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Rachel Nelson

Class: Sophomore
Position: Free, Fly
Height: 5-9

Previous School: Godwin HS

Hometown: Henrico, Va.

2011-12 (Fr.)
• CCSA All-Academic honoree
• Specialized in butterfly and sprint free
• Led off winning 200 free relay at Campbell (Nov. 4) and victorious 400 free relay at Gardner-Webb (Jan. 27)
• Swam second-fastest 200 fly in program history, 2:08.75, at CCSA Championships
• Placed 16th in CCSA in 200 fly finals
• Qualified for B final in 100 fly with personal-best 57.70 at CCSA Championships, and placed 13th with a 57.71 in finals
• Clocked her best time, 24.40, in the 50 free at conference meet

Previous School
• Attended VCU during the 2010-11 academic year
• Did not compete for varsity swimming program

Prep
• Attended Godwin High School
• Competed in club swimming for Nova of Virginia Aquatics, Inc. during high school years
• Received an award for being on top 16 list
• Earned GPA above 4.0 at Godwin

Personal
• Daughter of Raymond and Terri Nelson
• Majoring in health promotion
• Birthday is Aug. 16

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
50 Free - 23.80
100 Fly – 57.70
200 Fly - 2:08.75