25 - Rachel Klein
Rachel Klein
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mohnton, Pa.
High School: Governor Mifflin
Position: C
Major: Biology

CAREER STATISTICS AND CAREER HIGHS

2012: Enters her junior year having worked extremely hard to earn a spot in the York lineup … is a versatile player that can do the job behind the plate in addition to providing depth at first base … is a tall, athletic player that has continued to improve her approach at the plate … is a steady defensive player … at the plate, she has good discipline and the ability to cover the plate and drive the ball with some power.

2011: Saw action in 25 games including 18 starts for the Spartans during the year ... finished the campaign hitting .233 with 10 hits in 43 at bats ... had eight RBI, six runs scored, four doubles and a home run ... had a career-high two hits in the April 10 game one against Bridgewater ... also hit her first collegiate home run in the game against the Eagles as she was 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored ... went 1-for-3 as a pinch hitter during the year ... had at least one hit in nine games and at least one RBI in five games ... had just one error in her 88 fielding attempts for the year with a .989 fielding percentage.

2010: Finished the season playing in six games with all her appearances coming off the bench … hit .333 with a hit in three at-bats while she also had an RBI and a run scored for York … had her first career hit as a pinch hitter in the March 5 game against Beloit … scored her run and drove in another in the April 9 win over Gallaudet … made two appearances as a catcher while her other four games came at first base.

Personal: Is the daughter of Pat and Cheryl Klein … is a biology major … lists her father Pat as the person she most admires … names Philadelphia Phillies’ slugging first baseman Ryan Howard as her favorite professional athlete … aspires to enroll in a PhD program for cancer cell research after her York College undergrad.