14 - Taylor Nate
Taylor Nate
Height: 5-10
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Meridian, ID
Position: C/1B
Bats/Throws: R/R
EXP: HS
Previous School: Rocky Mountain HS

2014 Big West Conference All-Freshman Team

2014

Nate appeared in 48 games and made 43 starts in her freshman season … named to the Big West All-Freshman Team … batted .302 with 35 hits, 17 runs, five doubles, three home runs and 26 RBIs … finished third on the team in both doubles and RBIs … added two sac flies, a sacrifice bunt and seven stolen bases … had 10 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games … batted .286 with seven runs, three doubles and 10 RBIs against Big West opponents … had a career-high three hits in a win over LMU … scored a career-high two runs in five games … blasted a grand slam and had a career-high four RBIs in a win over Grand Canyon … had a career-high two stolen bases in a win at UC Riverside … sported a .934 fielding percentage in 152 chances.

Rocky Mountain High School

Nate had a successful four-year softball career for the Grizzlies ... she earned multiple all-league honors and was inducted into her school's hall of fame in her senior season ... also earned Academic awards in all four her playing seasons ... also played four seasons of basketball and earned multiple all-league honors on the hardwood ... graduated in 2013. 

Personal

Born on January 5, 1995 ... daughter of Lori and Tom Nate ... has two sisters, Megan and Nicole ... favorites include the Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning, "Grey's Anatomy", "Dirty Dancing" and the Backstreet Boys ... her advice to young people is "be humble but hungry" ... lists her dad as her greatest hero ... majoring in Mathematics. 

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