4 - Rachel Harding
Rachel Harding
Height: 5-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Joplin, Mo.
High School: Galena (Kan.) HS
Position: Catcher
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2013: Appearing in 33 games for the Lions as a freshman, including 18 starts at second base and catcher, Harding recorded 12 hits on the year scoring 12 runs while driving in four. Scored a season-high two runs against Oklahoma City while driving in a season-high two runs in a 3-2 win in 10 innings at Lindenwood. Threw out a baserunner against Southwest Baptist.  

In High School: started last year for the Lady Bulldogs of Galena High School and Coach Stephanie Simpson (a former athlete of Coach Gray's)...In their first year of stats Rachel had set just about every school record for GHS.  She had 74 At Bats, 14 runs, 36 hits, 16 doubles, and 25 RBIs with a .486 average.  

Personal: Majoring in nursing at Southern...daughter of Bill and Jennifer Harding.