Bunker Earns Academic All-America Honors
EUGENE, Ore. – A standout on the diamond and in the classroom, Allee Bunker is now the sixth Duck in program history to earn Academic All-America honors.
The senior infielder from Huntington Beach, Calif., was named to the 2022 Academic All-America® third team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), on Tuesday. She is the first Duck softball player to be chosen for the academic All-America team since 2016.
Bunker has a 3.58 grade point average in accounting and will earn her undergraduate degree next week. She will return for a fifth season in 2023 while pursuing a Master's Degree at Oregon.
Bunker led the team in 2022 with 65 hits and was one of the toughest batters to strikeout in the NCAA.
She hit .361 with 10 home runs, 10 doubles and 41 RBI. She had a .594 slugging percentage while striking out just seven times in 2022, averaging more than 25 at-bats between strikeouts. She also stole 12 bases in 15 attempts.
In the field, Bunker had a .971 fielding percentage with a team-best 75 assists on the season.
Allee Bunker, Sr., 2B
- CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team
- NFCA All-Pacific Region First Team
- All-Pac-12 Second Team
- One of three Ducks named to the Pac-12 All-Defensive Team
- CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 First Team
- Hit .361 on the season with 10 home runs, 10 doubles and 41 RBI
- Was the second-toughest player to strikeout in the Pac-12 (once every 25.7 at-bats)
- Is the only player in the nation who has hit 10-plus home runs, while striking out seven times or fewer, each of the last two seasons
- Had an 18-game hitting streak earlier this season (longest by a Duck since 2015)
- Had a .971 fielding percentage and led the team with 75 assists
- Will go into her fifth year with a streak of 123 consecutive games started, including 115 straight starts at second base
Oregon Softball CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
2022 Allee Bunker (3rd Team)
2016 Koral Costa (1st Team)
2016 Cheridan Hawkins (2nd Team)
2015 Cheridan Hawkins (1st Team)
2014 Cheridan Hawkins (3rd Team)
2013 Alexa Patterson (1st Team)
1991 Kim Manning (1st Team)
1988 Susan Voeller (2nd Team)
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