Rylie

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Outfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard South
Club: Nebraska Gold

Bio

Career Game-by-Game Stats (through 2018)

Honors & Awards
• Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017)
• Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)

Freshman Season (2018)
• Earned 11 starts at four different positions during the season
Started games at left field (3), center field (2), right field (2) and as the designated player (4)
Had one extra-base hit (double) and one RBI
Scored four runs, with two runs coming in Big Ten play

Got her first career start in the third game of the season against No. 15 Utah; started at left field

• Also played against No. 19 BYU, CSUN and Seattle
• Got her first career hit against Georgia Tech on Feb. 16 - an RBI double
• Scored one run in the 6-3 win over UNI
• Scored one run in 4-1 win over Grand Canyon
Went 1-for-3 in 9-3 win over South Dakota
• Started in centerfield in game three at Indiana
• Scored one run in game two against Purdue
• Scored a run in game three against Wisconsin

Went 1-for-3 in a 6-3 game three win over Illinois

Before Nebraska (Millard South HS)
• Was one of the state’s top players for Millard South
• Won three Class A state championships with the Patriots
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Was a four-time first-team Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska selection and a four-time first-team Lincoln Journal Star Super-State honoree
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Is one of only five players in the history of the All-Nebraska team to be a four-time, first-team selection
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Was a two-time high school All-American
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Earned national recognition as she was named a two-time second-team high school All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), earning the honor following both her junior and senior seasons
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Was also named a first-team All-American by FloSoftball, a second-team All-American by Fastpitch News and a third-team All-American by USA Today as a senior
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Was one of only 48 players nationally - and the first player ever from Nebraska - selected to participate in the Premier Girls Fastpitch High School All-American Game
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Was selected as the 2016-17 Nebraska Gatorade Softball Player of the Year
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Set Millard South career records in hits (187), doubles (48), home runs (38), RBIs (130), runs scored (185) and batting average (.524)
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Set the Nebraska all-class record with 185 runs
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Set the Class A record with a .524 batting average
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Ranked fifth overall in state history with a .524 batting average
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Capped her career by leading Millard South to a third state title in four years as the Patriots’ center fielder
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Was named honorary captain of the All-Nebraska team
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Was co-honorary captain of the Super-State squad, along with fellow freshman Olivia Ferrell
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Hit .500 and drove in 47 runs as a senior, while setting school records with 18 home runs and 57 runs scored
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Was named the MaxPreps National Player of the Week in the final week of September after going 10-for-13 (.778) during the week with three doubles, four homers, 10 RBIs and 12 runs\
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Hit safely in 28 of 31 games, finishing with 16 multi-hit games while playing shortstop for the first time in her career as a junior, her lone season at the position
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Posted a .558 batting average as a junior with 53 hits, 46 runs, 12 doubles, four triples, four home runs and 22 RBIs
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Was named a first-team All-Nebraska and Super-State selection for the third consecutive year following her junior year
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Hit .477 with nine doubles, 10 homers, 33 RBIs and 44 runs as a sophomore
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Hit .556 in the postseason while slugging four of her 10 home runs
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Earned first-team Super-State and All-Nebraska accolades for the second straight season
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Batted .551 with 43 hits as a freshman and was the only freshman on the Super-State or All-Nebraska team
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Played her travel ball for the Nebraska Gold

Personal
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Daughter of Travis and Rebecca Unzicker
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Is the sister of Husker junior Madi Unzicker, also has one brother, Noah
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Born on Aug. 21, 1998
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Psychology and biological sciences major
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Loves Chipotle

Coach Revelle on Rylie:

“Rylie is a gifted athlete who will leave her mark on both sides of the ball. Rylie is an explosive offensive player with her power and speed. Defensively, she makes brilliant catches look routine as she roams the grass as gracefully as any we have ever seen on our Nebraska softball team."

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