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#5 Taylor Sepulveda
Position: Outfielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Murrieta, CA
High School: Murrieta Valley HS
College: Marshall
Major: Physiology and Neuroscience
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
All-CCAA Second Team ... All-CCAA Tournament Team ... A Capital One Academic All-District honoree ... A CCAA All-Academic selection .. Named the UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week on Apr. 1 ... One of three Tritons to start in all 58 games… Finished second on the team with a .341 batting average… Owns a team high 60 hits, with 18 multiple-hit appearances… Posted triples against Augustana and Cal State Stanislaus… Is second on the team going 20-for-25 on stolen bases… Posted three hits at the NCAA West 1 Regional Tournament in Arcata, Calif. May 10-11.

2012
Redshirted the season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
Named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team after batting .360 (9-for-25) with two runs and an RBI in nine tournament games for UC San Diego ... Tied for the team-lead with 14 steals on 18 attempts in her first season as a Triton ... Started 49 of UCSD's 58 games in left field, providing a main piece of a Triton outfield that boasted a 1.000 fielding percentage in 2011 ... Led the Tritons with 17 sacrifice bunts, dropping five bunts at the West Regional in Chico ... Provided the game-winning squeeze bunt to score Katrin Gabriel in the bottom of the seventh in the 2-1 win over Chico State during the West Region Championship (5/16).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2010 graduate of Murrieta Valley High School in Murrieta ... Made All-CIF Second Team, All-Valley and All-League during her senior campaign (2010) ... Earned multiple awards while playing for the Nighthawks, including "Female Athlete of the Year", "Female Scholar Athlete of the Year" and the "John Wooden Scholar Athlete of the Year" ... Recognized with first team honors while at MVHS ... Was a team captain with the Nighthawks ... Posted a batting average above .400 during her career at MVHS ... Played for the American Pastime Gold softball club, placing 33rd at the Premier Nationals in 2010 ... Also played for Cal Cruisers 18 Gold (2009) and Batbusters U16 (2008-09) ... Additionally, played tennis while at MVHS, going undefeated in league play throughout her four years on the team.

PERSONAL
Born July 30, 1992 in Riverside ... Parents are Eric and Jamie Sepulveda ... Has siblings named Kody, Keanu and Karly ... Majoring in physiology and neuroscience at Marshall College ... Minors in global health and cognitive science ... Her brother Kody is a catcher for Cal State San Marcos and hopes to pursue a major-league career ... Scoring the winning run at home against Cal State San Bernardino at the NCAA Super Regionals as a freshman is her most memorable softball moment ... Favorite UCSD moments are winning the National Championship as well as traveling the road to getting there ... Enjoys art, hiking, and playing the ukulele in her spare time ... Cheers for the New York Yankees ... Derek Jeter and Ichiro are her favorite athletes ... Has Eminem on her playlist ... Would only eat watermelon for the rest of her life if given the opportunity ... Her parents are her greatest influence ... Wishes to attend medical school after graduating from UCSD.


CAREER HITTING STATISTICS

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2013 .341 58-58 176 32 60 5 2 0 18 69 .392 10 7 8 0 .399 0 9 20-25 72 10 2 .976
2011 .252 53-50 143 22 36 2 0 0 12 38 .266 12 1 13 2 .312 1 17 14-18 64 3 0 1.000
Totals .296 111-108 219 54 96 7 2 0 30 107 .329 22 8 21 2 .355 1 26 34-43 136 13 2 .988
Softball Seating Campaign (landscape)