BIOGRAPHY
5   Donnie Walton
Donnie  Walton
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Bishop Kelley HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 174

Position:
INF

Bats/Throws:
S/R


04/22/2013

Cowboys Host Wichita State In Tuesday Showdown

Game is first of two meetings between regional rivals this season

04/19/2013

Cowboys Top K-State In Series Opener

Rea homers twice, Hursh gets fourth win of season

04/18/2013

Cowboys Back Home To Take On Kansas State

Three-game series opens Friday at 7 p.m.

04/16/2013

Cowboys Defeat Missouri State, 6-4

OSU wins for first time in Springfield

04/15/2013

Cowboys Travel To Missouri State For Midweek Tilt

OSU defeated the Bears on March 5 in Stillwater

2014: Was the starting shortstop in all 66 of OSU's games ... named to the All-Big 12 First Team ... was on the College Baseball Hall of Fame Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award Watch List ... set the OSU record for single-season sacrifice bunts with 22, a total that also led the Big 12 and ranked fourth in the NCAA in 2014 ... also set program's career sacrifice bunts mark and enters junior season with 40 career sac bunts ... recorded 21 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI efforts ... had a 27-game streak of reaching base safely, the longest by a Cowboy on the year ... also tied for OSU's longest hitting streak of the season at 10 games ... ranked third in the Big 12 with 78 hits ... also ranked in the top 10 in the league in walks and on-base percentage ... had a career-high four hits twice -- vs. Oakland (2/22) and Abilene Christian (3/13) ... three of his four hits against Oakland were doubles ... was named the Big 12 Player of the Week on 2/24 after a six-game stretch that saw him go 12-for-24 at the plate with 11 RBIs and 20 total bases ... tied a career-high with three RBIs at West Virginia (4/12) ... had a walk-off RBI single against Arizona State (5/3) ... earned Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team honors after hitting .391 (9-for-23) in OSU's run to the final ... named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Stillwater Regional ... in leading OSU to the tourney title, hit .583 (7-for-12) with five runs, two doubles and a pair of RBIs ... had multiple hits in each of the Cowboys' three games at the Regional.

2013: Earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as an infielder ... named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team ... set an OSU record for sacrifice hits with 18, a record that had stood since 1993 ... the 18 sac bunts ranked 13th in the NCAA in 2013 ... ranked 10th nationally in sac bunts per game with 0.33 ... started in all but one of the 55 games he played ... made 50 starts at second base and four at shortstop ... had 10 multiple-hit games, including four games with three hits ... ended the season with a seven-game hitting streak that began on May 23 ... put up five multi-RBI performances, including a career-high three-RBI game against West Virginia (5/16) ... reached base safely in 11 consecutive games at one point ... collected first-career hit on a single against New Mexico (2/16) and went 3-for-6 in the contest ... scored a career-high three runs and drove in two runs against Pacific (3/12).

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Bishop Kelley with 11 stolen bases and was an OCA All-State selection as a senior ... committed just five errors in 133 chances at shortstop ... as a junior, hit .381 with two home runs and 27 RBIs in 34 games and led BKHS to the Class 5A state championship ... was also a quarterback on the Comets' football team and played basketball ... drafted by the New York Mets in the 36th round of the 2012 MLB Draft ... also recruited by Tennessee, Missouri, Baylor, Kansas, Arkansas and Oral Roberts.

PERSONAL: A sports management major ... born May 25, 1994 ... son of Michelle and Rob Walton ... his father, Rob, is the OSU pitching coach and played professional baseball in the Baltimore Orioles organization following a standout career for the Cowboys ... has a brother, Davis, who played football at Tulsa, and a younger sister, Cassie ... favorite athletes is are Robinson Cano and Chipper Jones ... favorite band is the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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