Vanessa

Taukeiaho

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#33

Outfield
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
High School: Etiwanda HS

Bio

Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB SBA FLD%
2017 .186 45 4 43 6 8 0 0 0 8 .186 7 1 9 .308 1 2 ---
2018 .174 29 2 23 4 4 1 0 0 2 .217 1 2 3 .269 0 0 ---
TOTAL .182 74 6 66 10 12 1 0 0 10 .197 8 3 12 .295 1 2 ---

2018 (Sophomore) 
Appeared in 29 games with two starts as designated player … Drove in one run on one hit against North Carolina (2/24) … Scored one run and registered one hit against Texas Tech (3/25) … Scored twice in the postseason: one run against Iowa State at the Big 12 Championship (5/11) and one run against Boston at the NCAA Norman Regional (5/18).

2017 (Freshman)
Played in 44 games with four starts as the DP ... led the team with 35 pinch-hit at-bats ... walked twice and stole a base against Omaha (3/10) ... scored two runs vs. UCLA (2/24) ... delivered a 2-run single vs. No. 2 Auburn (2/9) in first career at-bat.

High School
Ranked in the top 20 for the class of 2016 ... a two-time first-team all-league honoree at Etiwanda High School ... was her school's offensive player of the year each of her final two seasons and was also named team's defensive player of the year ... hit .456 with 11 home runs, 32 RBI and one stolen base as a junior.

Travel Ball
Played for the Explosion 18U team in Irvine, Calif.

Personal
Daughter of Angela Vargas and Dave Tautalafua … has three sisters, Melissa and Jessica Taukeiaho and Brianna Tautalafua, and two brothers, Darian and JD Tautalafua … chose OU over Oregon, Arizona State and Cal State Fullerton … sister, Melissa, plays softball at Cal State Fullerton … cousin, Uani Unga, played football at BYU and is now a member of the New York Giants … last name pronounced tock-ee-AH-ho ... majoring in health and exercise science.

 

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