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Rachel Halmon
Rachel Halmon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Waldorf, Md.

High School:
Thomas Stone H.S.

Height:
5-3

09/22/2013

UMES TAKES TWO FOURTH-PLACE FINISHES AT CAPPY ANDERSON INVITATIONAL

Rmidi leads men to fourth place finish, Halmon is top women's runner

10/03/2013

Women's Cross Country at the Cappy Anderson Invitational

See Megan Raymon's shot of the Men's Cross Country team at the Cappy Anderson Invitational.

2013:Was the top female runner for the Hawks...scored four top ten finishes in six meets...made her collegiate debut with a 12th place, 20:39.29 time at the UMES Lid LIfter...her first top ten time came at the Hornet Invitational with an 8th place time of 19:58.12...followed that with a 7th place finish at Cappy Anderson Invitational...finished sixth in her first 5k race of her career with a time of 19:53.25 at the Farm Run Invitational...improved her time at the Delaware State Invitational with a 19:39.40, 10th place finish...earned the best time for Lady Hawks at the MEAC Championships with a time of 19:29.80 and a 17th place finish.

High School: Raced in track and cross country at Thomas Stone...All-SMAC 2011-2013 and All-County 2011-2013...Team won 2012 Indoor and 2013 Outdoor Regional Championships and 2013 Outdoor State Champions...was runner up in 2012 Indoor States...State champ in 500 meter for 2012 Indoor and 800 meter state champ for 2013 Outdoor...3 time 4x400 state champ from 2010-2013...graduated in top 15% of the class.

Personal:
Born April 3, 1995...daughter of Michael and Lea Halmon...is one of seven children...criminal justice major at UMES...best personal sports moment was winning high school outdoor states by one point...plans to go to law school upon graduation...favorite saying is "A goal without a plan is just a dream"...favorite movie is Gridiron Gang.