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     Rachel Funk
    Rachel Funk

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:
    Perry Meridian

    Event:
    Distance


    2007-2008: Top-20 finish in the 1650 free at the Horizon League Championships...season-best efforts in the 500 and 1000 free at the same meet...took seventh in the 500 free at Cleveland State...finished fourth in the 1000 free on senior day against Valparaiso...took sixth place in the 200 free (2:07.35) and seventh in the 500 free at Green Bay...placed sixth in the 500 free against Western Illinois on December 19...swam a 2:08.18 200 free, a 5:30.78 500 free and competed in the 1650 free (18:52.17) at the Miami Invitational...took third in the 1000 free (11:04.44) at Saint Louis...placed 10th in the 200 free (2:03.10) and 8th in the 500 free (5:28.35) on November 10th against Butler, Milwaukee and North Dakota...opened her season with a 5th place 11:12.48 1000 free at Northwestern.

    2006-2007: Had the teams second fastest 1000 and 1650 free times during the season...placed third in the 500 free against Wright State in a time of 5:31.97...runner-up finish in the 1000 free against Western Illinois in 10:56.93...placed 11th in the 1650 free at the Bill Ritter Invite in a career best 18:11.64...earned a pair of 15th place finishes at the conference championships in the 1000 and the 1650 freestyle events.

    2005-2006: Swam the 1000 free in 11:00.23 at the Horizon League Championships...posted a 5:20.76 in the 500 free finals at the league meet...finished the 1650 free league final in 18:15.83...won the 1000 free in 11:06.05 versus Butler...swam to second in 11:05.66 against Valparaiso...placed third in the 1000 free against Eastern Illinois with a 11:12.86...led team with an 11:18.79 in the 1000 free against Iowa.

    2004-05: Swam to team's second-best 1650-yard freestyle time of the year with an 18:52.44 against Saint Louis...set career-best time in 1000-yard freestyle with a 10:59.00 at the Horizon League Championships...swam a 5:22.92 in the 500 free at the league championships...led team with second-place 500 free time of 5:31.41 at Butler and Lindenwood...turned in a 5:23.07 to lead the team in the 500 free at the Bill Ritter Invitational...placed third for a team-leading 5:31.97 at Cleveland State.

    Prep/Personal: Lettered four years on the swimming team at Perry Meridian in Indianapolis...2003 all-county swimmer and 2004 all-conference performer in the pool...four-time team MVP...captained the Falcons her senior year...led the team to two sectional championships...set school records in the 500-yard freestyle (5:20.07) and as part of the 400 free relay team (3:53.76)...swam for the Indy Dolphins club team in Indianapolis...born May 14, 1986...daughter of Dan and Patsy Funk...majoring in marketing.

    Career Bests

    Event Time Date
    1000-yard freestyle 10:56.58 1-13-07
    1650-yard freestyle 18:11.64 1-20-07