Rachel Pena

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ridgefield Park, N.J.

High School:
Ridgefield Park

Event:
Throws

Major:
English

Rachel Pena

07/24/2014

Pena Earns Division I All-Academic Status

Men's and women's teams pick up honors

06/25/2014

Track Puts 49 on Academic Honor Roll

Robinson, Murphy and Watters all post team-high 4.0 GPA

06/09/2014

Pena Claims Hammer Throw Title at Puerto Rico Championships

2014 graduate was coming of NCAA regional appearance in May

05/30/2014

Pena Competes at NCAA Regionals

Lafayette senior finished 17th in the East Regional

05/18/2014

Track and Field Competes at ECAC, IC4A Championships

Pena took second in the hammer throw

*Currently Ranks #2 in school history in the Hammer, #2 in the 20lb Weight, and #4 Outdoor and #5 Indoor in the Shot Put*

2013-2014: Named a Tri-Captain for the Indoor/Outdoor Track & Field team...

2012-2013: Placed 2nd in the 20lb Weight at Indoor Patriot League Championships...Placed 3rd in both the Hammer and Shot Put at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships...Finished 2nd in the Hammer at the Outdoor ECAC ("Eastern") Championships and 3rd in the 20lb Weight at the Indoor ECAC Championships to earn All East Honors in both events...Qualified for the Preliminary Round of the NCAA Division I Championships in the Hammer...Finished season ranked 28th in Hammer at Division I...Placed 5th in the Championship Round of the Hammer at Penn Relays...Earned All Academic by the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association...Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...

2011-2012: 2012 Patriot League Champion in the Hammer...Placed 5th in the Hammer at the ECAC Championships to earn All East Honors...Qualified for the 1st Round of the NCAA Championships in the Hammer...Placed 5th Outdoors and 6th Indoors in the Shot Put at the Patriot League Championships...Also an ECAC qualifier in the 20lb Weight Throw...Earned All Academic by the US Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association...earned a spot on the Patriot League Honor Roll.

2010-2011: Placed 5th in the Hammer at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships and 5th in the 20lb Weight at the Indoor Championships...Also was a Patriot League finalist Indoor's and Outdoor in the Shot Put. Won the Shot Put indoors against Lehigh. Was named team's Outstanding Freshman for the Women's Team. Earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...

High School: 2010 New Jersey Meet of Championships Qualifier both Indoors & Outdoors in the Shot Put. Competed at the 2010 National Indoor Scholastic Championships in the Shot Put. Also qualified for the Meet of Champions as a junior.

Personal Bests:
Shot Put: 43' 7"
Discus: 126'
Hammer Throw: 200' 8"
20lb Weight: 61' 3"

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