UCLA Track & Field BIO
Rachel Butler
Player Profile:
Rachel Butler 1264430
Other Position: Distance
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas
High School: Clements

2013 – Competed at eight meets during her junior campaign … Specialized in the 1,500m in the outdoor season … Ran a season-best 4:28.05 to finish second in the dual meet against USC … Placed fourth at the Oxy Invitational with a 4:28.59 … Finished fourth in the TCU/LSU meet with a 4:30.98.

2012 - Placed 20th in the 1500m at Pac-12s (4:43.99) ... Was 11th in the 1500m at the Oxy Invite (4:34.37) ... Finished sixth vs. USC (4:38.53) ... Placed eighth in the open 800m at the RJ/JJK Invite (2:16.69) ... Ran a lifetime-best of 4:27.96 in the 1500m at the Pepsi Invite to finish seventh overall ... Set a meet record in the 1500m against WSU to win (4:28.41) ... Placed sixth in the 3000m at the Northridge Invite (19:13.14) ... In indoor track, had a top mile time of 4:49.77 ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll ... Pac-12 All-Academic Second-Team honoree.

2011 - Placed 16th in the steeple (11:53.06) and 20th in the 1500m (4:59.18) at Pac-10s ... Ran a lifetime-best of 4:37.28 in the 1500m at the Oxy Invite ... Placed third in the steeple against USC (11:24.08) ... Ran a lifetime-best of 11:14.33 in the steeple to finish second at the RJ/JJK Invite ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

High School - Earned four varsity letters in track and three in cross country at Clements HS ... 2009 cross country team captain ... Was the district champion in 2009 and a three-time regional qualifier in cross country ... Was the 1600m district champion and a 2010 regional qualifier in four events.

Personal - Born December 5, 1991 in Long Beach, CA ... Daughter of Jon and Debra Butler ... Father was an all-american cross country runner for the Bruins in 1981, 1982 and 1983 ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Pre-Psychology major.

Best Marks
1500m - 4:37.28
3000m - 10:46.37
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