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Rachael  Morales
Rachael Morales


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Hartley HS


@Herd_Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

Six players named scholar athletes, team earns academic award


Five @Herd_Tennis Members Earn All-Conference Accolades

The Herd earned one first team honor, three second team honors and two third team honors


@Herd_Tennis Comeback Attempt Falls Short Against WKU

The Herd finishes the season with a 14-10 record


@Herd_Tennis Defeats UTEP in First Round of C-USA Tournament

Derya Turhan won her tenth consecutive singles match


@Herd_Tennis Seeded Third at Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship

The Herd enters the tournament with a 13-9 record


Marshall vs Old Dominion

Marshall tennis photos from its match against Old Dominion in the C-USA quarterfinals

Herd Tennis 20 Questions with Rachael Morales

AS A SENIOR (2017)
Finished her career by ranking in the top 25 in Marshall history for singles wins (82), doubles wins (76), overall wins (158) and single season singles wins (24, accomplished in 2015) … Named to the All-Conference USA Singles Third Team for the fourth consecutive year … Had a 13-8 singles record in dual match play, splitting time primarily at the Nos. 4 and 5 positions … won her only match at No. 3, defeating Daphne Visscher of UTEP in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament in straight sets … Won all three completed singles matches against Conference USA opponents (Old Dominion in regular season, UTEP and WKU in the Conference USA tournament) … Defeated four Power Five conference opponents in singles play (Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia Tech and West Virginia) … won the deciding match against Virginia Tech in a third set tiebreaker … Went 10-8 in doubles matches, playing primarily with Maddie Silver at the No. 2 position … Went 10-7 at No. 2 … Lost her only match at No. 3, playing with Daniela Dankanych … Defeated four Power Five Conference opponents in doubles play (Kentucky, Minnesota, Penn State and Maryland) … Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
Named to the 2016 All-Conference USA singles third team … collected a 12-6 singles record, including wins over No. 29 Rice, No. 48 FIU, No. 68 Old Dominion and Yale … played the Nos. 2 and 3 spots … at No. 2, went 10-5 … at No. 3, went 2-1 … earned a 15-4, doubles record, playing with Derya Turhan at the No. 1 spot and Maddie Silver at the No. 2 spot … went 10-0 in doubles play when teamed with Silver … named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

AS A SOPHOMORE (Spring 2015)
Was named to the 2015 All-Conference USA singles third team...Collected a 18-5 record...Played the Nos. 5 and 6 spots...At No. 5, went 3-2...At No. 6, went 15-3...Seven wins against ranked teams...Came up with key singles victories against No. 38 Depaul and No. 52 William and Mary and No. 66 Old Dominion...Finished with a 15-8 mark doubles play with Maddie Silver, and went 1-0 with Kai Broomfield...Was awarded the Conference USA Academic Medal for having a gpa of 3.75 or better.

AS A FRESHMAN (Spring 2014)
Was named to the 2014 All-Conference USA singles third team ... Finished her first year with a 14-7 overall mark, 13-7 in the No. 6 position for the Herd ... Collected singles victories against No. 48 Indiana, No. 38 Utah and No. 63 Winthrop ... Finished with a 12-5 mark in doubles competition, while having played primarily in the No. 3 spot with Kai Broomfield where she posted an 11-4 mark.

AS A FRESHMAN (Fall 2013)
Recorded a 9-3 record in singles play and a 6-7 doubles record including teaming up with Karli Timko for a 3-0 record and won the 21st annual Tribe Invitational at William and Mary doubles bracket.

Posted a 108-10 record at Bishop Hartley High School ... A four-star recruit and listed as the 99th best player in the nation by ... Placed 3rd in the state tournament as a freshman ... Finished runner-up in 2010 and 2011 ... Was the 2012 Ohio Division II state singles champion ... Earned team MVP honors all four years ... Received the John Harlow Sportsmanship Award ... Played for the Racquet Club of Columbus tennis team, which she went to Nationals and placed 7th her first and third year and placed third her second year with the squad.

Majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry.