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Ducks Track & Field BIO
Rachel Sherrell
Player Profile:
Rachel Sherrell 727196
Position: Throws
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
City/State: Parkdale, Ore.
High School: Hood River Valley
Experience: High School

2012-13: Outdoor – Set a personal best in the javelin at the John Knight Twilight (145-0/44.19m)…finished 13th at the Pac-12 Championships in the javelin…competed in six events during the season…Indoor – Did not compete…Season Bests – javelin – 145-0/44.19m, John Knight Twilight, Salem, Ore., (4/12/13).

2011-12: Outdoors - Neared the UO career top 10 in the javelin with a toss of 143-4/43.70m at the Pepsi Team Invitational. Also threw the javelin on four other occasions. Put the shot at three meets. Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention. Indoors - Redshirt season. Season Bests: Outdoors - Javelin - 143-4/43.70m (PR), Pepsi Team Invitational, Eugene, Ore. (4/7/12).

2010-11: Outdoors - Threw the shot put and javelin at the Oregon Preview and Pepsi Team Invitational. Upped shot put to 42-11.5/13.09m at the Oregon Relays. Indoors - Made season debut in the shot put at the UW Invitational. Also threw the shot at the Husky Classic. Season Bests: Outdoors - Shot Put - 42-11.5/13.09m, Oregon Relays, Eugene, Ore. (4/23/11). Indoors - Shot Put - 42-9.5/13.04m, Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/12/11).

Prep: Was the state 6A runner-up in the shot put with a throw of 43-6/13.25m as a junior in 2009 for Hood River Valley High School. Was also seventh in the state in the javelin. 126-9. Best javelin throw of 138-3/42.13m came in a tri-meet at Barlow High School. Placed third in the state in the shot put as a sophomore (40-9.75). Was fourth in the state in the javelin as a freshman (129-1). Also an all-conference honorable mention selection in basketball. High School Bests: Shot Put - 43-6/13.25m, 2010; Javelin - 138-3/42.13m, 2010.

Personal: Major is biology. The second-youngest of seven siblings. Married Elliott Sherrell in the summer of 2012 and changed her last name from Perry.

Personal Bests

Javelin – 145-0/44.19m,
John Knight Twilight,
Salem, Ore., 4/12/13

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