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Rachel Givens
Rachel Givens

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Chiles

Height:
5-8

Event:
Distance/XC

2014 All-SEC Freshman Team (3000m steeplechase)

2014 Outdoor:

Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 3000m steeplechase, finishing 42nd at 10:43.41 ... Placed seventh at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:26.25 to earn her a spot on the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Claimed the 1500m title at the War Eagle Invitational at 4:34.99 ... Runner-up at the Tennessee challenge in the 3000m steeplechase at 11:15.04 ... Ran a 17:01.52 at the Border Clash to finish second ... Placed second in the 3000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 9:46.19 ... Debuted at the Yellow Jacket Invite, competing in the 800m and 1500m.

2014 Indoor:
Competed at five meets in the mile and 3000m ... Placed fifth in the mile at the Husker Invitational at 4:56.14 ... Finished fifth at the Vanderbilt Invitational in the 3000m with a time of 9:42.93 ... Debuted with a 12th place performance at the Auburn Indoor Invitational in the mile ... Finished 14th in the 3000m with a time of 9:51.64 at the SEC Indoor Championships.

2013 Cross Country:
Debuted at the Troy Trojan Invitational, finishing fourth at 10:56.46 ... Runner-up at the GSU Invitational with a time of 14:25.86 ... Recorded a top-five finish at the Crimson Classic at 17:32.81 ... Finished 28th at the SEC Cross Country Championships at 21:27.78.

Prior to Auburn:
Attended Lawton Chiles High School in Tallahassee, Florida ... Won the 2013 Florida 3A State Championship in the 3200m ... 2013 First Team All-Florida selection by FloridaRunners.com ... Four-time state qualifier ... Won the 2012 Florida Girls 3A Cross Country Championship (5k) in 17:48.78 ... 3rd at 1600m and 5th at 3200m as a junior in 2012 at the Florida 3A Outdoor Championships ... 5th at cross country championships as a junior ... Third team All-FloridaRunners.com as a junior.

Personal:Born November 18, 1994 ... Daughter of Steve Givens ... Has one sibling, Bert (20) ... Dad played baseball at Florida State University, and brother played baseball at Chipola College ... Chose the Tigers over Florida and Alabama ... Majoring in English.

Givens' Personal Records
Event Mark Meet
800m Outdoor 2:20.90 2014 Yellow Jacket Invite
1500m Outdoor 4:34.99 2014 War Eagle Invitational
1 Mile Indoor 4:56.14 2014 Husker Invitational
3000m Indoor 9:42.93 2014 Vanderbilt Invitational
3000m Outdoor 9:46.19 2014 Tiger Track Classic
3000m Steeplechase 10:26.25 2014 SEC Championships
5000m Outdoor 17:01.52 2014 Border Clash