Rachel Zilinskas
Rachel  Zilinskas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indiana, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy

Event:
Free/IM/Back

02/18/2017

Smoliga Wins Again; UGA Teams Come In Second

Smoliga Wins Again; UGA Teams Come In Second

02/15/2017

Kalisz, 200 Free Relay Shine At SEC Championships

Kalisz, 200 Free Relay Shine At SEC Championships

01/28/2017

Georgia Sweeps Emory, Honors Seniors

Georgia Sweeps Emory, Honors Seniors

12/03/2016

Georgia Teams Close Day 2 of Invite in Second

Georgia Teams Close Day 2 of Invite in Second

12/02/2016

Georgia Posts Three A Cuts During Invite

Georgia Posts Three A Cuts During Invite

Record Book:

• Ranks fourth in the 200 backstroke, fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and ninth in the 500 freestyle in school history.

2016-2017:

• Has B-cut times in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle, the 200 backstroke and the 400 individual medley.

• Named the recipient of the Solms Family Scholarship.

• Serving as one of the swimming and diving representatives on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2015-2016:

• Placed 14th in the 1,650 freestyle as the Lady Bulldogs won the national championship.

• Finished eighth in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle and 20th in the 200 backstroke at the SECs.

• Named a recipient of the Ramsey Scholarship for Academic and Athletic Excellence.

• Inducted into Georgia’s Leadership Academy.

• Chosen as a swimming and diving representative for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

• Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2014-2015:

• Finished sixth in the 1,650 freestyle and eighth in the 500 freestyle at the NCAAs.

• Came in sixth in both the 500 and 1,650 freestyle at the SECs as the Lady Bulldogs claimed their sixth straight title.

• Named the recipient of the Lisa Coole Memorial Scholarship.

• Chosen as a Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.

• Chosen for the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

• Named to the Director of Athletics Honor Roll.

2013-2014:

• Finished 14th in the 1,650 freestyle and 15th in the 500 freestyle and the 200 backstroke as the Lady Bulldogs won their second straight national championship.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC and to the SEC All-Freshman Team.

• Placed third in the 200 backstroke, sixth in the 1,650 freestyle and seventh in the 500 freestyle at the SECs as Georgia won its fifth straight league title.

• Named the SEC Female Freshman of the Week on Jan. 7 for her efforts against North Carolina State.

• Chosen as a Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.

• Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

High School:

• Graduated from Germantown Academy with distinguished high honors.

• Captained the Germantown Academy Aquatic Club team and was coached by Dick Shoulberg.

• Received the High School Athletic Association Award.

• Honored three times as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

• Was a 12-time Eastern Interscholastic Champion.

• Placed third in the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific 10K Open Water event.

• Was a member of both the U.S. National Team and the U.S. National Youth Team (pool and open water).

• Named to the 2013-2014 USA Swimming National Junior Team for her performance on the women’s open water 10K squad.

Personal:

• Born September 2, 1994.

• Daughter of Mark and Susan Zilinskas.

• Majoring in Risk Management & Insurance and Statistics.

Collegiate Personal Bests:

200 Freestyle 1:47.35 14 UGA Fall Invitational

500 Freestyle 4:38.32 15 NCAA Championships

1,650 Freestyle 15:55.22 15 NCAA Championships

100 Backstroke 54.08 14 UGA Fall Invitational

200 Backstroke 1:52.70 14 SEC Championships

400 Individual Medley 4:11.40 16 UGA Fall Invitational

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  • Saturday, Feb 25
    10:00 AM
    vs Bulldog Last Chance Meet prelims
    Athens, Ga.
    Saturday, Feb 25
    5:00 PM
    vs Bulldog Last Chance Meet finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Sunday, Feb 26
    10:00 AM
    vs Bulldog Last Chance Meet prelims
    Athens, Ga.
    Sunday, Feb 26
    4:00 PM
    vs Bulldog Last Chance Meet finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Monday, Mar 6
    All Day
    at Zone B Diving Championships
    Auburn, Ala.
    Tuesday, Mar 7
    All Day
    at Zone B Diving Championships
    Auburn, Ala.
    Wednesday, Mar 8
    All Day
    at Zone B Diving Championships
    Auburn, Ala.
    Wednesday, Mar 15
    6:00 PM
    at NCAA Womens Swimming and Diving Championships finals
    Indianapolis, Ind.

    Thursday, Mar 16
    10:00 AM
    at NCAA Womens Swimming and Diving Championships prelims
    Indianapolis, Ind.
    Thursday, Mar 16
    6:00 PM
    at NCAA Womens Swimming and Diving Championships finals
    Indianapolis, Ind.
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