Rachel Hammesfahr
Rachel Hammesfahr
Year: Jr
Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ga
Previous School: Richmond Hill HS
Event: Distance

AS A JUNIOR IN 2019: Received the Peach Belt Conference Elite-15 Award for having the highest GPA at the conference championships … Named to the Peach Belt All-Academic team … Competed in six meets on the season … Top finish was sixth in the 3000m steeplechase in the Victor Ice Breaker Duals as well as the Adidas Trojan Challenges with times of 12:43.91 and 13:56.98 … Set a personal best in the 5K with a time of 22:08.89.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018: Named to the PBC Elite 15 and All-Academic Team … Recorded results in seven events across five meets … Competed in the 1500K, 5K, and 3000 meter steeplechase … Top finish was fifth in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the Victor Icebreaker Duals with a time of 12:20.75 … Had one top-five finish and three top-10 finishes on the season

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017: Raced in eight events at five meets in her rookie season … Competed in the 3000 meter steeplechase, the 5000 meter run, 3000 meter run, and the 4x400 relay … Finished top 10 three times and best finish was second in the steeplechase at the Specs Towns Invite.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Richmond Hill High School in Richmond Hill, Ga., in 2016 … Lettered in cross country and track and field … Four-time cross country and two-time track Greater Savannah Best of Preps … named the MVP for track and cross country during her tenure … Georgia Certificate of Merit AP Scholar with Distinction Student of the Month 

PERSONAL: Born in Richmond Hill, Ga., on Sept. 24, 1997 … Daughter to Kurt and Colette Hammesfahr and sister to Will, Matt, and Nicholas … Plans on studying biology.