Rachel Ringley
Rachel Ringley
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plant City, FL
High School: Santa Fe Catholic
Events: Free/Fly
Major: Finance

As a sophomore (2016-17)… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Helped one of the 200-medley relay teams achieve an NCAA provisional qualifying time… Swam in all eight regular season meets and the conference championships… Regular swimmer in the 50- and 100-freestyle, and the 100-butterfly… Competed once in the 200-free and 100-back… Also a regular swimmer in the 200- and 400-freestyle relays, and the two medley relays… #4 on the Florida Southern times list in the 100-butterfly.

As a freshman (2015-16)… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Competed in eight meets up through the SSC Championships… Regular swimmer in the 100-butterfly, 50-freestyle and 100-freestyle… Also made two late-season appearances in the 200-free… #3 on the Florida Southern times list in the 100-fly.

In high school… Joined the Moccasins as a 2015 graduate of Santa Fe Catholic High School in Lakeland… 4-year letter winner and 4-time all-county selection at Santa Fe, where the swimming coach is former Florida Southern All-American Rae-Lynn Sheffield… Regional qualifier all four years as a member of the Hawks… Holds school records in the 50-freestyle and 100-butterfly… Regional qualifier in the 50-freestyle and 100-butterfly as a senior (top 8), junior (top 16), and sophomore (top 16)… Top 16 regional in the 100-freestyle and 200-freestyle as a freshman… Also competed for the Santa Fe Catholic track and field team and was a regional qualifier in the 1-mile and 2-mile… Competed for the Lakeland Area Swimming club where current Florida Southern head coach Mike Blum was her coach for 6½ years from 2009-15… 3-year member of the National Honor Society and 4-time Principal’s Honor Award winner given to students with a 4.0 GPA or higher… Made the All-Academic Team as a senior and was the 2015 Santa Fe Catholic Martin Power Award recipient… Graduated Magna Cum Laude… Personal… Daughter of Maureen and Sean Ringley… Has one younger sister (Kristina).