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Raquel Scott

School

Holy Cross

Position
Forward
Major
Economics

Classroom

Raquel Scott maintains a 3.65 grade-point average as an economics major. Named to the Patriot League All-Academic Team in 2014-15, Scott is a three-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. She was also a candidate for the WBCA Good Works Team during the 2014-15 season. Named a team co-captain for the 2015-16 campaign, Scott is a 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

Character

“Raquel is a natural born leader. Her energy, intensity and enthusiasm are contagious not only to her teammates, but also to the coaching staff as well. Raquel’s excellence in the classroom, on the court and as a woman for others in the community, truly embodies everything that our program strives to represent!” - Head Coach Bill Gibbons

Community

Scott is involved in many organizations and service groups within the Worcester community. Along with the rest of her teammates, Scott participates in Team Impact. With Team Impact, the Holy Cross women’s basketball team adopts a child in the Worcester area who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Scott also participates in Holy Cross Cares Day, the annual Mercy Center Basketball Game and the Walk to Cure Cancer.

Competition

Scott is coming off a 2014-15 campaign in which she was a unanimous first-team All-Patriot League selection. She averaged 16.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 45.4 percent from the field. Scott ranked second in the Patriot League in rebounding, double-doubles (13) and defensive rebounds per game (7.0), third in scoring, eighth in steals and 12th in assists. Nationally, she stood 24th in defensive rebounding, 38th in double-doubles and 43rd in rebounding. Scott was named the Patriot League Player of the Week three times and the ECAC Player of the Week twice. She became the 31st Holy Cross women’s basketball player to record 1,000 career points and the 12th player to reach the milestone during or before their junior year.

During the 2013-14 season, Scott was named second-team All-Patriot League after recording 16.3 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. She stood 19th in the nation in double-doubles (18) and 44th in rebounding, both of which led the Patriot League.

Scott ranks fourth in program history in double-doubles (32), sixth in total rebounds (756) and 21st in total points (1,125).