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Taylore Fuller

UT

Height
5' 7"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Trenton, Fla.
School
Chiefland

Major: Sociology

 

Career Highlights: Entering the 2014 season riding a career-best five-game hit streak and eight game reached-base streak…Jumped onto UF’s freshman top-10 record book for her 218 putouts (7th) and her .991 fielding percentage (5th) her freshman year in 2013.

 

As a Freshman (2013): Played in 56 of UF’s 67 games her freshman season on campus, including 42 starts while helping the Gators to the 2013 SEC regular season and tournament titles, along with their fifth trip to the WCWS…Registered a .212 batting clip with 24 hits, including four doubles and four homers – one of which was a grand slam…Scored 25 runs for the Gators in 2013, turned in a .354 slugging percentage, .357 on-base mark and was 9-11 on the base paths for the Orange and Blue…Split time between catcher and the outfield…Threw out five runners on the base paths from behind the plate…The Gators were 33-4 when Fuller was the starting catcher…Had a season-best five-game hit streak to conclude her freshman season and reached base in UF’s last eight games of the year… Had one of UF’s 11 grand slams in 2013 against Mississippi State April 7 and had the game-winning RBI in five games, while additionally knocking in the game-winning run against Nebraska in UF’s 15-inning thriller in the 2013 WCWS…Turned in a team-best .364 batting average in the NCAA Tournament and had at least one hit in seven of Florida’s eight tournament games...Batted .300 for the Orange and Blue in the postseason, including both SEC Tournament and NCAA Tournament play…Had two of her four home runs on the season in NCAA Regional action, including one each against Hampton and USF…Had two extra-base hits (2B & HR) against the Bulls on Saturday of Regionals to help send the Gators to the regional final…Blasted her first career homer as a Gator in the series against Auburn and had the game-winning RBI in both of UF’s wins against the Tigers to take the series…Also notched the game-winning, two-run double against No. 1/2 Alabama that took UF up, 5-4, a lead the Gators wouldn’t relinquish…Was impressive from the start of the season after connecting for the game-winning RBI double for UF against Cal State Northridge at the season-opening Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz…Registered two multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI games on the season.

 

High School / Travel Ball: A 2012 graduate of Chiefland High School…The No. 6 catcher in the nation in her class on ESPNHS’s 100 list and the No. 38 overall 2012 recruit…Batted .778 and registered a 1.944 slugging percentage with 14 homers, nine doubles, six triples and 33 RBI while scoring 52 runs for Chiefland her senior season in 2012…The 2012 Florida Dairy Farmers Class 1A Player of the Year…Swiped a perfect 24-of-24 bases to conclude her final season as an Indian and drew a staggering 67 walks – 30 of those intentional – to go along with her .871 on-base percentage…Named to both the 2011 and 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA High School All-America First Teams as a catcher…A 2012 ESPNHS All-America First Team selection at catcher…A NFCA All-South Region First Team pick in 2012…The only small school player on the 2012 MaxPreps All-American First Team, also making her the 2012 MaxPreps Small School Player of the Year…Named to the 2011 and 2012 Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-State Team and a 2011 Max Preps small school All-America Team catcher…The 2010, 2011 and 2012 Gainesville Sun small school softball Player of the Year…Her junior season picked off seven base runners at the catcher position and smashed 15 homers – ranking third in the state of Florida and ninth in the nation...Was intentionally walked 35 times in 2011, owned a 1.750 slugging percentage, a .673 batting clip, 33 stolen bases and 52 runs scored...The 2010, 2011 and 2012 Gainesville Sun small school All-Area First-Team catcher…The Miracle Sports 2012 High School Player of the Year…A 2010 and 2011 Miracle Sports High School Class 2A All-Florida First-Team catcher…A 2012 Miracle Sports Class 1A All-Florida First-Team catcher…Graduated in the top 10 percent of her senior class…Also a NFCA High School All-America Scholar-Athlete…Played travel ball with the Wichita Mustangs, coached by Mark Griggs.

 

Fuller’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2013

.212

56-42

113

25

24

4

0

4

19

20

37

9-11

.991

CAREER

.212

56-42

113

25

24

4

0

4

19

20

37

9-11

.991

 

Fuller’s Career Bests

AB

6 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

R

2, three times, last vs. USF (5/18/13)

H

2, two times, last vs. USF (5/18/13)

Streak

Five games (5/25/13 – present)

RBI

4 vs. Mississippi State (4/7/13)

2B

1, four times, last vs. USF (5/18/13)

3B

--

HR

1, four times, last vs. USF (5/18/13)

BB

2, three times, last vs. Mount St. Mary’s (3/1/13)

SB

2 vs. Mount St. Mary’s (3/1/13)

PO

9, two times, last vs. Syracuse (2/22/13)

A

1, seven times, last vs. Georgia (4/28/13)

 

 

 

 

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