Cal Softball BIO
Taylor Cotton
Player Profile:
Taylor Cotton 1578240
Position: Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lincoln, Calif.
High School: Whitney HS
Major: Undeclared
Experience: High School

As a Freshman (2014):

8.54 ERA in 13 appearances and one start…Tallied 19.2 innings of experience…Saw time in eight conference games…Tossed a career-high 4.2 innings against then-No. 15 Baylor (2/22), where she dealt four strikeouts…Earned her first collegiate start with her pitching debut against Bradley (2/8)

High School:

Holds Whitney High School record for league-best ERA (.092) and single-season strikeouts (174 – missed nine games due to a broken finger)…Also ranks in the top three program records for innings pitched, batters faced, wins, shutouts, batting average, league runs scored, league hits, on base percentages and stolen bases, despite not playing as a freshman…Coached by April Steele

Club Ball:

Finished 16th at Premier Girls Fastpitch 18U Nationals in 2013, ninth in 2012 and seventh in 2011...Claimed third at  PGF 14U Nationals in 2009


Lists best sports moments as striking out 19 batters during the championship game of the Victory Tournament, and throwing her first no-hitter during high school...Hobbies include working out, going to the movies and hanging with friends…Parents are Derek and Trish…Has two siblings – Ali and Chase


Undeclared – would like to work in the medical field

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