2014 All-NPF Selection
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Personal: Majored in sports administration with a dual concentration in commerce and leadership at LSU.
Other Professional Experience: Seven-year NPF veteran who played for the Akron Racers and Chicago Bandits … No. 1 overall selection by the Akron Racers in 2013 NPF Draft … earned All-NPF honors in 2019 after leading the league in wins … pitched a perfect game against the Aussie Peppers on July 23, 2019 … fashioned 18-5 record in the circle during 2018 and 2019 regular seasons … opened career with 6-7 record in 2013 with 37 strikeouts over 74.7 innings … notched 11-7 record en route to All-NPF honors in 2014 while throwing 55 strikeouts in league-high 106 innings.
At LSU: Four-year letter winner for the Tigers from 2010-13 … made 149 career appearances in the circle with 104 starts … ranks fourth in program history with 82 career complete games, 32 shutouts and 774.0 innings pitched … limited opponents to .195 batting average, which is tied for fourth-lowest mark on LSU career list … finished third in LSU history with 797 career strikeouts … two-time First-Team NFCA All-America selection as a junior and senior … named First-Team All-Region three times, including back-to-back seasons in 2012 and 2013 … honored as MVP of 2012 NCAA Regionals and Super Regionals … earned spot on NCAA Regionals All-Tournament Team all four years … three-time Second-Team All-Southeastern Conference performer who was selected as 2010 SEC Freshman of the Year … member of 2010 SEC All-Defensive Team … garnered All-Louisiana First Team honors three times and was named 2012 Louisiana Pitcher of the Year and 2010 Freshman of the Year … owns three career shutouts in NCAA Tournament play, including two solo shutouts … holds LSU and SEC single-game record with 22 strikeouts against Mississippi State on Mar. 8, 2013 … set LSU single-season records with five saves and 31 runs allowed as a freshman in 2010 … pitched third perfect game in LSU history against Southeastern Louisiana in five-inning game on Feb. 16, 2011 … also posted no-hitter against Ohio State on Feb. 22, 2013.
Recap: Garcia caps win with a game-high 162 points and walk-off hit
Rachel Garcia © Athletes Unlimited, LLC 2022 / Credit: Jade Hewitt Media
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