One of the team's top hitters two years ago, gradually playing more as the season wore on ... Will look to get back to her freshman hitting ways this year ... Can hit to all side of the field ... Came through in many clutch opportunities ... Could see more action in the field.
* 2016 Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team
2016 SEASON - SOPHOMORE
Played in 27 of the team's 52 games, starting 23 times ... Started 17 times as the designated player and six times at first base ... Batted .228 (13-for-57) with seven RBIs, five runs, a double and 15 walks, posting an impressive .389 on-base percentage and a .246 slugging percentage ... Was perfect in the field in 44 chances, the most chances by an Aztec without an error ... Was second on the team in walks (15) ... Appeared in eight Mountain West games, starting five times, batting .250 (3-for-12) with an RBI and three walks for a .400 on-base percentage ... Had one multi-hit game, one multi-RBI game, one multi-run game, one go-ahead RBI, one go-ahead run and two game-winning RBIs ... Had two hits and an RBI against San Diego on Feb. 21 ... Had a double, three RBIs, two runs and two walks against Oklahoma State on Feb. 25 ... Was 1-for-1 with an RBI, run and two walks vs. Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 26 ... Last game came at San Jose State on April 17, where she had an RBI single and a walk ... Missed the rest of the season with an illness.
2015 SEASON - FRESHMAN
Was one of the top freshmen in the Mountain West last year, batting .329 (28-for-85) with four home runs, 21 RBIs, six runs, six doubles and 15 walks, while owning a .541 slugging percentage and a .430 on-base mark over 45 games and 29 starts ... Her on-base percentage ranked third on the team, while her .541 slugging mark was fourth ... Also added five multi-RBI games and three multi-run contests ... Led the team with two walk-off RBIs and three walk-off runs, and was third with four game-winning RBIs ... Hit .281 (9-for-32) with two homers, seven RBIs and three runs in league play ... Had a seven-game hitting streak from April 25-May 15 ... Also was used as an emergency pitcher, going 0-0 with a 7.12 ERA over 19 2/3 innings ... Drew a pinch-hit walk in her first collegiate plate appearance on Feb. 6 vs. Idaho State ... Had a walkoff two-run, two-out, two-strike double to beat Purdue the following day, her first career hit, RBI and double ... Had a single and two walks against Stanford (Feb. 22) ... Was a perfect 3-for-3 with three RBIs, a walk and a run vs. St. John's on Feb. 27 ... Recorded a two-run homer vs. Long Beach State on March 8 ... Had a single and a walk in back-to-back games vs. Brigham Young and Long Beach State on March 12 ... Came up with two hits and an RBI vs. UConn on March 17 ... Had a solid week at Utah State (May 1-3), going 4-for-8 (.500) with two home runs, five RBIs and two runs ... Had a pinch-hit RBI double vs. Oregon State (May 9) ... Recorded a walk-off, solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give SDSU the win over Texas at the NCAA Los Angeles Regional on May 16 ... SDSU was 10-4 when she drove in at least one run and 4-0 when she homered.
CLUB - STRIKEFORCE
Played her club ball with Strikeforce in Westminster, Calif., under coach Gabe Guerra ... Helped the team capture the 2013 Premier Platinum Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL - BELLFLOWER
Was a four-year letterwinner at Bellflower High School in Bellflower, Calif., under coach Jason Reyes ... Earned first-team all-league honors all four seasons (2011-14) ... Also was on the all-league academic team over the same four years ... Voted the BHS MVP all four years as well ... Was named the Cal-Hi Sports Most Inspirational Player and was a nominee for the Cal-Hi Sports all-state team ... Also was on the varsity volleyball team for the Buccaneers during the 2011-13 seasons.
Taylor Stewart was born March 16, 1996 in Las Vegas ... Daughter of Kenneth Jarvis (former basketball player at Long Beach State) and Amie Stewart (former softball player at UNLV) ... Was also recruited by UNLV, South Carolina, Ball State and Illinois ... Is majoring in journalism with an emphasis in media studies.