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- Rachel Dunsford
Rachel  Dunsford

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cantonment, Fla.

High School:
J.M. Tate HS

Position:
IF

Experience:
1L



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 younger brother, Jace
- Majoring in business.