20 Rachel Bartholomew
    Rachel Bartholomew


    Aliso Viejo, Calif.

    High School:
    Orange County





    • 2004 All-BIG EAST First Team
    • 2006 All-BIG EAST Third Team
    • 2006 All-Northeast Region First Team

    AT PROVIDENCE: Played in all 49 games during an impressive junior season in 2006 ... Named to the All-BIG EAST Third Team and to the All-Northeast Region ... Led the team in batting average (.350), runs (32), hits (56), home runs (12), RBIs (42) and slugging percentage (.619) ... Became the College's all-time leading home run hitter (28) ... Had a career-high 14-game hit streak from 4/13-4/30 ... Had a six-game home run streak from 4/15-4/22 ... Ranked second on the team with 15 multiple-hit games ... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week on 4/24 ... Started 53 games as sophomore ... Batted .301 and tied for the team lead in home runs (nine)... Registered 33 RBIs ... In her first year at PC, she had seven home runs and a team-best 36 RBIs... In BIG EAST games, she led the team with a .364 batting average and 24 hits ... Became the first Friar freshman to earn All-BIG EAST First Team honors.

    SANTA MARGARITA CATHOLIC HS/MISSION VIEJO HS: Earned four varsity letters ... Slugging percentage rated in top-12 in Orange County, Calif. in 2003 ... Named Offensive MVP at Mission Viejo in 2003 ... Voted to South Coast League First Team in 2003 ... Selected to First Team All-Serra League 2001-02 ... Second team All-Serra League in 2000-01 ... Santa Margarita Offensive MVP in 1999-00.

    PERSONAL: Born June 21, 1985 ... Daughter of Debby and David Bartholomew ... Elementary Education major.