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    14 - Beth Walker Position: First Base
    Class: Senior
    Height: 5' 7"
    High School: Galax
    Hometown: Galax, Va.
     
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    2008: Made the full-time move to first base after splitting time between first and third base as a sophomore ... Started 51 games at first base and 11 as the designated player ... Batted .224 on the season with 35 hits, including nine doubles and four home runs ... Drove in 19 and scored 15 runs ... Drew 20 walks and stole five bases ... Had three sacrifice bunts and two sac flies ... Hit a solo home run in the Knoxville Regional against Tennessee ... Had nine multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests ... Had one game-winning hit and scored three game-winning runs.

    2007: Played in 37 games, starting 23 ... Scored nine runs and drove in five ... Drew 15 walks and had one sacrifice bunt ... Had one double, one triple and one home run ... Her lone home run was a big one as it was a pinch-hit, two-run home run in the seventh inning with two strikes and two outs to give Tech a 3-2 lead at Radford ... Had two multiple-RBI games.

    2006: A utility player who settled in at first base the last few weeks of the season ... A second-team All-ACC selection ... Named second-team all-state by VaSID at first base ... Batted .271 with 26 hits and 22 RBI ... Had six doubles and five home runs ... Scored 13 runs ... Drew 15 walks ... Had a big three-run home run in the win over Georgia Tech ... Set up the game-winner with a single in the 12th-inning against Louisville in the NCAA Regionals ... Saw action at first base, third base, left field and as the designated player.

    High School: Lettered four times for Coach Leslie Mutter at Galax High ... Named the All-Timesland Player of the Year by The Roanoke Times her senior year ... Also named a first-team Region C outfielder ... Batted .698 with nine home runs, 45 runs scored and 50 RBI, along with a 1.644 slugging percentage and a .778 on base percentage ... In the circle, went 19-4 with 226 strikeouts and a 0.73 ERA in 128 innings pitched ... Named first-team all-district, All-Timesland by The Roanoke Times, all-region and all-state her junior year ... Hit over .550 in each of her four years, hitting 32 home runs, driving in 154 runs and scoring 156 runs, while striking out 510 and recording a 51-15 record in the circle in 320 innings ... Also lettered in basketball and volleyball, earning first-team all-district honors in volleyball.

    Personal: Audrey Elizabeth Walker ... Born November 30, 1986, in Galax, VA ... Daughter of Donnie and Cheryl Walker ... Has two sisters, Amber, a junior on the Tech softball team, and Dee ... Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.

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