Rachel Drake  
Rachel Drake


White Bear Lake, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake HS




Berkholtz, Budd Lead Gophers at Stanford

Four Gophers earned personal best times at the Stanford Invitational


Gophers Head to Florida, California

Minnesota competes at the USF Collegiate and the Stanford Invitational this week


Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday


Stanford Leads Gophers to Open Iowa State Classic

Junior Devin Stanford took fourth in the weight throw with a lifetime best mark


Distance Runners to Build off Fall Success

Docherty, Kayfes and Ferguson will captain the Gophers' 2014 distance crew

Career Highlights: Ranks ninth in school history in the 10,000m (34.47.56) • 2012 NCAA West Preliminary competitor in the 10,000m.

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished 17th in the 5,000m at the Drake Relays (17:22.32) • ran the 1,500m at the Meet of the Unsaintly (4:38.05) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Big Ten Championships competitor in the 5,000m • took fourth in the Jack Johnson 3,000m (9:44.58) • placed 10th in the 5,000m (16:53.89) at the Meyo Invitational • ran the mile in 4:53.58 at the Iowa State Classic. Outdoor: NCAA West Preliminary Round qualifier in the 10,000m • competed in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships • ran the eighth-best time in school history in the 10,000m at the Stanford Invite (34:47.56) • competed in the 5,000m at the Drake Relays • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011 Season - Outdoor: Won the 5,000m (17:36.36) at the Tommie Twilight • competed at the Beach Invitational and placed seventh (17:40.67) • ran a 37:40.10 in the 10,000m at the Big Ten Championships.

2010 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Cross Country: Competed in the 2012 NCAA Championships.

High School: A 2009 graduate of White Bear Lake High School • high school coach was Patti Percival • a two-time all-state runner • placed 13th as a junior (2007) and 15th as a senior (2008) at the Minnesota Class AA Cross Country Championships.

Personal: Born June 11, 1991 • biology major • daughter of Craig and Gloria Drake • has an older brother Ryan • enjoys snowboarding and sailing.

Event Time (All-Time Rank)
1,500m, Outdoor 4:38.05 Meet of the Unsaintly (5/4/13)
Mile, Indoor 4:53.58 ISU Classic (2/11/12)
3,000m, Indoor 9:44.58 Jack Johnson (1/21/12)
5,000m, Indoor 16:53.89 Meyo Inv. (2/3/12)
5,000m, Outdoor 17:22.32 Drake Relays (4/25/13)
10,000m, Outdoor 34:47.56 (9th) Stanford Inv. (4/6/12)