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UNC Softball Bio
7 Taylor Wike
Wike Wike 1887102

2017 Honors:
» NFCA All-Southeast Region Third Team
» All-ACC Second Team

2016 Honors:
» All-ACC Second Team
» ACC All-Tournament Team

2015 Honors:
» NFCA National Freshman of the Year Finalist (Top 25)
» All-ACC First Team

2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in all-but-one game as a sophomore, making 55 starts at second base • Hit .304 with 13 doubles, a triple, eight home runs, 34 RBIs and 42 runs scored • Ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in doubles, walks (30), hit by pitch (8), sacrifice bunts (6) and sacrifice flies (3) • Was especially effective during ACC play, hitting .324 with a .577 slugging percentage, ranking second in doubles and fifth in runs to earn her second consecutive All-ACC honor • Second on the team with nine multi-RBI performances while tallying 12 multi-hit games • Reached base in 22 consecutive games from March 16 to April 24 and in 33 of the final 34 games of the year • After tying the record as a freshman, she once again placed in the top-10 all time in walks.

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2015 (Freshman): Started all 53 games at second base • Earned All-ACC First Team honors • Named one of 25 finalists for NFCA Freshman of the Year • Led the team in batting average (.418), on-base percentage (.558) and hits (66), and was second in runs scored with 53 • Blasted seven home runs, including a grand slam at Notre Dame in extra-innings (4/26).

Prep: Hit .639 and a state record 64 RBIs her senior year while leading her team to a state championship • Registered a .568 batting average as a junior with 67 hits, which was just two short of the state record • Helped team to 2013 ASA national title • Three-time 4A state champion • Named North Carolina State Player of the Year twice • Earned 2013 All-America honors • Also played basketball • Member of the Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Spanish Club.

Personal: Born Taylor Breanna Wike on Oct. 31 in Statesville N.C. • Daughter of Daryl and Mary Wike • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Leadership Academy as a member of the Veteran Leaders program • Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science.

Career Statistics
Year GP GS Avg AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB FLD%
2015 53 53 .418 158 53 66 10 3 7 30 103 .652 42 8 10 .558 0 1 2-2 .957
2016 56 55 .304 161 42 49 13 1 8 34 88 .547 30 8 14 .431 3 6 12-13 .962
TOTAL 109 108 .361 319 95 115 23 4 15 64 191 .599 72 16 24 .495 3 7 14-15 .959

 

 

Position: Shortstop/2nd Base
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hiddenite, N.C.
High School: Alexander Central
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