Rachele Fitz is a skilled, athletic forward who has the ability to score in many different ways, with shooting range out to the 3 point line. As her statistics bear out, Rachele has a knack for always being around the basketball and is a fierce rebounder, on both ends of the floor. She is the first Marist player to score more than 2,000 points (2,447) and grabbed over 1,000 rebounds, as well.
In her senior season (’09-’10) the scoring forward achieved All-MAAC First Team, ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team, MAAC Player of the Year, MAAC Tournament MVP, All-Met First Team, Associated Press All-American Honorable Mention, Third Team Academic All-American, ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District, MAAC Player of the Week 11/16, 2/8 and 3/1 and was nominated to the Naismith Trophy Pre-Season Watch List.
During her time at Marist, Rachele was named Rookie of the Year during her freshman campaign, she won MAAC Player of the Year award three times and is the all-time record holder in 7 statistical categories. After concluding her brilliant career at Marist, Ms. Fitz joined the MLA client roster and is currently playing in Luxembourg for Basketball Esch, averaging a gaudy 33 points per game (1st) to go along with 17 boards (2nd). Rachele is a passionate player who has a team first mentality.
Seven Hills, OH
2006-2007: Marist (NCAA): 35 games: 14.9ppg, 6.2rpg, FGP: 56.9%, FT: 81.3%
2007-2008: Marist (NCAA, starting five): 35 games: 18.5ppg, 7.4rpg, 1.2apg, FGP: 55.6%, FT: 86.6%
2008-2009: Marist (NCAA, starting five): 33 games: 20.5ppg, 9.3rpg, 1.3apg, 1.2bpg, FGP: 59.8%, 3Pts: 50.0%, FT: 82.8%
2009-2010: Marist (NCAA, starting five): 34 games: 17.7ppg, 8.2rpg, 1.5apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 55.1%, 3PT: 35.7%, FT: 86.8%
MAAC Regular Season Champion -07, 08, 09, 10
MAAC Tournament Winner -07, 08, 09, 10
MAAC Tournament MVP -07
MAAC All-Tournament Team -07, 08, 09, 10
All-MAAC 2nd Team -07
MAAC All-Rookie Team -07
All-MAAC Rookie of the Year -07
NCAA Sweet 16 -07
All-MAAC 1st Team -08, 09, 10
All-MAAC Player of the Year -08, 09, 10
MAAC All-Academic Team -09
MAAC All-Tournament MVP -10
Luxembourgish Diekirch League All-Star Game – ’11