April 28, 2014

Janet Taylor Named UAA Softball Hitter of the Week

St. Louis, Mo., April 28, 2014 – Washington University in St. Louis freshman outfielder Janet Taylor was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Softball Hitter of the Week, as announced by the Association.

Taylor batted .636 (7-for-11) with two doubles and three RBIs as the Bears posted a 4-2 record in the final week of the regular season. She had a pinch-hit RBI in the Bears' 3-0 win over Principia College Thursday, and then drove in a pair of runs in a doubleheader loss at No. 23 Fontbonne University Friday. Taylor capped the week by going 5-for-7 with a double, a walk and three runs scored in a sweep at Blackburn College Sunday. She was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the 8-0 win in game two.

Taylor, who earned the honor for the first time in her career, hit .321 with two doubles, a triple and 12 RBIs in her rookie season.