Gillen impresses in short prep career

Updated: July 20, 2009, 2:40 PM ET
By Mike Loveday | ESPNRISE.com

Rachel Gillen is the one.

The rising junior is the only pitcher on her high school softball team, an only child and, according to her coach, a once-in-a-lifetime athlete.

"She's amazing. She's determined to be the best she can be, and her hitting is as good as her pitching," Archmere Academy (Claymont, Del.) coach Mary Pat Kwoka said. "Her statistics -- you'd think I made them up."

As a sophomore last season, Gillen posted a record of 17-4 and an ERA of .311. She ...

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