Rachel Coaxum
Rachel  Coaxum


Catlett, Va.

High School:




Herd Concludes Ohio Open Tune-Up

Track and Field Readies for C-USA Championships


Track and Field to Compete in EKU Open

Herd Looking for Continued Improvement


Herd Sets High Standards at Black and Gold Challenge

Kennedy Breaks School Javelin Record


Marshall Finishes C-USA Indoors in Eleventh

Personal Records Overshadow Team Finish


Herd Concludes Indoor Regular Season

Marshall Tuned-Up for Next Week's Championships


Rachel Coaxum

Episode 1 of the Marshall University Track and Field "She Herd" Insider featuring senior sprinter Rachel Coaxum.


Marshall 106, Ohio 82

The Thundering Herd track and field team defeated Ohio University in a border battle at the Ohio Women's Team Challenge in Athens.

2010-11: Posted 5 top-15 finishes in the indoor events... Had7 top-15 finishes in the outdoor events...Was part of the 4x1 team that finished second at the Ohio Women's Team Challenge with a time of 49.09... Set a personal best in 60 meter hurdles at the Virginia Tech Challenge with a time of 8.95 seconds... Placed 13th in the 60 meter hurdles event at the C-USA Indoor Championships.

2009-10: Tied for first at the Ohio Open in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.16... Was 2nd in thetriple jump in that same meet with a distance of 10.55m... Placed third in the 100-meter hurdles at the Ohio Invitational with a time of 14.93... Was second at the Marietta Invitational in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.62.

Prior to Marshall: Has a personal best of 8.5 seconds in the 55-meter hrudles... 14.99 personal best in the 100-meter hurdles... Finished the 300-meter hurdle in a time of 47.11... Also competed in the triple jump... Finished eighth in the state as a sophomore in the 55-meter hurdle... Placed fourth in the 55-meter hurdles and third in the 100-meter hurdles as a junior... Invited to compete at the Nike Indoor Naitonals as a senior... Earned indoor and outdoor team MVPs awards twice.

Personal: Daughter of Dennis Toole and Constance Morton... Has five siblings, Ryan, Rosie, Raymond, Russell, and Robin... Getting a double major in business management and sociology.

Collegiate Bests:

60H: 8.95s

100H: 14.20s

Triple Jump: 11.22m (Indoor)