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Steele Walker
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Steele Walker 2385349
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Prosper, Texas
High School: Prosper
Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB CS FLD%
2016 .290 57 56 210 35 61 17 0 3 32 .414 19 2 27 .352 5 0 .988
2017 .333 59 59 222 49 74 16 3 8 51 .541 25 6 39 .413 2 3 1.000
Total .313 116 115 432 84 135 33 3 11 83 .479 44 8 66 .384 7 3 .995

2017 [Sophomore]: Garnered First Team All-Big 12 honors… started all 59 games for the Sooners… led the team with a .333 batting average and a .413 on-base percentage… ranked fifth in the Big 12 with a .541 slugging percentage… finished tied for fifth in the Big 12 with 51 RBI… posted his third multi-hit game of the season and hit his first triple of the season in a win vs. Long Beach State (2/19)… recorded his fourth multi-hit game of the season and drove in four runs in a 17-1 rout of Villanova (2/24)… launched his first home run of the season with four RBI in a win over Central Connecticut State… totaled five hits, including two extra-base hits, in a doubleheader sweep of Central Connecticut State (3/4)… surpassed 50 RBI in his career and extended his hit-streak to 19 games dating back to 2016 against Buffalo (3/9)… cranked his third home run of the season and had a career-high five RBI at Kennesaw State (3/18)… posted his 13th multi-hit and seventh multi-RBI game of the season in a series-clinching win over Texas Tech (4/2)… became the first Sooner to homer in Austin since 2011 at Texas (4/7)… launched his sixth home run, registered his 17th multi-hit game and 10th multi-RBI game of the season against Kansas (4/23)… recorded the first two-home run game of his career in a win at Kansas State (5/5)… registered his fifth three-hit game of the year in a contest vs. TCU (5/12)… logged his 12th multi-RBI game of the season in a matchup against Oklahoma State (5/19). Summer 2017: Split his summer between the Team USA Collegiate National Team and the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League… named MVP of Team USA’s series wins over Chinese Taipei and Cuba… hit .333 with two home runs and five doubles for Team USA… appeared in eight games for Brewster and hit .280 with four RBI.

2016 [Freshman]: Earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball News… named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and All-Big 12 Freshman Team… started 56 games, primarily in center field… lead the team in doubles with 17; tying for second most in program history by a freshman… was second on the team in RBI with 32… registered 15 multi-hit games… posted a .290 batting average, .352 on-base and .414 slugging percentage… collected his first hit and RBI against Northeastern (2/20)...recorded a 10-game hit streak (3/13-3/26)...launched his first career home run at Fresno State (3/15)… collected three hits in a midweek win over Dallas Baptist(4/5)… reached base safely in 15 consecutive games (4/12-5/21)… went 3-for-3 with a RBI at No. 5 TCU (4/16)… drove in two and doubled in a 2-for-4 effort against West Virginia (4/24)… scored a season-high three runs and drove in three in a win over Kansas (5/1)… homered in both ends of a doubleheader at Austin Peay (5/19)… went 2-for-5 in back-to-back games of the Big 12 Tournament against Kansas State (5/26) and No. 5 Texas Tech (5/27). Summer 2016: Led the Northwoods League in hitting as a member of the Wisconsin Woodchucks at .406… totaled 47 runs and 31 RBI… smacked 11 doubles and seven home runs for a .557 slugging percentage.

High School: Three-year letter winner under coach Rick Carpenter at Prosper High School... hit .481 with a .596 on-base percentage as a senior, hitting seven home runs and tallying 59 RBI…  All-Area selection in 2014 as a junior… District MVP in 2014 and 2015… All-State outfielder in 2014 and 2015… 2015 Dallas Morning News Player of the Year… All-Tournament selection at 2015 state tournament as a senior… Academic All-State selection as a junior and senior… helped team to district championship as a junior and state title as a senior… played baseball for the Dallas Mustangs under coach Sam Carpenter from 2012-2015.

Personal: Steele Simons Walker. Parents: Ashley and Charlotte Walker. Siblings: Trevor and Sam. Major: Human Relations.

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