14 Anthony Walsh
14 Anthony Walsh
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Coppell, Texas
Position: OF
Previous School: Coppell HS
B/T: L/L









About Walsh




Freshman

outfielder was the biggest individual surprise during Fall practice ... showed

good hitting skills and instincts, and also displayed improved outfield defense

... has good knowledge of the strike zone, especially for a young hitter ... a

focused player ... earned his way into a role this season ... will likely serve as a

pinch-hitter and occasional starter in the outfield.







High School




2005 graduate of

Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas ... earned Texas High School Baseball

Coaches Association 5A All-State and All-Star game honors after hitting .434

with six home runs and 31 RBI ... also scored 46 runs and stole 13 bases ... was

also 2-0 with six saves and 0.32 ERA on the mound ... named 1st-team All-Area as a

senior by the Dallas Morning News ... 4-time all-district selection at Coppell

High ... led the district with a .458 batting average as a freshman ... named

the "Best Batter" at the 2004 Global Baseball Championship Series in Beijing,

China, a tournament which featured teams from Australia, China, Japan, Korea and

Taiwan ... helped lead Coppell High to the state playoffs each of the last three

seasons ... also lettered in soccer.







Personal




Full name is

Anthony Michael Walsh ... son of Michael and Katherine Walsh ... Business

Administration major ...chose ORU over Baylor, Duke, Texas Tech and Texas A&M ...

born Sept. 2, 1986.