Lady Bears fall to top-ranked Oregon in series finale
Lady Bears notch program's fourth WCWS, Moore's 700th win at Baylor
Lady Bears blow by Wildcats with four-run sixth
Lady Bears stack conference year-end awards
Lady Bears take the series over the Longhorns for second-straight season
June 1, 2017
Played four years for the Midway High School Pantherettes in Waco, Texas ... Took District 12-6A Defensive MVP in 2016, Co-MVP in 2015, Second Team infield in 2014, and Offensive MVP in 2013 ... Collected Waco Tribune Herald’s Super Centex first team infield in 2016, Player of the Year in 2015, and the Newcomer of the Year in 2013 ... Named to the TGCA All-State (2013, 2015, 2016), All Legacy, and All-Academic Teams in 2016 ... Earned Texas Sports Writers Association’s All-State first team shortstop in 2016 and All-State honorable mention in 2013 ... Two-time participant in the Colorado Sparkler All-American game ... Selected to play in the Inaugural PGF All-American game with the top 36 players in the country ... Four-time Academic All-District ... Played club ball for the Texas Rapid Fire/Texas Glory organization.
Full name is Taylor Nicole Ellis ... 2016 graduate of Midway High School in Waco, Texas ... Born January 3, 1998, in Waco, Texas ... Parents are Curtis Ellis and Jamie Villarrial ... Has two brothers, Cole and Cooper, and three stepsisters, Emma, Meredith, and Madison ... Health, Kinesiology, and Leisure Studies major.