18 - Rachel Miles|
|Previous School:||Center HS|
Started 50 games, all at third base...an honorable mention all-Pacific Coast Softball Conference selection for the second time after completing the best season of her four-year career...hit .321 with a team-best 35 runs (sixth in the conference) to go along with nine doubles, three triples, five home runs, 33 RBIs and a .391 on-base percentage...committed just seven errors all season long at the hot corner (.957 fielding percentage)...against conference competition, she hit .348 with four home runs and 18 RBIs in 20 games...hit .434 (23-53) with runners in scoring position, .378 (28-74) with runners on base and 13 of her 33 RBIs came with two outs in an inning...had seven multiple-RBI games, including a pair of games with four RBIs (against UC Davis and San Diego), and five RBIs against San Diego on April 5...had a career-high tying seven game hitting streak from April 19-29...raised her batting average every year of her four seasons with the Hornets, and ranks among program leaders in numerous categories...those include tied for second in walks (58), third in RBIs (88), tied for fifth in doubles (33), tied for eighth in home runs (7), ninth in assists (243) and 10th in runs (82).
One of six Hornets to start all 53 games...including 36 starts at third base, 10 at designated player, six at catcher and once in right field...hit .284 with 26 runs, 10 doubles, one home run, 23 RBIs, 23 walks and a .392 on-base percentage...had a career-high tying seven-game hitting streak (March 7-14)...over that span, she went 9-for-19 with five runs and five RBIs...had eight multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI games...her 10 doubles were tied for the second best mark on the team and tied for the 10th best mark in the conference.
Played in 47 games, including 43 starts in left field and one start behind the plate...an honorable mention all-PCSC selection after batting .300 (12-40) against conference competition with four doubles and five runs scored...overall, she batted .274 (31-113) with eight doubles, 10 walks, one home run, 15 RBIs (tied for fifth best on the team) and a .331 on-base percentage...batted .283 (15-53) with runners on base and .289 (11-38) with runners in scoring position...in six at-bats with a runner at third base and less than two outs, she drove the run in five times.
Appeared in 43 games, including 35 starts (30 at third base, three at first base, and two as the team’s designated player)...batted .223 (25-112) with six doubles, one home run and 17 RBIs...the 17 RBIs ranked as the sixth-best mark on the team...raised her average to .269 against conference competition, including a .462 slugging percentage...batted .400 (2-5) as a pinch hitter...had nine RBIs in 15 opportunities with a runner at third base and less than two outs...tied a Hornet season high with five RBIs against UC Davis...also went 2-for-3 with three RBIs against top-ranked UCLA...had at least one RBI in 11 different games.
A 2005 graduate of Center High School in Antelope, Calif...played four years of varsity softball (catcher), and one year of varsity volleyball and cross country...a four-time all-Capital Valley Conference selection and two-time all-city selection (2004-05), team MVP (2004-05), team captain (2004-05) and league batting champion (2004-05)...during her senior season, she led the conference in batting average (.481), RBIs (25), stolen bases (20) and slugging percentage (.701)...finished in the top 20 in the area in batting average her final two years, including .460 in 2004.
Born April 23, 1987...parents are Michael and Renee Miles...a criminal justice major who is on pace to graduate in the fall of 2009...played club softball for Sacramento’s Nor-Cal Lite...played on the team with Hornets Jamie Schloredt and Whitney Loomis.