Rachael Helman
Rachael Helman

Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:


Butterfly/Individual Medley


2004-05: Winner of the 200 butterfly against Michigan State, recording a time of 2:10.57 ... posted career best times in the 100, 200 fly and 400 individual medley during prelims of the Big Ten Championships ... recorded a 59.46 in the 100 fly, a 2:07.11 in the 200 fly and a 4:33.48 in the 400 IM ... career best 200 IM time of 2:10.43 was registered at the North Carolina Nike Cup.

High School: Graduated from Homestead High School in 2004 ... three-time varsity letterwinner for swimming ... named to three All-American high school swim teams ... was the runner-up in the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly at the 2004 sectional meet ... was 14th in the 200 IM at the 2003 state championships ... in her first season of competitive swimming, placed 10th in the 200 IM and 11th in the 100 fly at the 2002 state championships ... swam for head coach Chad Englehart.

Personal: Given name is Rachael Nicole Helman ... born March 11, 1986 ... daughter of Lori Helman ... has a younger brother, Jason ... majoring in pharmacy.