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Taylor Olafson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Bishop John Snyder

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF/2B

B/T:
L/R

04/17/2013

Poppe Strikes Out Eight in 1-0 Loss to Syracuse in Doubleheader Opener

Only run of the game came on a solo home run in bottom of the first inning

04/10/2013

Poppe Tosses Shutout as Wildcats Down Rutgers 3-0

Scarlet Knights won the opening game of the doubleheader 8-2

04/02/2013

Wildcats Drop a 4-1 Decision at Princeton

Lowe and Palmer delivered two hits each for the Wildcats

04/01/2013

Ortega Homers, Poppe Allows One Hit in 4-0 Win over La Salle

Wildcats took first game of doubleheader against Explorers on Monday afternoon

03/18/2013

Smith Single in Bottom of Seventh Lifts Wildcats Past Norfolk State, 7-6

Villanova won in walk-off fashion in first game of doubleheader

2012: Made 51 appearances and 22 starts in her junior season ... Batted .226 with a career-high 14 hits,15 runs scored and four RBIs ... Had her second-career double against La Salle (Mar. 20) ... Stole five bases on the season ... Stole a season-high three bases against Wagner (Mar. 10) ... Defensively successful with a .941 fielding percentage.

2011: Appeared in 46 games, including 37 starts in her sophomore season... Had a great year defensively as she led the team with a 1.000 fielding percentage... Batted .129 with eight runs scored and three stolen bases... Led the team with eight sacrifice hits for the year... Had two hits and two runs scored in a victory over Eastern Tennessee State (March 4)... Had two hits and a run scored against Notre Dame (April 21).

2010: Redshirted the 2010 season after being injured in the first weekend of play.

Bishop John Snyder High School: 2008 FHSAA Class 3A second team all-state selection... member of the Class 3A regional champions and state final four squad... Helped her team to a 2006 district, regional and state championship... 2008 Vallencourt Scholarship recipient and WJXT VyStar Credit Union all-star athlete... Played for the Jacksonville Storm and head coach Jerry Sheppard.

Personal: Born 11/27/90 ... Daughter of Denise Olafson... Mother played softball at Florida State University and Florida Community College at Jacksonville... A Biology/Comprehensive Sciences major.

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