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Rachel Naurath

Free/Fly/IM
Position
Senior
Class
Manakin-Sabot, Va.
Hometown
Collegiate
High School

NCAA All-American
 (9)
2014:
800 Free Relay, 200 Free Relay (HM)
2013:
200 Free Relay (HM),800 Free Relay (HM)
2012:
500 Free (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM), 800 Free Relay (HM)
2011:
500 Free (HM), 800 Free Relay

ACC Champion(4)
2013: 800 Free Relay
2012:
800 Free Relay


2011:
200 Fly, 800 Free Relay

All-ACC (10)
2013:
200 Free, 500 Free, 1,650 Free, 800 Free Relay
2012: 200 Free, 500 Free, 800 Free Relay
2011: 200 Free, 200 Fly, 800 Free Relay

Virginia Career Bests

100 Free: 50.79
200 Free: 1:44.52
 (3rd all-time at UVa)
500 Free: 4:37.87 (2nd all-time at UVa)
1000 Free: 9:44.91
 (10th all-time at UVa)
1650 Free: 16:09.17
 (9th all-time at UVa)
100 Fly: 54.22

200 Fly: 1:55.88 (3rd all-time at UVa)

2013-14
Earned All-America honors with the 800 free relay that finished fifth at the NCAA Championships
Also earned honorable mention AA honors with the 200 free relay that placed 16th at NCAAs
Missed ACCs due to illness
Finished fourth in the 200 free, ninth in the 200 fly and 12th in the 500 freeat the Ohio State Invite
Picked up a win the 200 free against NC State



2012-13
Part of ACC Champion and honorable mention All-America 800-yard freestyle relay that placed 11th at NCAAs
Led off 800 free relay that broke ACC record in 7:01.56
Placed 20th in 500 free, 29th in 200 free and 38th in 200 free at NCAAs
Earned silver in both 500 free and 1,650 free at ACCs
Took home bronze in 200 free in 1:45.74
Set season-best time in 1,650 free (16:12.55) at ACCs, while season-best 200 free (1:45.21) came leading off 800 free relay
Placed third in the 500 free, sixth in the 1,650 free, seventh in the 200 fly and eighth in the 200 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
Posted a season-best time in the 500 free (4:38.48) at the Georgia Fall Invite
Claimed nine dual-meet wins (3x – 200 fly, 2x – 200 free and 1,000 free, 1x – 500 free and 1,650 free)

2011-12
Swam the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 200 butterfly at her second straight NCAA Championships

Broke her own school record in the 500 freestyle (4:37.87) to finish 10th and earn honorable mention All-America accolades for the second consecutive year in the event
Just missed a return swim in the 200 freestyle, finishing 18th overall in 1:45.27 at NCAAs

Also tied for 29th place in the 200 butterfly (1:58.34) at the national meet

Led off the honorable mention All-America 800 freestyle relay team with a time of 1:44.52, the second-fastest 200 freestyle time in ACC history

The 800 freestyle relay team went on to finish ninth in the nation (7:03.68)

Also a part of the honorable mention All-America 400 freestyle relay team that placed 15th (3:17.68) at NCAAs

Picked up three all-conference honors at the ACC Championships

Earned spots on the podium in both the 500 freestyle (4:41.03) and 200 freestyle (1:46.34) finishing second and third, respectively

Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 1650 freestyle (16:23.76) at the conference championships

Led off Virginia[apos]s ACC champion 800 freestyle relay team in 1:46.14; the Cavaliers won the event in 7:03.56

Tallied a personal-best time in the 1000 freestyle in a dual meet vs. NC State (Feb. 4), finishing in 9:44.91

Swam the 100 butterfly in 54.22 in a dual meet at North Carolina (Jan. 21)

2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 800 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly

2010-11
Named to 2010-11 United States National Team

Competed in the 500 freestyle, 1650 freestyle and 200 butterfly in her NCAA Championships debut

Set the Virginia school record in the 500 freestyle during the preliminaries at the national meet with a time of 4:38.48

Went on to place 16th in the 500 freestyle (4:42.17) to earn her first career honorable mention All-America accolade

Also finished 18th in the 1650 freestyle (16:09.17) and 28th in the 200 butterfly (1:57.95) at NCAAs 

Member of UVa[apos]s 800 freestyle relay team that placed sixth overall and collected All-America honors

Won her first career individual championship in the 200 butterfly at the ACC Championships, finishing in a winning time of 1:55.88

Virginia went 1-2-3 in the 200 butterfly at ACCs, led by her win, to clinch its fourth consecutive conference championship

Recorded all-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:45.66) behind teammate Lauren Perdue

Just missed all-conference accolades with a fourth-place showing in the 500 freestyle with a mark of 4:41.27

Led-off Virginia[apos]s championship 800 freestyle relay team that set an ACC record with a time of 7:03.00

Her 200 freestyle split of 1:45.66 in during that race was her fastest of the season

High School
All-American in six events

Three-time Richmond Female All-Metro Swimmer of the Year
Five-time Collegiate High School swimming MVP 

Set six individual school records

Three-time Swimmer of the Meet at VSIS Championships

Two-time High Point Female at NCSA Junior Nationals

Member of the 2009 National Junior Team

Captain of the 2010 Irish Nationals NCSA All-Star Team

Set 15 Virginia state records (18 & under)

Five-time High Point Virginia Senior Champs Female Swimmer

Set 26 Individual Nova Records

Senior Nationals finalist in the 200 fly in 2010

Swam 400 and 800 freestyle events at 2008 Olympic Trials

Two-time Academic All-American



Personal
Daughter of Shelly Wiltshire and Scott Naurath

Has four brothers: Brett, Brian, Thomas and Ran, and one sister, Becca 

Enjoys larping

Majoring in foreign affairs and French