High School - The 2012 valedictorian of Kingwood High School, where she finished first in her class of 712 with a 5.69 grade point average on a 5.0 scale... Swam one year for the Mustangs under head swim coach Russell Duin (but mainly competed for her club, Blue Tide)... Swam on two record-breaking freshmen relays in her one year on the team... National Merit Finalist... Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society... Two-time AP Scholar with Distinction... Accomplished cellist who played in the school's Chamber Orchestra... Qualified to play in All-Region Orchestra.
Club - Long-time competitor for Blue Tide Aquatics... NCSA Junior Nationals qualifier... Speedo Championship Sectionals Finalist... Coached by Charlie Fry... Two-year member of USA Swimming's Scholastic All-America Team.
Personal - Name: Rachael Di Lu. Born: Sept. 16, 1994, in Houston, Tex. Parents: Dai and Yanli Lu of Kingwood, Tex. (one brother). Has worked as a summer volunteer at Kingwood Medical Center. Rice College: Jones