Linnie Malkin - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#22 Linnie Malkin

OF | R-Jr. | 5-11 | R/R | Broomfield, Colo. | Broomfield HS

Career Highlights
SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020)

2020 | Junior
Started all 25 games; made 23 starts in right field and two as the designated player … Hit .247 with 18 hits, four doubles, six home runs, 24 RBIs, 13 runs scored and seven walks … Led the team in home runs and RBIs … Tied for the 11th most RBIs in the SEC … Tied for the team lead with eight multiple RBI games … Tied for second on the team recording 40 total bases … Tied for the team lead in hits (11) with runners in scoring position … Collected two three hit games at New Mexico State (Feb. 8) and against Bradley (Feb. 9)… Hit a grand slam against Villanova (Feb. 28) … Totaled two four RBI games against South Dakota State (Feb. 21) and Villanova (Feb. 28) … Scored a career-high three runs against Villanova (Feb. 29).

2019 | Sophomore
Played in 36 games and made five starts, three as the designated player and two at third base… Batted  .293 on the year, slugging .439 with one home run… her lone long ball came in game-winning fashion against LSU (April 18) as she helped propel the Razorbacks to an 8-5 win… Had three doubles on the year against Northern Colorado (Feb. 15), Wichita State (April 10), and Furman (April 14)… Contributed nine RBIs on 12 hits, while scoring two runs.

2018 | Freshman
Played in 23 games and made 14 starts… In her collegiate debut hit two home runs, drove in three runs and scored twice against Grand Canyon (Feb. 17)… Over the season, she hit three total home runs on 12 hits and eight runs scored … Batted .279 on the year, with a .535 slugging percentage … Had multiple hits in three games.

Before Arkansas
Guided Broomfield High School to a state runner-up finish her senior year and registered a .603 batting average with 11 home runs, 35 RBIs and a 1.365 slugging percentage… Named the Colorado State Gatorade Player of the Year and 2016 5A Player of the Year…. Earned Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) All-Mountain Region Team recognition… Three-time all-state first team selection… Helped Broomfield to two league titles and four state tournament appearances during her career… Finished her high school career with a .495 batting average, 32 home runs and 127 RBIs… Played travel ball with the Colorado Stars Gold.

Daughter of John and Angela Malkin… and has a brother, Matthew… Majoring in Sports Management.