Mallory Baker
Mallory  Baker


Greenwood, Ind.

High School:
Center Grove


Indiana Shockwaves


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


SB Defeats Illinois in B1G Opener

Three RBI by Jenny Behan fuel Purdue's 6-3 victory


SB Opening Home Series Shifts

Purdue's conference opener shifts to Thursday due to the weekend's weather forecast


SB Blanked in Non-Conference Finale

Purdue opens conference play Friday, March 23 at Bittinger Stadium


SB Falters in Texas Tech Rematch

Purdue's bottom third of the lineup registered eight hits on the day

2017 (Sophomore):
  • NFCA Midwest All-Region.
  • All-Big Ten.
  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Started 55 of the 56 games she appeared in primarily at first base.
  • Hit .350, slugged .465 and registered a .438 on-base percentage in her breakthrough season.
  • Registered 55 hits on 157 at-bats with 22 walks, four times in which she was hit by a pitch and struck out just eight times on the year.
  • Earned a stretch of 45 games without a strikeout (Feb. 25 - April 16) and a 15-game hitting streak (Mar. 16 - Apr. 9).
  • Tallied 12 multi-hit efforts including a perfect four-for-four game against Harvard on Mar. 16.
  • Drove in 29 runs while scoring 30 of her own to go along with 10 doubles, a triple and two homers.

    2016 (Freshman):
  • Saw action in 43 games, starting 42, 24 at first base, 16 in right field and two as the designated player.
  • Reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 28 of 43 games, while posting a .235 average.
  • Scored 12 runs, including the game winner against St. Bonaventure, and driven in 14 RBI.
  • Put together a five-game hit streak from March 4 to March 12 and reached base in 12 straight games Feb. 14 to 28.
  • Tallied multiple hits in seven games, including a three-hit effort at Iowa and one perfect day at the plate.
  • Drew 15 walks and was hit by a pitch twice.
  • Defensively, made good on 95 percent of her 149 chances.

    High School:
  • An all-conference, all-county, and all-state selection.
  • Voted Miss Indiana Softball 2015.
  • Batted .560 with a .614 on-base percentage as a senior and led her team to the state title.
  • Batted .378 with a .438 on-base percentage as a junior and earned a Golden Glove Award after leading her team to its third straight conference title.
  • All-conference and all-county honoree as a sophomore after hitting .343 with a .410 on-base percentage.
  • Posted a .385 average and .415 on-base percentage as a freshman starter on the varsity team, which won the county title.
  • Listed among the Top 100 2015 recruits by studentsportssoftball.com.
  • Played travel ball for the Indiana Shockwaves Black.

  • Full name is Mallory Elizabeth Baker.
  • Born Dec. 19, 1996.
  • Parents are David and Angie Baker.
  • Has one brother, Max, and one sister, Carly.
  • Majoring in organizational leadership.
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