Rachel Papernik is currently a sophomore at Quinnipiac University and an esteemed member of the Bobcats’ Division I field hockey squad.
In her freshman year (2019), Papernik appeared in 10 games and was named to the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad, as well as the Big East All-Academic Team.
Prior to her career at Quinnipiac, she served as Captain of the Pinelands Regional High School field hockey squad, earning three First Team All-Shore Conference (2016, 2017, 2018) nods; subsequently being named the Wildcats Most Valuable Player in 2018. During her tenure, the Wildcats were also crowned Shore Conference B South Division Champions in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
At the club level, Papernik competed in both Junior Premier Indoor League (JPIL) and Junior Premier Outdoor League (JPOL) tournaments and was also a multiple-year member of the United States Field Hockey Olympic Development Futures.