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  Rachel Stearns

Rachel  Stearns

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Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Hopkins HS





Ohio Athletics Hosts Third Annual Catspys Awards

Close to 400 student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff members attended the gala April 7 in Memorial Auditorium.


Ohio Earns Second at Mid-American Conference Championships

Bobcats claim two places on All-MAC First and Second Teams


Bobcats Claim Two Titles Friday, Remain Second at MACs

Ohio claims one individual and one relay title on second day at Buffalo


Bobcats in Second Following First Day of MAC Championships

Ohio claims three second-place finishes on Day One in Buffalo


Swimming and Diving Travels to Buffalo for MAC Championships

First events begin on Thursday at 11 a.m. from the UB Natatorium

2012-13: Earned fourth in the 200 Backstroke (1:58.77) at the MAC Championships ... Swam on the 400 Medley Relay team which finished fourth at the MAC Championships (3:42.81) ... Placed 11th in the 100 Backstroke (56.21) at the MAC Championships ... Earned 20th in the preliminary round of the 200 IM (2:04.48) at the MAC Championships ... Earned 10 first-place finishes throughout the season ... Registered 32 top-five finishes throughout the season ... Recorded the third best 400 Medley Relay time in program history at the MAC Championships.

2011-12: First Team All-MAC ... CSCAA Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention ... Had an impressive showing at the MAC Championships with four top-three finishes including first in the 200 Backstroke with a 1:55.65, second in the 100 Backstroke with a 54.70, third in the 200 IM with a 2:00.66 and third in the 400 Medley Relay with a 3:42.12 ... Broke the Ohio record for the 100 Backstroke with 54.55 ... Her MAC performances also earned her several spots in the Ohio record book; she now holds the record for the 200 Backstroke, third in the 200 IM and second in the 400 Medley Relay ... She also earned two top 10 records for the Bobcats in the 200 Medley Relay with a 1:43.80 for fourth and a 1:44.58 for a ninth place tie.

2010-11: Enjoyed a breakout season as a freshman, competing in multiple events for Ohio ... Won the 200 Back at the MAC Championships with a personal-best time 1:57.20, and finished second in the 200 IM with another personal-best time of 2:01.15 ... Finished second in the 100 Back with a personal-best time of 54.67, just seconds shy of breaking the Meet and MAC record of 54.63 ... Led the 400 Medley Relay team to a first-place finish at MACs with a time of 3:39.47, breaking the Meet and MAC record of 3:39.65

High School: High school All-American and team captain at Hopkins High School ... Holds high school record in 200 Individual Medley and 100 Back ... Finished second in the 200 Individual Medley and fourth in the 100 Back at the state championships as a sophomore ... Concluded high school career with a state second place finish in the 200 Individual Medley and third place finish in the 100 Back.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Kaye ... Has one older sibling, Doug ... Majoring in Psychology ... After college aspires to live in Australia and travel the world.