Women's Swimming & Diving

Rachel Speakman
Rachel Speakman
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hudson, OH
High School: Hudson High School
Position: Diving

2012-2013: Placed 13th in the 1-meter event at the Ivy League Championship meet with a score of 235.50, scoring points for the Bears…Her highest score from the season, a point total of 275.62, ranks her second on Brown's list of all-time top five performers…Qualified for the NCAA Division I Zone A Diving Championships, finishing 16th with a combined score of 454.80…Earned her varsity letter.

Before Brown
: Graduated from Hudson High School where she was an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society…Served as the Hudson High School’s Chamber Orchestra Concert Master during the 2011-2012 school year, earning the National School Orchestra Award…Earned four varsity letters as a member of the Hudson High School swimming and diving team, captaining the team during her junior and senior year… Reached the diving podium at the Ohio State Championships in 2011 (8th) and 2012 (4th)… Recognized by the Akron Touchdown Club as Diver of the Year for 2011 and 2012, and Rookie of the Year in 2009…Also competed for the Akron Rippers…A 2011 and 2012 All-American diver…A three-time USA Diving National qualifier…Named an Academic All-American in 2012.

: Rachel Speakman is the daughter of Laura and Eric Speakman of Hudson, Ohio...She has one younger sister, Bailey…Her father, Eric, was a diver at Indiana University of PA…Her grandfather, Edward Speakman, attended Brown for graduate work in mathematics…Enjoys playing the violin, camping and cooking...Concentration is undeclared.