13  Taylor Winton
Taylor Winton

Federal Way, Wash.

High School:
Todd Beamer HS





Herd Advances to C-USA Title Game with Extra-Inning Thriller

Marshall advances to its third consecutive title game


Herd to Begin C-USA Tournament Action Against UAB

Marshall will start its title defense in Thursday quarterfinal


Herd Punches Ticket to Boca Raton, Fla.

Marshall clinched a spot in the C-USA Tournament


Herd Looks to Advance to Postseason

Marshall will welcome Louisiana Tech in its final home series


Marshall Triumphs in Series Finale Against Charlotte

The Herd has one final conference series to secure a spot in the conference tournament


Softball vs. NPF Game Action

Marshall softball plays the National Pro Fastpitch All-Stars in Charleston.


Marshall vs. Kentucky

Marshall and Kentucky play a fall softball game at Dot Hicks Field Sept. 16, 2012


Lil Sis Day

Lil Sis Day on March 24, 2012

2014 (Senior): Started 51 of her 56 games played in 2014. Batted for a .241 average on the season. Collected 28 hits, 21 RBI, 13 runs and 4 home runs in 2014. Was able to reach 45 total bases on the season. Finished the season with a .388 slugging percentage, .331 on-base percentage and .934 fielding percentage. Successful stole all 3 attempted stolen bases. Collected a career high 3 hits in 2 games in 2014, vs Middle Tennessee on April 5th and North Texas on April 12th. Hit first career triple against Northern Kentucky on April 9th. Reached a career high 6 stolen bases against North Texas on April 12th. Hit a career high 3 RBI against Ohio on April 23rd. Collected 2 walks Middle Tennessee on April 6th. Named to 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013 (Junior): Started behind the plate in 17 of 26 regular-season appearances... She hit .150 with a .250 slugging percentage and a .984 fielding percentage... Against Robert Morris on March 2, Winton went 2-for-2 with two RBI, cleared five total bases, hit a double and a home run... She earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 34 games with five starts...hit a grand slam against St. John's Feb. 24 during the Citrus Classic...had a two-run double against Bucknell March 3 during the Marshall Invitational...picked up RBI's against Chattanooga and Ohio as she was hit by pitch and drew a walk in bases-loaded situations...was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for academic performance.

2011 (Freshman): Was a part of 42 games, most among all newcomers...started in 13 games, all as the designated hitter...brought in 11 runs on the season...smacked a home run in her first appearance with the Herd against South Florida Feb. 11...named MU Athlete of the Week Feb. 16...a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Team captain for three seasons at Todd Beamer High School under coach Dave Abrahamson...led the Titans to its first post-season as well as being tops on the team in homeruns, hits and RBI...a three-time Federal Way All-City Team honoree at catcher...a four-time time South Puget Sound League Team selection...finished her softball career with a .420 batting average and .463 on-base percentage...was also a letterwinner in basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Christine Winton...has one sister, Kristin (31) and one brother, Andrew (22)...majoring in sociology.