Rankin joined the Louisiana College softball staff in December of 2018 after graduating with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Southern University in Baton Rouge. She was a four-year member of the Jaguar softball team where she played as both a catcher and in the outfield.
The Shelbyville, Kent. native was a team captain at Martha Layne Collins High School during her prep career. She also played on various travel ball teams traversing the country in tournaments like the Adidas Futures in Utah, the Colorado Sparkler, and many other national championship tournaments.