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Rachel Leizman
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pepper Pike, Ohio
High School: Hathaway Brown School

At Princeton — 2013-14: went 11-6, 5-2 in the Ivy League, playing mostly at the No. 4 spot … recorded one of team's three victories against Penn … competed in the A flight at the CSA nationals … won at the No. 2 spot against Drexel. 2012-13: played the highest spot for any Tiger freshman (No. 4) and helped Princeton win its first Ivy League title since 2009 … had biggest win of the season when she fought off match ball in 3-2 victory over Harvard; Princeton upset the Crimson 5-4 to take over first in the league … was one of only three players to defeat both Harvard and Yale, and was the highest on the ladder to accomplish it … went 1-2 at CSA nationals and ended season ranked 23rd nationally … went undefeated during the regular season.

Before Princeton — has been consistently ranked in the Top 10 at her age level, including end-of-year rankings of sixth at both the U-17 and U-19 levels … earned several Top-10 finishes in national and international competitions, including a fifth-place finish at the 2012 junior nationals and a sixth-place finish at the U.S. Junior Open … reached the U-13 finals at the U.S. Junior Open (2006) … has represented the U.S.A. three times in the Canadian-American Challenge; had a key win to clinch the team victory at the 2010 Challenge … played twice in both the German Pioneer Junior Open and the Dutch Junior Open … coached by Nathan Dugan and Ian Power at the Cleveland Racquet Club … earned the DeRoy Junior Squash Sportsmanship Award in 2012, given by U.S. Squash … National Merit Commended Scholar … four-year U.S. Squash Scholar-Athlete.

Personal — born Feb. 9, 1994 … daughter of Daniel and Julie Leizman … father is a physician; mother is the managing director of the Power Squash Academy … has a younger brother Ben '17 and a younger sister Lauren … Ben is a member of the Princeton men's squash team in the Class of 2017 … enjoys traveling, reading and sports … may study Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton.

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