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 Rachel Perry

Career: Scored 92.5 points at the Patriot League Championships and 66 points at the ECAC Championships ... three-time Academic All-Patriot League ... graduated with the program's third-fastest time in the 100 free (50.88), fourth-best time in the 100 back (55.07), the sixth-best time in the 50 free (23.52), and the seventh-best time in the 200 back (2:01.53) ... part of nine relays with top-10 times, including the record-holding 400 free relay and 200 medley relay, and the third-fastest 200 free relay ... two wins in individual events ... one-time CSCAA Scholar All-America ... one-year captain ... four-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17 (Senior): Academic All-Patriot League ... team captain ... scored 26.5 points at the Patriot League Championships, taking third in the 100 back, 10th in the 100 free, and 13th in the 50 free ... was on the third-place 200 medley relay, fourth-place 400 free relay, and fifth-place 200 free relay ... scored 34 points at the ECAC Championships, finishing second in the 100 free, third in the 50 free, and 16th in the 100 fly ... on third-place 400 free relay, third-place 200 medley relay, and fifth-place 200 free relay ... swam seven events during the season (50 back, 100 back, 200 back, 200 IM, 100 fly, 50 free, 100 free) ... 14 top-three finishes ... won the 100 back and 100 free against Seton Hall ... received Bucknell's Alvin F. Jackson Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (Junior): Academic All-Patriot League ... scored 21 points at the Patriot League Championships with a third-place finish in the 100 back and a 12th-place finish in the 50 free ... also took 17th in the 200 back .. .swam a leg on the 200 free relay and 400 free relay, both of which placed fifth ... scored points at the ECAC Championships with a sixth-place finish in the 100 back and a 13th-place finish in the 100 free ... also swam on the fourth-place 200 medley relay team ... swam five different events during the season (50 back, 100 back, 200 back, 50 free, 100 free) ... had 10 top-three finishes, including two runner-up showings in the 100 back and one in the 200 back ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Patriot League scorer in the 100 back (3rd) and 200 back (10th) ... just missed scoring in 50 free (17th) ... placed fourth in 100 back at ECAC Championships ... also swam in prelims of 100 fly and 100 free at ECACs ... eight top-three finishes in 13 100 back races ... member of Academic All-Patriot League Team ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member ... named to CSCAA Scholar All-America Team. 

2013-14 (Freshman): Focused almost exclusively on the two backstroke events ... scored in 100 back (4th) and 200 back (10th) at the Patriot League Championships ... also swam in prelims of 100 free and a 50 free time trial at PL meet ... six top-three finishes in 100 back during regular season ... top finish in 200 back was a runner-up showing at Navy Invite ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Two-year swimming team captain at Westhill High School … Section III Class B Most Outstanding Swimmer in 2012 … three-time member of All-Central New York State Team … sixth in 100-yard back at New York State meet in 2012 … graduated as school record-holder in 100 back (56.89) … two-year team MVP.

Personal: Rachel Anne Perry … born Nov. 20, 1995 in Syracuse, N.Y. … daughter of Bill and Sue Perry ... has one sister, Lauren, a member of Bucknell's Class of 2015 and a former swimming and diving team member … relative, Ron, attended Bucknell and graduated in 1981 ... majoring in accounting and financial management.

Position: Back/Free
Year: Senior
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
High School: Westhill
Rachel Photos:
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