Rachel Kerr
Rachel Kerr
Height: 5-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Archbald, Pa.
High School: Scranton Prep
Events: Distance
Major: Biology
  • Three-year letter-winner who earned Second Team All-Landmark Conference during her sophomore year
  • Is also a member of the University's cross country team

Junior Year (2019-20) (Outdoor season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)

  • Competed in six meets for the Royals during the indoor season and recorded four top-10 finishes
  • Finished sixth in the 3000 meter run at the Landmark Conference Indoor Championships with a time of 10:51.76
  • Recorded a season-best third place finish on two occasions

Sophmore Year (2018-19)

  • Finished second in the 3000 meter run at the Landmark Conference Indoor Championships on Feb. 23 with a school and personal record time of 10:31.02
  • Placed fifth in the 5000 meter run at the Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships on May 4-5 with a mark of 18:08.49
  • Ran a leg on the 4x400 meter relay team that clocked in at 4:46.54 at the Jim Taylor Invitational on Mar. 30 to place 15th

Freshman Year (2017-18)

  • Ran the 800 during both seasons and the 4x400 relay once during the indoor season.

Personal Best Marks

Event Meet (Date) Mark
800 Landmark Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 24, 2018)  2:41.70 
3000 Landmark Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 23, 2019) 10:31.02
5000 Landmark Conference Outdoor Championships (May 4-5, 2019) 18:08.49

 

Awards/Honors

  • All-Landmark Conference Second Team - Indoor (3,000 meter run, 2018-19)
  • Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020)
  • Landmark Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020)

High School/Personal

  • Was a member of the cross country and track & field teams at Scranton Prep.
  • Daughter of Brian Kerr and Darleen Oleski. Her father is a graduate of Rutgers University while her mother graduated from The University of Scranton.
  • Has a sister, Julia, who is also a student at The University of Scranton.