Southern Miss snapped an 11-game losing streak to UAB with a win in the first game of a doubleheader.
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.