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   # 6 - Rachel Mueller
Rachel Mueller
Ferris State
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Santa Clarita, Calif.

High School:
Valencia

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

Height:
5-7

Position:
Catcher/Utilty


Bulldog Career: Career Statistics

2008 Season (Redshirt Freshman): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Appeared in 12 contests with four starting assignments . . . Started three games at first base and one at catcher . . . Went 2-of-3 with a RBI in a 4-3 extra-inning non-league decision over Pfeiffer (3/10) while recording a season-high 11 putouts in a Florida Rebel Spring Tournament contest . . . Collected two hits in four at bats with a two-RBI double and a run scored in a 13-2 non-league triumph over Cornerstone (4/7) in the nightcap of a home doubleheader . . . Compiled two RBIs in doubleheader's game two at Lake Superior State (4/19) with a second-inning single and drew a bases-loaded walk in the third inning . . . Totaled nine putouts against American International (3/12) at Florida Rebel Spring Tournament . . . Garnered seven putouts apiece in back-to-back appearances versus Mercyhurst (3/30) and Cornerstone (4/7) . . . Lone stolen base of the season occurred in twinbill opener against Cornerstone (4/7).

2007 Season (Freshman): Was sidelined the entire season due to an injury . . . Granted a medical redshirt.

High School: A four-year (2003-06) varsity softball letterwinner at Valencia High . . . Prepped by Donna Lee . . . Graduated in 2006 . . . Served as a team captain in final prep season . . . Helped lead the Vikings to three (2004-06) consecutive Foothill League championship titles . . . Spent two years as a mathematics tutor.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Barbara Mueller . . . Born 10/29/88 in West Covina, Calif. . . . Father is a U.S. Secret Service agent . . . Has two brothers (both younger) and a sister . . . Older sister, Sarah, is a junior pitcher on the 2008 Ferris State softball team . . . Likes to play softball and spend time with family . . . Loves animals . . . Has played softball since age four . . . Nickname is "Mini-Me" and "Lil Mules" . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Majoring in mathematics education.

Coach Becker on Mueller: "Rachel is poised to see increased time behind the plate. She has improved tremendously as a pitch caller and has made great strides in her hitting ability. She is just now coming into her game and Coach Becker will make a point to get her behind the dish this season to earn her stripes."

 

Mueller's Career Hitting Stats
Year G-GS Avg AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB Slg % BB HP SO OB% SF SH SB-SBA PO A E Fld%
2008 12-4 .217 23 1 5 1 0 0 5 6 .261 2 0 3 .280 0 0 1-1 53 4 2 .966
Totals 12-4 .217 23 1 5 1 0 0 5 6 .261 2 0 3 .280 0 0 1-1 53 4 2 .966
On Deck With Mueller:
Why I chose Ferris State: I wanted to continue playing softball with my sister (Sarah)
If I could meet anyone in history, it would be: Mickey Mantle
My favorite movie: A League Of Their Own
My favorite music group: Kenny Chesney/Hawthorne Heights
My role model is: my parents
My advice to youngsters is: make sure you do everything because it's what you truly want; not for anyone else
The best professor I've had at FSU has been: Professor Michael A. Cairns
The motto I live by: Don't ever let yesterday's disappointments overshadow tomorrow's dreams
Something unusual about me is that: I'm just unusual and there's too much to say

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