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

As a junior (2017-2018)… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Participated in 10 meets, including the conference championships… Regular swimmer in the 100-butterfly and 50-free, along with the 200-freestyle, 200-medley relay, and 400-medley relay… Competed once in the 100-backstroke and three times in the 100-free… Ranked #3 on the Florida Southern times list in the 100-fly… Ranked in the top-10 in the 50-free, 100-free, and 100-backstroke.

50-free: 24.29 (at SSC Championships, 2/22/18)
100-free: 54.43 (at SSC Championships, 2/25/18)
100-back: 1:02.02 (at SSC Championships, 2/24/18)
100-fly: 58.05 (at SSC Championships, 2/23/18) 

As a sophomore (2016-17)… NCAA Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… SSC 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)… SSC 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)...  Favorite pro team is the Tampa Bay Lightning.