Black Knights racing on the road for the first time in 2012.
2012: All-Patriot League second team ... one of six Black Knights to compete in all seven races ... among Army's top-five finishers in every race and top three in final three meets ... finished fifth overall in first meet of the season - the Army Open on Aug. 31 ... fourth Black Knight to cross the line at the Paul Short Run (Sept. 28), placing 188th of 360 overall with a 6K time of 22:53 ... finished ninth overall as the third Army runner to finish in Star Meet at Navy (Oct. 13), running the Annapolis, Md., 6K course in 23:10.10 ... finished 12th overall at the Patriot League Championships hosted by Colgate on Oct. 27 ... improvement of over 50 places from a season ago to garner second-team all-conference recognition ... concluded the season at the NCAA Regionals in Madison, Conn., on Nov. 9 ... finished 146th of 250 ... 6K time of 22:44.5 was third-best by a Black Knight.
2011: Ran in six of Army's seven meets during her first season at West Point ... Army's No. 9 runner in three meets ... was the ninth Black Knight to cross the line in first collegiate meet - the Army Open ... placed 10th of 53 overall with a 5K time of 19:32.4 ... placed 38th of 52 at tri-meet with Cornell and Binghamton ... ran the Big Red's 5K course in 20:58 ... was the seventh Black Knight to finish at the Iona Meet of Champions ... placed 75th of 202 overall with a 6K time of 24:40.24 ... finished 18th of 24 at the Army-Navy Star Meet at West Point ... finished the season at the Patriot League Championship ... placed 68th of 84 overall with a 6K time of 24:49.80 ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Douglas County ... two-time All-Continental League selection ... two-time team captain ... state qualifier in 2010 ... team MVP 2008-10 ... named Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 ... academic all-state in 2009 ... AP Scholar ... National Honor Society ... National Art Honor Society.
Personal: Rachel Adara King ... born Oct. 1, 1992, in Los Cruces, N.M. ... daughter of Amy Murtha and Matthew King ... sister Sarah ... spent part of the summer of 2010 in Peru, building a cafeteria for students in the village of Ollantaytambo ... likes to metalsmith and travel in her free time ... undeclared major.