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 Whitney Canion 11
Whitney Canion
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Aledo, Texas

High School:
Aledo

Height:
5-11

Position:
LHP

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L

04/19/2014

Strickland's Surge Continues; Canion, SB Blank OSU, 8-0 to Take Series

Strickland hits two home runs for second-straight game as Baylor takes two of three

04/17/2014

Late Rally Comes Up Short as SB Falls to OSU, 2-1

Lady Bears' 2-hit seventh comes up short in loss

04/16/2014

No. 14 SB Faces OSU on Road in Crucial Series

Lady Bears enter series with 4-3 Big 12 record in third place

04/12/2014

Stevens' One-Hitter Stifles No. 12 SB No. 13 OU Clinches Series

Sooners win 14th straight in front of record crowd at Getterman Stadium

04/10/2014

Canion Named Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year

Lady Bears' senior lefthander carries a 16-5 record into weekend Big 12 series with OU

04/12/2014

Softball vs Oklahoma - 04/12/2014

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03/22/2014

Baylor Softball Vs. University of Texas

BU softball vs. UT

03/06/2014

Baylor softball vs La. Tech, 03/06/14

Baylor softball vs La. Tech, 03/06/14

02/16/2014

Baylor softball Getterman Classic, 02/16/14

Baylor softball Getterman Classic, 02/16/14

02/14/2014

Baylor softball Getterman Classic, 02/14/14

Baylor softball Getterman Classic, 02/14/14

BAYLOR'S ALL-TIME WINS LEADER
BAYLOR'S ALL-TIME STRIKEOUT LEADER
2013 SECOND-TEAM NFCA ALL-REGION
2013 FIRST-TEAM ALL-BIG 12
2013 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 FIRST-TEAM
2012 USA SOFTBALL PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR WATCHLIST
2011 USA NATIONAL TEAM MEMBER
2011 WCWS ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2011 SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
2011 SECOND-TEAM ALL-REGION
2011 FIRST-TEAM ALL BIG 12
2011 FIRST-TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12
2010 FIRST-TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12
2009 BIG 12 PITCHER OF THE YEAR
2009 BIG 12 FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
2009 FIRST-TEAM ALL-BIG 12
2009 BIG 12 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2009 FIRST-TEAM ALL REGION

2013 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR) Became Baylor's all-time wins leader March 29 when she picked up win No. 83 passing Lisa Ferguson's (2004-07) mark of 82 ... Tossed six innings in relief and struck out 11 to pick up the milestone win ... Finished the season from the pitcher's circle with a 24-9 record and a 1.94 ERA ... Allowed just 148 hits in 209.1 innings pitched ... Walked just 100 hitters and struck out 269 ... Averaged 9.00 strikeouts per seven innings ... Hit .227 in 66 at bats with two runs scored, seven RBI, one double and one home run ... Drove in two runs vs. Southern Miss. (2/12) ... Homered and drove in a season-high 3 runs at Kansas (4/27) ... Earned Big 12 Pitcher of the Week honors March 12 after picking up two wins and a save in BU's sweep of Purdue March, 9-10; she combined for 14 innings in three appearances and two starts; struck out 18 and allowed just three hits, including a no-hitter in the series finale March 10 ... Recorded double-digit strikeouts in 11 games with a season-high 14 against Texas (3/23) in Waco ... Won eight consecutive starts from April 9-May 12 ... Threw three complete-game shutouts on the season including a 6-hit shutout in an NCAA Regional Tournament game against Arizona (5/17) ... Named Second-Team All-Region by NFCA .... Garnered third First-Team All-Big 12 honors of her career ... Named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters ... Named to Baylor's fall and spring Dean's Lists.

2012 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR - MEDICAL REDSHIRT) Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Dean's List ... Pitched seven games and 40.0 innings before tearing ACL in left knee vs. North Texas (2/26) ... Granted a medical hardship waiver ... Threw 12 strikeouts, allowing one hit in 7.0 innings against Iowa (2/10) ... Had third career 5.0-inning no-hitter, striking out all 15 batters vs. UT Arlington (2/12) ... Struck out 13 in 7.0 innings vs. Northwestern State (2/21).

2011 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE) Selected to USA National Team during summer of 2011, winning the Pan-Am Games ... Named to NFCA All-America second team ... Second-team NFCA All-Midwest Region selection ... Earned first-team All-Big 12 nod ... First-team Academic All-Big 12 ... Named to WCWS All-Tournament team ... Named to Big 12 Commisioner's Honor Roll and Dean's List ... Tied program's single-season record and was second in Big 12 in wins (31) ... Became program's all-time leader in strikeouts (833) ... Had 11 games of 10-plus strikeouts ... Made 46 appearances, 40 starts ... Started all 10 games in postseason (7-3, 1.29 ERA, 5 SO, 79 K's, 70.1 IP) ... Her 1.28 ERA tied for fifth-best all-time at Baylor ... Tied for second on team with six home runs ... Struck out 14 in a 4-1 win over Illinois (2/11) in first game of season ... Struck out season-high 15 in a victory over New Mexico (2/18) ... Threw three-hitter with 14 strikeouts to defeat No. 6 UCLA (3/4) ... Picked up both wins and added solo home run in series victory at No. 4 Arizona (3/11/13) ... Allowed no earned runs after throwing 11.0 innings in 2-1 win over No. 21 Texas A&M (3/26) ... Struck out 10 for 3-2 win over No. 11 Missouri (4/2) ... Fanned 10 in 2-1 win at No. 5 Texas (5/15) ... Tied season high with 15 strikeouts against Lehigh (5/20) in NCAA Regional ... Wrapped up Regional title without allowing a run in 21.0 innings ... Guided Lady Bears to Super Regional series-win at No. 6 Georgia with a pair of complete-game victories and two solo home runs ... Pitched complete-game shutout with 10 strikeouts in 8.0 innings for a WCWS opening win over Oklahoma State (6/2) ... Struck out 11 after pitching a career high 13.0 innings for a shutout win over Missouri to advance to the National semifinals (6/2).

2010 (MEDICAL REDSHIRT) Played in 11 games before taking a medical redshirt (left forearm) ... First-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for fall and spring semesters... Registered four games of 10-plus strikeouts ... Struck out 11 in 8.0 innings, allowing just one walk and two earned runs in loss to No. 21 Louisville (2/12) ... Picked up 13 strikeouts in loss to No. 14 Ohio State (2/13) ... Earned complete-game shutout, striking out 11, in a win against Houston (2/14) ... On pitch count, led the Lady Bears to a win against eventual national champion UCLA (2/27), striking out seven and allowing two hits in 4.0 innings ... Fanned 10, allowing two hits in 5.0 innings in a victory over Prairie View A&M (3/2) ... Earned win at New Mexico (3/5) with a 5.0 inning, complete-game shutout ... Struck out nine in 5.0 innings for the 17-4 win at New Mexico (3/6) ... Came in for save in game two of a doubleheader at New Mexico (3/6), fanning three in one inning of work.

2009 (FRESHMAN) Set Baylor single-season records for innings pitched (291.1), games started (46), complete games (37) and strikeouts (415) ... Set program record for most 10-plus strikeout games (12) ... Finished third nationally in strikeouts ... Named Big 12 Pitcher and Freshman of the Year, first BU player to do so ... First-team All-Big 12 ... First-team all-region ... Four-time Big 12 Pitcher of the Week ... 2009 Fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Picked up first career win at No. 1 Florida (2/8), pitching a complete-game shutout with 10 strikeouts ... Threw a complete-game shutout with 12 strikeouts against New Mexico (2/13) ... Had 11 strikeouts in another complete-game shutout vs. Stephen F. Austin (2/15) ... Combined to pitch 9.2 innings, collecting 15 strikeouts, in a doubleheader at Houston (2/18) ... Struck out career-high 16 batters, giving up just one run in a 10.0 inning effort against Sam Houston State (2/20) ... Finished up series with Sam Houston (2/22) by throwing 7.0 innings and striking out 10 ... Threw no-hitter in 5.0 innings, striking out eight against Rutgers (2/28) ... Struck out 15 in 7.2 innings against No. 1 Washington (3/6), giving up no earned runs ... Struck out 10 at No. 20 LSU (3/11) ... Got 12 strikeouts in 5.0 innings at Northwestern State (3/12) ... Threw another no-hitter with 13 strikeouts in 5.0 innings against Prairie View A&M (3/17) ... Also went -2-for-4 with run scored ... Opened conference play with eight strikeouts and no earned runs at Texas Tech (3/21) ... Threw another complete game the next day against Red Raiders, striking out nine ... Struck out 10 against No. 13 Missouri (3/28) ... Shut out No. 12 Oklahoma (4/1) with eight strikeouts ... Struck out 15 batters and gave up no earned runs in 9.0 innings against Oklahoma State (4/4) ... Struck out 10 in a complete-game effort at Iowa State (4/10) ... Threw a one-hit shutout against the Cyclones (4/11), striking out 12 ... Struck out 11 at Texas A&M (4/15) ... Tied a career high with 16 strikeouts against Nebraska (4/18), giving up no earned runs in 10.0 innings ... Followed that up with 11 strikeouts in another complete game against Huskers (4/19) ... Fanned 11 in a victory over No. 20 Texas (4/22) ... Struck out 12 at Kansas (4/26) ... Fanned 10 Aggies in a complete game (5/3) ... Gave up just one earned run and struck out nine in the Big 12 semifinals against No. 14 Missouri (5/9) ... Defeated Louisiana-Lafayette with nine strikeouts in the opening game of NCAA Regional ... Guided Baylor to regional title, giving up just one earned run in championship game against No. 21 Louisiana-Lafayette (5/17).

HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Aledo (Texas) High School ... Lettered four seasons in softball ... Named 2008 Texas Gatorade Player of Year following her senior year ... As a senior, went 31-0 with an 0.07 ERA, 382 strikeouts with three perfect games, seven no hitters and 14 shutouts ... Helped lead Aledo High School to their first 4A State Championship, pitching 15 innings with 22 strikeouts and setting the new 4A State Championship strikeout record ... 2008 4A State Tournament MVP ... Named the 2008 TGCA 4A MVP ... 2007 and 2008 TGCA All-State Academic ... 2008 Texas Sports Writers Association Player of the Year ... Three-time conference MVP ... Named conference pitcher of the year freshman year ... Totaled 1,238 strikeouts during high school ... Named to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Teams sophomore and junior year ... Named 2008 Fort Worth Star-Telegram Softball Player of the Year ... Played club softball with Texas Glory Gold and the Fort Worth Batbusters.

Personal Full name is Whitney Lee Canion ... Born Dec. 21, 1989, in North Richland Hills, Texas ... Parents are Ron and Lisa Canion ... Has one older brother, Kyle ... Majoring in business.

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