Women's Swimming

 

  Rachel Borden
Rachel Borden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shaker Heights, Ohio

High School:
Hawken

Last College:
Ohio State

Height:
5-5

Event:
Breast

Birthdate:
11/21/1988


2009-10 (Junior): Notched a pair of third place finishes in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.78) and 200 breaststroke (2:27.14) versus Fordham (1/30) ... Finished second in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.60) at Colgate (1/24) ... Took first in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:26.57 and second in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.59) at Boston College (1/22) ... Registered a pair of second-place finishes in the 100 (1:07.11) and 200 (2:25.90) breaststroke events at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15) ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.55) at Northeastern (12/5) ... Recorded the second fastest time in school history in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.62) to finish fifth, while also helping the 200 medley relay team (1:47.73) to a fifth-place finish at the Terrier Invitational (11/20) ... Finished first in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.62) and second in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.13) against Binghamton (11/7) ... Registered her first win of the season in the 100 breast (1:07.78) vs. Stony Brook (10/31) ... Notched a second-place finish in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.84) and a third-place finish in the 200 individual medley in the season-opener against BU (10/17).

Before UMass: Lettered at Ohio State University, where she swam under Jeanne Fleck ... Four-year letterwinner at Hawken High School ... Competed at the 2005 Maccabiah Games in Israel ... Hawken won states all four years and Rachel personally medaled in each of those four years.

Personal: Rachel Rose Borden ... Born on November 21, 1988 in New York, N.Y. ... Daughter of Neil and Nina Borden ... Has one brother, Jonathan ... Greatest sports achievement thus far was winning a gold medal as a representative of the U.S. at the 2005 Maccabiah Games in Israel ... Majoring in business.

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Binghamton 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Nov 8
    vs Brown 1:00 PM
    Friday, Nov 21
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
    Saturday, Nov 22
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
    Sunday, Nov 23
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
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