Start time scheduled for 11:45 a.m. CT in Champaign
2011: A leader both on and off the race course in her senior season ... Finished in the top five for NU in all but one race she ran ... Set a career best at the 2011 Big Ten Championships with her 6K time of 21:28, placing third for NU and 50th overall ... Also performed well at the highly competitive Wisconsin Invitational with a time of 21:36 ... After posting a time of 18:42 in each of the season's first two 5K events, lowered her mark to 18:07 at the Notre Dame Invitational to place third for NU and 12th overall ... Competed at the Midwest Regional Championships, crossing in 22:53 ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2010: Ran in five events and posted a season-best 5K time of 19:06 at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational despite rainy and windy conditions ... Recorded a time of 22:44 in her only 6K race of the season, finishing fifth among NU runners at the Bradley Classic ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009: Competed in three events before missing the latter part of the season due to injury ... Finished second on the team and 10th overall at the DePaul Early Bird Invite (4K) (9/4) ... Took third on the team and seventh overall at 5K Huskie Open.
2008: Participated in seven meets in her freshman season and finished top-5 on the team in every competition ... Placed fifth overall at the Mississippi State 5K (19:15.37) and seventh overall at the DePaul 4K (15:08.97), both good for second-place team finishes ... Season-best 5K time of 18:32 came at adidas Invitational where she came in fourth on the team and 39th overall ... Took 85th overall at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 23:42 (11/2).
High School: Four-year letterwinner in both track and cross country ... Won the 2008 Wisconsin State Track Championship with a personal best time in the 1,600-meter ... Set Bay Port High School records in the 800-meter and 1,600-meter events ... Finished third at the Wisconsin State Cross Country Championships in 2007 ... Selected to All-State team senior year ... Also named Green Bay Press-Gazette All-Area Athlete in track ... Four-year state qualifier ... Three-time all-conference and all-county selection (2005-07) ... Green Bay Press-Gazette Cross Country Runner of the Year Award in 2006 and 2007 ... Three-time academic all-State ... Qualified for state championships in track in 2005-06 ... Conference champion in 800-meter and 1,600-meter run in 2005, 800-meter in 2006, and 1,600 and 3,200-meter in 2008 ... Three-time all-conference in track and part of 2008 conference championship team ... All-state selection 2005-07 ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Rachel Cathleen Kaminski ... Daughter of Roger and Carolyn Kaminski ... Chose Northwestern over Wisconsin ... Majoring in social policy and minoring in legal studies.