2013 NCAA Qualifier
2012 NCAA Qualifier
JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Continued her ascent as one of the conference’s top 100 butterfly and sprint freestyle swimmers … Qualified for the NCAA Championships and competed on the 200 medley relay … Swam the third leg of the Lady Tiger’s 200 medley relay, which qualified for the NCAA Championships with an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 1:37.80 at the SEC Championships … Swam her season lows in the 100 free and the 100 fly at SEC’s … Was the first alternate in the 100 fly (54.68) at SEC’s … Posted a 100 free time of 51.19 at the conference meet … Registered her season best 50 free mark of 23.14 in a ‘C’ Final victory at the Phil Hansel midseason invitational … Notched a 100 free time of 52.54 in a dual with Texas A&M … Posted a first place swim in the 100 fly (55.46) in a dual victory over NC State … Grabbed a 14th place finish in the 100 fly (56.06) at the midseason meet after swimming a time of 55.62 in the prelims … Finished second in the 100 fly (56.00) and contributed on a pair of first place relays in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Led LSU with two individual victories in the 100 fly (56.02) and the 50 free (23.82) in a dual victory over Tulane in New Orleans … Took second in the 50 free and the 100 fly in a victory over Alabama … Touched the wall first in the 50 free (24.06) in a victory over Vanderbilt … Earned her third varsity letter.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Emerged as one of the Lady Tigers top sprinters and butterfly competitors and as one of the top relay contributors in her sophomore campaign … Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 200 freestyle relay … Posted the program’s seventh best 50 free mark of 22.92 in a 19th place finish and the program’s eighth best 100 fly mark of 54.08 in a 10th place finish at the SEC Championships … Set her personal best in the 100 free (50.99) in a 26th place swim at SEC’s … In addition to SEC’s and NCAA’s, competed in every dual meet and the Tennessee Invitational … Took second in the 100 fly (55.88) and fifth in the 100 free (53.20) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Swam the final leg of the first place 400 medley relay (3:49.17), the third leg of the second place 200 free relay (1:36.18) and the third leg in the second place 400 free relay (3:28.96) against Houston, Rice and Tulane … Registered silver in the 100 fly (56.40) in a victory over Alabama … Earned her second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
Contributed to the sprint freestyle and butterfly ranks and served as a relay alternate at the NCAA Championships … Competed in every dual meet, Cougar Classic Invitational and SEC Championships … Recorded a career best of 55.15 in the 100 fly to take 20th and swam to a career best of 23.56 in the 50 free to place 32nd at SEC’s … Also finished 31st in the 100 free (51.94) … Won the consolation final of the 100 fly (56.05) at the Cougar Classic and posted a career best of 51.88 to register 13th in the 100 free … Swam to runner-up honors in the 100 fly in a quadruple meet versus Houston, Rice and Tulane … Notched second in the 100 free and third in the 100 fly in a home victory over Incarnate Word … Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
A talented freestyle sprinter and butterfly performer at the prep level … An Alabama state champion, two-time Southeastern Zone champion and Sectional qualifier since 2004 … Holds lifetime bests of 23.65 in the 50 free, 51.66 in the 100 free and 55.69 in the 100 fly … Coached by Rick Moulton.
Full name is Marshall Lorraine White … Goes by Rainey … Born Dec. 25, 1991, in Birmingham, Ala. … Father is Kit White and mother is Tracy Hayden … Has six younger siblings – Alex, Ryan, John, Keller, Beran and Jennings … Her great grandfather ran track at LSU … Plans to major in business administration.
RAINEY’S TOP TIMES
50 freestyle, 22.92, 2012 SEC Championships
100 freestyle, 50.99, 2012 SEC Championships
100 butterfly, 54.08, 2012 SEC Championships