Rachel Kuschner
Rachel Kuschner
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake School
Position: Throws

Collegiate Bests

Discus Throw 39.92m

Hammer Throw 38.25m

Shot Put 9.61m

Weight Throw 12.47m

2010-2011: Ninth in the weight at HYP.

2009-2010: Season-best of 38.25m in the hammer at Penn-Yale-Princeton...Fourth in the hammer at Harvard-Yale...11th in the hammer and 14th in discus at outdoor Heps.

2008-2009: Won discus throw at Yale-Harvard Invite with personal best…Threw personal best in hammer throw at same meet.

2007-2008: Indoors threw personal best in weight throw at Heps…Outdoors threw personal best in shot put at UCI Invitational.

High School: Varsity team all four years…Competed in shot put and discus…Discus league champion all four years…Shot put PR: 39’4”…Discus PR 126’.

Personal: Psychology Major…Plans on becoming a clinical psychologist…Jonathan Edwards College.

I decided to come to Yale because it has a great psychology program, is an Ivy League school, is somewhat close to my older sister who is going to college in Boston, and because the throws coach, Anna Mahon, is an Olympic hammer thrower.