35 - Rachel Hunt
Rachel Hunt
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Arlington Heights, Ill.
High School: Prospect
Position: F
Major: Biological Engineering

2011-12: Played in and started 15 games before season-ending injury...8.7 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 30 blocks, 26 assists, 20 steals...led the team in blocks and was fourth in rebounds...scored 16 points at Smith (1/4)...had 11 rebounds and 11 points, including a 9-of-10 performance from the free throw line, versus Albany College (11/20)...posted seven blocks against WPI (12/3)...tallied eight assists and five steals versus Wellesley (11/30)...currently ranks third all-time at MIT in career blocks (103).

2010-11: Played in 24 games, started 17...MIT team co-MVP...7.9 points per game, 5.8 rebounds per game, 73 blocks, 36 assists, 22 steals...led the team in blocks, ranked second in scoring and rebounds, third in assists, and fifth in steals...scored 14 points versus Smith (2/19)...grabbed 14 rebounds against Wheaton (1/13)...totaled seven blocks versus Wellesley (12/10) and Smith (2/19)...had four steals at Mount Holyoke (1/15)... dished out four assists at Wellesley (2/5)...ranked 19th in the country in blocks per game...was second in the NEWMAC in the same category.

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in biological engineering with a minor in brain and cognitive sciences...interned for Hallmark Data Systems where she tested and helped develop website...also a member of the volleyball team...director of philanthropy and community service for Alpha Phi...SAAC Publicity Committee Chair.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Prospect High School...all-conference...Daily Herald all-area...also played volleyball where she was the captain...all-conference...Daily Herald all-area...three-time all-tournament team selection...National Merit Commended Student...AP Scholar...Illinois State Scholar...National Honor Society...Talent Development Program...High Honor Roll member for all eight semesters.

Personal: Daughter of Jeff and Peggy Hunt.