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Rachel Curry
Rachel Curry


Homestead, Iowa

High School:


2014 -- Indoor - placed 13th in shot put at Big Ten Championships (45-11 3/4, 14.01m), second at Iowa Invite (45-10 3/4, 13.99m), third at Big 4 Duals (45-7, 13.89m), 13th at Husker Invite (45-5, 13.84m), ninth at Jack Johnson Classic (45-1 3/4, 13.76m) and 10th at Bill Bergan Invite (44-6, 13.56m)... Outdoor - leads team in shot put (47-5, 14.45m)... placed fourth in shot put at Arkansas Spring Invite (47-5, 14.45m), fifth at Musco Twilight (47-0 3/4, 14.34m), 15th at Big Ten Championships (46-6 1/4, 14.18m) and ninth at Arizona State Invite (46-5 1/4, 14.15m).

2013 -- Indoor - placed second in shot put with with a team-leading and collegiate-best 48-2 1/2 (14.69m) at Iowa Invite... that mark ranks fi fth alltime at Iowa... placed second in shot put at Iowa Open (46-1 1/2, 14.06m), third at Iowa State Classic (46-3 1/2, 14.11m) and 19th at Big Ten Championships (44-0 1/2, 13.42m)... Outdoor - placed ninth in shot put with a team-leading and collegiate-best 47-9 1/4 (14.56m) at Big Ten Championships... that mark ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... placed fourth in shot put (46-1 1/4, 14.05m) and eighth in discus (135-9, 41.38m) at Musco Twilight XIV... placed second in shot put at Lee Calhoun Invite (45-7 3/4, 13.91m), 16th at Drake Relays (45-5, 13.84m) and ninth at Jim Click Shootout (43-9 3/4, 13.35m)... letterwinner.

2012 -- Indoor - won shot put with a collegiate-best 48-1 3/4 (14.67m) at New Year's Classic... that mark led team and ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... placed 10th in shot put at Adidas Classic (41-11 1/4, 12.78m), 13th at Razorback Invite (43-9 1/4, 13.34m) and 21st at Big Ten Championships (46-4, 14.12m)... Outdoor - did not compete.

2011 -- Indoor - won shot put at Iowa Invite with a team-leading 47-9 1/4 (14.56 m)... won shot put at Jack Johnson Classic (45-5 3/4) and Iowa Open (46-2 1/2)... placed 11th in shot put at Iowa State Classic (45-3 1/2), and 12th at Razorback Invite (46-6 3/4) and Big Ten Championships (45-11 1/4)... Outdoor - led team in shot put with collegiate-best 46-5 (14.03m) she recorded at Musco Twilight XII... that mark ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... placed 17th in discus with collegiate-best 145-9 (44.44m) at Big Ten Championships... placed fifth in discus (145-2, 44.24m) at Musco Twilight XII... letterwinner.

2010 -- Indoor - redshirted... Outdoor - placed third in shot put with season-best 45-1 3/4 (13.76 m) at Musco Twilight XI... threw season-best 142-1 (43.32 m) in discus at Lee Calhoun Memorial... placed third in shot put at Lee Calhoun Memorial (43-6, 13.26 m) and Iowa Invitational (43-4 1/2, 13.22m).

High School -- state champion in discus and placed second in shot put at state meet senior year... four-time Drake Relays qualifier... best marks are 44-0 1/4 in shot put and 135-11 in discus... coached by Nick Nordheim.

Personal -- born June 28, 1991... daughter of Sam and Janelle Curry.

Curry's Collegiate Bests
Event Distance Meet Date
Shot Put (I) 48-2 1/2 (14.69m) Iowa Invitational 2/15/13
Shot Put (O) 47-9 1/4 (14.56m) Big Ten Championships 5/11/13
Discus (O) 145-9 (44.44m) Big Ten Championships 5/15/11

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