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- Rachel Dunsford
Rachel  Dunsford

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cantonment, Fla.

High School:
J.M. Tate HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
03/01/1996



AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)
Appeared in 23 contests, making 14 starts over her sophomore season, primarily in the UAB infield ... Recorded 11 hits in 41 at-bats for a .268 average ... Notched four extra-base hits (two doubles, two home runs) to slug at a .463 mark ... Drove home six RBIs over the season ... Recorded 37 putouts and three assists en route to a perfect fielding percentage ... Knocked the go-ahead two-RBI home run at Lipscomb to secure UAB’s come-from-behind, 4-2 victory (May 3) ... Recorded two hits and plated two RBIs in UAB’s series-opening shutout over North Texas (May 7) ... Opened the Conference USA Championships with a perfect three-for-three outing, including a solo home run) in the Blazers’ victory over Southern Miss (May 12) ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

AS A FRESHMAN (2015)
Appeared in 26 games in her freshman campaign with 10 starts ... Hit .125 with a home run, three RBI and a .364 on-base percentage ... Ranked fifth on the team with 12 walks and only struck out four times ... Drew a pair of walks at No. 7/6 Auburn (April 8) ... Slugged her first career home run in the win over Harvard (Feb. 21) ... Named to the 2015 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Tate High School in Cantonment, Fla. ... Helped team to the state final four ... Named to the Pensacola News Journal First Team and also named Hitter of the Year ... Named first team all-area by the Pensacola News Journal ... Selected to the 2013 Miracle Sports All-State First Team ... Earned first team all-area honors from the PNJ as a junior ... Named to the 2012 Miracle Sports All-State Second Team ... Batted .432 with 16 RBI, eight 
doubles and two home runs during her junior season ... Hit .463 as a junior with 28 RBI and 11 doubles ... Helped team to the District and Quarterfinal Championship ... Played outside high school with High Intensity, the Wichita Mustangs and the West Florida Elite travel ball teams ... Participated in volleyball and weightlifting at Tate HS ... Named to the Tate HS Hall of Fame ... Played at the ASA Nationals, Gold Nationals and Premier Fastpitch Nationals as a member of West Florida Elite

PERSONAL 

Full name is Rachel Lauren Dunsford ... Born March 1, 1996 ... Daughter of Tim and Valerie Dunsford ... Has one brother, Jace ... Majoring in business