Rachel Drake  
Rachel Drake

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
White Bear Lake, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake HS

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/11/1991


04/05/2014

Berkholtz, Budd Lead Gophers at Stanford

Four Gophers earned personal best times at the Stanford Invitational

04/01/2014

Gophers Head to Florida, California

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

02/22/2014

Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday

02/15/2014

Stanford Leads Gophers to Open Iowa State Classic

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

01/06/2014

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.

CAREER BESTS
Event Time (All-Time Rank)
Meet
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)