Wildcats swam 200 medley relay in 1:40.08 Wednesday, fastest since 2009
2011-12: Missed the entirety of the fall season with an injury, making her first collegiate appearance in Northwestern's January 14 double dual meet against Notre Dame and Michigan in Ann Arbor ... Finished fourth in the 100 back in that meet ... Next hit the water January 27-28 in a double dual with No. 18 Iowa and Denver, placing fifth in the 100 back and leading off the Wildcats' best 400 medley relay of the regular season ... Her leadoff time of 56.88 in that event ranked her third in the 100 back on NU's top times list for the year ... Swam the backstroke leg with NU's 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Championships, earning an NCAA `B' provisional qualifying time that ranks second in school history ... Competed individually in the 100 back (38th) and 100 free (70th) at the Big Ten meet.
High School: Qualified for the Washington state meet in all four of her high school seasons ... Won the state title with the 200 free relay in 2008 ... Holds records in the 200 free, 200 IM, 100 back, 500 free, 100 breast, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay ... Earned team MVP and team Ironman status as a junior and senior ... Seattle TimesAthlete of the Week ... Has competed with King Aquatic Club since 2003 ... Senior Sectionals finalist ... Junior and Senior Nationals qualifier ... Coached by Olympic coach Sean Hutchison and Olympian Tommy Hannan ... Honor roll and National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born Rachel Hayoung Kim ... Daughter of Yohan and Jiwon Kim ... Chose Northwestern over Rutgers and Arizona State ... Major is radio/television/film.