Rachel

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Waukee, Iowa
High School: Waukee
Major: Elementary Education

Bio

Personal Bests
5K: 17:58.5 (8/31/18)
6K: 21:32.2 (11/10/17)

Honors
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017-18, 2018-19)
Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2017, 2018, 2019)
Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2019)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

2018 (Junior)
Began her junior season at Augustana Twilight and placed ninth with a time of 17:58.5, good for a PR in the 5K…finished 100th at Loyola Lakefront with a time of 18:37.9…ran in 151st at Wisconsin Pre-Nationals and posted a time of 22:18.6…finished in 72nd at the Big Ten Championships and clocked a time of 22:09.6...placed 94th and wrapped up her junior season at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 22:03.1...garnered academic All-Big Ten honors.

2017 (Sophomore)
Opened the season at the Augustana Twilight, finishing 17th with a time of 18:20.74...placed ninth at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational with a time of 22:22.8...finished 170th at the Bradley Classic with a time of 23:31.0...finished 74th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 22:17.1...finished the season at the NCAA Midwest Regional in 79th place with a time of 21:32.21...was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters... was a member of the 2018 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and an academic All-Big Ten selection.

2016 (Freshman)
Opened her collegiate career as a Husker at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, placing 24th with a time of 23:16.8...finished 110th at the ISU Pre-National Invitational (23:15.4)...placed 120th at the Big Ten Championships (24:51.6)...named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and was a Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection.

Before Nebraska
Attended Waukee High School in Waukee, Iowa...set PRs of 4:45.97 in the 1,500m and 10:18.23 in the 3,000m...also set a personal-best 18:24.00 in the cross country 5K...as a senior in 2016, placed seventh in the 1,500m and seventh in the 3,000m at the Iowa 4A State Championships...also took fourth with the 4x800 relay team.

Personal
Born Oct. 31, 1997...parents are Steve and Missy...major is elementary education.

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Woody Greeno Invitational
Jarren Heng - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013
Isabel Andrade - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013