Rhea Edelman

Class Junior Height
Hometown Wilsonville, Ore.
High School West Linn Events Freestyle, Breaststroke
Club Team Major Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology;
Violin Performance


Junior season (2006-07) - Won the 1,650-yard freestyle in a dual meet with Albertson ... Was the runner-up (behind a teammate) in the 1,000-yard freestyle in a dual meet with Willamette ... Placed 13th in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the Northwest Invitational.

Sophomore season (2005-06) - Finished 16th in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the NWC Championships ... Also finished 22nd in the 200-yard breaststroke and 25th in the 500-yard freestyle.

Freshman season (2004-05) - Made her best showing at the NWC Championships in the 200-yard breaststroke, placing 16th; also placed 23rd in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Prep - Swam four seasons at West Linn High School ... Also competed four years on the varsity equestrian team, serving as co-captain as a senior.

Academics - Interested in a legal career in the field of medical ethics, possibly as an attorney for a biotech company or as legal counsel for hospital or research institution ... Plays violin in both the Whitman Orchestra and Walla Walla Symphony ... Teaches private violin lessons as well as a string class at a local elementary school ... Was valedictorian of her high school class, graduating with high honors.

Personal - Daughter of Larry Edelman and Loretta Pickerell ... Continues to train and compete in dressage; keeps her Oldenburg mare in Walla Walla and trains with Diane Royce.

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