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 Rachel McGoff

Career: Scored 44 points at the Patriot League Championships and 15.5 points in the ECAC Championships ... graduated with the program's fourth-best time in the 200 free (1:50.82) and the seventh-best time in the 200 IM (2:03.99) ... part of 12 relays with top-10 times, including the record-holding 800 free relay, the fourth-fastest 400 medley relay, the fifth-fastest 400 free relay and the sixth-fastest 200 free relay ... 15 first-place finishes in individual events ... one-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17 (Senior): Scored one point at the Patriot League Championships with a 16th-place finish in the 200 IM ... also took 18th in the 200 free and 23rd in the 100 free, and was on the fourth-place 800 free relay ... scored 10.5 points at the ECAC Championships, taking 10th in the 200 free and 15th in the 500 free ... also took 26th in the 50 free and was on the third-place 800 free relay and third-place 400 free relay ... swam seven events during the season (50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 200 IM, 100 fly, 50 back) ... 11 top-five finishes ... was the runner-up in the 200 free against Loyola and in the 200 IM against UMBC ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (Junior): Competed at the Patriot League Championships, where she took 17th in the 200 IM, 18th in the 200 free and 22nd in the 100 free ... was on the sixth-place 800 free relay team ... swam six different events during the season (50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 IM, 200 IM) ... had six top-three finishes, including a win in the 200 free at the Navy Invite.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Patriot League scorer in 200 free (6th) and 200 IM (10th) ... also competed in 100 free (20th) at Patriot League Championships ... competed at ECAC Championships in 200 free (14th), 100 fly (15th) and 100 free (31st) ... two victories during regular season ... won 100 free vs. Binghamton and claimed 200 free in quad meet vs. American, Lafayette and Navy ... 34 of 42 races were in freestyle events (50, 100, 200) ... competed at Mid-Atlantic Long Course Senior Championships at Kinney Natatorium in July 2015.

2013-14 (Freshman): Scored in 200 IM (6th), 200 free (10th) and 100 free (14th) at Patriot League Championships ... set season-best times in all three events at championship meet ... posted 12 first-place finishes in three different freestyle events ... won 100 free five times ... captured 200 free six times ... swept 50 free, 100 free and 200 free in first career meet vs. UMBC.

High School: Member of swimming, track and cross country teams at Indian Hill High School … four-year scholar-athlete … three-time swimming all-area selection … swimming state qualifier three times … 2013 OHSAA SW District champion and record holder in 200 free relay … Cincinnati Hills League champion in 100 free (sophomore, senior) and 200 IM (junior, senior) … helped Indian Hills to team title in 2013 … graduated as Indian Hill school record-holder in 100 free, 200 and 400 free relays and 200 medley relay … state runner-up in 200 free relay at OHSAA D2 State Meet in 2013 … also placed third in 400 free relay, sixth in 100 free and ninth in 200 IM.

Personal: Rachel Anne McGoff … born May 3, 1995 in Cincinnati, Ohio … daughter of Matt and Karen McGoff ... has one brother, Grady, who ran track at Rose-Hulman College … cousin, Scott Wherry, was a swimmer at Tennessee … second cousin, Kelly Appler Velasquez, was a swimmer at Bucknell from 1987-91 … aunt, Mari McGoff Fahrner, was a member of swim team at Auburn ... majoring in civil engineering.

Position: Sprint Free/Fly
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Indian Hill
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