Rachel Rosenberg
Rachel Rosenberg
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio
High School: Strongsville
Position: Diving

2011-2012 (Senior): Elected captain by her teammates… Diver of the Meet at the 2012 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… Won the William Leeming Jelliffe Award, given to the senior who has shown the greatest progress and development in athletic ability and outstanding leadership during her college years… Three-meter diving: Won the event at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a score of 340.00 to set a meet record, Yale record and Ivy League record… Earned first-team All-Ivy honors… Finished sixth at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships with a score of 563.25… Went undefeated in the regular season… Met the NCAA Zone Diving Championships qualifying standard on three separate occasions… One-meter diving: Finished second at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a score of 280.45, earning second team All-Ivy honors…  Finished 10th at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships with a score of 483.75… Won the event three times during the regular season… Best score was 284.62 in a first-place finish against Cornell.

2010-2011 (Junior): Three-meter diving:  Finished 14th at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships with a score of 476.00… Finished 10th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a score of 273.05… Best score was 306.15 in a win against Brown… Also broke 300 points in a win against Navy with 305.48 points… Won against Columbia with a score of 270.83… Won against Vermont with a score of 288.30… Qualified for NCAA Zone Diving Championships on four separate occasions… One-meter diving: Finished 23rd in the prelims at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships with a score of 209.55… Placed third at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a score of 268.70… Best score was a 290.92 in a win over Brown… Won the event a total of four times during the regular season… Qualified for NCAA Zone Diving Championships on five separate occasions.

2009-2010 (Sophomore): Earned diver of the meet honors at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… Three-meter diving: Finished 15th at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships with a score of 477.25… First team All-Ivy… Won the event at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a score of 291.60… Finished first in the event twice during the regular season… Best regular season score was 285.82 in a win against Navy… Won against Columbia with a score of 240.23… One-meter diving: Finished 12th at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships with a score of 456.70… Finished sixth at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a score of 244.30… Won the event three times during the regular season… Won at Columbia with a score of 250.49… Won against Vermont with a score of 255.60… Won against Cornell with a score of 253.79… Best score of the season was 260.77 in a second-place finish against UConn.

2008-2009 (Freshman): Dove in two finals at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… Qualified for NCAA Zone meet in Buffalo.

Before Yale: Four-year letter winner at Strongsville High School… Captain of team senior year…Was a three-time conference champion, sectional champion, and district champion… Three-time All-American and four-time All-Ohio… Named team’s most outstanding athlete.

Personal: Member of Davenport College… Art major interested in product design or advertising… Likes to listen to music (especially her little brother's band), peruse thrift stores, and eat peanut butter.

Why I Chose Yale: “I came to Yale for the people: everybody is a character, and that keeps things interesting.”