Rachel Hannum
Rachel Hannum
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Point Pleasant, W.Va.

High School:
Point Pleasant HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Diving

Experience:
3L

2008-09 (Junior): Recorded career-bests and top-10 MU-best scores in the 1-meter dive against Fairmont State(3rd, 256.57) and in the 3-meter dive at Vanderbilt (4th, 227.85).

2007-08 (Sophomore): Finished seventh in the finals of the platform dive at the C-USA Championships ... Set lifetime bests in the three-meter and platform dives at the C-USA Championships with scores of 194.10 and 140.65 respectively ... Ranks in the top-10 in Marshall history in all three diving events.

2006-07 (r-Freshman): Was the most improved athlete for the 2007 season...Recorded a season-best 175.20 in the 1-meter dive and 164.70 in the 3-meter...Ranks the top-five in Marshall history in both events...Was top-five in the 1-meter and three-meter as well as the platform dive at the C-USA Championships.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner for Will Edwards and Dave Navarro at Point Pleasant High School...Was a competitive gymnast for Will Power Tumbling in Gallipolis, Ohio...Placed third at the Lucky Invitational at Las Vegas in 2004...Posted a first place finish at the Arnold Challenge in 2003 and 2004...Competed for Will Power Tumbling and Gymnastics from 2000-2004 and Bozhi's Gymnast in Huntington from 1998-2000...Competed in Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Indiana and West Virginia.

Personal: Full name is Rachel Renae Hannum...Born on June 10, 1987...Daughter of Bill and Jane Hannum...Has two younger brothers, Austin (16) and Nathan (12)...Majoring in biology with an emphasis in Pre-Med with a minor in chemistry.