Meet Leigh Walker
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Received All-Seminole Classic Tournament Team honors, hitting .429 with four runs scored, a home run and RBI.
Played and started in all 58 games at second base for the Blazers during the 2007 season ... produced a .235 batting average with 38 hits in 162 at-bats... hit three home runs and drove in 13 runs ... was second on the team in doubles (8) and scored 29 runs, which ranked second on the team... was fourth on the team in total bases (57) ... walked 19 times and was a perfect 6-for-6 in stolen base attempts ... had an eight-game hitting streak, along with five multiple hit games ... in the field, recorded 132 putouts and 94 assists for a fielding percentage of .996 ... on April 21 against Southern Miss went 2-for-2, driving in our runs and scoring three times ... had three-hit game against UTEP on March 25.
Averaged .261 on 161 at-bats while starting in all 53 contests as a sophomore ... tallied 42 hits on the year, including 24 RBI, eight doubles and four home runs ... scored 29 runs and racked up 62 total bases, including going 4-of-4 in stolen bases ... had 130 putouts and 87 assists on the defensive side for the Blazers.
Was one of the most productive players for UAB last year ... hit .283 in 138 at-bats ... her 39 hits resulted in 14 RBI and 20 runs scored ... led the team in walks with 15 and had a .357 on-base percentage ... stole five bases on the year and had a .934 fielding percentage ... named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll
High School (2001-2004)
Member of both the Birmingham News Super All-State Team and the 6A all-state team ... led her team to a second-place finish at the state tournament ... member of the Birmingham News All-Metro squad ... helped lead her team to a pair of tournament titles as a senior and a second-place finish in another ... hit .419 during her senior season with six home runs ... also played basketball ... member of the National Honor Society earned the 2003 Clay-Chalkville Best Defensive Player Award ... MVP of the 2003 Jefferson County Large School Tournament ... a 2003 North-South All-Star ... named Who's Who Among America's High School Students.
Full name is Sharon Leigh Walker ... born April 10, 1986 in Birmingham, Ala. ... parents are Chris and Sharon Walker ... her siblings include sisters Kendra Wolfe and Lauren Walker ... majoring in art.