 0.14 7 1.00 1 3 4 0.57 16.5 2.4
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Wins 26 92 187 2.03 44 446 .321 11 0.12 27 0.29 77 0.84 17 72 89 0.97 267.0 2.9
Losses 6 25 43 1.72 15 128 .219 2 0.08 6 0.24 19 0.76 4 13 17 0.68 59.5 2.4
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September 15 50 89 1.78 24 230 .283 8 0.16 24 0.48 36 0.72 5 24 29 0.58 130.0 2.6
October 9 35 85 2.43 15 189 .370 3 0.09 6 0.17 34 0.97 9 34 43 1.23 117.0 3.3
November 7 28 47 1.68 18 136 .213 2 0.07 3 0.11 22 0.79 7 25 32 1.14 69.5 2.5
December 1 4 9 2.25 2 19 .368 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 1.00 0 2 2 0.50 10.0 2.5