|High School:||Punahou School|
Inouye played in 33 matches and averaged 1.75 digs per set, adding eight aces ... recorded seven double-figure digs contests ... posted 12 digs in the Regional Semifinal against #4 Penn State on Dec. 12 ... had six digs versus #15 Long Beach State (Dec. 6) and 10 against LIU Brooklyn, tying a career high with two aces ... had a career-high 15 digs against USC on Nov. 28 ... posted 10 digs and an ace at #22 Arizona State on Nov. 26 ... posted eight digs at Oregon State (Nov. 22) and four digs and an ace at #14 Oregon (Nov. 21) ... had six digs versus #1 Stanford (Nov. 13) ... had 10 digs against Washington State on Nov. 2 ... had six digs at California on Oct. 26 and seven digs with an ace at #1 Stanford on Oct. 24 ... had six digs against Colorado (Oct. 12) and nine versus Utah (Oct. 10) ... posted 12 digs at #4 Washington on Oct. 3 ... posted her first double-figure digs match of the season with 10 at #9 USC on Sept. 23 ... had six digs at Cal State Fullerton on Sept. 20 and eight digs with an ace earlier that day against Yale ... recorded six digs against Utah State (Sept. 13), three at #22 Hawai’i (Sept. 12) and five versus San Francisco (Sept. 11) ... had five digs at Loyola Marymount (Aug. 30), six versus LIU Brooklyn (Aug. 30) and six against Binghamton (Aug. 29) ... named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
Played in 20 matches and 52 sets, producing 1.75 digs per set and four aces ... tallied eight digs against Utah on Nov. 29 ... recorded nine digs against Arizona State on Nov. 22 ... had four digs at Washington State on Nov. 15 ... set season highs in digs in consecutive matches, posting 12 at #6 Stanford (Nov. 1) and 13 with an ace at #22 California (Nov. 3) ... notched four digs against both Washington State (Oct. 26) and #3 Washington (Oct. 25) ... had eight digs at #9 Hawai’i on Sept. 7 ... recorded eight digs and two aces against New Mexico State on Sept. 6 ... posted six digs and one ace versus North Texas (Aug. 31) ... tallied eight digs against Albany on Aug. 30 ... named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
Made her collegiate debut in the second set against Idaho (Sept. 7) and had three digs.
Inouye was a three-year letterwinner at libero and defensive specialist at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawai’i ... helped the Buff n’ Blu to Interscholastic League Championships in each of her last three seasons ... Punahou were State champs in 2011 and State runner-up in ‘09 and ‘10 ... coached by Peter Balding ... played club with ‘Imi ‘Ike Volleyball ... made the All-Tournament Team at Junior Nationals in Columbus, Ohio in 2012.
Born Rachel Kame Inouye on June 11, 1994 in Honolulu, Hawai’i ... parents are Susan and Cid Inouye ... has one older brother, Jake ... chose to attend UCLA because of the great athletic and academic opportunities, and because she really likes the coaches and the all-around atmosphere ... hobbies include trying new kinds of food, going to the beach and playing beach volleyball ... things she likes the most about volleyball are that it gives her a chance to get away from the craziness of life and to just play, and it’s also a great way for her to satisfy her need for competition in life ... favorite academic classes are math and science ... biggest athletic thrill of her career was winning a State Championship her senior season ... favorites include singer Keali’i Reichel, actress Keira Knightley, the movie “Pride and Prejudice” and any kind of dessert ... majoring in financial actuarial mathematics.
Rachel Inouye's Match Highs
|ASSISTS||3, vs. North Texas (8/31/13)
3, at California (10/26/14)
|SERVICE ACES||2, vs. New Mexico State (9/6/13)
2, vs. LIU Brooklyn (12/5/14)
|DIGS||15, vs. USC (11/28/14)|
|POINTS||2, vs. New Mexico State (9/6/13)
2, vs. LIU Brooklyn (12/5/14)