Caroline Racke
Caroline  Racke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Powell, OH

High School:
Olentangy Liberty

Height:
5-10

Major:
Chemistry


03/12/2018

Swimming & Diving Lands Five on A-10 All-Academic Teams

Moritz Fath, Emils Pone, Clarke Indek, Hannah Kopydlowski and Caroline Racke were honored Monday

03/10/2018

Zhang Earns Third Medal at CSCAA National Invitational

Colonials placed eighth at national postseason meet

02/16/2018

Zhang Wins A-10 Gold

Colonials sit third at A-10 Championships entering final day

02/15/2018

Women's Swimming & Diving Drops More Records

Abigail Fusco and Emily Zhang help Colonials hold third at A-10 Championships

02/14/2018

Women's Swimming & Diving Claims A-10 Gold

Colonials start A-10 Championships with relay win

2017-18: Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference... Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference...Scored in two individual events and swam on two record-breaking relays at the Atlantic 10 Championships to help the Colonials finish third in the team standings...Qualified for A final of 50 free with career-best time (23.30 seconds) in prelims before placing eighth in 23.44 seconds...Swam second leg of 200 free relay that earned silver in a program-record time of of 1:32.42...Also part of GW's program record-breaking swim in the 200 medley relay (1:42.73) to place seventh...Also placed 13th in 100 fly (:56.33) and 22nd in 100 free (:52.05) with two more career-best times...Closed season at CSCAA National Invitational Championship, where she was part of groups that finished 11th in the 200 free relay (1:33.85) and 13th in the 400 free relay (3:24.55)...Also placed 39th in the 50 free (:23.89), 39th in the 100 fly (:57.07) and 76th in the 100 free (:53.54)...In addition, posted career-best times in the 200 free (2:08.94) and 200 IM (2:21.69) at the Magnus Cup Invitational in November.

2016-17: Swam career-fastest time in the 50 free in 24.16 at the Atlantic 10 Championships...Touched the wall in 53.88 for personal-best time in the 100 free at the A-10 Championships...Posted season best in the 100 butterfly at the A-10 Championships in 58.65... Fall 2016 GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member...Fall 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.

2015-16: Swam season-fastest times in three of four events at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21): the 50-yard freestyle (24.18), the 100-yard freestyle (54.51), and the 100-yard butterfly (58.26)...Touched the wall in career-best times in the 100-yard backstroke (1:04.20) and the 50-yard butterfly (26.44) at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22)... Member of Fall 2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

High School: Four-year standout at Olentangy Liberty High School...Helped team win Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) championship title as a freshman...Three-time individual district qualifier in the 100-yd butterfly...Individual district qualifier in the 200-yd IM, 50-yd freestyle and 100-yd freestyle...YMCA National qualifier in the 200-yd medley relay, 200-m butterfly, 200-yd free relay and three times in the 50-m freestyle...State finalist in the 200 free relay...State qualifier in the 200 free relay, 400 free relay and twice in the 200 medley relay...Helped team to District runner-up performance as a senior and three OCC runner-up finishes from 2013-2015...Member of National Honor Society...Named Scholar Athlete of swimming and diving and cross country teams...Member of Liberty Township Powell YMCA swim team.

Personal: Born Caroline Anneliese Racke on Sept. 8, 1997, in Saint Louis, Missouri...Daughter of Amy Lovett-Racke and Michael Racke...Has one older sister, Elizabeth, two younger sisters, Anja and Christina, and two younger brothers, Michael and Luke...Intends to major in Chemistry and become a physician...Enjoys running half-marathons.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 23.30 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
100-Yard Freestyle 52.05 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
200-Yard Freestyle 2:08.94 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/18/2017)
100-Yard Backstroke 1:04.20 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)
50-Yard Butterfly 26.44 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
100-Yard Butterfly 56.17 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:21.69 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/17/2017)

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