18 Rachel Xu
Rachel Xu
  • Height:
    6'0"
  • Year:
    2025
  • Hometown:
    Beijing, China
  • High School:
    Beijing 101
  • Position:
    RS
  • Major:
    Undeclared
  • Pronunciation:
    RAY-chul SH-e
  • m
    20
  • k/s
    1.67
  • h %
    .148
  • a/s
    0.11
  • b/s
    0.36
  • sa/s
    0.34
  • d/s
    1.32

Bio

Collegiate Career Honors:
  • 2022 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
2022:
  • Appeared in 20 games as a sophomore for the Blue
  • Recorded 122 kills, 25 service aces, 96 digs, and 26 total blocks
  • Had a career high 17 kills in a 3-2 win over Roger Williams on Oct. 15
  • Recorded double-digit kills on four occasions
2021:
  • Saw action in 12 matches in her first year at Wellesley
  • Posted 32 kills and 39 digs
  • Had three kills in her collegiate debut in a 3-0 win over Albertus Magnus
  • Recorded double-digit kills twice
Before Wellesley:
  • Attended Beijing 101 High School, graduated in 2021
  • Six year volleyball varsity player
  • Named captain of the volleyball team from 2016-2019
  • Guided team in the Beijing Middle School Volleyball Champions Cup to championship in 2017 and 2018
  • Guided team in the Beijing Youth Volleyball Tournament to championship in 2017
  • Guided team in the Beijing Middle School Volleyball Champions Cup to 1st Prize from 2017 to 2019
  • Helped guide team in the 15th Beijing Sports Competition in Female 2nd Group to championship in 2018h
  • Helped guide team in the Inter-provincial High School Volleyball Invitational Tournament to 2nd prize in 2019
  • Played in the National Middle School Sand Volleyball Tournament in 2019
  • Didn’t compete in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic
Personal:
  • Daughter of Lihua Guo and Shenglin Xu
  • Born in Beijing, China
Why Wellesley?
  • Chose to attend Wellesley because of the incredible academics, competitive volleyball program, and supporting environment

Player Profile

Recent Games
Oct 18 at Smith L, 3-0
Oct 19 Regis (Mass.) L, 3-2
Oct 20 Salve Regina L, 3-1
Oct 25 Clark W, 3-2
Oct 27 at Brandeis L, 3-0
Oct 29 WPI L, 3-1
  Overall Conf
Matches 20 9
Sets 73 33
Kills 122 47
Kills per set 1.67 1.42
Errors 68 33
Total Attacks 365 151
Hitting Percentage .148 .093
Assists 8 4
Assists per set 0.11 0.12
Service Aces 25 11
Service Errors 17 7
Service Aces per set 0.34 0.33
Receptions 165 76
Reception Errors 17 9
Digs 96 42
Digs per set 1.32 1.27
Block Solo 2 2
Block Assist 24 10
Block Total 26 12
Blocks per set 0.36 0.36
Block Errors 4 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 161.0 65.0
Points per set 2.2 2.0
Matches started 13 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se r re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 2 vs. Suffolk L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 vs. Me.-Presque Isle W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 at Eastern Nazarene L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 Norwich W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Rivier L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 9 -.111 0 2 3 4 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
Sep 10 vs. Castleton W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 11 .182 0 5 0 2 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
Sep 13 Babson L, 3-1 - 4 2 3 12 -.083 0 1 2 5 1 3 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Sep 17 at Springfield L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 20 .000 0 1 1 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 20 at MIT L, 3-0 1 3 7 1 16 .375 0 0 2 3 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
Sep 22 Keene St. W, 3-2 - 5 12 4 32 .250 0 3 0 0 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 16.5
Sep 24 Mass.-Dartmouth L, 3-0 - 3 5 3 21 .095 0 0 1 12 1 7 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 27 Emerson L, 3-0 - 3 4 3 11 .091 0 3 0 17 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 29 New England Col. W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 17 .353 1 0 1 16 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 1 at Mount Holyoke L, 3-2 1 5 7 8 22 -.045 0 2 1 4 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Oct 4 at Wheaton L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 8 -.125 2 0 0 22 4 7 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 8 Westfield St. W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 13 .615 0 0 1 4 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Oct 11 Coast Guard L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Roger Williams W, 3-2 1 5 17 10 42 .167 1 2 1 16 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 20.5
Oct 15 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 17 .118 1 0 0 6 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.0
Oct 18 at Smith L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 12 .000 1 0 0 9 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 19 Regis (Mass.) L, 3-2 1 5 4 4 18 .000 0 2 2 11 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 20 Salve Regina L, 3-1 1 4 12 5 23 .304 1 0 1 16 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 25 Clark W, 3-2 1 5 13 5 29 .276 0 1 1 4 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Oct 27 at Brandeis L, 3-0 1 3 1 2 11 -.091 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
Oct 29 WPI L, 3-1 1 4 7 5 21 .095 1 3 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2021-22 12 41 32 0.78 21 107 .103 2 0.05 4 0.10 20 2 39 0.95 1 6 7 0.17 40.0 1.0
2022-23 20 73 122 1.67 68 365 .148 8 0.11 25 0.34 165 17 96 1.32 2 24 26 0.36 161.0 2.2
Total 32 114 154 1.35 89 472 .138 10 0.09 29 0.25 185 19 135 1.18 3 30 33 0.29 201.0 1.8
    m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Event Total 20 73 122 1.67 68 365 .148 8 0.11 25 0.34 165 17 96 1.32 2 24 26 0.36 161.0 2.2
Conference 9 33 47 1.42 33 151 .093 4 0.12 11 0.33 76 9 42 1.27 2 10 12 0.36 65.0 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 10 39 75 1.92 34 197 .208 3 0.08 13 0.33 88 8 59 1.51 1 15 16 0.41 96.5 2.5
Away 8 28 40 1.43 31 140 .064 4 0.14 7 0.25 69 7 28 1.00 1 9 10 0.36 52.5 1.9
Neutral 2 6 7 1.17 3 28 .143 1 0.17 5 0.83 8 2 9 1.50 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 2.0
Result Wins 6 24 61 2.54 22 144 .271 2 0.08 11 0.46 42 0 36 1.50 1 11 12 0.50 78.5 3.3
Losses 14 49 61 1.24 46 221 .068 6 0.12 14 0.29 123 17 60 1.22 1 13 14 0.29 82.5 1.7
Month September 9 30 44 1.47 21 149 .154 1 0.03 15 0.50 68 5 57 1.90 0 12 12 0.40 65.0 2.2
October 11 43 78 1.81 47 216 .144 7 0.16 10 0.23 97 12 39 0.91 2 12 14 0.33 96.0 2.2