Green Wave slide to fifth place among seven teams with seven events remaining on the slate
Freshman Ellie Sills sets school mark in the 200 fly as the Green Wave finish fifth in the meet
Schachter finishes second in 50 free; Green Wave fourth after six events with 151 points
Green Wave post five wins; establish five career-best, 19 season-best performances
Rachel Schneider, Ellie Sills post individual wins in 1000 free and 200 fly, respectively
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Bellevue High for coach Lisa Van Loben Sels...helped lead the Wolverines to the KingCo Conference title and fourth-place finishes in the state championship each year as a prepster...a four-time first-team All-KingCo Conference honoree, claimed team MVP honors and earned the Coaches Award in 2008...placed in top eight at the WIAA 3A state championships six times individually and 14 times overall...named team captain as a senior when she finished third in the 200 and 500 free at the state meet...posted a third-place showing in the 500 free as a sophomore...away from the pool, was an AP Scholar, claimed WIAA Scholar Athlete recognition from 2008-11 and was named both SeaKing and Bellevue High Scholar Athlete honors in 2011.
Club: Swam for Chinook Aquatic Club for coach Kevin O'Shea...qualified for Senior Sectionals and posted the second-fastest times in the 200, 500 and 1650 free in club history for 15-16 year olds.
Personal: Born Rachel Alicia Schneider on May 9, 1994, in Redmond, Wash...daughter of Greg and Alicia Schneider...has two brothers: Joel and Paul; and one sister, Jenna...father, Greg, was an All-American football player at Taft College and San Diego State...uncle, Mark Schneider, played football at Taft and Pacific Univeristy...proposed major is public health.