Rachel Mensch
Rachel Mensch
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Edina, Minn.
High School: Edina

2011-12: Two-year letterwinner.

2010-11: Missed a majority of her sophomore season with an injury.

Earned First Team All-ODAC honors during her rookie season … claimed a second-place finish in the 400 IM while finishing sixth in the 500 free at the ODAC Championships (2/12-14) ... took the second spot in the 200 fly against Catholic (1/23) ... recorded a sixth-place finish in the 1000 free versus Gettysburg (1/16) ... finished second in the 200 back while swimming against Sweet Briar (11/13) ... took the fourth spot in the 500 free against Randolph-Macon (11/7) ... finished second in the 100 free versus Transylvania (10/31) ... helped the 200 8x25 relay to a top finish at the ODAC Fall Relays while also finishing seventh in the 500 free relay (10/24) ... took the fourth spot in the 200 fly and 500 free while helping the 200 free relay to a second-place finish against Centre (10/17) ... finished fifth in the 1000 free and fourth in the 500 free against Mary Washington (10/16).

High School: Earned three varsity letters in cross country, two in track & field and one in weightlifting at Edina … served as captain of the cross country squad in 2008 … named honorable mention all-conference in cross country in 2008 … honored as an Edina scholar-athlete … National Merit finalist.

Personal: W&L and ODAC Scholar-Athlete ... spent the summer at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, working full-time in a physics research lab .. serves as a peer tutor ... physics-engineering major.