Rachel Laveson
Rachel Laveson
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Annandale, Va.
High School: Thomas Jefferson Science & Technology
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2017 (Senior): Competed in seven races during her senior season, and was among the team’s top-seven runners on five occasions… Was a scoring finisher for CWRU four times, including a 15th-place finish among Division III runners (the second-best among CWRU runners) with a season-best 6K time of 23:17.3… Was the team’s sixth finisher and the 95th finisher overall at the NCAA Great Lakes Region Championships… Earned UAA Fall All-Academic recognition.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 4K/15:44.9/5th place (Team Finish: 3rd)
  • OWU Invitational: 6K/23:40.7/33rd place (Team Finish: 5th)
  • Allegheny Classic: 3 miles/18:53/12th place (Team Finish: 4th)
  • All-Ohio Championships: 6K/23:17.3/83rd place - 15th DIII (Team Finish: 2nd)
  • Yellowjacket Invitational: 6K/24:32.7/36th place (Team Finish: 8th)
  • UAA Championships: 6K/27:25.9/73rd place (Team Finish: 10th)
  • NCAA DIII Great Lakes Region Championships: 6K/24:34.8/95th place (Team Finish: 6th)

2016 (Junior): Was among the team’s top-five finishers in four of the five events she competed in during the year… Finished third among all Spartan competitors at the Inter-Regional Rumble, finishing 51st overall in the race with a career-best 6K time of 23:09.6… Was the team’s fifth finisher at both the UAA Championships (42nd overall, 23:40.52) and the NCAA Regionals (99th overall, 24:12.7)… Received UAA All-Academic honors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 4K/15:59.0/7th place (Team Finish: 7th)
  • Yellowjacket Invitational: 6K/24:21.9/76th place (Team Finish: 5th)
  • Inter-Regional Rumble: 6K/23:09.6/51st place (Team Finish: 3rd)
  • UAA Championship: 6K/23:40.52/42nd place (Team Finish: 5th)
  • NCAA Regional: 6K/24:12.7/99th place (Team Finish: 5th)

2015 (Sophomore): Competed in four races during her sophomore season, finishing among CWRU’s top-10 in each… Was the sixth-fastest Spartan overall at the Sudeck Sundown Classic, placing eighth with a time of 16:27.0 in the 4K race… Recorded a career-best 6K time of 23:15.1 at the Oberlin Inter-Region Rumble… Received UAA All-Academic honors.

  • Sudeck Sundown Classic: 4K/16:27.0/8th place
  • Calvin Knight Invitational: 5K/19:39.7/68th place
  • All-Ohio XC Championships: 6K/24:04.5/57th place
  • Oberlin College Inter-Regional Rumble: 6K/23:15.1/96th place

2014 (Freshman): 

  • Sudeck Classic 4k/17:06.22/21st
  • Calvin Knight Invitational 5k/20:50.5/125th
  • All-Ohio Championship 6k/24:41.18/66th
  • Inter-Regional Rumble 6k/25:35.1/208th

Personal: Earned a total of seven varsity letters with two in cross country, two in indoor track and four in outdoor track at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology…AP Scholar with Distinction…four-year gold medalist in the National Spanish Exam…daughter of Jack Laveson and Diane White.