Rachael Duriez
Rachael Duriez
Height: 5-0
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Palmdale, CA
High School: Pete Knight HS

Rachael Duriez competed in both cross country and track at Pete Knight High School in Palmdale, Calif. ... was named team MVP of the Knight Hawks cross country team in 2012 and best addition in 2011 ... earned MVP honors for the track team as a senior in 2013 and most improved in 2011 ... was named team captain for both cross country and track squads ... graduated in 2013 with a 3.6 grade point average.

Born August 26, 1994 in Lancaster, Calif. ... parents are Candice and James Duriez ... has one older brother, Franklin and three sisters, Andrea, Samantha and Carin who attends UC Davis ... favorites include actors George Clooney and Natalie Portman, the TV show "Adventure Time" and the movie "Juno" ... says the toughest thing about being an athlete is "getting into shape" ... enjoys reading in her spare time ... major is Business.