Pitched one complete inning against BYU before suffering a season-ending injury
Made 26 appearances, including 15 starts and three complete games Third on team in strikeouts with 63 Picked up first career win in an eight-inning 1-0 duel against Eastern Illinois Also had a season-high 11 strikeouts in the same game Mardi Gras Classic All-Tournament Team.
Lettered in softball four years and volleyball two years Named Freshman of the Year and Pitcher of the Year Holds record for most strikeouts in a game with 17 Coached by Heather Damron.
Born March 21, 1987 Daughter of Rick Call and Juli McCarthy Majoring in Speech Communication Enjoys painting, watching reality TV, and her pet snake Punkin.
Getting to Know Taylor...
Favorite food: Mexican
Favorite tv show: Will and Grace
Favorite music artist: Krisy Lee
Favorite pro team: Dallas Cowboys
What do you do to relax?: Listen to music (acoustic/country)
Dream job: Tattoo artist or plastic surgeon
If you could go to dinner with three people, who would it be?: Michael Jordan, Ellen Degeneres, and Vince Vaughn
How did you start playing softball?: I'm pretty sure my dad threw some cleats on, bought me the "prettiest" batting gloves and bat and said..lets go!
What do you like most about being a Fighting Illini?: I get to be with my family every day and work hard doing what we love to do.
What you've learned from Coach Sullivan?: To be positive EVERY DAY... the field is your get-away.
Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SH/CB SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR WP HB SF AB Avg.
2008 4.20 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 1.2 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200
Total 4.20 0-0 1 0 0 0/0 0 1.2 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200