Three-year letterwinner and two-year captain at Spain Park High School in Birmingham, Ala. ... Three-time state champion in 100 breaststroke... 200 IM state champion as a junior.
Spent four years with Birmingham Swim League, two years with Hoover Blue Thunder, and three years with Swim Birmingham YMCA during club career... Earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-American honors in 2015... U.S. Olympic Trail Qualifier in 200 breast in 2016.
Full name is Rachel Blair Cunningham, born Aug. 15, 1998, in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Daughter of Shon and Beth... Has one younger brother, Tyler... Enjoys photography and hopes to become a professional photographer and modeling agent... Lists Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson as her favorite... Won Portrait of the Year in 2016 Spain Park Art Show... Marketing major at SDSU.