Rachel  Fielitz
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Rachel Fielitz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Walden, N.Y.

High School:
Chapel Field

Height:
5-6½

Event:
Vault/Beam/Floor

Club:
ENA Paramus


07/24/2017

Five DU Gymnasts Named Scholastic All-Americans

Returning senior Lomonte earns 4.0 recognition

05/21/2017

Gymnastics Hosts Annual Awards Banquet

Karr, Ross share MVP honors as Pioneers celebrate 2017 season

04/14/2017

DU Breaks Program Records at NCAA Semifinals

Pioneers post record team score and on three events on Friday

04/11/2017

No. 7 DU Ready for NCAA National Championship

Denver to compete in Semifinal I on Friday in St. Louis

04/01/2017

DU Gymnastics Advances to NCAA National Championships

No. 9-ranked Pioneers qualify as a team for first time since 2008

Career Highs:

Vault: 9.950 (at home on March 7, 2015)
Beam: 9.900 (twice, last at home on February 18, 2017)
Floor: 9.875 (at home on March 7, 2015)


Awards and Honors:

  • 2017 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
  • 2017 Fayetteville Regional co-Champion on vault
  • 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Team (first team)
  • 2016 DU Gymnastics Jack Pommerhn Spirit Award winner
  • 2015 MRGC Academic All-Conference
  • 2015 DU Gymnastics Unsung Hero Award winner
  • 2015 First-Team All-MRGC on vault
  • 2015 MRGC Co-Specialist of the Week for the weeks of March 1, March 9 and March 16
  • 2014 First-Team All-MRGC on vault

2017:

  • Tied for No. 34 on vault in Semifinal I of NCAA National Championship
  • Shared vault title at NCAA Regionals
  • Tied career high on beam on February 18
  • Returned to competition after missing 2016 with an injury, competing on vault and beam

2016:

  • Did not compete after the first meet of the season due to injury

2015:

  • Finished regular season tied for No. 24 on vault
  • Tied for third on vault (9.900), tied for ninth on beam (9.800) and tied for 22nd on floor (9.800) at NCAA Regionals
  • Set career highs on vault (9.950), beam (9.900) and floor (9.875) on March 7
  • Won six event titles: five on vault, one on beam
  • Appeared in 40 routines, contributing all but three scores
  • Competed on vault and floor in every meet
  • Led the team in average scoring on vault (9.879) and beam (9.775)
  • Average scoring: 9.746 on floor

2014:

  • Placed 23rd on vault (9.800) and 32nd on floor (9.700) at Regionals
  • Finished tied for second on vault at the MRGC Championships (9.925) and tied for 13th on floor (9.850)
  • Individual event co-Champion on vault at Utah State with a score of 9.850 on February 21
  • Saw action in seven meets on vault, earning a season-average of 9.828
  • Posted a season-high score of 9.925 at the the MRGC Championships in Provo, Utah, on March 22, while helping the Pioneers break the school vault record
  • Competed two meets on floor with a season-high of 9.850
  • Performed two exhibition beam routines and two on floor

Before Denver:

  • Member of the Eastern National Academy of Gymnastics
  • 2013 New Jersey State all-around champion
  • 2013 Junior Olympics National qualifier
  • 2013 OCIAA Female Scholar Athlete
  • 2010 New Jersey State vault champion
  • 2010 New Jersey State all-around champion
  • 2010 Junior Olympics National vault champion
  • Second place on bars at 2012 Regionals
  • Third place on vault at 2012 Regionals
  • 2009-2013 Gymnastics all-around club member for ENA Paramus
  • Awarded the 2010 Principals Award for Academic Excellence
  • Participated in the National Honor Society for three years; member of the Youth Conquest with Christ and her church youth group; participated in Life Chain for three years, Operation Christmas Child for four years and sponsored a child in Africa for two years

Personal:

  • Born January 11, 1995, in Richmond, Va.
  • Daughter of Lynn and Dianne
  • Has one sister, Lyndi (25)
  • Chose DU because she fell in love with the campus as soon as she visited, the great academic programs and the great gymnastics team. She also chose DU because her grandparents live in Loveland, Colo.
  • Enjoys traveling, hiking, river rafting, and spending time with friends and family
  • Psychology major