Women's Swimming



Rachael Hicks
Rachael Hicks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mira Loma, Calif.

High School:
Sunrise Mountain HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Diver

At Nevada: 2012-13 (Freshman): Was often Nevada's third-best diver behind MW Diver of the Year Stephanie Hansen and Olympic hopeful En tien Huang, earning her keep in her first season at Nevada ... Posted the third-best score all season in the one-meter and three-meter disciplines ... Scored 266.65 on the one-meter board ... Scored 317.65 on the three-meter board ... Did not compete at the Mountain West Championships due to injury.

Prior to Nevada: Earned four varsity letters in swimming and diving and one in track and field at Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria, Ariz. ... Voted MVP by her teammates each of the four years she competed in swimming and diving ... Individual state diving champion in 2010 ... State runner-up in 2011.

Personal: Daughter of Michelle and David Hicks ... Chose Nevada over Mountain West foes New Mexico and Boise State, as well as perennial NCAA Championship participant Arizona State ... Competed for the same club program as former Wolf Pack diver Candice Minette (Clavadistas Del Sol), who encouraged Hicks to consider the Nevada program ... Lists her sports hero as gymnast Mary Lou Retton.

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