Rachel Blue
Rachel Blue

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Myrtle Beach, S.C.

High School:
Carolina Forest

Height:
5-8

Event:
Sprint Free

Birthdate:
05/02/1988


Kobe's Quote: "Had a dream season her junior year, setting multiple varsity records. She is one of our all-time top swimmers and we anticipate her having an even greater senior year."

At ECU: Will serve as team captain during the 2009-10 season ... Three-year letterman ... Earned all-conference accolades as a junior and sophomore ... Three-time Conference USA Championship finalist ... Holds the ECU record in the 200 and 500-yard freestyle and 400-yard freestyle relay ... Named ECU's Most Improved Swimmer for 2008 ... Member of the Minges Natatorium record 200-yard freestyle relay team ... United States Short Course qualifier.

Before ECU: Swam for the Myrtle Beach Swim Team under the tutelage of coach Kirk Gallion ... Captured individual state championships in the 50 (three-time winner) and 100-yard freestyle ... Junior National Qualifier.

Personal: Born May 2, 1988 ... Parents are Larry and Linda Blue.

Top Collegiate Times: 100 Free - 51.32; 200 Free - 1:48.78; 500 Free - 4:52.28