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  Taylor Saxton

Taylor  Saxton

Player Profile

RS Junior

Circleville, Ohio

High School:
Logan Elm



2016: Appeared and started all 60 games this season at second base…Lead the team by batting .335 with 191 at bats and 64 hits which is an Ohio single season record...She recorded 63 singles and is now Ohio’s single season record holder for singles…Additionally Saxton had one double, 31 runs and six RBIs with a .340 slugging percentage and a .401 on base percentage…Saxton had two walk off hits this season against Virginia and IUPUI…With 40-48 on stolen bases on the season, she put herself in second for the single season stolen base record right behind Staci Bellville who had 46 (1995)…Saxton now has 54 career stolen bases which puts her sixth in Ohio history…She had 129 putouts, 67 assists and a .975 fielding percentage…Named Academic All-MAC…Named Second Team All-MAC.

Did not play.

Saxton hit .258 in 49 games for the Bobcats...She started 23 games and registered 17 hits in 66 at bats...Was 14-16 in stolen base attempts...Started 14 games in conference play and hit .216...Hit .429 in the MAC Tournament, going 6-for 14 and stealing two bases...Registered 2 RBIs in a game against Bowling Green on Apr. 12...Went 2-for-4 in a game against Buffalo on May 10.

High School: Played four years of softball, basketball, and golf at Logan Elm High School ... Softball team was district and regional champs in 2012 and made it to the state final four ... Team was 2011 district champs and regional runner-up ... Team was 2010 district champs ... Scored 67 runs and amassed 20 RBI during her junior and senior seasons ... Hit .438 as a senior and .481 as a junior ... First Team All-MSL and First Team All-District (2011-13) ... 2010 MSL Honorable Mention ... 2010 Honorable Mention All-Ohio ... 2012 Honorable Mention All-Ohio ... 2012 team Defensive Player of the Year ... 2012 Second Team Columbus Dispatch All-Metro ... Captained her senior softball and golf teams ... Won 21 awards throughout her career as a high school golfer, including four MSL First Team and Player of the Year honors ... President of the Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Varsity Club president ... Honor Roll from 2009-13 ... Academic All-Ohio in 2012 (golf) ... Scholar Athlete from 2009-13 ... Columbus Dispatch Scholar Athlete in 2012.

Personal: Born June 26, 1995 ... Daughter of Jon and Angie ... Has one brother, Stephen ... Mother Angie attended Ohio University and participated on the Equestrian Team ... Father Jon played golf at Capital University ... Grandfather Mike played football at Capital University ... Enjoys being outdoors, playing golf/basketball, lifting weights, and listening to music ... Lists favorite athletes as Brandon Phillips and LeBron James ... Lists favorite teams as the Cincinnati Reds and the Miami Heat ... Plans to major in Sport Management with the goal of working in marketing/management for a college or professional sports team.