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Rachel Polk
Rachel Polk

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Madison, Miss.

High School:
Madison Central HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Throws

06/06/2012

Golden Eagles Set for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Four Golden Eagles to compete in the National Meet

06/05/2012

Southern Miss Recognizes 128 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic Achievements

Volleyball registered six President's List members, while women's soccer was next with five and women's track had four.

05/25/2012

Two Golden Eagles Qualify for NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship

Collingwood, Bowie advance to nationals

05/25/2012

Two More Golden Eagles Qualify for NCAA National Track & Field Outdoor Championship

Tori Bowie, Polk to compete at NCAA National Outdoor Championship

05/18/2012

Golden Eagle Track and Field Teams Send Twelve to the East Preliminary Round

Bowie, Demydova ranked No. 1 in long jump and triple jump, respectively

SOUTHERN MISS OUTDOOR RECORD HOLDER IN THE SHOT - 48'6"

Personal Bests:
Shot - 44'4.75" (indoor)
Shot - 48'6" (outdoor)
Discus - 140'1" (outdoor)

Freshman (INDOOR): Solid freshman indoor season ... Recorded two top six finishes in the shot ... Had a season-best throw of 44'4.75" in the shot and placed sixth at the LSU Twilight ... (OUTDOOR): Made an immediate on the team ... Recorded a personal and school record throw of 48'6" in the shot in placing first at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Finished sixth at the C-USA Championship ... Had a personal-best throw of 140'1" in the discus ... Placed eighth at the C-USA Championship ... High School: Attended Madison Central High School where she was a three-year letterwinner in track and field ... Recorded personal-best marks of 135'4" in the discus and 43'7" in the shot ... Earned all-state, all-district and all-county honors ... Graduated with distinction ... Personal: Daughter of Ray and Teresa Polk ... Sister Candice is a sprinter at Mississippi State ... A kinesiology major.

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06/09/2012 | Track & Field

Demydova Wins Triple Jump National Title at NCAA National Outdoor Track and Field...

Southern Miss' Ganna Demydova turned in a gold medal performance in the triple jump competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a school-and-meet record mark of 14.20m (46-7.... READ MORE [+]

06/07/2012 | Track & Field

Bowie Finishes Second in Long Jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships,

Southern Miss' Tori Bowie comes up short in defending her national long jump title as she finished second in the competition in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday in Des Moines... READ MORE [+]

06/07/2012 | Track & Field

Southern Miss Places Four on the Track & Field All-Academic Team

Twenty-four student-athletes have been named to the 2011-12 Conference USA Track and Field All-Academic Teams. READ MORE [+]

06/06/2012 | Track & Field

Golden Eagles Set for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Four Southern Miss track and field student-athletes are set for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, scheduled to take place from Wednesday through Saturday, at Drake Stadium in Des... READ MORE [+]

06/05/2012 | Track & Field

Southern Miss Recognizes 128 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic Achievements

The Southern Miss Department of Athletics recognized 137 Southern Miss student-athletes for their classroom achievements for the 2012 Spring semester. READ MORE [+]

05/27/2012 | Track & Field

Demydova Wins Triple Jump at the East Preliminary

Southern Miss track and field team added its final student-athlete to the list of NCAA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships when Ganna Demydova captured the triple jump title at the NCAA ... READ MORE [+]

05/25/2012 | Track & Field

Two More Golden Eagles Qualify for NCAA National Track & Field Outdoor Championship

The Golden Eagle track and field teams added two more student-athletes to their list on national qualifiers heading to the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. READ MORE [+]

05/25/2012 | Track & Field

Two Golden Eagles Qualify for NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship

The Southern Miss track and field teams had two Golden Eagles qualify for the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship, Jun3 6-9, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa after... READ MORE [+]

05/18/2012 | Track & Field

Golden Eagle Track and Field Teams Send Twelve to the East Preliminary Round

Twelve Southern Miss track and field team student-athletes have earned a spot to participate in the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary Rounds. READ MORE [+]