Rachel Naurath
Rachel Naurath

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Manakin-Sabot, Va.

High School:
Collegiate

Height:
5-7

Event:
Free/Fly/IM



08/07/2014

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

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

06/19/2014

Naurath Named NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee

Former Cavalier swimmer was a nine-time All-American

03/22/2014

Virginia Women Finish 11th at NCAA Championships

Smith, Bartholomew post third-place individual finishes

03/21/2014

Virginia Concludes Second Day of NCAAs

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

03/20/2014

Virginia Breaks Three School Records on First Day of NCAAs

Smith breaks school and ACC record in 500 free

01/26/2013

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

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

01/22/2013

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

NCAA All-American
 (9)
2014:
800 Free Relay, 200 Free Relay (HM)
2013:
200 Free Relay (HM),800 Free Relay (HM)
2012:
500 Free (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM), 800 Free Relay (HM)
2011:
500 Free (HM), 800 Free Relay

ACC Champion
(4)
2013: 800 Free Relay
2012:
800 Free Relay


2011:
200 Fly, 800 Free Relay

All-ACC (10)
2013:
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)

2013-14
• 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



2012-13
• 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)

2011-12
• 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

2010-11
• 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



Personal
• 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