21 Allison Taylor
21 Allison Taylor
Birth Date: 09/21/1990
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orange, Calif.
High School: El Modena HS
Position: Outfield

2011 All-Big West Second Team

2011: Started 46 games for the Gauchos…Posted a .304 batting average and led the Gauchos with 33 RBI…Was second on the team in doubles (12), slugging (.466) and total bases (69)…Among all Big West players, she ranked sixth in RBI and fifth in doubles…Had 13 multiple hit games during the season and seven in conference games…Was second on the team in home runs with four and in doubles (12), which ties her for eighth in the UCSB record book for single season doubles…Posted a career-high three hits against Ohio State (Feb. 26), going 3-for-3 with two runs and a career-best four RBI…Went 3-for-6 with three RBI, two doubles and a run in the epic 13-inning loss to Long Beach State (April 30)…Scored a career-best three runs against Southern Miss (March 6). 

2010: Played in 24 games, starting 15...Batted .190 on the season with 11 hits, six RBI, three walks, two doubles, a stolen base and a run...Hit an RBI double in the 6-1 win over San Diego (Mar. 23)...Then went 2-for-3 in the following game against BYU...Hit a two-RBI single as a pinch hitter in a narrow 5-4 loss to Fresno State (Mar. 30)...Went 2-for-5 with an RBI, double and stolen base in nine-inning loss to Cal State Fullerton (Apr. 3)...Had a 2-for-3 showing during the following game against Cal Poly (Apr. 10)...Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in the outfield.

Played in 14 games, starting three...Hit .200 on the season with two runs, a double and a RBI...First hit was against San Diego State (Feb. 14)...Went 2-for-4 with a RBI in a 6-0 win over Cal State Bakersfield (Mar. 1)...Hit her first career double and scored a run against UC Riverside (Mar. 28).


Played at El Modena High School under head coach Steve Harington...During her senior year she batted .344 overall and had a .515 average during Century League contests...Tallied 32 hits, 25 runs and 15 RBI in 2008...Was a three-time First Team All-Century League selection, earning the honor for a different position each season...Was a First Team All-Orange County selection as a senior as well as Century League MVP...Was named El Modena All-Sports MVP in 2007 and 2008...Team awards include MVP as a senior, Best Offensive Player as a junior and Most Versatile Player as a sophomore...A four-year starter on the varsity squad, she helped El Modena to the 2008 CIF Southern Section Division II Championship in 2008, which she names as her most memorable athletic moment...Also competed in volleyball and cross country...Was a four-year scholar-athlete.


Most recently played with TeamSmith 18 Gold from 2006-08...Played 16-and-unders with SoCal Xplosion...Played 14-and-under with Lionettes...Played with KoMotion as a 12-and-under.


Allison Sue Taylor was born on Sept. 21, 1990 in Los Alamitos, Calif....Parents are Tracy and Pam Taylor...Has a younger brother, Justin...Is majoring in business economics at UCSB...If she didn't play softball, she would like to try skydiving...Names the Anaheim Ducks as her favorite sports team, but lists the Penguin's Sidney Crosby as her favorite athlete..."The Hangover" and "Aladdin" are her favorite films...Lists "Gossip Girl" and "Grey's Anatomy" as her favorite television shows...Says controversial writer James Frey is her favorite author.

At-bats6vs. Long Beach4/30/11
Hits3twice4/30/11 - most recent
Runs3vs. Southern Miss3/6/11
Runs Batted In4vs. Ohio State2/26/11
Stolen Bases1at Cal State Fullerton4/3/10
Strikeouts3vs. UCLA3/29/11
Walks2vs. Southern Miss3/6/11


2009 .20014-3 20 .250 .273 0-1 
2010 .190 24-1558 11 .224 .230 1-1 
2011 .30446-46 148 23 45 12 33 .466 13 .372 0-0