Cayden Wallace - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#7 Cayden Wallace

INF/OF | So. | 6-1 | R/R | 205 | Greenbrier, Ark. | Greenbrier HS

Freshman (2021)
» Baseball America Freshman All-American (Second Team)
» Freshman All-SEC Team
» SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (April 12, April 19)
» SEC Freshman of the Week (May 24)

Became the 24th Razorback in program history to earn Freshman All-America status … Started and played in 60 games (48 in right field, seven at third base, four in left field, one as designated hitter), slashing .279/.369/.500 with 14 homers and 44 runs batted in … Scored 52 runs … Racked up a team-leading 67 hits, including 11 doubles, while taking 29 walks (one IBB) … Plunked by seven pitches … Totaled 120 bases on the year … 17 multi-hit games, including a team-leading seven three-hit performances … 12 multi-RBI games, tying INF Cullen Smith with a team-best three three-RBI efforts … Recorded a season-long hitting streak of 11 games and team-leading reached base streak of 24 consecutive games … Played errorless defense, recording 90 putouts and 10 assists with a perfect fielding percentage (1.000) … Finished the season as one of two Razorback defenders, along with OF Christian Franklin, to post an unblemished fielding percentage in 100-plus chances … Made his collegiate debut in the season opener against No. 3 Texas Tech (Feb. 20) in the State Farm College Baseball Showdown at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, picking up his first base hit with two runs scored and a walk … Launched his first collegiate home run against SEMO (Feb. 26), driving in the first two runs of his career … Recorded his first three-hit game on the road at Louisiana Tech (March 13), homering and driving in two runs in the contest … Delivered a three-hit, three-RBI day against Memphis (March 23) … Swatted a home run at No. 3 Ole Miss (April 11), driving in three runs in Arkansas’ series-clinching win to earn SEC Co-Freshman of the Week honors … Provided a pair two-RBI efforts in the three-game series against Texas A&M (April 17-18), collecting SEC Co-Freshman of the Week honors for the second time … Carded his first four-RBI game against Arkansas State (May 11), hitting the first grand slam of his collegiate career … First multi-homer effort came against No. 9 Florida (May 20), driving in four runs on three hits to garner SEC Freshman of the Week recognition for the third time in 2021 … Hit a three-run homer against NJIT (June 4) in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional … Two hits, including a solo home run, against No. 16 NC State (June 13) in game three of the NCAA Fayetteville Super Regional … Tied OF Heston Kjerstad for the Arkansas freshman record for home runs in a season with 14 … Part of a Razorback offense that hit a school-record 109 home runs in 2021 … Helped Arkansas set a school record in fielding percentage with a .980 mark for the year.

High School
Played for head coach Larry Flake at Greenbrier High School in Greenbrier, Ark. … Top prospect in Arkansas according to Perfect Game and No. 25 player in the nation … 2019 Perfect Game All-American and Under Armor All-American … Played in the 2019 PG National Showcase and the 2017 and 2018 Junior National Showcase … Hit .343 over the summer with the Arkansas Prospects travel team, helping them to a fifth-place finish at the PG WWBA National Championship that involved 372 teams … Finished second at the 2019 Perfect Game All-American Classic Home Run Derby … Named First Team All-Arkansas Preps in 2019 … Hit .514 as a junior at Greenbrier with 22 RBIs, 38 hits, including six home runs … Was named the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette River Valley and Ozark Edition Player of the Year … Helped Greenbrier to back-to-back state semifinals appearances in 2017 and 2018 … Named 2019 5A All-State player as a junior.