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2010-2011 Women's Track Roster

Rachel Islam

Class: FR
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5-8
Previous School: Innisdale SS
Hometown: Barrie, Ontario

Ran to a sixth-place finish with the DMR team at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships in a time of 12:40.56; also ran to a 13th finish in the 800 meters at the championships ... Set a personal-best time of 2:17.85 in the 800 meters at the Rod McCravy Memorial in a 16th-place effort ... Took second in the 800 meters in 2:22.17 at the MT Christmas Invitational ... Came in 10th in the 800 meters in 2:19.32.
Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships with a final time of 1:05.47 ... Clocked a personal best time of 1:05.37 in the preliminary round of the 400-meter hurdles at the SBC Championships ... Took ninth in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:06.56 at the Memphis Invitational ... Came in fifth in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:06.79 at the Boston-Moon Classic ... Ran a season-best time of 2:19.84 in the 800 meters at the Tiger Track Classic.

High School - Ran cross country and track under Joe Denes at Innisdale SS, also played soccer at Innisdale ... Placed fourth place individual and as a team at the 2006 OFSAA Cross Country meet ... Took eighth at the 2008 OFSAA Cross Country meet ... Finished fourth in the 3,000 meters at the 2008 OFSAA Track and Field meet ... Holds personal best times of 59.04 in the 400 meters, 2:14.58 in the 800 meters, and 4:51 in the 1,500 meters ... Was named an Ontario Scholar.

Personal - Rachel Leigh Islam ... Born June 15, 1992 daughter of David and Debbie Islam ... Mother Debbie was a competitive figure skater, taking third place at the 1979 Canadian Figure Skating Championships ... Major is currently undeclared.