Rachel Thompson
Rachel Thompson
Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Mansfield, Ohio

High School:
Ashland High School

2013-14 (Senior)

Played all 22 rounds for the Herd ... earned Marshall's lowest single-season stroke average of 77.05 ... won first career tournament in fall 2013 with a 7-over-par 147 at the Dayton Fall Invitational (Oct. 22) ... earned first Conference USA Golfer of the Week honors following victory ... shot career-low round of 72 twice, at the Drake Creek Invitational (Sept. 10) and at the Dayton Fall Invitational (Oct. 22) ... finished tied for 21st at the Conference USA Championship (April 23) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012-13 (Junior)

Played 21 rounds for the Herd...averaged 79.62 (second best on team)...best finish came at Cardinal Classic (5)...low round of the season was 75 (three times)...finished T35 at Conference USA Championships...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Summer 2012:Competed in the Pure Silk Women's Collegiate Team Championship and along with teammate Samantha DiDomenico, finished tied for 17th with an overall stroke score of +12

2011-12 (Sophomore)

Finished third on the team with a scoring average of 79.3... played in a team-high 26 rounds and posted her lowest round of 73 during the UNCW Seahawk Classic ... marked her best finish in the NewWave Comm. Classic, finishing tied for seventh ... selected to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11 (Freshman)

Was one of only two Herd golfers to compete in all 28 rounds of action...Averaged an 81.1 in her freshman season...shot a season-low 75 on two occasions, in the opening round of the UAB Fall Beach Blast and in the closing round of the MSU Ocala Spring Invitational...Finished a season-best tied for 12th at the MSU Ocala Spring Invitational (80-75=155)...Finished first on the team at the EKU Lady Colonel Classic, 46th place (80-83-76=239).

Prior to Marshall

As a member of the Ashland High School women's golf team made the first state tournament appearance in school history in 2008...Team placed seventh in 2008 and fourth in 2009...Placed second individually in her senior season and 12th during her junior season...A two-time sectional medalist and set a school record at the Edison Invitational, shooting a 70 through 18-holes...Was named the Ashland High School's women's golf team's MVP during all three seasons...Concluded with a 76 scoring average during her senior campaign...All-District selection...Record for girl's low round at Ashland High School (70).

Personal

Born August 14, 1992...Daughter of Scott and Marla Thompson...Majoring in Forensic Chemistry.