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Mallory Baker
Mallory  Baker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenwood, Ind.

High School:
Center Grove

Position:
UT/C

Club:
Indiana Shockwaves

05/06/2018

Bates' Historical Effort Sweeps Iowa

Sydney Bates throws her third complete-game win against Iowa

05/05/2018

Bates Pitches SB into B1G Tourney

Sydney Bates earns her second-straight complete-game victory

05/04/2018

SB Takes Series Opener from Iowa

Sydney Bates tossed her 11th complete game to earn the win

04/25/2018

SB Drops Doubleheader with IU

Sydney Bates delivered 7.2 innings of one-run ball against the Hoosiers

04/22/2018

SB Late-Inning Rally Not Enough Against Badgers

Purdue used a three-run two-out rally to take the lead in the sixth

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.

    Personal:
  • 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.
  • @PurdueSoftball

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