Rachel Yuska
Rachel  Yuska

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Guerin Catholic

Height:
5-7

Event:
Distances

Birthdate:
09/27/1996

01/21/2017

T&F Caps McCravy Invite with Top-10s

The Boilermakers had several personal records Saturday at Kentucky

01/07/2017

T&F Wins 20 Events in Home Opener

The Boilermakers have multiple marks that rank tops in the country

2016 (FRESHMAN)
  • Competed in three indoor and two outdoor meets
  • Had a 1500m PR of 4:42.99 at the Louisville Invite where she finished 19th
  • Had a mile PR of 5:13.26 at the Fred Wilt Invite where she finished sixth
  • Also ran at the outdoor Purdue vs. Indiana Duals, where she was seventh in the 1500m, as well as the Rankin/Poehlein Invite where she took fourth in the same event
  • Competed in the mile at the Gene Edmonds Invite where she was 12th

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-year letterwinner in track and field, three year letterwinner in soccer and one year letterwinner in cross country.
  • Helped team become the 2015 All-Catholic High School Track Champions.
  • Helped team become the 2014 All-Catholic High School Cross Country Champions.
  • Received the MVP award senior year.
  • All-Catholic Cross Country Championship Individual Runner-Up senior year.
  • Semi-State qualifier senior year.
  • Regional Qualifier in 800 and 4 x 400 senior year. 
  • All Catholic Champion in two events senior year. 
  • Team captain for Track junior and senior year, team captain for cross country senior year.
  • Academic All-State junior and senior year.
  • Placed 10th in the 800 at State junior year.
  • Upperclassman of the Year Award for Track and Field.
  • All-Catholic Champion in 800 sophomore and junior year.
  • Placed 12th in the 800 at State sophomore year.
  • New school record holder in 1600, 800, 4 x 800, 4 x 400 and Distance Medley Relay.
  • Received Female Track MVP freshman and sophomore year.
  • Earned the Outstanding Freshman Track Athlete Award.
  • President of National Honor Society, Class Co-Salutatorian, Female Athlete of the Year.


PERSONAL

  • Given name Rachel Margaret Yuska.
  • Born on Sept. 27, 1996 to Philip and Sally Yuska.
  • Sally Yuska participated in cross country and track and field at Purdue graduating in 1989.
  • Older sister to brother James and sisters Ashley and Caroline.
  • Hobbies include reading, sleeping, hiking and watching Netflix.
  • Intended major is Physiology and Neurobiology.

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