Rachel Kimmel
Rachel Kimmel
Height: 5-5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fort Loudon, Pa.
High School: James Buchanan
Events: Breast/IM
Major: Journalism

As A Freshman (2018-19)

  • Won a bronze medal and broke the St. Bonaventure program record in the 100-breaststroke (1:01.62) and the 200-breaststroke (2:15.98) at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships (2/23)
  • Helped 200-medley relay team to a fifth-place finish and the 200-freestyle relay team to an 11th place finish and also finished in 14th place in the 200-IM at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Championships (2/23)
  • Part of the winning 200-medley relay team (1:50.38) and took third in the 200-freestyle (2:01.20) vs. Niagara (2/2)
  • Won in the 100-breaststroke (1:04.80), and the 200-breaststroke (2:23.58) and was a member of the second-place 200-medley relay (1:50.73) team at Binghamton (1/26).
  • Earned the victory in the 100-breaststroke (1:03.97) and was a member of the second-place 400-medley relay (3:57.93) and second-place 200-freestyle relay (1:46.16) teams against Cornell (1/21).
  • Grabbed first-place in the 200-IM (2:11.16), first-place in the 100-breaststroke (1:04.19) and was a member of victorious 200-medley relay (1:51.38) against Canisius (11/10).
  • Finished first in the 200-breaststroke (2:20.66), was a member of the second-place 400-medley relay (3:56.80) and second-place 200-medley relay (1:47.74) teams and placed fourth in the 200-IM (2:11.74) at the Atlantic 10 Classic (10/28).
  • Earned first in the 200-breaststroke (2:20.06), was a member of the first-place 400-medley relay (3:54.76) team and placed second in the 200-IM (2:11.98) against Colgate (10/20).
  • Won the 100-breaststroke (1:04.80) and the 200-breaststroke (2:25.00), placed fifth in the 100-IM (1:02.54) and was a member of the sixth-place 200-medley relay (1:52.62) team at the Justin Jennings Memorial Invite (10/5).
  • Set Justin Jennings Memorial Invite meet record in 100-backstroke with a time of 1:04.80 (10/5).

High School/Club
Varsity Letterwinner ... Two-time district champion ... state meet silver medalists.

Personal
Daughter of Tracey and Myers Kimmel ... journalism major ... has three siblings, Sarah, Hannah and Joshua.

2018-19 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 25.17 2018 Zippy Invitational 11/30/2018
100 Freestyle SCY 55.20 2018 Zippy Invitational 12/2/2018
200 Freestyle SCY 2:01.20 Niagara @ SBU 2/2/2019
500 Freestyle SCY 5:33.80 2nd Annual Justin Jennings Inv 10/5/2018
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:01.62 2019 A-10 2/22/2019
200 Breaststroke SCY 2:15.98 2019 A-10 2/23/2019
200 Individual Medley SCY 2:05.07 2019 A-10 2/21/2019
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:42.46 2018 Zippy Invitational 12/1/2018