Rachel Hobbins

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Austin, Texas

    High School:
    McNeil HS

    Event:
    Free/Breast

    Experience:
    2L

    Rachel  Hobbins

    01/22/2016

    Bouter Wins 1-Meter Dive at Quad Meet

    Cougars finish first day with eleven top-five finishes.

    12/19/2015

    Owens Wins 100 Butterfly at Christmas Invitational

    Senior grabs event championship; Cougars nab eight top-five finishes.

    12/18/2015

    Cougars Strong Opening Day at Christmas Invitational

    Horner grabs a podium finish, Houston ends day with 10 top-10 finishes

    10/30/2015

    Cougars Win Six Events Friday vs. No. 21 SMU

    Houston swept three events in close loss to Mustangs

    10/24/2015

    Houston Concludes Rice Invitational with 15 Top-Five Finishes

    Cougars win both diving events as underclassmen continue to shine.

    » 2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    SOPHOMORE 2014-15
    Competed in three events at the American Athletic Conference Championship... Set five PR's, including in the 100-yard freestyle (56.13) and 500-yard freestyle (4:58.85) at the Pearland Invitational... Tallied personal bests in the 200-yard freestyle (1:53.03) and 1,650-yard freestyle (17:30.82) at the UIW Christmas Invitational... Also set a PR in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:24.37) at the LSU Quad Meet... Had three of the team's top times, in the 1,650-yard, 1,000-yard and 500-yard freestyle.

    FRESHMAN 2013-14
    Competed in three events during the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships ... Swam PRs in all three events; 200-yard freestyle (1:54.81), 500-yard freestyle (5:09.12) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (17:42.60).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    School record holder in the 200-yard yard freestyle, 500-yard yard freestyle, 200-yard IM relay and 400 freestyle relay... Named First Team All-State... State finalist.

    PERSONAL
    Born November 22, 1994 in Colorado Springs, Co. ... Daughter of Shelley Kurgan and Martin Hobbins... Sister of Remy... Full name is Rachel Varese Hobbins... Member of the NHS and Mu Alpha Theta ... Active with Drops of Grace, Special Olympics and PJ program... Lists her parents as her biggest influences ... Enjoys volleyball, movies and ice skating.

    Rachel Hobbins' Collegiate Personal Best Times
    Event Time Date
    100 Free 56.13 11/23/13
    200 Free 1:53.03 12/20/14
    500 Free 4:58.85 11/21/14
    1,000 Free 10:24.37 1/30/15
    1,650 Free 17:30.82 12/21/14
    100 Breast 1:10.55 10/11/14
    200 Breast 2:38.09 11/2/13

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