Houston swept three events in close loss to Mustangs
Cougars win both diving events as underclassmen continue to shine.
Cougars currently hold third place after strong first day of competition.
Red Team edges White Team, 87.5-86.5
Houston officially begins Wochomurka Era
» 2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
SOPHOMORE 2014-15Competed 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 2013-14Competed 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 SCHOOLSchool 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.
PERSONALBorn 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.