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    Rachel Johnson
    Rachel Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Champaign, Ill.

    High School:
    Centennial

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Fly/IM



    2000-01: All-America honorable mention as member of 800 free medley relay team ... Also, competed in 200 fly and 400 IM at NCAAs ... Received All-Big Ten at-large bid ... Finished second in 200 butterfly, third in 200 IM and fifth in 400 IM at Big Ten Championships ... Four first-place finishes in 100 and 200 butterfly during the year ... Swam at 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials in 200 and 400 IM as well as 200 fly, and competed in USA Swimming?s Cadillac Challenge Swim Series throughout the summer ? Received Marie Mikkelsen Stoker Swimming Scholarship.

    1999-00: Swam in seven different events during the season ? Finished second in 400 IM (4:19.84), sixth in 200 butterfly (2:01.93) and ninth in 200 IM (2:02.85) at Big Ten Championships ? 39 total points at Big Tens tied Johnson for 13th among all swimmers ? Finished second in 400 IM and third in 200 butterfly against Auburn and Tennessee ? Finished third in 200 butterfly at NU Invitational ? Won at least one race in each of last three dual meets during regular season.

    High School: Illinois state-record holder in the 200-meter butterfly ? 1998 Southeast Junior National Champion in the 200 fly ? Runner-up in the 500 free at Illinois state championships ? Member of the 1997 World Macabbian Team ? Named team MVP freshman and senior year ? Junior National Swimmer of the Year in 1996 ? Two-time Scholastic All-American.

    Personal: Born Rachel Terese Johnson on 3/29/81 ? Daughter of Suzanne Trupin and Stanley Johnson ? Father played water polo and mother swam at Stanford ? Brother, Peir, swims on NU?s men?s team ... Engineering major.

    Johnson's Personal Bests

    200 Free - 1:53.41
    1,000 Free - 10:23.37
    100 Fly - 57.15
    200 Fly - 2:00.27
    200 Breast - 2:24.94
    200 IM - 2:01.69
    400 IM - 4:19.44