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Rachel McFarlane
Rachel McFarlane

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Livonia, Mich.

High School:
Livonia Churchill

Event:
Distance


02/27/2014

MSU Set to Compete at 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships

Spartans face off against conference foes at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

05/21/2013

MSU Track & Field Send 26 To NCAA Regionals

Spartans will look to earn a top-12 spot to the NCAA Championships.

04/20/2013

MSU Track & Field Post Five Wins And A New School Record

Spartans have successful first day of split competition around the region.

04/18/2013

MSU Track & Field Splits Weekend Competition

Spartans set to continue outdoor season in meets around the region.

04/09/2013

Track & Field/Cross Country Announces 2012 Award Winners

Annual banquet held to recognize award recipients and seniors.

Collegiate Bests
• 800m - 2:14.84
• 1,000m - 2:58.34
• 1,500m - 4:30.30
• Mile - 4:50.28
• 3,000m - 9:43.57
• 5,000m - 16:29.74

2012-13:
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR: Ran a tenth-place, season-best 16:29.74 in the 5,000m at the Raleigh Relays ... Placed third in the 1,500m with a 4:37.04 and fourth in the 800m with a season-best 2:16.64 at the Spartan Invitational ... Placed fifth in the 5,000m at the Larry Ellis Invitational with a time of 16:36.48 ... Posted a season-best 4:32.12 in the 1,500m at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... Ran a 16:34.49 in the 5,000m at the Big Ten Outdoor Conference Championships ... Competed in the 5,000m preliminaries at the NCAA East Preliminary Round, posting a mark of 16:44.50.
INDOOR: Earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors... Part of the distance medley relay that took second at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in a time of 11:15.21... Ran a time of 9:44.05 in the 3,000m run at the SPIRE Invitational... Placed second in the 3,000m run in a time of 9:43.57 at the Notre Dame Invite.

2011-12:
OUTDOOR:
Finished 15th overall at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, posting a time of 4:30.75 in the 1,500m... Placed fourth in a season-best time of 4:30.30 in the 1,500m run at the GINA Relays ...Ran a time of 4:31.96 to place sixth at the Jesse Owens Track Classic... Took fourth in the 800m run at the Spartan Invitational in a time of 2:15.65...Placed fifth in the 1,500m run (4:33.26) and was a part of the 4x1500m relay team that broke the school record and took first at the Raleigh Relays in a time of 18:27.05...Ran a time of 2:18.13 in the 800m to finish third at the Lyle Bennett Open...Finished sixth in the 1,500m at the EMU Twilight with a time of 4:35.61...Placed seventh at the Indiana Invitational with a season-best time of 2:14.84 in the 800m...Took fifth place overall in the 800m with a time of 2:18.12 at the Spartan Invitational.
INDOOR:
Competed at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, placing 20th with a time of 5:09.49 in the mile...Ran a time of 5:11.44 in the mile at the GVSU Big Meet...At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, posted a time of 3:06.09 in the 1,000m and 2:22.16 in the 800m...Finished seventh overall at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 2:58.34 in the 1,000m.

2010-11:
OUTDOOR: Opened the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish time of 2:18.12 in the 800m (Spartan Invitational) ... Placed third in the 800m at the Lyle Bennett Open, posting a time of 2:18.13 ... Recorded a season-best time of 2:14.84 in the 800m at the Indiana University Outdoor Championship ... Recorded a season-best time of 4:35.61 in the 1500m at the EMU Twilight.
INDOOR: Recorded a season-best time of 2:58.34 in the 1000m at the Notre Dame Invitational.

2009-10:
OUTDOOR: Ran the 1500m with a season-best time of 4:41.20 at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Finished the 800m with a season-best time of 2:19.98 at the Indiana State University Quad.

High School:
Cross country team was the state runner-up during her senior season ... Four-time state qualifier, earning all-state honors each season ... Finished 15th at the MHSAA Championships after clocking in at 18:22.4 ... Finished second at the regional meet after registering a time of 19:05.

Personal:
Born June 9, 1990 ... Daughter of Robert and Jackie McFarlane ... Majoring in kinesiology.

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