Taylor Wright

#20 Taylor Wright

HT. 5'8"
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Erwin, Tenn.

2019 (Senior): Tabbed Preseason First Team All-SoCon … Garnered a spot on the 2019 SoCon All-Tournament Team … Played in 43 games with 41 starts for ETSU … Finished second on the team in home runs (4), third in RBIs (20), fourth in batting average (.276) and fifth in hits (32) … Finished the year with six multi-hit games and six multi-RBI contests … Registered a career-high 10 runs on the season and career-best 208 putouts at first base … From Feb. 9-23, Wright reached base safely in 10 consecutive games … Batted .298 in SoCon play with 14 hits, two home runs and seven runs batted in … Made her presence felt in the SoCon Tournament with three hits (two homers), a .357 on-base percentage and a .750 slugging percentage … Tallied a career-high 12 putouts against Samford on May 9.  

2018 (Junior): Named Second Team All-SoCon … Started 43 games for the Blue & Gold … Led team in batting average (.324), slugging percentage (.495), on-base percentage (.405), RBIs (28) and walks (14) … Ranked eighth in the SoCon in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage … Led the team with nine multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games … Drove in a career-high four runs in the win at Chattanooga on April 29 … Homered in back-to-back games against Lipscomb and Indiana State on March 3.

2017 (Sophomore): Played in 34 games, making 18 starts … Totaled 14 hits with two doubles, one home run, five runs and eight RBIs … Had three, three-game stretches of posting at least one hit in consecutive games … Belted her lone homer against St. John’s on March 4 … Drove in runs in the doubleheader sweep over Chattanooga on April 14.  

2016 (Freshman): Participated in six games during her freshman season … Made first career start March 5 vs. Morehead State … Collected two hits in six at bats, including a double against UL Monroe on Feb. 21.  

High School: Four-year letterwinner in softball at Unicoi County High School … Hit .583 and launched 35 home runs in her final season as a Devil … Her 35 long balls were tied for third in the state of Tennessee and ranked eighth nationally … All-Conference honoree in 2013 and 2015 … Teammate of fellow Buc, Tiffany Laughren in high school.

Personal: Daughter of Glenn and Cheryl Wright … Born June 27, 1997 … Majoring in psychology … Cousin of former ETSU men’s golfers Trevor Hulbert and Justin Hulbert.