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Devon Wallace
Devon Wallace

#30 Devon Wallace

Utility | Senior | 5-9 | Double Oak, Texas / Marcus HS

2015 | Senior

School record holder in eight career categories including batting average (.357), slugging (.671), on-base (.557), home runs (47), runs scored (184), total bases (378), walks (235), and intentional walks (12) … SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year … Started in 52 of team’s 53 games … Led team with seven home runs, 26 RBIs, and a .354 batting average … 16 multi-hit games led the team … Four multi-RBI games, second-most on the team … Season-long six-game hitting streak between March 8-16 … Held a team-high 15-game reached base streak … Tied a school record and set a career-high with six RBIs, including a grand slam against Saint Louis (Feb. 28) … As Arkansas’ leadoff batter, twice led off the game with a home run (March 12 at Missouri State, April 26 at Auburn) … Broke school’s all-time runs scored record, scoring her 173rd career run against Texas (March 14) … Broke school’s all-time home run record, hitting her 44th career home run against Texas (March 16) … Tallied three hits and three RBIs against Jacksonville State (Feb. 20) … Career-high four hits against Southeast Missouri (March 1) … Batted .600 with two RBIs and a home run in three-game series vs. Texas (March 14-16) …

2014 | Junior

NFCA All-South Region Second Team…All-SEC Second Team…led Arkansas with 12 home runs, 21 extra-base hits, 53 runs scored, 58 walks and 94 total bases…reached base safely in final 29 games and 52 of 55 games overall…tallied 11 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games…became all-time SEC leader with 186th career walk at No. 8 Kentucky (April 20)…increased career total to 190 by season’s end which is tied for ninth in NCAA history…second in the NCAA with 1.05 walks per game and 17th in the NCAA with .534 on-base percentage…became second-ever Razorback with 40 career home runs, just three shy of tying program record…2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2013 | Sophomore

Wallace completed the most decorated season in Razorback history in 2013. Her sophomore campaign saw her set the SEC record in walks with 79 and set UA single-season records in slugging percentage (.768) and on-base percentage (.627). She batted .376, good for second all-time on the UA single season list. She also scored a team-leading 55 runs in her second year. She was named a Top 25 finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year. On April 7 she passed Sandra Smith for the most walks in a career in Arkansas history. She had a walk-off grandslam against Georgia on April 30 that helped lead to a sweep of the No. 22 Bulldogs. She hit .625 with 7 RBI against Georgia and was named the SEC Player of the Week for the second time in 2013. Her last game of the season she rocketed her team-leading 13th homerun over the fence against No. 1 Oklahoma. Wallace reached base in the first 33 games of the season.

2012 | Freshman

Devon Wallace had a break out freshman season where she was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year. Wallace was also named to the First Team All-SEC. She is the first Razorback ever to receive either honor. Wallace was also honored by the NFCA being named to the All-Region first team. Devon is one of two Razorbacks’ that started all 57 games. She was primarily the designated player and lead-off batter for Arkansas, but also saw plenty of time out in left field. Wallace led the team in almost every offensive category for the 2012 season. She averaged .367 at the plate which places her second on the single season records list. She also comes in at second on the single season records for slugging percentage, slugging 733. Wallace broke the walks in a single season record with 53 as well as on-base percentage with .548. She was ranked nationally throughout the season in the top 25 in both of these categories. Wallace hit 15 home runs, which ties the record of home runs hit in a single season. In SEC play Wallace led the league in home runs with 12, on-base percentage (.549) and walks (26). In the Berkeley Regional, the freshman hit an incredible .636 on the weekend with three of the four games being played against the No. 1 team in the country. At Cal, she went 7-12 at the plate including a two-run home run.

High School

A three-time offensive player of the year in her district, Devon Wallace batted .535 with 15 doubles in her senior season. She helped Marcus High School advance to the regional quarterfinals of the 2010 and 2011 Texas Class 5A State Championship playoffs. She was named to the District 8-5A first team all four seasons of her career. As a sophomore and junior from 2009-10, Wallace was honored as an all-area pick by The Dallas Morning News. In her sophomore campaign, she averaged .537 at the plate with 65 hits and helped lead the Marauders the Class 5A state championship playoffs quarterfinals and regional finals. Wallace followed her sophomore season with 45 hits and a .450 batting average as a junior in 2010. She claimed newcomer of the year in her district as a freshman.

Personal

Born May 10, 1993, she is the daughter of Terry and Becky Wallace. She has two brothers, Carder and Stetson. Wallace is majoring in nursing.