Rochelle VanBuskirk
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pleasant Hill, Calif.

High School:
College Park HS '06

Height:
5-3

Position:
F

Major:
Communication

2008: Started all 17 games...Second on the team with 7 points and tied for second with 3 goals...Also finished with an assist...First goal of the season came in dramatic fashion when she scored in the 84th minute at Fresno State (8/24) to break a 2-2 tie and help lead the Aggies to a 3-2 victory...Scored lone goal against Navy (8/31) on as assist from Marisa Boge...Scored what turned out to be the game-winner in first half against Utah Valley (9/21) on an assist from goalkeeper Sarah Peters...Assisted on game-tying goal(Danielle Contro) with 44 seconds left in regulation against UCF (9/7)...One of five Aggies to start all 17 games.

2007: Started all 18 games...Tied for team-high with 5 goals and finished second with 10 points... One of just five Aggies to start every game and joins Jordan Martin and Samantha Faber as the only returning players with that distinction...Scored team's first goal of the season and lone goal of the game in opener against Kent State (8/31)...Next goal came five games later against Sacramento State (9/16) in which she scored in the 79th minute to give UC Davis a 2-1 lead in a contest in would go on to win in overtime...Scored the Aggies' lone goal at home against Nevada (9/28)...Scored in the same minute at San Jose State (10/17) to break a scoreless tie and give UC Davis a 1-0 victory...Final goal of the year came in the next game against UC Irvine (10/21)...Finished season with 24 shots and with a season-high 3 shots in three separate games.

2006: Started 5 of 13 games played... Had a goal and assist, all in 8-0 win over Alabama State (9/22)... Scored first collegiate goal (assisted by Adrienne Erskine) in 51st minute, then fed assist to Stephanie Schmidt just 94 seconds later to lift Aggies to 6-0 lead over Hornets... Had 7 shots in ASU win... Finished season with 12 shots, including 5 on goal.

COLLEGE PARK HS '06: Earned first-team All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League honors as a senior captain... Helped lead team to a 18-3-3 record, North Coast Section championship and its fourth consecutive DFAL banner... Also voted as team's Offensive MVP... Competed in cross country as a freshman, helping team to league and section titles, plus a fifth-place state finish... Played club ball for Danville Mustang Tri-Valley and Diablo Valley Soccer Club Nightmare (6 years), helping latter to four State Cup titles and three Surf Cup finals.

PERSONAL: Born in Concord, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Kevin & April VanBuskirk...Brother Scott, a sophomore, plays soccer at Cal...Younger sister Lindsey is a senior in high school.