Position
Infield
Height
5'11
Class
Redshirt Junior
Hometown
Gonzales, La.
High School
St. Amant HS
B/T
R/R
Experience
3L

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021)
Appeared in 49 games with 36 of them being starts at second base… With 65 plate appearances, she collected 10 hits, five of them home runs, which is a career high… While her power started to show itself, her speed on the base paths shined, scoring 14 runs with three stolen bags in three attempts… She displayed her patience with 14 walks… Recorded six putouts in matchups against ULM on March 30 and Auburn on May 7… Her first home run of the season came in a non-conference bout against the Alabama Crimson Tide which resulted in two runs and a tie ballgame… In an important SEC series versus Missouri, she was the second of back-to-back home runs and pulled the Tigers ahead to victory

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020) – Season was cut short due to the coronavirus
Started 17 games for the Tigers at second base… In 37 plate appearances, she recorded 13 hits and a .351 batting average… She added 14 RBI, four doubles and three homeruns for the year with a slugging percentage of .757… Her first career home run came on Feb. 14 against Samford, which was back-to-back with teammate Morgan Cummins in the sixth inning… Went 2-for-3 with a career-high of three RBI, a run scored and a home run in win over North Dakota on Feb. 16… Walked nine times in 17 games played… Had a career-high of two doubles in win over Florida A&M on Feb. 9… Recorded 5 putouts and two assists against ULL on Feb. 16… Had a career-high of three assists against Loyola Marymount on Feb. 27… Missed seven games after suffering a shoulder injury at the Judi Garman Classic and came back to play on March 10 against South Alabama… Also had back-to-back home runs with teammate Jordyn Perkins in win over LA Tech on Feb. 19 in the fourth inning… Hit a leadoff home run against North Dakota on Feb. 16.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Appeared in six games on the year as a pinch hitter or shortstop… Tallied two RBI and recorded a .333 on base percentage… She had three putouts and finished with a 1.000 fielding percentage.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-time letterwinner at St. Amant High School in both volleyball and softball and is also a three-time honor roll selection … Was recently ranked 176th in FloSoftball’s Hot 200 … Has led her high school team to three-straight District Championships … . In her junior season, she led the team to the quarter finals after hitting .499 to go along with .919 slugging percentage, .542 on-base percentage, nine home runs, 15 doubles and 63 runs scored to earn District MVP, First Team All-State, All-Metro and All-District honors … As a sophomore, she earned First Team All-District, First Team All-Metro and Second Team All-State … Helped her team to the quarter finals and a district championship after hitting .504 with a .922 slugging percentage, a .542 on-base percentage, 10 home runs and 60 runs scored … In her first year at St. Amant, she was a First Team All-District, Second Team All-Metro and All-State Honorable Mention performer … Hit .443 and finished with a .516 on-base percentage with five home runs and 60 runs scored … During the summertime, she played for the Marucci Patriots, coached by Darryl Landry.

PERSONAL
Full name is Taylor Michelle Tidwell, born on August 20, 1999 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana … Parents names are Lawrence and Elaine Tidwell … Has one sibling Tyler … Plans to major in animal science.

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