Taylor Farley
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Taylor Farley

Hometown:
Corinth, Texas

High School:
Lake Dallas

Height:
5-7

Position:
Catcher

B/T:
R/R

At Missouri State: After seeing her sophomore campaign cut short by injury, Taylor Farley will compete for playing time in the Bears' catching corps after recovering from shoulder surgery.

2010: Although limited to just 10 games as a sophomore due to a shoulder injury, Farley proved to be a valuable offensive weapon coming off the bench, batting .286 with five runs batted in in just 17 plate appearances ... was 2-for-3 with the bases loaded and 3-for-4 as a pinch hitter ... also batted .364 with runners in scoring position ... drove in four runs over a three-game stretch, March 14-17 ... delivered a two-run pinch-single vs. IUPUI (March 17) in a 12-4 MSU victory.

2009: In her first season as a Bear, Farley appeared in 30 games, making nine starts ... batted .244 with one homer in 41 at-bats ... homered in just her third collegiate at-bat, a pinch-hit appearance against Centenary (2/7) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI vs. Tennessee Tech (2/27), her lone multi-hit effort of the season.

Background: Farley joined the Bears from Lake Dallas High School in Corinth, Texas, where she was a four-year starter at catcher ... tabbed District 9-4A Catcher of the Year twice, earning first-team all-district honors as a senior ... named team offensive player of the year all four years at Lake Dallas ... excelled in the classroom as well, receiving all-district academic honors all four years and gaining induction to the National Honor Society.

Personal: Taylor D'Lain Farley is the daughter of Ty and JoAlain Farley ... born December 28, 1989, in Carrollton, Texas ... majoring in elementary education with a physical education emphasis, and plans to pursue a career in teaching and coaching.

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