2012: Participated in each of the first four meets of the season for Pirates ... Began her season with a 20:48.55 in finishing 26th at the 5K Seahawk Invitational ... Improved by nearly 27 seconds in the second meet of the season at the 5K Adidas XC Invitational (20:21.6) ... Had her high ranking of the season in finishing 16th at the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational (20:41.63) ... Ran a 25:28.32 in her only 6K event of the season in the green race at the Charlotte Invitational to finish 46th.
Personal: Intended academic major is elementary education ... Full name is Rachel Lee Rice ... Daughter of Dan and Julie Rice ... Has an older brother, David, and a younger sister, Frances ... Her father Dan, was a four-year tennis player at Clemson University ... her brother David, is a varsity member of the crew team at Rollins College ... Was a first or second team academic honor roll member all four years in high school ... One of 40 juniors selected from over 80 applications to serve as junior mentor (teaches fifth graders at Bolles what to expect in middle school).