Rachel Byrd
Rachel  Byrd

RS Senior

Powhatan, Va.

High School:
Powhatan HS

Last College:


Cross Country/Distance

XC Elig.:
RS Junior

OTF Elig.:
RS Junior

- 1500m 4:51.72
- Mile 5:20.50
- 3000m 10:31.59
- 5000m 18:22.56
- 10,000m 38:53.45
- Mile 5:23.28
- 3000m 10:36.18
- 5000m 18:38.72
- 5k 18:29.60
- 6k 22:40.70
- 5000m 19:46.60

2017 Outdoor:
Appeared in four meets competing in three events ... Placed eighth in the 3000m at Raleigh Relays with 10:47.28 ... Finished third in the 5000m with 18:35.84 at the Gamecock Invitational ... Ran 39:56.69 in the 10,000m at VertKlasse Meeting to place fifth.

2016 Outdoor: Finished 2nd (18:44.20) at the Coach O Coastal Carolina Invitational ... Scored a pair of top-10 finishes in the 10,000m ... Placed 2nd (5:20.50) in the mile run at the Shamrock Invitational ... Finished 8th in the 1500m at the Big South Triangular, crossing the finish line at 4:51.72.

2015 Outdoor: Set personal records in the 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m races ... Posted a time of 10:35.28 in the 3000m at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational ... Finished third in the event at the Big South Challenge Cup ... Ran a personal-best 5000m time of 18:34.58 and finished second at the CCU Invitational ... Competed in the 10,000m race at the Big South Conference Championships and finished 11th with a time of 39:08.17 ... Made the Dean's List for the Spring 2015 semester ... Member of the 2014-15 Big South Honor Roll.

2015 Indoor: Recorded the Chanticleers second-best 5000m time on the season by clocking an 18:49.87 at the Big South Conference Championships ... Finished fifth in the event at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Competed in both the mile run at the Virginia Tech Invitational and 3000m at the Samford Invitational and ran paces of 5:23.28 and 10:41.38, respectively.

2014 Cross Country: Competed in seven meets and scored in all of them, including five as the team's fourth finisher ... Clocked season-best 5K time of 19:27.26 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Personal record of 23:28.73 at NCAA Southeast Regional ... Placed eighth at the Coastal Carolina Invitational and 22nd at the Big South Preview.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Redshirted during 2013-14 season at VMI.

At Powhatan HS: Personal-best 5K time of 18.21... In track and field, posted top-11 finishes in the 1600m (10th) and 3200m (11th) at the state meet...Top times of 5:17.97 in the 1600m and 11:25.36 in 3200m.



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