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Taryn Young

Height

5-8

Class

Sr.

Hometown

Anaheim, Calif.

Previous School

Arizona

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JUNIOR YEAR (2020):  Started 24 games in right field … finished with 14 hits, nine runs batted in and four home runs … recorded her first hit as a Lobo against Weber State on Feb. 7 and her first home run against UC Riverside on Feb. 20 … hit two home runs versus California on Feb. 23 and finished with a season-high three runs batted in … posted two multiple RBI games and three multiple hit games … finished with a batting average of .259, an on-base percentage of .412 and a slugging percentage of .481 … second on the team in home runs, third in slugging percentage, walks (13), and runs scored (17), fourth in batting average and on-base percentage and fifth in hits, runs batted in and total bases … ninth in the MW in walks … named to the Spring 2020 Academic All-Mountain West Team.

SOPHOMORE (at ARIZONA, 2019): Appeared in five games  in the outfield … had three putouts defensively, including two vs. UTEP.

FRESHMAN (at ARIZONA, 2018): Appeared in four games as an offensive substitution … scored three runs in her four appearances … walked and scored in her only plate appearance of the season vs. Bryant.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Canyon High School in 2017 … four-year letterwinner … all-conference performer all four years, including three first team nods … named Crestview League MVP as a junior and senior … cited as CIF-SS Athlete of Character as a senior … selected Canyon H.S. Athlete of the Year as a senior … inducted in to the Canyon H.S. Hall of Fame as a senior … hit .330 with 11 home runs, seven doubles, 36 RBI and a 1.000 fielding percentage … played club ball with  So Cal Athletics as well as the Batbusters … scholar-athlete all four years.

PERSONAL: Born July 24 in Orange, Calif. … parents are Cecile and Terry Young … siblings are Brandon and Lauren Young … majoring in criminal justice.

ON WHY UNM: ” I chose UNM for the opportunity of playing for some great coaches and teammates. I’m excited to start a new chapter here at UNM.”