Sophomore earns top diving award after winning platform championship
Olanski wins 3-meter conference title
Houston grabs a pair of individual top-10 finishes on Thursday
Shedd wins conference title as Houston leads meet after one day
Shedd earns second podium finish in two days
SOPHOMORE 2014-15Competed in three events at the American Athletic Conference Championship... Set four PR’s this season, including in the 1,650-yard freestyle (17.25.22), 200-yard freestyle (1:53.03) and 500-yard freestyle (4:58.85) at the Pearland Invitational... Also set a PR in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:24.37) at the LSU Quad Meet... Has 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 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.