Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Rachel Sowinski
Player Profile:
Rachel Sowinski 2289243
Position: Mid Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mountain Top, Pa.
High School: Holy Redeemer

2015-2016:

  • Led the Crusaders with a team-best time of 4:54.64 in the one-mile, posted at the New England Indoor Championship (2/26)
  • Also ran as part of the 4x800m relay team that registered a team-best time of 8:54.02 for a second place finish at the Patriot league Indoor Championship (2/19)
  • Additionally competed in the 800, 1,000 and 1,500-meter runs
  • Recorded career-best time in the 800m (2:14.12) at the Minuteman Invitational (4/16)
  • Notched season-best times in the 1,000m (2:59.74) at the Joe Donahue Games (1/22) and in the 1,500m (4:41.40) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/6) Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015: 

  • Competed in the 400-meter dash, 800, 1,000 and 1,500-meter and one mile run
  • Also competed on the 4x400 and 4x800-meter relay teams
  • Posted career-high times in the 400 (1:01.44) at the Brown Springtime Open, in the 1,000 (2:54.90) at the Valentine Invitational,  in the 1,500 (4:38.06) at the Tiger Classic and in the one mile (5:08.41) at the Terrier Invitational
  • Recorded season-best time in the 800 (2:19.48) at the Minutemen Invitational.

2013-2014:

  • Ran in the one mile, 800, 1000, 1500 and 4 x 800 relay
  • Ran career-best indoor times in the 800 meter (2:22.64) at the Joe Donahue Games (Jan. 24), one mile (5:13.89) against Maine (Feb. 1) and the 1000 meter (2:58.55) at the New England Indoor Championship (Feb. 28) and career-best outdoor times in the 800 meter (2:17.59) at the Brown Springtime Open (April 27)and in the 1500 meter (4:46.63) at the Colonial Relays (April 5)
  • Member of the 4 x 800 relay team who recorded a season-best time of 9:03.31 at the New England Indoor Championship (March 1)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity track and cross country teams at Holy Redeemer H.S
  • Track and cross country captain as a junior and senior
  • Named team middle distance MVP as a junior and senior on the track team and junior MVP on the cross country team
  • Named a Times Leader and Citizens Voice All-Star all four years
  • Team won the district championship in track sophomore, junior and senior years and in cross country all four seasons
  • Won the individual distract championship and placed fourth in the state in the one mile senior year
  • Named cross country Runner of the Year by the Citizens Voice freshman year
  • Cross country team placed fifth in the state junior and senior years.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Thomas and Marisa Sowinski
  • Has one sister (Courtney)
  • Majoring in Psychology

Sowinski’s Top Performances

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

400m

1:01.44

Brown Springtime Open (4/26/2015)

800m

2:14.12

Minuteman Invitational (4/16/2016)

1,000m

2:54.90

David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/13/2015)

1,500m

4:38.86

Tier Classic (4/3/2015)

1 Mile

4:54.64

New England Indoor Championship (2/16/2016)

 

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