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Rachel Johnson
Rachel  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southaven, Miss.

High School:
Lewisburg HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

B-T:
L-R

04/17/2016

Softball vs North Texas - Sunday

Softball vs North Texas - Sunday

02/24/2016

Softball vs Ole Miss

Softball vs Ole Miss

02/17/2016

Softball vs Alabama State

Softball vs Alabama State

02/14/2016

Softball vs Lipscomb

Softball vs LIpscomb

02/13/2016

Softball vs Ball State

Softball vs Ball State

2016 (Junior):Played and started all 58 games on the year ... Recorded a .255 batting average, going 28-for-110 with 28 runs scored ... Drew 15 walks and three hit by pitch for an on-base percentage of .359 ... First on the team in stolen bases (7); second on the team in runs scored; top five in on-base percentage, putouts and fielding double plays ... In the field, recorded a a ..982 fielding percentage with 100 putouts and 10 assists in 112 chances

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.

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