Southern Miss fell 3-0 to rival UAB on Sunday afternoon.
2015 (Sophomore): Played in 43 games, making 21 starts on the year … Started 10 of the last 12 games of the season … Recorded a .226 batting average on the year, going 7-for-31 with 11 runs scored … Added three walks and a hit by pitch for an on-base percentage of .314 … Second on the team in games as a sub and third in stolen bases … Registered a season-high two hits against Middle Tennessee, while also notching base hits against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Houston Baptist, Ole Miss (2x) and Middle Tennessee … Scored a season-best two runs against UAPB, while scoring against Houston Baptist, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Mississippi Valley State, Detroit, UTSA (2x), Alcorn and Middle Tennessee (2x) … Stole bases against MVSU, UTSA, Ole Miss and Middle Tennessee.
2014 (Freshman): Played in 50 games as a rookie, making 38 starts … Batted .182, finishing the year 8-for-44 with 12 runs scored, seven walks and two hit by pitch … Second on the team with three sacrifice hits … Third on the team in stolen bases … Had a season-best two hits against Florida Atlantic and No. 5 Arizona State, while also registering hits against Arizona, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, UTSA and FIU … Scored runs against North Dakota State, Ole Miss, Detroit, Texas, ULM, UTEP, Alcorn State, Middle Tennessee (2x), Florida Atlantic, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Troy … Stole bases against Ole Miss, Florida Atlantic and No. 5 Arizona State … Had a season-best two walks against No. 13 Florida State with two hit by pitches against Ole Miss … Recorded sacrifice bunts against Alcorn State, UTSA and No. 7 Alabama … Made collegiate debut at Arizona, earning a start in the season opener.
High School: Lettered at Lewisburg High School in Olive Branch, Miss. … Named All-Desoto County (First Team), Division 2-4A (First Team) as a senior, while being tabbed Division 2-4A (First Team) as a junior … Awarded LHS Silver Slugger Award and Patriot Award … Also played volleyball and basketball, while competing in cross country … Placed first in District Meet, earning All-District honors and ninth in the State Meet to earn All-State honors in cross country … Played travel ball with the Mississippi Shockers, Midsouth Fusion and Germantown Red Devils … Helped 16U Germantown to second place finish in Nationals in 2012 … Honor student and member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Rachel Elizabeth Johnson … Daughter of Wanda and Glenn Johnson … Has a younger sister, Claire … Father Glenn played football at West Alabama … Born on March 31 in New Orleans, La. … Majoring in nursing.