UCSD Swimming & Diving BIO
 Rachel Taylor

NCAA Championships qualifier (2017-18) ... All-American (200 breast in 2017-18).

All-American (200 breast) ... NCAA Championships qualifier ... PCSC Athlete of the Week (10/31) ... Earned All-America honors with a time of 2.16:98 and a seventh place finish in the 200 breast at the NCAA Championships ... Ranks fifth in program history with a time of 1:02.68 in the 100 breast, which she recorded at the NCAA Championships ... Made college debut in season opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/28) ... Won 200 breast in B standard time of 2:19.53, and 200 IM (2:09.36) against CMS.

A 2017 graduate of Crean Lutheran High School in Irvine … An All-American … A Scholastic All-American … Led the Saints to four-consecutive CIF-Southern Section championships.

Competed with the Mission Viejo Nadadores (2014-15) as well as Irvine Novaquatics (2016-17).

Born March 27 in Newport Beach … Daughter of Joyce and Paul Taylor … Has an older sister Erica, an older brother Russell and a younger brother Zachary … Sister Erica and brother Russell both compete on the swimming and diving team at UC Santa Barbara … Human biology major at Sixth College … Intends on pursuing a career in the medical field, possibly related to accupuncture … Enjoys listening to music and going to the beach … Cheers for Team USA ... Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps ... Loves the movie Surf's Up ... Listens to Frank Ocean and Petit Biscuit ... Enjoys eating hummus ... Uses Instagram.

Position: Breaststroke/Individual Medley
Height: 5'9"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
High School: Crean Lutheran HS
College: Sixth
Major: Human Biology
Experience: High School
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