ATHENS, Ohio– The Ohio softball team has added outfielder Taytum Hargrave to the 2018-19 signing class, head coach Jodi Hermanek announced today.
"Taytum is a speedy and tenacious outfielder with tremendous athletic ability and her speed is going to be valuable to our roster," Hermanek said. We are extremely excited to announce Taytum as an addition to our roster as she has delivered the work and dedication needed to make this moment come true, and we couldn't be more proud of her."
Hargrave, a native of Warsaw, Ind., lettered all four years in softball at Triton Jr./Sr. High School. She also lettering in one year of volleyball. While at Triton, she was named All-Conference her freshman-junior years. She also led the team in batting average and stolen bases all three years as well.
Her freshman and sophomore year at Triton, the team made it to Sectionals, while in 2015 she was a ASA State Champion, and was named All-State her sophomore and junior year.
In 2017, she set a school record in batting average, on base percentage and the most singles, doubles and triples hit in a single season.
She is the daughter of Cori and Brad Hargrave and has two siblings, a brother, Jayden (20) and a sister, Callie (6). In her spare time, Hargrave enjoys hanging out with her friends while watching whatever sport is on at the time, and rooting for Adrian Gonzalez.