Rachel Lukas
Rachel Lukas

Onalaska, Wis.

High School:
Onalaska HS



High School: A 2013 graduate of Onalaska High School • competed for coaches Darin Shepardson, Nick Larson • lettered in cross country (three years) and track and field (four years) • ran high school bests of 27.32 in the indoor 200m, 57.7 in the outdoor 400m and 2:20 in the outdoor 800m • cross country team placed second at the state meet as a sophomore • won the 4x800m relay at the WIAA Division I State Meet as a freshman in 9:12.28 and took third in the same event as a sophomore • also took fifth in the 400m (58.04) and second in the 4x400m relay (3:57.85) at the state meet as a sophomore • competed in the 800m (2:24.33) at the state meet as a senior, placing 19th • two-time Mississippi Valley Conference champion in the 400m (2010, 2011) • member of the Onalaska school record 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay teams • also participated in summer park and recreation softball leagues and the La Crosse YMCA Wave swim team • earned Science Department Award and graduated in the top 5 percent of her class.

Personal: Born January 11, 1995 • daughter of Jim and Cheryl Lukas • intends to major in biochemistry • enjoys reading and hiking.


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