Photos from the Front Range Classic on May 4.
Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 11.
Photos from the Air Force Relays on April 7.
Photos from the MW Championships on Feb. 25.
Photos from the Air Force Team Challenge on Jan. 28.
JUNIOR (2011): Recorded the ninth-best outdoor shot put distance in Academy history (41'11½")...tallied that mark during a seventh-place performance at the Front Range Classic...also posted career-best marks in the hammer throw (149'9") and javelin throw (106'4") at that meet...placed sixth in the javelin throw and ninth in the hammer throw at the Front Range Classic...competed in all three events at the MWC Outdoor Championships...collected three top-10 finishes in the shot put during the outdoor season...recorded career-best marks in the shot put (39'3¼") and weight throw (46'6") during the indoor season at the Air Force Invitational...finished in the top-10 at two shot put competitions and two weight throw competitions.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Moved into ninth on the program's outdoor shot put list with a career-best 40'9" at the Front Range Classic...ranked third on the team in that event...also competed in the hammer throw...posted a season-best throw of 136'7" at the Mountain West Conference Championships...competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season...ranked third on the team in the weight throw with a career-best 39'1¼" at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...recorded a career-best toss of 44'6¾" at the conference championships.
FRESHMAN (2009): Recorded a career-best shot put distance of 38'11" at the Front Range Invitational...that mark was the third-best distance on the team during the outdoor season...also participated in the hammer throw, tossing a personal-best 126'11" at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week following that meet...that mark was the second-best distance on the team...posted a season-best indoor shot put distance of 36'6¾" at the Air Force Invitational...posted a distance of 41'11½" in the weight throw at the Robert Shine Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Alpena High School...regional champion in the shot put...has a personal-best distance of 40'2"...also a standout pitcher on the high school softball team...earned first-team all-state honors in softball as a senior...also claimed first-team all-state honors in basketball during senior year.
PERSONAL: Majoring in legal studies...future plans include working in the acquisitions field...served as Flight Commander...has also served as Flight NCO and Element Leader during Basic Cadet Training...nickname is "Rachie"...spent the summer working Falcon Sports Camps, completing Operation Air Force and taking an academic class...hobbies include reading and scrapbooking...member of Cadet Squadron 30.