Rachel Morelli
Rachel Morelli
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Saint Basil Academy

As a Junior in 2011-12: Kicked off the season with a team-best third place finish in the 1000m run at the Yale Lid Lifted with a time of 3:08.14…Helped lead the 4x800m relay team to a first place finish with a time of 10:10.10…Competed in the 200m event at Fordham and finished in 31:20…Also competed in the 1000m event at Fordham where she finished in 3:07.30…Helped the distance medley relay team at the Yale Invitational finish in 12:50.98, good for second out of four teams…Finished the 500m event at Rhode Island in 1:24.16…Finished second on the team at BU in the 800m event with a time of 2:23.16…Ran in the 800m event at the NEC Championships and crossed the line in 2:23.46…Closed out the season with a time of 2:21.44 in the 800m at the New England Championships.

As a Sophomore in 2010-11: Competed at the New England Championships on Feb. 26 as a member of Quinnipiac’s 4x800-relay team, which finished in ninth place with a time of 9:36.93.
 

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Saint Basil Academy, where she was a two-time Indoor Track All-American in 2005 and 2007...PIAA State Champion in the 4x800 in 2007...Named to the All-League and All-State teams at Saint Basil Academy...Member of two-time PIAA Cross Country State championship team...Part of two cross country PIAA District I championship teams...Member of two-time AACA cross country championship team in 2006 and 2007...Part of PIAA Track & Field District I Champions in 2006, 2007 and 2008)...Won the 2005 Track & Field BAL Championship...Member of the team that won the 2006 and 2007 Track & Field AACA Championships.

 

Personal: A native of Philadelphia, Pa…Daughter of Mary and Frank Morelli...Sister Lynn runs cross country and track &field at the College of William and Mary...Sister Christina runs cross country and track & field at Saint Joseph’s University...Salutatorian of her high school’s graduating class.