Rachel Heaney
Rachel Heaney

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
North Bend, Ore.

High School:
North Bend HS

Position:
Fly/Free



Junior (2012-13): Competed at 2013 NCAA Championships...invited in 200 butterfly...also swam 400 IM at national championships...finished 39th in 200 fly and 44th in the 400 IM...2013 MW Champion in 200 fly, winning by more than a second...placed fourth in 400 IM with an NCAA `B' cut, career-best time and third-fastest time in school history...took 11th in 100 fly at conference meet...finished season ranked No. 37 in the NCAA in 200 fly...broke school record in 200 fly at MW Championships...tallied seven wins in 200 fly, including conference and Missouri Invite titles...only dual-meet loss came at No. 13 Arizona (Nov. 17), finished second...at Missouri Invite finished third in 400 IM, seventh in 500 free and 16th in 100 fly...entered MW Championships with top time in 200 fly by nearly five seconds...during duel season scored in 100 fly five times, 500 free twice, 200 IM once and 400 IM once...set lifetime bests in 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM...name Boise State Most Valuable Swimmer at year-end banquet.

Sophomore (2011-12): Scored in three events at 2012 Mountain West Championships, including a bronze medal in the 200 fly with an NCAA 'B' cut...placed seventh in the 400 IM, setting a career best...took 13th in the 500 free...finished the season ranked No. 95 in the NCAA in the 200 fly...won the 200 fly against Idaho (Oct. 8), in the Boise State Invite (Oct. 15) and against Colorado State (Jan. 28)...anchored winning 400 free relay at Seattle (Nov. 19), helping Boise State to an undefeated season in the event...set a career best in the 200 IM against Colorado State (Jan. 28)...totaled three individual wins and one relay victory...Academic All-MW.

Freshman (2010-11): Became third freshman in Boise State history to win an individual conference title as she clocked a school record and NCAA 'B' cut to win the 200 fly at the 2011 WAC Championships...took fourth in the 100 fly and fifth in the 500 free at the conference meet...finished the season ranked No. 59 in the NCAA in the 200 fly...posted 10 individual wins during the year...led the Broncos to a win against in-state rival Idaho (Jan. 22) with wins in the 500 and 1000 free and 200 fly...won the 200 fly and took second in the 1000 free and 400 individual medley against Washington State (Jan. 21)...finished second in 200 fly at Missouri Invitational...won first collegiate race in 200 fly against Rice (Oct. 8)...WAC All-Academic.

High School: Four-year letterwinner under head coach Chris Richmond at North Bend High School...earned First Team All-Far West Conference and first team all-state honors all four years...as a freshman won individual state titles in the 100 fly and 500 free, and teamed with current Bronco Denise Green on two state-champion relay teams en route to a team championship...named team MVP as a sophomore after repeating as state champion in the 500 free and adding individual title in the 200 free...as a junior won third-consecutive state title in the 500 free and was again named team MVP...Completed four-year sweep of the 500 free as a senior and anchored state-champion 200 free relay team...also named team captain and team MVP senior year...three-time scholastic All-American.