Taylor Knight

#8 Taylor Knight

Pos. P
Ht. 5-8
Yr. So.
Hometown Omaha, Neb.
High School (Prev. School) Elkhorn South

2020: Made two relief appearances as a sophomore ... saw 1.1 innings of work in Feb. 29 win over Bethune-Cookman, tallying a strikeout ... recorded pair of outs against North Carolina A&T March 7.

2019: Made 16 appearances in the circle for Valpo as a freshman, including six starts ... threw two shutout innings in start versus College of Charleston March 2 ... earned first career win April 20 in opener against Indiana State, tossing six innings and scattering eight hits ... had best start of season May 4 in opener versus Illinois State, giving up just two earned runs in 6.2 innings of work.

Prep: Helped lead Elkhorn South H.S. to four state championship appearances ... pitched the title game in 2016 as the Storm captured their first softball state title ... two-time First Team All-State honoree ... tallied 42 wins in her high school career ... holds school’s single-season ERA record (1.26) ... earned multiple All-Conference honors ... most recently played travel for the Locos AU program ... previously played for the Sizzle Gold, which placed 13th at ASA 16 Gold Nationals and won the Nebraska ASA 16U “A” state title.

Personal: Daughter of Jim and Tammy Knight ... major is biology.