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Rachelle Beanlands



Ottawa Fury, University: University of Maryland

Languages spoken:

French, English

Idols (in sport or other):

Erin Mcleod, Oliver Kahn

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Reading, Camping, Snowboarding, Hanging out with friends

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Angela (November 17 1987), Nolan (June 4 1990)

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

None, just focus on the game

Training Location(s):

Ottawa (club), College Park, Maryland (University)


Dom Oliveri (Fury), Brian Pensky (Maryland)

Senior national athlete since:

September 2010

Nickname (s):


College/ University (year graduated):

University of Maryland

Focus of studies:

Biological Sciences (Neurobiology and Physiology)

Other sports participated in:

Snowboarding, Nordic Skiing, Cross-country running/Track and Field, Synchronized Skating

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Glee, The Lord of the Rings, Life is Beautiful, Black Swan

Favourite quote / motto:

“The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph’!”

It would surprise you to know that I …:

… can’t live without chocolate.

National titles (include event, year):

United Soccer League North American Champions (2010)

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

U17 World Cup, Group stage