6 Shelly Tait
6 Shelly Tait
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Position: P/UTIL
Bats/Throws: R/R
Previous School: Santa Ana College


Tait appeared and started nine games in the circle for the Matadors in her first season with the club … finished 1-7 with a 4.97 ERA, five complete games, 13 strikeouts and a .308 opponent batting average in 43.2 innings of work … earned her first career win over Long Beach State, scattering five hits with no walks and just one earned run. 

Santa Ana College

Tait spent the 2010-11 academic year with the Dons ... named to the All-OEC Second Team following the season ... earned her Associate's Degree in 2011. 

Pacific University

Tait spend the 2009 season with the Tigers ... had a 2-0 record in the circle. 

Mission Viejo High School

Tait was a four-year letterwinner in softball for the Diablos ... earned Team MVP honors following all four seasons ... all-league first team for her final three seasons ... earned league MVP honors following junioir and senior seasons ... graduated in 2008. 


Born on April 1, 1990 ... daughter of Pat and Larry Tait ... has one sister, Nicole ... favorites include the LA Angels of Anaheim, the New York Jets, Mexican food and the TV show "Friends" ... cannot imaging going a week without diet coke ... majoring in Psychology.