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Hunter Mundy

Radford University
Political Science


Mundy has a 3.93 GPA as a political science major and is double minoring in international studies and criminal justice. She is in the Honors College, which requires her to complete a major capstone project. For this project, Mundy researched President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and compared it to Ronald Reagan’s. It deals with the future of conservatism and the Republican party. She’s been on the Dean’s List for seven semesters - every year she has been at Radford. She was the lone Radford Rhodes Scholar nominee this year, where the University of Oxford selects 30 candidates in the United States to study at Oxford. She recently studied abroad at Oxford this summer as part of the Washington International Studies Council, taking tutorials on international law.


Mundy is in the Honors Society Phi Kappa Phi and won Radford’s Outstanding Student Award last year. She was one of seven students to be honored with the award. She has been heavily involved in the Student Athletic Advisory Committee. Mundy has also been in the Student Government Association. She was secretary of Legislative Affairs as a sophomore, where she oversaw voter registration on campus. She is currently secretary of Highlander Pride, which sets up for all SGA tailgates. She is also a tutor for the Center for Accessibility for students that need accommodation with class. She’s on the search committee for the Dean of College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences. She was also the student representative for the Athletic Appeals Committee. Mundy is a student tutor for the Athletics Department.


Last year, Mundy was a co-chair of the Academic and Community Affairs Committee. She was also a student-intern for Mary Ann Baldwin this summer, who won the Raleigh mayor candidate race. She spoke at the Jump Start Career Conference, which in an opportunity for Radford University students to get tips on their career. She also spoke on global and intercultural knowledge as a Highlander. She has worked at numerous clinics with the softball program and has even volunteered at animal shelters, food banks, and various 5Ks around the community.


Mundy started 53 of the 55 games she played in last season. She batted .281 but led the team with 13 home runs – the most in any season of her career. Her 13 home runs were tied for third most in the Big South. She recorded a season-best 35 RBIs with eight multi-RBI games. Mundy tallied 43 hits and scored 24 runs. As a junior, she had nine multi-hit games, including two three-hit performances and one four-hit outing. Mundy ranked fifth in the Big South with a .607 slugging percentage, also leading the team in that category. Mundy had a multi-home run performance against Hampton (4/18). She also went 4-for-4 against Hampton with one home run and five RBIs (4/20). She totaled seven RBIs in the Hampton series and was named Big South Player of the Week on April 22, 2019.