Rachel Yuska
Rachel  Yuska

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Guerin Catholic High School

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
09/27/1996

12/06/2017

60 Earn Academic All-B1G Accolades

Benner, Carpenter, Evans, Ezechukwu, Korolas, Sheridan and Sindelar headline the list

11/09/2017

XC Heads to Great Lakes Regional

The Boilermakers will compete for spots in the NCAA Championships

10/29/2017

XC Set to Compete at B1G Championships

The Boilermakers head to Bloomington, Indiana, for the conference meet

09/01/2017

WXC Opens With Win, MXC 2nd at Valpo

Two freshmen scored for the women at the Crusader Open

10/14/2016

Pre-Nationals Next Test for Harriers

The Boilermakers will compete against several top-30 teams this weekend.

2015 (Freshman)

  • Competed at the Illini Open.
  • Ran a time of 19:54.8 in the 4.98k to finish 43rd.

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.

@PurdueTrackXC

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