6 - Rachel Mueller
Rachel Mueller
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Milford, Mich.
High School: Santa Clarita (Calif.) Valencia
Position: Catcher
Bats/Throws: R/R

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2011 Season (Senior): Game-By-Game Statistics.

2010 Season (Junior): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Ranked fourth among FSU's regular batters by hitting for a .281 average (32-114) as a 41-game starter behind the plate . . . Led Ferris State in RBIs with 21 total and was second in doubles (eight), fifth in base hits (32), and seventh in runs scored (12) . . . Paced the squad with six multiple-RBI game performances while her eight multi-hit games tied for top team honors . . . Produced a .404 slugging percentage (46 total bases) and had a .366 on-base percentage . . . Hit for a .286 average (20-70) with 14 RBIs, nine runs scored, and a .414 slugging percentage as a starter in all 26 GLIAC outings . . . Batted .450 (9-20) with four doubles and six RBIs in six February contests . . . Recorded a .400 hitting average (2-5) with two RBIs in two May outings . . . Claimed at least one base hit in 25 contests and concluded the season riding a four-game (4/27-5/1) hitting streak while batting for a .500 average (5-10) . . . Began the spring hitting safely in initial six games while batting at a .450 clip (9-20) and tallying a .650 slugging percentage . . . Went 3-for-3 at the plate, which included a double, against Augusta State (2/19) at the Alabama-Huntsville Charger Chillout . . . Totaled two hits each against Alabama-Huntsville (2/20), at Hillsdale (4/11), both games at Saginaw Valley State (4/24), and at Northwood (4/27) . . . Knocked in six runs to go with four doubles in season-opening six-game hitting streak . . . Smacked a double in four of her initial six season outings, which included a three-game string at the campaign's start . . . Accounted for three runs with a double in a 6-4 non-league setback to nationally-ranked Indianapolis (2/20) in an Alabama-Huntsville Charger Chillout contest . . . Delivered a two-run roundtripper in the nightcap of a 6-1 league twinbill triumph at Hillsdale (4/11) . . . Blasted a two-run home run over the left field fence in a 4-3 game-one conference home setback to Tiffin (4/17) . . . Chalked up a team-leading 163 putouts to go with 13 assists and one error for a .994 fielding percentage . . . Notched a season game-leading 10 putouts in league twinbill opener against Grand Valley State (4/14) . . . Compiled nine putouts in an outing on six occasions.

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: Three . . . Majoring in math education.

Multiple Hit Games: 2008-2; 2009-3; 2010-6
Multiple RBI Games: 2008-2; 2009-2; 2010-6

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