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MASON WALKER – SENIOR – MEADVILLE
Sports Played: Football and Baseball awarded 2 letters in each.
Parents Names: Tammy and Robbie Walker
Siblings: Twin brother Brady 17 and older brother Zach 19
Social Media Handles: Instagram mason_1815 Twitter MasonWalker1815
2021-22 Highlights: Batted .262 1 home run, 4 doubles, 11 RBIs, Pitched 28.2 Ip 26 k’s 12 bb’s
College Athletics plan if applicable: I plan on playing baseball at the next level but have not committed anywhere.
Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: Baseball was the first sport I played and I played it because my family has always loved baseball. I love it!
Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: The most important factor is putting in the time and also having the coaches I had and have now.
Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
A: Hanging out with friends.
Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: I would love to meet Ken Griffey Jr and I would ask him, how did it feel playing with his dad on the big stage and what helped him most to be successful.
Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: My favorite sport is baseball and I wouldn’t change a thing.
Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: Probably pizza, always a go-to.
Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
A: Anywhere warm!!
Q: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the question/answer?
A: Maybe, if there have been any setbacks in sports/life. – In May 2021 I went thru a kidney transplant in which the donor was my mom. It was quite a trip back but with hard work, I was back on the field fully cleared to participate in this past season and anything else I plan on doing.