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  Rachel Austin

Rachel Austin

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Clinton, Ohio

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Lady Monarchs Qualify for Nationals Behind Fifth Place Finish at MAISA Championships

ODU qualifies for the ICSA Women's National Championships for the fifth consecutive year


MAISA Women's Championships Highlights Final Regular Season Weekend for Sailing

The Lady Monarchs will look to qualify for the ICSA National Championships this weekend for the fifth consecutive year


Monarchs Place Third at America Trophy Race, Qualify for ICSA National Semifinals

ODU advances to compete in the iCSA Dinghy Coed Semifinals in Hampton on April 27-28


Sailing Takes 13th at Truxtun Umsted

ODU competed in three races over the weekend


Sailing Travels to Maryland for a Pair of Races

Both ODU teams are ranked nationally this week


2012-13: Coupled with Larissa Bellavia took first place at the Edward Teach Memorial Regatta... Took fourth place in the B Division of the MAISA Women's Fall Dinghy Championship alongside Grace Mason... Placed ninth with Mason in the B-Division race of the Navy Fall Women's Regatta... Placed seventh in the B Division of the Charleston Women's race with Grace Mason to kick off the spring... Sailed to a seventh place finish in the A Division of the MAISA Women's Spring Dinghy with Shannon Wilkins and Corina Radtke.

2011-12: Placed sixth with Morgan Keating in the MAISA Women's Fall B Division race and 14th with Rachel Pokorny in the Navy Fall Women's B Division Race... Individually, finished 11th in the Faye Bennet MAISA Women's Singles and 13th in the Radial Open... In the spring, achieved a sixth place finish at the MAISA Women's Dinghy Championship in the B Division race while sailing alongside Jessica Milligan and Arianna Baker.

2010-11: Finished 16th at the Navy Radial open and 17th at the MAISA Women's Singlehanded Championships... Sailed with Alexa Cavalieri in the B-Division at the Tom Curtis Regatta and finished sixth.

Prep: Was a standout track & field athlete for four years at Jackson High School... Graduated with honors.

Personal: Born August 6, 1992... Daughter of Mike and Sue Austin... Spent the summer working at a 'learn to sail' program in Sandusky, Ohio... Would like to sail to the Greek Isles one day... Hobbies include running and snowboarding... The most impressive person she's ever met is Anna Tunnicliffe... Favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye... Majoring in Early Childhood Education.