Rachel Hill

[ reh-ih-chuhl HIHL ]

#21 - Forward

Height: 5’5"

Hometown: Rollinsford, New Hampshire

Country: United States

Date of Birth: April 17, 1995

College: University of Connecticut

Previous Club: San Diego Wave (NWSL)

Place of Birth: York, Maine

Jersey Number: 21

ACQUIRED: 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft, 12/15/23 


HONORS: 2023 NWSL Shield 

2023: Signed with San Diego Wave FC in free agency…Appeared in 17 games, earning 15 starts…Started and played 61 minutes for San Diego in the semifinals of the NWSL playoffs (11/5)…Appeared in five Challenge Cup games, earning five starts. 2022: Played in 20 regular season matches with the Chicago Red Stars, making 15 starts…Tallied one goal against Portland (5/28)…Started and played 99 minutes in Chicago’s NWSL quarterfinal playoff match against San Diego (10/16). 2021: Helped Chicago advance to the NWSL Championship, finishing runners-up…Scored in the NWSL Championship match, logging 79 minutes in a starting role against the Washington Spirit (11/20)…Started in the semifinal against Portland (11/14) and the quarterfinal against NJ/NY Gotham FC (11/7)…Appeared in 23 games, earning 15 regular season starts…Tallied three goals…Appeared in three Challenge Cup games, earning one start. 2020: Traded to the Chicago Red Stars in January…Made Red Stars debut during the Challenge Cup…Went on loan to Linkopings in Sweden. 2019: Played in 24 games for Orlando, making 22 starts…Tallied four goals and two assists during the regular season. 2018-19: Returned on loan to Perth…Tallied six goals…Helped team finish runners-up in the Grand Final. 2018: Appeared in 21 games (eight starts)…Tallied four goals. 2017-18: Went on loan with Perth Glory in Australia…Tallied nine goals and added six assists. 2017: Drafted by Thorns FC as the No. 14 pick and was then traded to the Orlando Pride….Earned her first start with Orlando (6/3)…Scored first professional goal (6/28) against Sky Blue FC…Finished rookie campaign with three goals and one assist in 14 games, earning eight starts. 

Appeared with the U.S. U-20s in five Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship matches in 2014, tallying five assists…Was part of the U.S. U-20s at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. 

COLLEGE (Connecticut) 
2016: Semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy…NSCAA All-America Second Team…American Athletic Conference Co-Midfielder of the Year…First Team All-Conference…Most Outstanding Offensive Player in The American Championship, scoring two game-winning goals en route to tournament title…Started all 23 matches…Tied career-high for third-straight season with 16 goals scored, including six game-winners…Set career-highs in assists (6)…Completed UConn career second all-time in goals scored (61) and fourth in points (140)…Ended career in the top five in UConn NCAA Tournament history in both goals (4) and points (10). 2015: NSCAA All-America First Team…American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season…American Championship All-Tournament team…Started in all 23 matches. 2014: American Athletic Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Year…Most Outstanding Offensive Player at The American Championship…American Championship All-Tournament Team…First Team All-Conference…All-Northeast Region First Team…Led UConn and was among the national leaders with 16 goals and added three assists. 2013: Started in all 20 contests… Led the UConn offense in goals (13) and assists (5)…Tabbed as a First Team All-Conference and All-Rookie Team selection by the AAC. 

Rachel Hill

Get to know Rachel

Full Name: Rachel Morgan Hill

Best Soccer Memory: Scoring my first goal in Jersey to win the game with a bunch of my family there

If you were an emoji?: ☀️

Accolades: NWSL Shield Winner 2023, Has appeared in 140 career NWSL Matches, 4 Playoff appearances 2023, 2022, 2021, 2017

Favorite Food: Hibachi

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