Rachel Gallagher: Shippensburg tennis | News, Sports, Jobs

Rachel Gallagher: Shippensburg tennis | News, Sports, Jobs

Name: Rachel Gallagher

Secondary school: Holidaysburg area

Hometown: Holidaysburg

Sports: Tennis

College Choice: Shippensburg

Other colleges considered: Bloomsburg

Why I chose Shippensburg: “I watched my sister play tennis in Shippensburg and liked the atmosphere.”

Biggest High School Achievement: “Qualifying for district doubles and singles. »

Quote from Coach Brian Denis: “Rachel was instrumental in turning our team around as it rebuilt its freshman year into a team competing for a district championship in its junior and senior years. As a college freshman for all four years, she is one of the most enjoyable athletes I have had the privilege of coaching. All of her teammates had the utmost respect for her. She will have a huge impact in Shippensburg, just as she did with our program.

How I started playing tennis: “I play with my family and my summer tennis camp.”

Favorite college growing up: Notre Dame

Other interests: Art, travel, music

What playing college means to me: “It allows me to pursue my tennis career.”

Probable college major: commerce

Parents: Elaine and Rick Gallagher

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