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Taryn Young - Softball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Taryn Young






Anaheim, Calif.

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SUPER SENIOR (2022): Started all 53 games in right field … recorded 31 hits with three doubles, a triple and seven home runs… reached base on 16 walks and recorded four stolen bases… accounted for 24 runs and 24 RBI … hit two home runs at Nevada on April 22, finishing with three RBI… posted five multiple hit games and six multiple RBI games (three games with three RBI, three games with two RBI)… had a seven-game hitting streak and nine-game on-base streak during the season… second on the team in RBI, tied for second on the team in home runs… fourth on the team in total bases (57) and fifth in walks.

SENIOR (2021): Started in 42 games in right field … finished with 13 hits, four doubles, two home runs, 11 walks and a stolen base … fifth in the team in runs scored (nine), fourth in home runs and walks, tied for third in hit-by-pitches (three), tied for fourth in sac bunts (one) … one multiple hit game and two multiple RBI games.

JUNIOR  (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.”