Strickland, Stearns heroes in Baylor's 7-2 win over Florida State; Canion will start vs. UK
Canion strikes out 14 in her fifth career no-hitter; ties for 3rd in Big 12's career wins list
2007 USA Softball National Player of the Year Preseason Watch List
2006 Third-Team NFCA All-America
2006 First-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region
2006 USA Softball National Player of the Year Preseason Watch List
2006 First-Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI
2006 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference
2006 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
2006 Compass Bank Invitational All-Tournament
2005 USA Softball National Player of the Year Finalist
2005 Second-Team NFCA All-Midwest Region
2005 First-Team All-Big 12 Conference
2005 2nd-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
2005 Big 12 Conference Player of the Week
2005 Speedline Classic All-Tournament
2004 NFCA First-Team All-Region
CAREER AT BAYLOR
Ranks ninth with 82 runs scored ... Currently ranks seventh with 168 career hits ... Ranks eighth with 0.913 hits per game ... Ranks seventh with 42 multiple-hit games ... Ranks third with 36 doubles ... Tied for 10th with four triples ... Ranks second with 34 home runs ... Third with 0.185 home runs per game ... Ranks first with 134 RBI ... Second all-time with 0.728 RBI per game ... Ranks second all-time with 314 total bases ... Ranks second with a .605 slugging percentage ... Seventh all-time with a .382 on-base percentage ... Is tied for sixth with four sacrifice flies.
One of three Baylor players to appear and start in every game on the season (60) ... Earned third-team NFCA All-America honors ... A first-team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection ... Named to the USA Softball National Player of the Year preseason watch list ... Was a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI selection ... Was a first-team All-Big 12 Conference selection ... Named Big 12 Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 11 ... Earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors ... Was a member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall and spring semesters ... Named to the Compass Bank Invitational All-Tournament team ... Led the team and ranked sixth in the Big 12 Conference with a .362 batting average (67-of-185) ... Led the team and ranked fourth in the league with 67 hits ... Posted 16 doubles to lead the team and rank second in the conference ... Established a new single-season school record with 18 home runs to rank second in the Big 12 ... Finished second in the conference and led the team with 52 RBI ... 52 RBI rank third on the school's single-season list ... Average 0.867 RBI per game to rank second on the single-season list ... Established a new school record with 137 total bases ... Set a new single-season school record and ranked second in the conference with a .741 slugging percentage ... Ranked fourth in the Big 12 with 20 hits during league play ... Finished fifth in the league with 12 runs scored during league play ... Led the Big 12 Conference with seven home runs during league play ... Finished second with 15 RBI during league play and led the league with 47 total bases during conference games ... Posted an .825 slugging percentage in Big 12 games to rank second in the league ... Tied a single-game career high with three hits in a win over Long Island, going 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and four RBI (2/26) ... Hit two home runs, including the game-winner, in a victory over Bowling Green at the Compass Bank Invitational (3/4) ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI in the win over the Falcons ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in a win over Missouri (4/1) ... Went 5-for-6 with three home runs, five runs scored and six RBI in a doubleheader sweep of Sam Houston State (4/5) ... Set a career-high with nine total bases in game one of the sweep of the Bearkats ... Went 2-for-3 with two doubles and knocked in the game-winning run in a victory over Kansas (4/9) ... Went 2-for-3 with two home runs in a loss against Oklahoma (4/10) ... Hit a walk-off two-run home run in a victory over Portland State at the NCAA Softball Championships (5/19) ... The walk-off home run was the first walk-off victory for Baylor at the NCAA Softball Championships ... Played on the Brakettes Women's Under 23 team over the summer and helped lead the team to its 27th national title in Women's Majors.
Was one of three players to appear and start in every game on the season (65) ... Was selected as one of 25 finalists for USA Softball National Player of the Year ... Named second-team NFCA All-Midwest Region ... Earned first-team All-Big 12 Conference honors ... Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 Conference honors ... Named to the Speedline Classic All-Tournament team ... Established a new single-season school record and ranked fifth in the conference with 15 home runs ... Also established a new single-season school record and led the Big 12 Conference with 65 RBI ... Set a school record and ranked second in the conference with 133 total bases ... Finished the season third on the team, third on the single-season school list and tied for eighth in the conference with 15 doubles ... Led the team and established a new school record with a .686 slugging percentage ... .686 slugging percentage ranked eighth in the Big 12 Conference ... Ranked fourth on the team with 20 walks ... Ranked fifth on the team and tied for seventh on Baylor's all-time single-season list with 67 hits ... Batted .345 to rank fourth on the team ... Finished the year ranked third on the squad with a .401 on base percentage ... Tied for third with three triples ... Fifth on the team and eighth on Baylor's all-time single season list with 35 runs scored ... Finished tied for third in the Big 12 Conference with 15 RBI during conference games ... Tied for seventh during conference play with 31 total bases ... Led the team and established a new school record with 21 multiple-RBI games ... On the season, team went 21-0 when she had at least two RBI and 32-1 when she had at least one RBI ... Earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors for her performance at the Las Vegas Classic ... Went 11-of-17 (.647) on the week with two home runs and 11 RBI ... Set a career high with four RBI in the win over Northern Illinois (3/11) ... Hit two home runs in the victory over the Huskies... Tied for third in the conference in Big 12 play with 15 RBI ... Went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in the win over Texas Tech (3/25) ... Hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the tenth in the 6-3 win over Nebraska (4/10) ... Went 2-for-3 with three RBI in a win in game one over Missouri (4/23) ... Hit a walk-off RBI single in the seventh to defeat Missouri in game two (4/24) ... Was 1-for-4 with a two-run double in the 9-5 win over Florida State (5/21) ... Had two RBI in the regional clinching victory over the Seminoles (5/22).
Saw action in 59 games on the season as a freshman, starting 43 ... Was a first-team NFCA All-Region selection... Became a regular at first base after the start of the conference season ... Ranked seventh on the team with a .243 batting average ... Hit .300 during the conference season to rank third on the team, collecting nine hits in 30 at bats ... Was third on the team with seven RBI in conference games ... Knocked in 17 runs on the year to rank fifth among the Lady Bears ... Recorded five doubles, a triple and a home run on the year ... Ranked seventh on the team with 33 hits ... Worked her way into the lineup after several clutch pinch-hits to start the conference season ... Delivered a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Lady Bears defeated Texas A&M 1-0 ... Also hit in the game-winning run with a pinch-hit RBI single against Kansas in the conference opener ... Led the team with five pinch-hits in 13 at bats for an average of .385 ... Recorded five multiple-hit games on season, including back-to-back two-hit games against nationally-ranked Texas State and at Texas ... Recorded a season-high three RBI in a win against North Texas while going 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
Prepped at Keller High School in Keller, Texas ... Earned letters in softball and volleyball ... Hit .400 or better all four seasons, including .511 as a sophomore ... First-team NFCA All-America selection in 2003 ... Also earned first-team all-state, all-region and all-district honors as a senior ... Three-time first-team all-area selection by the Fort Worth Star Telegram and two-time first-team all-area selection by the Dallas Morning News ... Led team to state championship her senior season, the first in school history ... Earned U.S. Marine Corps/Naval Distinguished Athlete Award as a senior ... 2002 District 5-5A Offensive MVP ... District 11-4A and Fort Worth Star-Telegram Newcomer of the Year in 2000 ... Also earned all-district honors in volleyball ... National Honor Society member ... NFCA first-team All-America Scholar Athlete.
Full name is Chelsi Rae Lake ... Born Sept. 25, 1984, in Fort Worth, Texas ... Daughter of Larry and Kathy Lake ... Father played basketball at the University of Texas ... Majoring in political science with a minor in business administration.