Gonzales, La.
High School
St. Amant HS

2021 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

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.

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.

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.

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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