Rio Mesa HS
Made five starts in the circle and 18 appearances...tallied a 2-1 record on the season with wins against Seton Hall on Feb. 27 and Delaware on March 6...recorded a career high 4.0 innings pitched against Seton Hall and five strikeouts against Valparaiso on March 9...tied for third in Conference USA in games in relief with 13...combined with Katie Murphree and Jessica Ferrick to strike out a team-high 12 batters against Boston University on Feb. 26.
Increased her innings as a sophomore finishing with 9.2 innings of work...picked up her first career win against Ball State...pitched a season-high three innings against ECU allowing just three hits and no runs...finished the year with four strikeouts and just two earned runs in eight games...concluded season with a 1.45 ERA.
Saw limited action as a freshman...pitched 2.2 innings only giving up 2 hits with two strikeouts...made first career at-bat against Georgetown...also appeared in one inning of relief against No. 1 Arizona State.
Went to Rio Mesa High School and played four years for head coach John Velasquez...also lettered in volleyball (two years) and water polo (four years)...named softball MVP in 2007...first team all-leage in 2007...honorable mention in 2006...played for the Southern California Pumas in the summer and finished 12th at the 18 and under Gold Nationals.
Born Rachel Elizabeth Rillo on June 1, 1989...parents, Sat and Diana Rillo...three siblings, Nicholas, Levi and Jesse...associated student body vice president in high school during her junior year...choose to come to Marshall, because of the coaching staff and the other student-athletes...role model is her mom, because she's always been there for her...plans to become a physical therapist and is majoring in exercise science.