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    Rachael Donaldson
    Rachael Donaldson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Murrieta, Calif.

    High School:
    Chaparral

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    OF/C

    B/T:
    R/R

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    ACCOLADES

  • 2006 Central Valley ESPY's - Inspirational Award
  • 2006 Kiwanis Torch of Excellence - Courage Award
  • 2005 WAC Player of the Week
  • 2004 Second Team All-WAC

    Medical Hardship (2006): Sat out season to battle cancer.

    Sophomore (2005):Had 10 multiple hit games and seven multiple RBI performances ... garnered first career WAC Player of the Week honors on March 14 ... posted a career-best eight-game hitting streak (March 9-15) and batted .478 (11-23) with six runs, a double, a triple, two home runs, nine RBI and 21 total bases for a .913 slugging percentage ... hit first career grand slam against UC Santa Barbara ... had career-high four RBI versus the Gauchos ... stole first collegiate base against Dartmouth.

    Freshman (2004): Hit safely in 17 of last 28 and batted .304 (24-79, 11 runs, 5 doubles, 2 HR, 3 BB, 8 RBI, 35 TB, .500 slugging pct.) ... hit first collegiate home run versus Hawai'i and second against Nevada ... had season-best five-game hit streak and batted .438 (7-16, 4 runs, 2 doubles, HR, 2 RBI, 5 TB, .313 slugging pct.) ... also had a four-game hit streak and batted .500 (6-12, run, double, 4 RBI) ... collected first collegiate hit and RBI against Loyola-Chicago ... had seven multiple hit games ... turned one double play.

    Chaparral HS: Three-year varsity starter at catcher and first base ... helped prep teams to a 42-6 record while hitting .357 in her high school career ... two-time First Team All-Southwestern League pick ... two-time all-county and all-valley ... two-time team captain ... All-Southwestern Defensive Player of the Year (2001) and Offensive Player of the Year (2002) ... participated in all-star game as a senior.

    Personal: Born March 6, 1985 ... parents are John Donaldson and Sandra Baker ... has three sisters, an older sibling Dana, and younger siblings Darla and Amanda, and a younger brother, Matt ... hobbies include snowboarding, going to the beach and spending time with family and friends ... admires her mom the most ... played summer ball for Orange County Batbusters (Davis) ... recruited by Central Florida and Temple ... major is communication.

    Fresno State Career Statistics

    YearG-GSABRH2B3BHRRBISSFBBSOSBSBATBSLUGAvg
    200453-51107152650210004250137.346.243
    200555-551532143435302316181168.444.281
    Total108-10626036699374023204312105.404.265
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