6 - Rachel Mueller
Rachel Mueller
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Clarita, Calif.
High School: Valencia
Position: Catcher/Utility
Bats/Throws: R/R

2010 Season (Junior): Career Statistics.

2009 Season (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Made 10 starts in 21 outings played in all behind the plate . . . Compiled three multiple-hit games and posted one multi-RBI contest . . . Turned in a three-hit performance with three RBIs and two runs scored in game two at Cornerstone (3/26), highlighted by a three-run home run  over the left field fence . . . Produced two hits in three plate appearances with two runs scored and a RBI against Hillsdale (4/11) in a conference tilt . . . Had two hits in five at bats versus Northwood (4/8) in an 11-inning doubleheader nightcap . . . Delivered a RBI single and scored a run in 16-2 five-inning league triumph at Tiffin (4/18) . . . Averaged .368 in hitting (7-19) during a six-game stretch (4/8-15), which featured a three-game hitting string (4/8-10) . . . Totaled a season-best 11 putouts vs. Dowling (3/14) in a Florida Rebel Spring Tournament matchup and racked up 10 putouts against Stonehill (3/8) in another Florida Rebel Spring Tourney encounter . . . Garnered eight putouts in conference home win over Hillsdale (4/11) in a starting role . . . Batted .286 (8-28) with four RBIs and a .394 on-base percentage in 13 conference matchups. 

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 in West Covina, Calif. . . . Father is a U.S. Secret Service agent . . . Has two brothers (both younger) and a sister . . . Her older sister, Sarah, completed her FSU Softball career (2006-09) this past season . . . 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: Two . . . Majoring in mathematics education.

Multiple Hit Games: 2008-2; 2009-3
Multiple RBI Games: 2008-2; 2009-2

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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