Rachel Nichwitz

RS-Jr | 5-6 | Distance | Fishers, Ind. | Hamilton Southeastern HS

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in six meets during the indoor season… Set a personal-best in the Mile at the Arkansas Qualifier running 4:54.62 (Feb. 16)… Recorded a personal-best of 9:32.17 in the 3,000-meters at the SEC Indoor Championships… Competed in seven meets during the outdoor season… Set personal-best in the 1,500-meters running 4:32.16 at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (Mar. 23)… Recorded a personal-best of 16:33.27 in the 5,000-meters at the Cardinal Classic (Apr. 20)… Posted a personal-best of 10:09.65 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA West Prelims (May 24)…

Redshirt-Freshman (2017)
Competed in six meets during the outdoor season… Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the 3,000-meter steeplechase…

Freshman (2016)
Utilized a redshirt during her first season on campus.

High School
13-time All-State in cross country and track & field … 2013 Foot Locker Nationals finalist … State runner-up in the 1600-meter run, 4×800-meter relay and with her team during the 2014 outdoor season.

Born on March 25, 1997 … Daughter of John and Liz Nichwitz … Has one younger sibling, Rylee … Majoring in kinesiology … Hopes to make an immediate impact on the team in her first year as a Razorback.