Lady Bears blow by Wildcats with four-run sixth
Lady Bears push for a ticket to the Women's College World Series
Lady Bears punch ticket to round of 16 for first time since 2014
Lady Bears' late game heroics knocks off the Dukes
Lady Bears take opening round of NCAA Waco Regional
NFCA ALL-CENTRAL REGION SECOND TEAM
ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM
BIG 12 ALL FRESHMAN TEAM
NFCA DIVISION I NATIONAL FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR TOP 25 FINALIST
BIG 12 COMMISSIONER’S HONOR ROLL (FALL & SPRING)
After missing the first portion of the season rehabbing from a preseason injury, played in 44 games with 38 starts, primarily in the designated player role ... Broke the Baylor program single-season batting average record, held by her older sister, Kayce (.413, 2009), and Ashley Monceaux (.413, 2007), posting a .415 average with 51 hits in 123 at bats ... Tallied 14 multi-hit games, including five with three or more hits ... Carried a team-best 11-game hitting streak ... Singled in her first collegiate at bat vs. Mississippi Valley State (2/27) ... Named to the NFCA All-Central Region Second Team ... Earned spots on the All-Big 12 First Team and the Big 12 All-Freshman Team ... Named a Top 25 finalist for the NFCA National Freshman of the Year ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
Played under head coach Larissa Lutz in center field for the Franklin (Texas) High School Lions ... Led the Lions to three-straight District 20-3A championships ... Capped off her high school career with a .787 batting average and .810 on-base percentage ... District 20-3A Newcomer of the Year in 2012, MVP in 2013 and Offensive MVP in 2014 ... 2015 TSWA All-State first-team selection ... Three-sport star in softball, basketball and track, leading the basketball team to a state semifinalist finish in 2014 ... Played club ball for the Impact Gold organization.
Full name is Kyla Elizabeth Walker ... 2015 graduate of Franklin High School in Franklin, Texas ... Honored as a member of both the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society ... All-State Academic selection in basketball, softball, and track ... Born Feb. 10, 1997, in Bryan, Texas ... Parents are Dan and Kay Walker ... Sister, Kayce Walker, was a standout All-Big 12 outfielder for Baylor from 2009-12 ... Communication Sciences and Disorders major.