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

HONORS 
Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team - 2019-20
CSCAA Scholar All-American - 2018-19

As A Sophomore (2019-20)

  • Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree
  • Broke the St. Bonaventure program record and won silver medals in the 100-breaststroke (1:01.24) and 200-breaststroke (2:12.26). Also was a member of the SBU record-setting 200-medley relay team that finished in 1:41.36 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22)
  • Part of the bronze medal winning 400-medley relay team that clocked in at 3:41.98 at A-10 Championships (2/21)
  • Won the 200-IM (2:10.17), 100-freestyle (54.94) and was a member of the winning 200-medley relay team (1:50.84) in a win at Niagara (1/31)
  • Winner of the 100-breaststroke (1:05.18), the 200-breaststroke (2:21.66) and was part of the first place 200-medley relay team that took first (1:47.93) in a home victory vs. Binghamton (1/20)
  • Finished fourth in the 100-breaststroke (1:02.42) and the 200-breaststroke (2:16.36) at the Zippy Invite (12/8)
  • Earned wins in the 200-IM (2:10.14), the 100-breaststroke (1:04.71) and was a member of the winning 400-medley relay team (3:59.59) in home win vs. Canisius (11/15)
  • Tallied wins in the 100-breaststroke (1:04.00) and the 200-breaststroke (2:20.19) while also finishing third in the 200-IM (2:11.21) on the road against Cornell (11/9)
  • Claimed individual wins in the 100-breaststroke (1:03.28) and the 100-breaststroke (2:17.98) while earning victories with the 400-medley relay (3:52.63) and 200-medley relay (1:47.35) teams at the Atlantic 10 Classic (11/3)
  • Winner of the 200-breaststroke (2:19.70), the 400-IM (4:36.23) and the 100-breaststroke (1:04.31) while teaming up for wins in the 400-freestyle relay (3:39.81) and the 400-medley relay (3:57.84) during the Justin Jennings Memorial Invitational (10/12)
  • Finished second in the 100-breaststroke (1:03.51), fourth in the 50-breaststroke (29.69) and eighth in the 200-IM (2:12.22) at the PSU Sprint Fest (10/4)

As A Freshman (2018-19)

  • Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree
  • 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/Mass Communication major ... has three siblings, Sarah, Hannah and Joshua.

2019-20 Top Marks

100 Freestyle SCY 54.71 Justin Jennings Invite 10/12/2019
200 Freestyle SCY 1:57.54 2019 Zippy Invitational 12/7/2019
50 Breaststroke SCY 29.69 SprintFest 10/4/2019
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:01.24 2020 A-10 Champs 2/21/2020
200 Breaststroke SCY 2:12.85 2020 A-10 Champs 2/22/2020
200 Individual Medley SCY 2:03.66 2020 A-10 Champs 2/20/2020
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:32.11 2019 Zippy Invitational 12/7/2019

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