Rachel Hampton
Rachel Hampton
Year: Senior
Hometown: Telluride, Colo.
High School: Telluride
Position: Nordic
Major: Earth and Planetary Sciences
House: : Currier

Also a member of the track & field/cross country team

Senior (2016-17)
Served as co-captain during senior campaign … Winter Academic All-Ivy … USCSCA All-Academic Team … Competed in all six carnivals for the Crimson in senior season … Harvard’s top finisher at five of the six carnivals … Posted two top-25 finishes in 5K Classic and 15K FS at the UNH Carnival (Jan. 28) … Led team with a 23rd-place finish in the 15K FS at the NCAA Regional Championships (Feb. 25) … Posted three top-ten finishes throughout year … Collected 10th in the 10K at the UVM Carnival (Feb. 4)  … Recorded 7th at the Dartmouth Carnival in the 5K relay and led Harvard with a 15th-place finish in the 5K (Feb. 11) … Notched 9th at the Middlebury 5K relay and placed 22nd in the 15K FS (Feb. 18).

Junior (2015-16)
Competed in all 11 noridc races, posting the top Harvard placement in all but one race ... Finished 38th in the 5K FS and 34th in the 15K MS Classic at the NCAA Championships ... Crossed the finish line 36th in the 5K FS and 18th in the 15K MS Classic at NCAA Regionals ... Set a new career best, finishing 8th in the 15K Classic and took 15th with Annie Harvieux in the Team Sprint FS at the Colby Carnival … Matched a career-best finish, taking 8th in the 15K MS at the Dartmouth Carnival.

Sophomore (2014-15)
Crossed the line in 59:49.8, good enough for a 15th-place finish in the 15k and earned 20th-place in the 5k at Bates College Winter Carnival … Took 16th in the 5k and 17thin the 10k at UVM Carnival … Completed the 5k in an impressive 18:25.0, good enough for 13th and helped Harvard to a 13th-place finish in the Mixed Relay at St. Michaels Winter Carnival … Crossed the line 24th in the 10k at Dartmouth Carnival … Took 25th in the 10k and 33rd-place in the 5k at Middlebury Carnival … Finished the 5k in 33rd and earned 14th, completing the 15k in a time of 55:47.3 at St. Lawrence Carnival (EISA Championships) … Qualified for the 2015 NCAA Championships … Crossed the line in 16:01.1, good enough for 36th in the 5k and took 31st in the 15k, crossing the finish line in 52:47.3 at NCAA Championships.  

Freshman (2013-14)
Took 29th in the 5K classic race and 45th in the 15K freestyle at NCAA regional carnival …Finished in 31st in the 5K classic event at the Williams Carnival … Crossed the line in 33rd in the 15K classic race at the Dartmouth Winter Carnival … At the UVM Winter Carnival, took 22nd in the classic sprint race.   

Before Harvard
Colorado 2A Region Four Cross Country State Champion for 2011 and 2012 … Colorado 2A State Champion for 3200m …  First-team all-state cross country in 2009, 2011 and 2012 … San Juan Conference champion in the 1,600, 3,200 and 4x800 in 2011 … Track and field all-conference in 2010, 2011, and 2013 … San Juan Conference Athlete of the Year in track and field and cross country … Captain of school’s cross country team all four years … Captain of the track and field team sophomore through senior seasons … Graduated with Telluride’s school records for 1,600, 3,200 and 5,000 meters … CU-Boulder Outstanding Junior Award … AP Scholar with honors … RPI medal for math and science … Outstanding history, biology, math and chemistry awards … Finalist in NCTE writing competition.