ODU Sailing BIO
Rachel Austin
Player Profile:
Rachel Austin 1372757
Position: Skipper/Crew
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clinton, Ohio
High School: Jackson


2013-2014: Placed 9th  Division B in the Gill National Championships Finals… Placed 5th Division B in the Sperry Top-Sider Women's Nationals… Placed 8th Division B in the America Trophy… Placed 3rd Division B in the MAISA Women's Championship… Placed 7th Division B in the Truxtun Umsted… Placed 15th Division A in the Emily Wick Trophy… Placed 8th Division B in the Dellenbaugh Women's Trophy… Placed 7th Division B in the Navy Women's… Placed 9th Division A in ODU's Spring Open.

2012-2013: 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.

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 English.

Rachel Austin

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