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 administration and communications studies • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Rising Stars program and also serves as a Creed Mentor and a Carolina Softball Leadership Council member • Credits her father as having had the greatest impact on her athletic career • Daughter of Roy and Jackie Walker • Born Lauren Maria Walker on March 9, 1993, in Columbia, Md. • Her father played baseball at Penn State.
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