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Rachel Arthur
Player Profile:
Rachel Arthur 1301239
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Pius X
Club: Nemesis
Major: Criminology & Criminal Justice

Career Game-by-Game Stats 
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Career Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2016)
  • Three-Time Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Five-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2016, 2017)

Senior Season (2017)
• Appeared in a career-high 30 games, including a career-high 28 starts
• Started 28 of the last 33 games at shortstop, including the final 25 games
• Scored a career-high five runs
• Nebraska was 18-10 when she starts at shortstop
• Scored a run in game two of the Northwestern series
• Scored a run in the series finale victory over No. 25 Illinois
• Scored a run in game one of the Rutgers doubleheader
• Was in the batting lineup for the first time April 1 at No. 22 Wisconsin
• Set a career high with two runs scored vs. the Badgers
• Earned her first start at shortstop in game of New Mexico State doubleheader
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Made her season debut as a pinch runner against IUPUI on March 4


Junior Season (2016)
• Earned three starts at shortstop and played in six total games at short
• Also entered as a defensive replacement at second base once
• Made eight pinch-running appearances
• Scored a career-high four runs
• Also had a career-high four at bats
• Scored a run in three of her final four appearances as a pinch runner
• Scored a run in two of the three games vs. Wisconsin
• Scored her second run of the season as a pinch runner vs. Purdue
• Marked her first career run scored in a Big Ten Conference game
• Earned her first career conference start in game three at Northwestern (SS)
• Entered as a defensive replacement at short in game two at Northwestern
• Also earned an at bat vs. the Wildcats
• Entered as a defensive replacement at short in game three at Maryland
• Earned her second start of the season at shortstop against Arkansas
• Scored her first run of the season as a pinch runner vs. UNLV
• Saw the first action of her career at second base against No. 1 Florida
• Earned the start at shortstop vs. Western Illinois

Sophomore Season (2015)
• Appeared in 10 games, all as a pinch runner
• Scored a career-high three runs
• Scored runs in back-to-back games against South Dakota and UNO
• Scored her first run of the season the opening weekend vs. Montana

Freshman Season (2014)
• Appeared in 13 games
• Started four games
• Started the season opener at shortstop
• Also made two starts in right field and one at designated player
• Only Husker to start games on the infield and outfield in 2014
• Earned four plate appearances
• Drew a bases-loaded walk in her first career plate appearance vs. UTEP
• Added her first career RBI with the bases-loaded walk against UTEP
• Scored her first career run vs. Boise State
• Scored the second run of her career against San Jose State

Before Nebraska (Lincoln Pius X High School)
• Helped Lincoln Pius X High School to the 2012 state title
• Earned all-state honors as a senior
• Also earned all-state recognition as a junior
• Named one of 13 Players to Watch in Class B prior to her senior season
• Played travel ball with the Nebraska Nemesis
• Helped the Nemesis win the 2011 USSSA 16-and-under World Series
• Produced three RBIs in the Nemesis' 8-0 championship victory

Personal
• Lone Lincoln native on the Huskers' 2017 roster
• Criminology and criminal justice major
• Born on Oct. 23, 1994
• Daughter of Mike and Reena Arthur
• Her father Mike is Nebraska's Director of Strength and Conditioning Research Performance
• Mike has spent more than 35 years with the Nebraska Athletic Department

 

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

OB%

SLG%

SB-ATT

FLD%

2014

.000

13-4

3

2

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

.250

.000

0-0

.818

2015

.000

10-0

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

.000

0-0

.000

2016

.000

14-3

4

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

.000

.000

0-0

.900

2017

.000

30-28

7

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

.000

0-0

.904

Total

.000

67-35

14

14

0

0

0

0

1

1

2

.067

.000

0-0

.896

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