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2013-14 Swimming & Diving
Samantha Rahael
Samantha Rahael
Samantha Rahael

CLASSSo.
EVENTSBreast/IM
HOMETOWNTrinidad &Tobago
PREVIOUS SCHOOLThe Bolles School

As A Sophomore (2013-14)
Earned CCSA All-Conference honors … recorded a personal-best 1:55.90 in the 200-yard freestyle against UNF (Oct. 5) … swam two career bests at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite (Nov. 22) swimming the 500-yard freestyle in 5:09.53 and the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:05.84 … recorded three career records at the CCSA Championships (Feb. 19) placing third in the 200 IM with a 2:03.84 before clocking a 2:19.29 in the 200 breast and a 4:24.31 in the 400 IM.

As A Freshman (2012-13)
Swam a personal-best time of 1:57.55 in the 200 free at the FGCU Quad meet (Jan. 5) … finished with a career-best time of 5:09.98 in the 500 free at the All Florida Invite (Sept. 28) … earned a season-best time of 2:21.36 in the 200 breast at the Georgia Tech Invite (Nov. 30) … swam a career-best time of 2:06.96 in the 200 IM at the Georgia Tech Invite (Nov. 30) … finished with a personal-best time of 4:31.15 in the 400 IM at the Georgia Tech Invite (Nov. 30). 

High School
Was awarded Trinidad and Tobago’s 2011 Swimmer of the Year back in February … Trinidad & Tobago National Swim team member for Carifta Swimming Championship (2004-2010), Caribbean Island Swimming Championships (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2013) and the captain of the Under-18 Trinidad and Tobago National Team (2008-09, 2013) … first and second honors all throughout high school.

Personal
Born July 23, 1992 … daughter of Maria and Anthony Rachael … has four siblings … brother, Stuart played soccer at the University of Toronto … favorite athletes are Eric Shanteau and Fernando Torres … favorite sport to watch is soccer … favorite movie is Peaceful Warrior … favorite book is Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Top Times
200 free – 1:55.90 (2013 vs UNF)
500 free – 5:09.53 (2013 Georgia Tech Fall Invite)
100 breast – 1:05.84 (2013 Georgia Tech Fall Invite)
200 breast – 2:19.29 (2014 CCSA)
200 IM – 2:03.84 (2014 CCSA)
400 IM – 4:24.31 (2014 CCSA)