2006: Rachel Botham was a mainstay in the Panthers' top five throughout the 2006 season...Recorded a time of 23:26.50 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, earning a 127th place finish...Finished 87th at the Big East Championships with a time of 23:39.00...Helped Pitt place third in the team competition at the CMU Invitational by recording a top-five team time at Schenley Park...Posted a time of 24:36.00 at the 33rd annual Brooks Paul Short Run...Placed 103rd at the Spiked Shoe Invitational after recording a time of 24:41.50...Captured 12th-place overall at the Duquesne Duals with a time of 19:44.00, a 52 second improvement from last year's meet, helping the women place second in the team competition...Selected as a Big East Academic All-Star.
Duquesne Duals - 20:36.00 (23rd)
Penn State National - 23:53.00 (7th in second heat)
Shorewood High School: Member of Team WESCO, the cross country divisional champions in 2004 and track championships from 2002-05...First Team All-WESCO in cross country in 2003 and 2004...First Team All-WESCO in track in 2003 and 2005...Cross country MVP in 2004...Team captain for cross country in 2003 and 2004 and captain for track in 2005...Also on the varsity basketball team and swim team...A member of the National Honor Society and scholar-athlete.
Personal: Daughter of Richard and Virginia Botham...has one sister...born January 23, 1987...a chemistry major.
PITT STUDENT-ATHLETES SET TO PARTICIPATE IN COACH FOR COLLEGE PROGRAM
Four Pitt Teams Earn APR Public Recognition Awards from NCAA
Pitt Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Accolades
Four Panthers Earn ACC Cross Country All-Academic Honors
Schriever, Forys Named First National Bank Athletes of the Week
Pitt's Schriever Completes NCAA Championship