Rachel Boynton
Rachel Boynton
Height: 5-8
Year: Fy
Hometown: Northampton, Mass.
High School: Northampton
Position: Free

Getting to Know Rachel

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - For the academic rigor and a D3 sports team.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - The classes and the view!
  • Favorite Sports Movie - Miracle  
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - Boston Bruins Game
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Boston Bruins
  • Favorite TV Show - Burn Notice
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - David Krejci
  • Childhood Idol - My dad
  • Hobbies - Instruments
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - My own
  • Magazine Cover You'd Like to Be On - Seventeen 
  • Biggest Fear - Drowning 
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Julie Foudy/ Rowdy Gains 
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Alexander Hamilton 
  • Most Prized Possession - My Family 
  • Place You'd Like to Visit - Greece 
  • First Memory of Your Sport - When I was six standing at the edge of the pool wondering what a 50 was. 
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - The weight room. 
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Clap my hands once together and outline the swimmer coming into the finish on my relay. 
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Don't over think your race. Just do it. 
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Give a majority to charity and put the rest in the bank to save for the future (my parents and my children) 
  • Career Aspirations - Physical Therapist. mainly for the elderly so they can find the will to get better and return home.