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Blake Walker
Blake Walker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
The Bishop's School

Last College:
Duke

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
06/05/1982

Experience:
TR

Major:
Masters of Finance


Prior To Tulane: Played three seasons at Duke where he served primarily as a catcher and third baseman as a freshman before turning his attention to the mound as a sophomore and junior...appeared in 48 games with one start, posting a 4-3 record, 4.57 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 82.2 innings of work...as a junior in 2004, appeared in 17 games with a start, posted a 3.23 ERA, a win, three saves, 14 strikeouts and just six walks in 30.2 innings of work...led the team in appearances as a sophomore with 31, went 3-1 with two saves, 34 strikeouts and 20 walks...did not pitch as a freshman, but played in 34 games, including 12 starts behind the plate...hit .231 (12-for-52) with four doubles, a triple, three RBI and a stolen base...off the diamond, was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll.

Summer Ball: Played for the Edenton Steamers of the Coastal Plain League in 2003...led the team in innings pitched (65.0) and finished second in strikeouts (42)...went 3-5 with a 3.74 ERA.

High School: Four-year letterman as a catcher and pitcher at The Bishop's School for coach Butch Smith...earned All-Coastal League honors all four years, including first-team recognition as a sophomore, junior and senior...as a senior, named first-team All-San Diego Section Division IV, first-team San Diego County All-Scholastic, first-team (small schools) all-state and earned league Player and Pitcher of the Year honors...as a junior, hit .420 with a .656 slugging percentage and posted a 10-1 record with a 3.83 ERA...hit .356 as a sophomore and compiled a 4-3 record with two saves and a 3.74 ERA...as a freshman, went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and had a .397 batting average with a school-record 13-game hitting streak...also lettered three years in football...off the diamond, was a member of Student Government, Honor Roll and AP Scholar...named school's Male Student-Athlete of the Year as a junior.

Personal: Born Blake Allen Walker on June 5, 1982 in Palo Alto, Calif...son of Richard and Wendy Walker...has two sisters, Ashley and Emily...father played baseball at Occidental College, grandfather, Dick Allen, played baseball at Southern Cal, and great-grandfather, Art Enerson, played baseball at Minnesota...completed his bachelor's degree in economics from Duke in May 2005, and is pursuing his master's in finance at Tulane.