|Hometown:||Lake Luzerne, N.Y.|
|Position:||Beginner Walk Trot Canter|
2017-18: 11/4/17 at Cazenovia: 1st in Beginner Walk Trot Canter ... 11/5/17 at Cazenovia: 1st in Beginner Walk Trot Canter ... 2/24/18 at Cazenovia: 2nd in Advanced Walk Trot Canter
Prior to Geneseo: Graduated from Hadley Luzerne High School … rode for Rolling Oaks Farm for Sue Friday … high school valedictorian.
Personal: Rachel Elizabeth Powers was born in Albany, N.Y. … raised in Lake Luzerne, N.Y. … parents are Gary and Annemarie Powers … has one sister, Amanda … majoring in biology with an English minor … Geneseo Dean’s List in 2014 and 2015 … became a member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society at Geneseo in 2014 … became a member of Tribeta Biology Honor Society at Geneseo in 2016 … enjoys stand-up paddleboarding, hiking, running and reading … favorite athletic-related moment was jumping for the first time at Geneseo’s stables … started trail riding horses because her aunt has always owned horses … competes against her twin sister who rides for LeMoyne … favorite professional athlete is George Morris … names her mom as having the most influence on her riding career because she introduced her to the sport.