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4 Rachel Goings
Rachel  Goings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clifton Forge, Va.

High School:
Allegheny

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outfield

B/T:
R/R

Made team as a walk-on during the fall of 2002 ... continues to make steady improvement both offensively and defensively ... could play an important role as a pinch hitter ... should also see playing time in the outfield.

2004- Played in 17 contests and had four hits in nine at-bats for a .444 batting average ... hit first career home run - a grand slam - in the second game of a doubleheader against Liberty (Apr. 20) ... scored six runs and drove in five ... was 2-2 with a RBI and a run scored in first game of a doubleheader against Towson (Apr. 6).

2003- Appeared in 31 games and scored nine runs ... was used primarily as a pinch runner ... was hitless in three at-bats ... selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School-Alleghany's Most Valuable Player in 2002 ... a first-team All-District outfielder and second-team All-Region pick ... also earned All-Area honors ... team captain ... Virginia Review's Best Defensive Player ... Blue Ridge District All-Academic Athletic Team selection ... recipient of the National Army Scholar Athlete Award ... member of National Honor Society, Beta Club, and Key Club.

Personal- Born 5/7/84 in Clifton Forge, Va. ... daughter of Susan and Ron Goings ... has three younger brothers, Joseph, who is a first-year at UVa, Samuel, and Peter ... aspires to become a surgeon ... majoring in biology ... is a 2004-05 Student Athlete Mentor.

Going's Career Statistics

Year G AVG AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI BB SO SB PO AST E
2003 31 .000 3 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2004 17 .444 9 4 0 0 1 6 5 0 5 0 0 0 1
Career 48 .333 12 4 0 0 1 15 5 0 5 1 1 0 1

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