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Rachel Naurath
Rachel  Naurath


Manakin-Sabot, Va.

High School:




Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized


Naurath Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Former Cavalier swimmer was a nine-time All-American


Virginia Women Finish 11th at NCAA Championships

Smith, Bartholomew post third-place individual finishes


Virginia Concludes Second Day of NCAAs

Bartholomew finishes fifth in 100 back, as does 800 free relay


Virginia Breaks Three School Records on First Day of NCAAs

Smith breaks school and ACC record in 500 free


Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)


Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

NCAA All-American
800 Free Relay, 200 Free Relay (HM)
200 Free Relay (HM),800 Free Relay (HM)
500 Free (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM), 800 Free Relay (HM)
500 Free (HM), 800 Free Relay

ACC Champion
2013: 800 Free Relay
800 Free Relay

200 Fly, 800 Free Relay

All-ACC (10)
200 Free, 500 Free, 1,650 Free, 800 Free Relay
2012: 200 Free, 500 Free, 800 Free Relay
2011: 200 Free, 200 Fly, 800 Free Relay

Virginia Career Bests

100 Free: 50.79
200 Free: 1:44.52
 (3rd all-time at UVa)
500 Free: 4:37.87 (2nd all-time at UVa)
1000 Free: 9:44.91
 (10th all-time at UVa)
1650 Free: 16:09.17
 (9th all-time at UVa)
100 Fly: 54.22

200 Fly: 1:55.88 (3rd all-time at UVa)

• Earned All-America honors with the 800 free relay that finished fifth at the NCAA Championships
• Also earned honorable mention AA honors with the 200 free relay that placed 16th at NCAAs
• Missed ACCs due to illness
• Finished fourth in the 200 free, ninth in the 200 fly and 12th in the 500 freeat the Ohio State Invite
• Picked up a win the 200 free against NC State

• Part of ACC Champion and honorable mention All-America 800-yard freestyle relay that placed 11th at NCAAs
• Led off 800 free relay that broke ACC record in 7:01.56
• Placed 20th in 500 free, 29th in 200 free and 38th in 200 free at NCAAs
• Earned silver in both 500 free and 1,650 free at ACCs
• Took home bronze in 200 free in 1:45.74
• Set season-best time in 1,650 free (16:12.55) at ACCs, while season-best 200 free (1:45.21) came leading off 800 free relay
• Placed third in the 500 free, sixth in the 1,650 free, seventh in the 200 fly and eighth in the 200 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Posted a season-best time in the 500 free (4:38.48) at the Georgia Fall Invite
• Claimed nine dual-meet wins (3x - 200 fly, 2x - 200 free and 1,000 free, 1x - 500 free and 1,650 free)

• Swam the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 200 butterfly at her second straight NCAA Championships

• Broke her own school record in the 500 freestyle (4:37.87) to finish 10th and earn honorable mention All-America accolades for the second consecutive year in the event
• Just missed a return swim in the 200 freestyle, finishing 18th overall in 1:45.27 at NCAAs

• Also tied for 29th place in the 200 butterfly (1:58.34) at the national meet

• Led off the honorable mention All-America 800 freestyle relay team with a time of 1:44.52, the second-fastest 200 freestyle time in ACC history

• The 800 freestyle relay team went on to finish ninth in the nation (7:03.68)

• Also a part of the honorable mention All-America 400 freestyle relay team that placed 15th (3:17.68) at NCAAs

• Picked up three all-conference honors at the ACC Championships

• Earned spots on the podium in both the 500 freestyle (4:41.03) and 200 freestyle (1:46.34) finishing second and third, respectively

• Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 1650 freestyle (16:23.76) at the conference championships

• Led off Virginia's ACC champion 800 freestyle relay team in 1:46.14; the Cavaliers won the event in 7:03.56

• Tallied a personal-best time in the 1000 freestyle in a dual meet vs. NC State (Feb. 4), finishing in 9:44.91

• Swam the 100 butterfly in 54.22 in a dual meet at North Carolina (Jan. 21)

• 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 800 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly

• Named to 2010-11 United States National Team

• Competed in the 500 freestyle, 1650 freestyle and 200 butterfly in her NCAA Championships debut

• Set the Virginia school record in the 500 freestyle during the preliminaries at the national meet with a time of 4:38.48

• Went on to place 16th in the 500 freestyle (4:42.17) to earn her first career honorable mention All-America accolade

• Also finished 18th in the 1650 freestyle (16:09.17) and 28th in the 200 butterfly (1:57.95) at NCAAs 

• Member of UVa's 800 freestyle relay team that placed sixth overall and collected All-America honors

• Won her first career individual championship in the 200 butterfly at the ACC Championships, finishing in a winning time of 1:55.88

• Virginia went 1-2-3 in the 200 butterfly at ACCs, led by her win, to clinch its fourth consecutive conference championship

• Recorded all-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:45.66) behind teammate Lauren Perdue

• Just missed all-conference accolades with a fourth-place showing in the 500 freestyle with a mark of 4:41.27

• Led-off Virginia's championship 800 freestyle relay team that set an ACC record with a time of 7:03.00

• Her 200 freestyle split of 1:45.66 in during that race was her fastest of the season

High School
• All-American in six events

• Three-time Richmond Female All-Metro Swimmer of the Year
• Five-time Collegiate High School swimming MVP 

• Set six individual school records

• Three-time Swimmer of the Meet at VSIS Championships

• Two-time High Point Female at NCSA Junior Nationals

• Member of the 2009 National Junior Team

• Captain of the 2010 Irish Nationals NCSA All-Star Team

• Set 15 Virginia state records (18 & under)

• Five-time High Point Virginia Senior Champs Female Swimmer

• Set 26 Individual Nova Records

• Senior Nationals finalist in the 200 fly in 2010

• Swam 400 and 800 freestyle events at 2008 Olympic Trials

• Two-time Academic All-American

• Daughter of Shelly Wiltshire and Scott Naurath

• Has four brothers: Brett, Brian, Thomas and Ran, and one sister, Becca 

• Enjoys larping

• Majoring in foreign affairs and French


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