Lady Bears improve to 2-1 with 19-hit barrage
Ninth with five home runs ? Tied for second with three sacrifice flies.
Earned second-team all-Midwest Region honors ? Hit .288 with three home runs and 20 RBI ? Fourth on team with eight doubles and fourth on team in RBI ? Slugging percentage of .471 was second on team ? Also scored 14 times ? Hit .310 (27-for-87) against right-handed pitchers, and hit .320 (16-for-50) with runners on base ? Went 2-for-5 (.400) with bases loaded and 11-for-34 (.324) with runners in scoring position ? Reached base safely 34.8 percent of the time (8-for-23) ? Was 3-for-5 (.600) as a pinch hitter, best on team ? Score the runner from third with less than two outs nine times in 14 attempts (64.3 percent) ? Successfully advance the runner 50.9 percent of the time (29-for-57) ? Hit .365 with three home runs, five doubles, one triple, 16 RBI and a .673 slugging percentage in 23 games at Getterman Stadium ? Posted five multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games, tied for third on team ? Enjoyed a career-best six-game hitting streak, fourth-longest of the season by a Baylor batter ? Started 34 games, 18 as designated player and 16 in left field ? Established a school record and tied the Big 12 record with three doubles April 2 against Oklahoma City ? Most successful offensively in the third inning, going 6-for-12 with three runs, six RBI, one triple, one home run and a .917 slugging percentage ? Started season strong with a 2-for-4 day Feb. 1 against Southern ? Also had career bests with three runs and four RBI against Southern ? Went 2-for-3 with two runs, a home run and three RBI the next day against Southern ? Was 2-for-3 with an RBI double March 26 against New Mexico State ? Began a six-game hitting streak April 2, going 3-for-3 and 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in a doubleheader against Oklahoma City ? Went 1-for-4 with a solo home run two days later ? Enjoyed a 2-for-2 day with a double April 6 at Missouri ? Went 1-for-2 with a triple and two walks April 14 against Iowa State.
Appeared in 37 games, making 15 starts ... Finished year with .151 average (eight hits in 53 at bats) ... Smashed two home runs and drove in six RBI for the year ... Did not make an error in 16 chances in the field ... Notched her first RBI of the season with a pinch-hit, bases-loaded walk and later scored Feb. 24 at New Mexico State ... Had a pinch-hit, game-tying solo home run March 2 against then-No. 3 Oklahoma at the Hildebrand Invitational in Tucson, Ariz. ... Was 1-for-2 with two runs, two walks and a grand slam the following day against Indiana State ... Went 1-for-2 with a walk the next day against Western Michigan ... Collected one hit in three at bats April 8 against Nebraska ... Was 1-for-3 May 10 against Kansas at the Big 12 Tournament.
Played in 22 games finishing with three runs, six hits, two doubles and four RBIs ... Beat game was against UT-San Antonio when she tallied one run, one hit, a double and two RBIs.
Graduated from St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas, ... Played softball for head coach Lynn Kercheval ... Earned Most Improved Player and Most Valuable Player honors as a senior ... First-team all-district and all-state selection that season ... Also made first-team all-district and first-team all-state teams as a member of the St. Agnes volleyball team ... Was part of the TAPPS All-Star volleyball team.
Full name is Nan Wilkins ... Born July 8, 1981 ... Daughter of Tom and Claire Wilkins ... Has one brother, Ryan (23) ... Father played basketball at Baylor and brother played baseball at St. Edward?s ... Public Relations major ... Plans to pursue a career in sports public relations.