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UNC Softball Bio
6 Lauren Walker
Walker Walker 773516

 

Senior Season: Enjoyed a breakout senior season, appearing in 46 games while making 42 starts as the designated player • Earned All-ACC Second Team and NFCA All-Southeast Region Third Team honors • Second on the team in batting average at .374 • Tallied 31 RBI and 43 hits, including seven home runs, the first of her career. 

Junior Season: Played in 25 games, starting • Notched six hits and seven RBIs to go along with four walks for an on base percentage of .351.

Sophomore Season: Played in 25 games, starting four as the designated player • Supplied five RBIs as a reliable pinch hitter, tallying five hits and four walks with a .294 on-base percentage.

Freshman Season: Appeared in 32 games and started eight • Tallied eight hits and six RBIs • Recorded a .216 batting average on the year • Came up big for UNC in the Georgia Tech series April 21 with two hits and two RBIs • Pitched two innings in the circle with two strikeouts.

Prep: Two-time Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year her junior and senior seasons • 2011 first-team MaxPreps All-America selection • Three-time first-team Pennsylvania all-state selection • YAIAA Co-Player of the Year as a junior and senior • YAIAA Player of the Year as a freshman and sophomore • Voted three-time team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year • Voted by her peers as the most athletic in her Senior Class.

Personal: Majoring in business • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Rising Stars program and also serves as a Creed Mentor • Named to UNC Dean's List • Daughter of Roy and Jackie Walker • Born Lauren Maria Walker on March 9 in Columbia, Md. • Her father played baseball at Penn State.

Walker's Career Statistics:

Year W-L SV ERA APP-GS CG SHO/CB IP H R-ER BB SO WP
2012 0-0 0 7.00 2-0 0 0/0 2.0 3 3-2 2 2

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Total 0-0 0 7.00 2-0 0 0/0 2.0 3 3-2 2 2 1

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB SO SB-ATT
2012 .216 32-8 37 1 8 1 0 0 6 9 .243 3 18 0-0
2013 .172 25-4 29 1 5 1 0 0 5 6 .207 4 7 0-0
2014 .200 25-6 30 1 6 2 0 0 7 8 .267 4 13 0-0
2015 .374 46-42 115 2 43 10 2 7 31 78 .678 8 17 1-1
Total .294 128-60 211 25 62 14 2 7 49 101 .479 19 55 1-1
Position: 1st Base/Utility
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: York, Pa.
High School: Central York
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