Senior Swimmer Rachel Glasser in this Week's Sports Illustrated

Senior Swimmer Rachel Glasser in this Week's Sports Illustrated

Issue Hits Newsstands on Thursday

CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Washington College senior swimmer Rachel Glasser (Silver Spring, MD/Springbrook) is featured in the March 7th edition of Sports Illustrated, which hits newsstands tomorrow - Thursday, March 3rd.

Glasser appears in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of the magazine. Last month, she became just the second woman in conference history to be named Most Outstanding Perfomer at the Centennial Conference Championships three years in a row. 

Already a five-time All-American and a 2010 Scholar All-American, Glasser will be competing at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Knoxville, TN, March 23rd-26th. She is the most decorated swimmer in school history and has qualified for the national championship meet four years in a row. Her highest-ever finish at the NCAA Division III National Championships thus far was a bronze-medal finish in the 200 butterfly at the 2009 championships.

Glasser won three individual gold medals, two relay gold medals, and two relay silver medals at the 2011 Centennial Conference Championships, held February 18th-20th at Gettysburg College. In four career appearances at the Centennial Conference Championships, she won a total of 27 out of a maximum possible 28 medals - 18 gold, six silver, and three bronze.

Glasser currently holds the school record in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 1000 freestyle, 1650 freestyle, 100 butterfly, and 200 butterfly, and is a part of all five school-record holding relay teams. She is also the Centennial Conference record-holder in the 500 freestyle, 1000 freestyle, 1650 freestyle, and 100 butterfly and is a a part of the conference-record 200 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay teams.