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Rachel Strickland

Class: Sophomore Position: Back, Fly Height: 6-0 Previous School: Corinth Holders HS (ECU) Hometown: Clayton, N.C.

Prior to Liberty
• Attended East Carolina and competed on its swimming & diving team as a freshman in 2019-20
• Competed in eight dual meets along with The American Championships and Georgia Tech Invitational
• Touched first in the 100 backstroke versus UMBC
• Totaled five top 3 finished during the dual meet season

Prep
• Graduated from Corinth Holders High School
• Finished sixth in the 100 backstroke at the 2019 NCHSAA 4A state championships
• Placed sixth in 100 backstroke at the 2017 NCHSAA 3A state championships
• Claimed the bronze medal in the 100 backstroke at the 2016 NCHSAA 3A state championships
• 2018 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America
• Captured first-place in the 100 backstroke and second-place in the 200 IM at the 2017 NCHSAA 3A Eastern Regional Championships
• Swam for the Marlins of Raleigh Swim Club
• Placed seventh in the 200 backstroke at the 2019 Speedo Champions Series
• 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships participant
• Three-time USA Swimming Futures Championship participant (2017, '18, '19)
• Lifetime bests entering Liberty: 100 Fly SCY – 56.92; 100 Back SCY – 55.95; 200 Back SCY – 2:00.25

Personal
• Daughter of Jon Strickland and Leigh-Ann Peedin
• Nursing major
• Birthday is April 30