Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Colonials Roll to Victory Over Hoyas in 2014 Home Finale
Colonials Welcome Hoyas to Smith Center Pool on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Colonials to Host Bucknell, Towson and Georgetown at Charles E. Smith Center Pool
Junior Lindsay Moore Sets School Record, Ties for Third in 200-Yard Backstroke
2012-13: Finished 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke with a career-best time of 1:06.28 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Her 100 and 200 breast times are both good for 10th on GW's all-time list...Took home 15th in the 200 breast at A-10s with a career time of 2:23.19...Swam a season-best time of 2:15.68 in the 200-yard individual medley at the A-10 Championship...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2011-12: Swam a career-fastest time of 1:06.80 in the 100-yard breaststroke to place 11th at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Finished in a career-best time of 2:15.64 in the 200-yard individual medley at the A-10 Championships...Swam a season-best 2:23.60 in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17)...Claimed top honors in the 100 breast and 100 back against George Mason (Jan. 28)...Came in second in the 200 breast against UMBC (Oct. 29)...Swam second leg of first-place finishing 400-yard medley relay to help defeat Georgetown (Jan. 21)...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List.
2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championships, finished eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 11th in the 100-yard breaststroke...Also competed in the preliminary heat of the 200-yard individual medley...Swam the breaststroke leg of the 200- and 400-yard medley relays, which finished 10th and ninth, respectively...Atlantic-10 performance in the 200-yard breaststroke ranks eighth all-time on GW's top times list...Claimed top honors in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke events and landed second in the 200-yard IM against Howard...Finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke against Drexel...Against Georgetown, finished second in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke...Took home third in the 200-yard breaststroke at the URI Invitational.
High School: Swam for the Orono High Spartans...Named to all-conference and all-state teams as well as earning All-America consideration...Also swam for the Minnetonka Swim Club from 2007-2010.
Personal: Born Rachael Ann Johnston on May 28, 1991...Daughter of Lisa and Charlie Olson and Jeff Johnston...Has one brother, Patrick, one step-sister, Samantha, and one step-brother, Mathew...Brother Patrick plays golf at Minnesota...Majoring in exercise science.
|CAREER BESTS (Through 2012-13 Season)|
|100-Yard Breaststroke||1:06.09||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|200-Yard Breaststroke||2:23.19||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:15.64||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/22/2012)|
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