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Rachel Chernaskey
Rachel Chernaskey

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gilbertsville, Pa.

High School:
Pope John Paul II

Event:
Multi-Events

Experience:
SO


03/31/2012

Combined Event Athletes Shine at Jim Click

Nittany Lions begin outdoor campaign with decathlon and heptathlon competitions

At the Big Ten Championships...|| 2012 Outdoor || Placed 16th in the heptathlon with a personal-best total of 4379. || 2012 Indoor || Finished 16th overall in the pentathlon.

In the Field ... || 2012 Outdoor || Competed in the heptathlon at the Jim Click Shootout, placing 23rd ... Placed sixth in the long jump at the Bison Outdoor Classic and Bucknell Team Challenge ... Finished second in the 100 hurdles at the Jim Thorpe Open. || 2012 Indoor || Placed seventh in the pentathlon at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup and 14th in the multi-events at the Penn State National ... Top individual finish was a ninth-place effort in the high jump.

Before Penn State ... || High School || Totaled 4255 points to place fourth in the heptathlon at New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... Also competed in the heptathlon at the USATF Junior Olympics in 2010, placing 11th overall ... Competed in the 100-meters, 200-meters, and long jump at the PIAA District 1 Championships as a senior, and qualified for the PIAA State Championships as a sophomore, and again as a junior. || Personal || Daughter of Ray and Diane Chernaskey ... Birthday is August 31, 1993 ... Enrolled in DUS.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
200m *** 25.76
800m 2:27.29 2:22.49
60mH 9.56 ***
100mH *** 15.69
High Jump 4-11.75(1.52) 5-1(1.55)
Long Jump 16-3.75(4.97) 17-7(5.36)
Shot Put 29-7.25(9.02) 30-7.75(9.34)
Javelin *** 70-0(21.33)
Pentathlon 3072 ***
Heptathlon *** 4379
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