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Rachel Banks
Rachel  Banks

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chardon, Ohio

High School:
Chardon

Event:
Distance/XC

Birthdate:
02/21/1998

Experience:
SO

Major:
Pre- Health & Human Development


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On the National Stage... || 2017 Indoor ||
Helped her relay to an All-American finish in the DMR running 11:04.89 for sixth-place

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Competed in the 800-meters finishing seventh in a personal best 2:05.14 || 2017 Indoor || Competed in the 800-meters and ran a leg on the DMR...  Finished sixth in the 800-meters running 2:09.11 and helped the DMR relay to a first-place finish combining to run 11:10.53

Around the Track... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Competed in seven meets... Ran personal best time of 4:30.57 in the 1,500-meters at the Virginia Challenge...  || 2017 Indoor || Competed in eight meets... Set personal best in the 600-meters (1:33.87), 1,000-meters (2:52.34) and Mile (4:59.50)... Posted 13 top-10 finishes including four first-place finishes...

Before Penn State… || High School PRs || 800-meters: 2:07.27, Mile: 4:57, 5K: 18:30 || High School || Cross Country state qualifying team in 2015... Two-time 4x800-meter relay state qualifer... Three-time cross country conference champions... Tiffin Carnival team champions... 2015 Ohio state champion in the 800-meters... Ohio state record holder in the 800-meters... 2016 state runner-up in the 800-meters... 2015 news-herald track athlete of the year... eight time letter winner || Personal || Daughter of Kerry and Bryson Banks... Has one sibling, Liz Banks... Born on February 21, 1998

Top Performances

YearSport600m800m1000m1500mMile
2017 Outdoor -- -- 2:05.14 -- -- 4:30.57 -- --
2017 Indoor 1:33.87 2:06.99 2:52.34 -- -- 4:59.50
2016 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 2:12.06 22
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 800m 2:07.93 20
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800m 2:07.35 7
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800m 2:05.14 5
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays DMR 10:56.07  
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 4x8 8:25.49  
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 800m 2:07.00 10
Apr 21–22, 2017 Virginia Challenge 1500m 4:30.57 41
Apr 14–15, 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic 1500m NT  
Apr 8, 2017 LSU Battle on the Bayou 800m 2:07.45 4
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 Florida Relays 4x8 8:38.17 1
Mar 10–11, 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships DMR 11:04.89 6
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 2:09.11 6
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships 800m 2:06.99 4
Feb 24–25, 2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships DMR 11:10.53 1
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up 600 1:33.87 1
Feb 18, 2017 PSU Tune-Up DMR 11:01.16 1
Feb 10–11, 2017 SPIRE NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track & Field Meet 800m 2:08.47 6
Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup Mile 4:59.50 7
Feb 3, 2017 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup 600 1:35.47 4
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National 1000 2:52.34 2
Jan 27–28, 2017 Penn State National DMR 11:15.00 2
Jan 20–21, 2017 2017 Rod McCravy Memorial T&F Meet 800m 2:13.18 14
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge 800m 2:11.72 1
Jan 14, 2017 Nittany Lion Challenge DMR 12:08.33 6

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