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Rachel Loera
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Rachel  Loera

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yorba Linda, Calif.

High School:
Yorba Linda HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
OF

04/22/2015

Beach Completes Sweep Of Cal State Fullerton

Softball heads into weekend series with CSUN in second place.

03/29/2015

Softball Bounces Back With Run-Rule Win Over UC Davis

Shayna Kimbrough went 4-for-4 Sunday, improving her average to .390.

Long Beach State (2017): Had a breakout season in 2017 ... Ended the year third on the team in hitting with a .277 batting average ... Played in 40 games, starting 21 in a variety of roles ... Played as a pinch hitter, a pinch runner and also started 18 games in the outfield ... Made three appearances as the team's starting DP ... Scored after reaching base as a pinch hitter as part of the 4-3 comeback win over No. 22 Notre Dame ... Made her first start of the season against CSU Bakersfield ... Went 1-for-2 against Indiana after coming on as a defensive substitute ... Had a massive game against Boston, going 2-for-3 2ith a triple, driving in two runs and scoring twice in the win ... Went 1-for-3 against UCLA in a start ... Finished off a run of seven straight starts in the outfield against Texas ... Scored in a pinch running appearance against Northwestern ... Singled and scored as a pinch hitter in a win at Santa Clara ... Hit a triple against Loyola Marymount in a pinch hit appearance ... Started the next game against the Lions and went 2-for-4 with a sacrifice ... Had two hits in both sides of the first Big West Conference doubleheader against CSUN, and stole a base in the opener ... Went 2-for-3 with a double against UC Davis ... Walked as the starting DP against UC Santa Barbara ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored as the DP at Hawai'i in the final series of the year.

(2016): Played in 37 games as the team's primary pinch runner as well as a pinch hitting option off of the bench ... Started four games in right field ... Hit .286 on the year ... Stole two bases in three attempts on the year ... Scored as a pinch runner in the first game of the season against South Dakota ... Made a pinch hit appearance against Syracuse ... Stole a base against LIU Brooklyn ... Made her first start of the season against Iowa State, going 1-for-2 with a stolen base ... Also started against UCLA ... Started two games of the Cal Poly series, going 1-for-3 and 2-for-3 in the two games respectively ... Scored as a pinch runner in the season finale in the postseason against Baylor.

(2015): Played in 32 games, primarily as a pinch runner ... Scored 15 runs on the season, stealing two bases ... Went 0-for-2 in a start against Oklahoma State in the outfield (2/20) ... Set a career high with three at-bats in a start against Weber State (2/28).

High School: A four-year letterwinner in softball, and also played one season of basketball at Yorba Linda High School ... Reached the CIF playoffs all four years with the Mustangs ... An All-Empire League selection as a senior ... Hit .467 overall, and was the team's offensive player of the year in 2014.

Major: Communications

Career Highs:
At-Bats: 3, many times
Hits: 3, vs. Boston (3/9/17)
Runs: 2, vs. Boston (3/9/17)
RBI: 2, vs. Boston (3/9/17)
Stolen Bases: 1, many times

Career Statistics
Year GP-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA
2015 32-2 .000 5 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2-2
2016 37-4 .286 14 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 2-3
2017 40-21 .277 65 11 18 2 2 0 2 3 14 1-3
Totals 109-27 .262 84 36 22 2 2 0 2 3 14 5-8

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