Green Wave claim distinction for fall semester after posting a cumulative team GPA of 3.54
Green Wave set three more records, including an NCAA B-Cut performance in the 100 free by Mia Schachter
Junior Mia Schachter wins the 100 free; Frantz, Kjell, Lakota and Schneider all post season-best marks
Tulane team post wins in 11 of 16 events to post second victory of the season
Junior Mia Schachter wins 100 free, Green Wave post five second-place showings on Saturday
Photos By Parker Waters
100 breast: 1:07.08 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/22/13)
200 breast: 2:31.27 at C-USA Championship (3/1/14)
50 free: 26.47 vs Vanderbilt (11/2/13)
100 free: 55.89 at Houston Quad Meet (2/1/14)
200 free: 1:54.75 at C-USA Championship (2/28/14)
500 free: 4:58.20 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/21/13)
1000 free: 10:24.14 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/23/13)
1650 free: 17:11.12 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/23/13)
400 IM: 4:33.91 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/22/13)
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has participated in 18 career meets...holds the No. 4 individual times in Tulane history in the 500 free (4:58.20 at the Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 21, 2013) and 1650 free (17:11.12 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 23, 2013), as well as the No. 6 individual time in the 1000 free (10:24.14 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 23, 2013)...also holds the No. 8 overall time in school's record book in the 1650 free, the No. 8 and 10 times in the 500 free, and the No. 13 and 14 times in the 1000 free...in relay action, helped set the No. 9 (7:36.21 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 22, 2013) and No. 10 (7:36.98 at Phill Hansel Invitational on Nov. 16, 2012) marks in the 800 free.
2013-14: Participated in all nine meets as a sophomore...posted career-best times of 26.47 in the 50 free vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2), 55.89 in the 100 free at the Houston Quad Meet (Feb. 1), 1:54.75 in the 200 free during the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 28) as well as a 4:33.91 in the 400 IM (Feb. 22), 4:58.20 in the 500 free (Nov. 21), 10:24.14 in the 1000 free (Nov. 23) with a 1650 split and 17:11.12 in the 1650 free (Nov. 23) at the Phill Hansel Invitational...tallied six top three individual finishes with wins in the 1000 free at LSU (Oct. 25) and at North Texas (Jan. 18), second-place showings in the 500 free vs Vanderbilt, at LSU and at North Texas, and the 1000 free vs Vanderbilt, and a third-place performance in the 200 free vs UALR (Oct. 12)...in relay action, helped the 400 free unit finish third at North Texas...also participated in the 200 free relay - handling leadoff vs UALR, the second leg vs Vanderbilt, the third leg at West Florida (Oct. 11) and anchoring at LSU - and swam the second leg of the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 22)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
2012-13: Swam in all nine meets as a true freshman...posted season-best times of 1:55.55 in the 200 free during the preliminaries of the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 16), 4:37.73 in the 400 IM (Feb. 22) and 5:01.37 in the 500 free (Feb. 21) during the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship, 10:27.42 at LSU Quad Meet (Jan. 25) and 17:37.84 in the 1650 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational...tallied five top three individual finishes with a win in the 500 free at Loyola Marymount (Jan. 11), second-place showings in the 500 and 1000 free at UALR (Oct. 6) and the 1000 free at Loyola Marymount, and a third-place performance in the 1000 free vs LSU (Oct. 26)...in relay action, helped the 400 free unit finish third at UALR...also anchored the 200 free at San Diego State (Jan. 7) and swam the third leg of the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 16)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
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...also 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. ...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.
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 University...majoring in public health.