Kennedy Walker named HFL Junior Co-Player of the Month for December

BYJess Caron

The Heart of America League (HFL) is excited to spotlight Kennedy Walker as the December Junior Player of the Month. Walker is a third basemen/shortstop and pitcher for Oklahoma Athletics Madden 2010.


Walker plays an integral part for the Athletics’ offense. She posted an impressive .500 batting average and .500 OBP.


Softball Story –

I started playing softball at six years old with some of my friends, we were the Angels. From there my love for the game grew and I haven’t looked back since.


Favorite Softball memory-

Definitely my first out of the park home run. I was ten years old and hit this ball perfectly. As soon as I heard the fans screaming I knew it had gone over the fence, dead center field.


Who is your favorite softball player?

Jennie Finch


What do you like to do outside of softball?

I love playing basketball, going to the lake and spending time with my friends and family.


What are some of your current goals – both on and off the field? 

To excel in class and on the field and work to achieve a division one softball scholarship where I can work towards my goal to become a marine biologist or engineer.


Coaches Feedback-

Tell us a bit about your athlete? As a player, person, etc.

3rd baseman, one of the best on the bunt, she has a lot of responsibility and handles it well. Quick hands strong and accurate arm. My 3 Hole hitter, can hit for power and average, runs well.


Do you have a favorite memory or moment of this athlete?

My memory of Dub is just the way she comes to prepare for the game, hardworking, her teammates love her.


Is there anything else you’d like to share, include, or that we should know?

Great kid gonna be a very good player.


What is the Alliance Fastpitch Player Recognition Program?

The Player Recognition Program was built to recognize and spotlight our individual players in each Member League. Each month, registered Alliance Fastpitch coaches can nominate a player from their age division. League Leadership will review nominations and a monthly stats report from AthletesGoLive (AGL) to determine the League’s Player of the Month.

Following the announcement of each League’s Players of the Month, the Alliance Fastpitch will recognize a National Player of the Month. To be considered for Player of the Month, your team must score League games in AGL so your stats will be included in the League’s monthly report.

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