Position: For. Ht.: 5-05
Hometown: Melbourne Beach, FL
Previous School: Melbourne Central Catholic HS
Eligibility: So. Major: Nursing
As a freshman (2011)… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Played in all but one game for the Moccasins at forward, starting 11 of them, and was second the team in scoring with 10 points… Tied for second with three goals, and tied with Kara Moore for first on the squad with four assists… Recorded her first point in a college game in the Mocs’ 2-1 loss to #11 Armstrong Atlantic State (Sept. 4)… After picking up another assist in 3-0 win over West Florida (Sept. 11), scored goals in back-to-back games against Eckerd (Sept. 14) and North Alabama (Sept. 18)… Goal against UNA came in the second overtime and was her first career game-winner… Later scored another game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Barry (Oct. 1)… Had two different games with a goal and an assist (at Eckerd on Sept. 14 and vs. Barry on Oct. 1)… Averaged 77 minutes per match.
In high school… 2011 graduate of Melbourne Central Catholic High School where she played four years for coach Mike Martin… Two-time All-State selection for the Hustlers, and a finalist for the 3A Player-of-the-Year in 2010… Twice named First Team All-Space Coast… Team MVP as a junior and senior and rookie-of-the-year as a freshman in 2008… Selected as the Hustlers’ best defender in 2009… Also ran cross-country for four years, was a member of the track and field team for four years, and played two years of lacrosse… 3-time academic award letter winner… MCC’s Female Athlete-of-the-Year as a senior… 3-time academic award winner… Played club soccer for the Melbourne Beach Tsunami from 2004-09, and the Melbourne-Eau Gallie Fusion from 2009-11, coached by Julie Williammee with both teams… Club teammate of fellow Moccasin freshman Jackie Metz with the Tsunami, and helped that team win the state cup in 2007.
Extra… Born 12/16/92… Daughter of Gordon and Donna Rainbow… Has one older sister (Brittany), one younger brother (Jaden), and one younger sister (Mylee)… Sister Brittany was an All-SSC defender at Florida Tech who graduated in 2012… Had several of her former teammates sign with Nova Southeastern in the Sunshine State Conference… Nursing major.