2012-13 Swimming & Diving
Samantha Rahael
Samantha Rahael
Samantha Rahael

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

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
500 free – 5:09.98 (2012 All Florida Invitational)
200 free – 1:57.55 (2013 Quad meet)
200 IM – 2:06.96 (2012 Georgia Tech Fall Invite)
400 IM – 4:31.15 (2012 Georgia Tech Fall Invite)
100 breast – 1:09.34 (2013 All Florida Invitational)
200 breast – 2:21.36 (2012 Georgia Tech Fall Invite)