Rachel Cantor
Rachel Cantor
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Short Hills, N.J.
High School: Millburn

As a Junior in 2011-12:
Took the court 27 times for the Bobcats … Posted an 11-16 mark  at #1 singles and a 15-3 record with Sarah Viebrock at #1 doubles … Finished a perfect 6-0 against Northeast Conference competition in doubles … Put together a seven-game winning streak with Viebrock at #1 doubles … Won seven straight doubles’ matches with Ariana Launie to begin the season … Knocked off Gabrielle Catanzariti of Pittsburgh, 8-1, at ECAC’s on Sept. 23 … Defeated Yuliana Motyl of UMass, 7-5, 6-4, at #1 singles on April 15 … Topped Cornell’s Sarah O’Neil, 1-6, 6-0, 6-4, at ITA Regional’s on Oct. 21 … Won back-to-back matches against Navy and Bucknell in Florida … Outlasted Navy’s Sears, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, on March 13 and then defeated CCU’s Bunea, 7-5, 6-2, Ieporas on March 15 … Captured a point for the Bobcats in the Quarterfinals of the NEC Championships with a 6-1, 6-1 triumph over Devynn Sarver of Saint Francis (Pa.).

As a Sophomore in 2010-11:
Named to the All-NEC Second Team at #2 doubles with Adrienne Markison after posting a 7-3 record … Won 12 singles matches, including a 10-10 record from the #1 flight … Named NEC Player of the Week on three occasions, including the first week of the season and the last two … Won four of her last five matches to end the regular season, including a straight sets victory against FDU’s Elmine Botes, to help the Bobcats clinch the top seed in the NEC Tournament. 

As a Freshman in 2009-10:
Named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year and All-NEC First Team at #2 singles ... Won a combined 30 matches in singles and doubles, including 16 singles wins ... Took NEC Rookie of the Week honors a record six times in the award's first year (next-closest competition was two honors) ... Went an undefeated 3-0 against NEC competition ... Won her only match at top singles, defeating Rhode Island's Kirsten Leikem, 6-4, 6-3 ... Advanced to the Round of 64 at the ITA East Regionals with a 6-1, 6-3, victory over Fairfield's Kristen Liu ... Won the Quinnipiac Invitational Flight A Championship, winning four straight matches against players from Sacred Heart, Connecticut, and a pair of Army competitors ... Paired with Sarah Viebrock to post an 11-6 doubles record, including a 9-5 mark in dual matches. 

Before Quinnipiac:
Ranked as highly as #137 nationally in singles and #25 in the country for doubles and a four-star recruit by the Tennis Recruiting Network, as well as #12 in the Middle Atlantic Region and #2 in New Jersey...also ranked #6 in the USTA Eastern Section among players 16 or younger...was the 1st Runner-Up at the 2007 New Jersey State Singles Championships...was a quarterfinalist at the 2006 state championships...a two-year team captain...led Millburn High School to a pair of state championships (2006, 2007) and a 1st Runner-Up finish in 2008, as her team finished with a 115-5 record in her four years...finished her high-school career with a 81-9 individual record...earned team player of the year for three consecutive years...won the Athlete of the Year Award presented by the Men of Essex in 2009...was named Athlete of the Year at the 50th Annual Essex County Award Event in 2008...also served as a ball girl at the U.S. Open for three consecutive championships. 

Personal:
Daughter of Susan and Bruce Cantor...has an older sister, Melissa, and an older brother, Samuel … A Public Relations major.