Rachel Pocratsky

  • Rachel
  • Pocratsky

  • Class
    Junior
  • High School/Other
    Our Lady of Good Counsel
  • Hometown
    Gaithersburg, Md.

Updated: November 14, 2017

2017: Was 70th at the NCAA Southeast Regional (6K) with a time of 22:09.2 … Finished 51st at the ACC Championships, running the 6K course in a time of 21:38.8 - her career-best time at this distance … Claimed a 149th-place finish at the Adidas Pre-National Invitational (6K) with a time of 21:40.9 … Opened the season by finishing 93rd at the Louisville Sports Commission Classic (5K) with a time of 17:50.81.

2016: Finished third at the Hokie Open (4K) with a time of 13:58.1 … Ran unattached at the VT Alumni Invite and finished 25th with a time of 22:53.90 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite (4K) and came in sixth with a time of 14:19.10.

2015: Finished second at the Hokie Open with a time of 14:52.40 … Claimed 17th at the George Mason University Invitational with a time of 24:46.27 … Ran unattached at the VT Alumni Invite (6K) and finished 73rd overall with a time of 24:18.35 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite (4K) and came in 22nd with a time of 15:14.17.

High school: A three-time letter winner in track and field at Our Lady of Good Counsel … A two-time champion in the 800-meter event and a champion in the 1,600 at the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) Championships … Won the 800 and finish third in the 400 at the WCAC outdoor state meet her junior season … Won the 1,600 and was a part of the 4x800 relay team that won the championship at the WCAC outdoor state meet her senior season ... Placed ninth in the 800 at the AAU Junior Olympics in 2014 … Placed ninth in the EE800 at the New Balance Nationals in 2015 … Holds personal bests of 57.7 in the 400 and 2:13 in the 800 … Her time in the 800 was the fastest ran in Maryland during her senior season.

Personal: Born Jan. 23, 1997 in Rockville, Maryland … Daughter of Carl and Lisa Pocratsky … Both parents attended Penn State … Has a younger sister … Major is civil engineering.

Rachel Pocratsky's XC Career Bests

4K: 13:58.1, Hokie Open (2016)

5K: 17:50.81, Louisville Sports Commission Classic (2017)

6K: 21:38.9, ACC Championship (2017)

italics = ran unattached