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Rachel Serafin
Rachel Serafin

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Youngwood, Pa.

High School:
Hempfield Area

Event:
Throws

Experience:
r-So./r-So.


05/30/2014

Byrne, Owens Advance to NCAAs, Lead Track and Field at East Preliminary Rounds

Tyler Byrne finished eighth in the 10,000m race to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

05/28/2014

Track and Field Heads to NCAA East Preliminary Rounds

Mattias Wolter won the 3,000m steeplechase title at last year's preliminary rounds competition.

05/16/2014

Track and Field Tallies 27 Top-Five Finishes at Cardinal Twilight

Seven student-athletes achieved at least season-best marks at the meet.

05/15/2014

Track and Field Plays Host to Cardinal Twilight on Friday

The Cardinals' field event athletes begin at 10 a.m. and the runners start at 4 p.m.

05/10/2014

Track and Field's Arsenault, Baker Log Season Bests at Georgia Invitational

The Cardinals compiled 14 top-five finishes.

05/16/2014

2014 CARDINAL TWILIGHT MEET

2014 Cardinal Twilight Meet

05/04/2014

TRACK AND FIELD AAC OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY THREE

Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day Three

04/12/2014

BORDER BATTLE

Louisville Track & Field | Border Battle

02/28/2014

AMERICAN CONFERENCE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Louisville Track & Field at American Conference Indoor Championship

Performances on TFRRS

Career Bests:
Indoor
Shot Put- 14.97m/49-1.5
Weight Throw- 18.63m/61-1.5

Outdoor
Shot Put- 14.50m/47-7
Discus- 46.56m/152-9
Hammer- 54.76m/179-8

2013-14: Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season and the shot put, discus and hammer throw during the outdoor season ... finished second in shot put and third in weight throw at the Gene Edmunds Cup ... finished second in the Hoosier Hills meet weight throw, throwing a career-best mark of 18.63m ... finished sixth in the shot put and eighth in the weight throw at the AAC Indoor Championships ... recorded a second-place finish in the hammer throw at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational with a career-best mark of 54.76 ... finished second in the shot put at the Georgia Invitational ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the hammer throw, finishing in 36th place.

2012-13: Competed in three outdoor events (shot put, discus, hammer throw) and both indoor throwing events (shot put, weight throw) ... finished the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish in the discus ... took fourth in the event at the Shamrock Invitational ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in both throwing events ... took fourth in the shot put at the Hoosier Open and registered a season best in the weight throw of 16.48m/54-1 at the meet.

2011-12: Did not compete.

Prep: Was one of the top throwers in the state at Hempfield Area Senior High under coach David Murray ... captured the state's indoor shot put title as a senior ... won the state's discus title that year and finished runner-up in the shot put ... won the three state titles as a junior in 2010: the indoor shot put, the outdoor shot put and the discus (also won in 2009) ... was the first female in high school's history to win a state title in the shot put ... top shot put mark of 14.42m/47-3.75 (2010) ranked as the top junior mark in the state ... two-time indoor All-American in the shot put ... finished eighth in the shot put at the 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals ... earned multiple accolades ... named Hempfield Athlete of the Year, Hempfield Female Athlete of the Year and a Hempfield Scholar-Athlete ... from the same high school that produced former thrower, Weston Banks ... prep bests include 144-0 in the discus and 14.42m/47-3.75 in the shot put.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Rebbecca Serafin ... birthday is Dec. 6 ... is an only child ... majoring in sport administration.

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