Taylor Durant

2B/C
Woodinville, WA
Commitment: Wilson College
Headshot
Grad:2018
HT:5'3
WT:165 LBS
Throws:Right
Bats:Right
Arm:58 MPH
20 YD:3.59 sec
Class:4
DATEEVENT ATTENDEDVIDEO
01/12/20182018 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Play in this window
01/13/20172017 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Play in this window
01/15/20162016 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Play in this window
01/16/20152015 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Play in this window
07/10/2014Advanced Training and Competition at the World Cup  
04/19/2014National Tryout - Tacoma (Seattle), WA  
 
Taylor Durant Woodinville, WA info@factoryathletics.com 855-822-5115
Grad Year:2018Height:5'3Weight: 165 LBS
Primary Pos:2B Secondary Pos:CBats:RightThrows: Right
High School:Monroe Summer Team:Snohomish S.W.a.T 99
Exit Velo 65 Hand Size Large Barrel Accuracy 70% Broad Jump 5'7''
Grip Strength Left:   69 Right:   88   5-10-5 Shuttle Left:   6.05 Right:   5.93  
RUNNING 20 yds:   3.59 Home to 1B:    3.93 THROWING Velocity:   58 Arm Strength:   50
CATCHING Receiving:   48 Blocking:   48 Release Time:   2.12
INFIELD Fielding:   52
RH HITTINGHitting:   52 Power:   50  
OVERALL Class Rating: 4 Position Projection: C Evaluations Are Reviewed By CJ Browder
01/12/2018 - 2018 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Taylor is a 4-time Softball Factory Pre-Season All-American. Her dedication to the game will make her a great team member on a collegiate lineup. In the box, Taylor makes hard contact and consistently puts the ball in play. She is a line dive hitter that shows plus power potential. Working to stay inside the ball will allow her to see more gap production. Behind the plate, Taylor is a vocal leader. She reads the ball out of her pitcher's hand and is quick to block the ball. She reacts quickly to bunt coverage and hustles every play. Working to quicken her release will allow her to see drops in her pop time. Overall, Taylor is a dedicated player and will be a great add at the collegiate level.
01/13/2017 - 2017 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Taylor returns to Softball Factory for her 4th event. She is dedicated to the game the despite an injury she gave 100% on the field. She is a vocal player and proves to be a leader on and off the field. In the box she has a good presence and shows gap-to-gap power potential. Being decisive at the plate and hoping on her pitch sooner will allow her to work ahead in the count. Defensively she shows good field awareness, reads the ball well and creates good angles. She has fluid footwork to the bag and is able to throw on the run. Overall she is an athletic player with a coachable attitude and with continued exposure she will have the opportunity to play at the collegiate level.
01/15/2016 - 2016 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Taylor returns to Softball Factory to show she has been working hard to take her game to the next level. In the box Taylor shows raw power and is a consistent line drive hitter. She has a good presence in the box and shows the ability to make adjustments. Seeing the ball deeper into the hitting zone will allow Taylor to hit to all fields and opposite field when needed. Behind the plate Taylor is a fundamentally sound catcher. She does a nice job of framing each pitch and really does a nice job with the outside corners. She reads balls in the dirt well and is quick to get around the ball. Working on speed and agility will allow Taylor to have quicker feet and reactions; also allowing her to be efficient in her movements. Overall Taylor is an athletic player with the tools needed to play at the collegiate level.
01/16/2015 - 2015 Softball Factory All-America Pre-Season Tournament Taylor is a 2018 2B with a solid skill set. Defensively Taylor has an athletic set up and does a nice job handling the routine plays. She does a nice job of presenting her glove out in front with soft/sure hands. Taylor uses the proper footwork to play thru the ball, allowing her to gain ground to her target. Her arm slot fits the position and she makes accurate throws with carry. In the box Taylor has a square set up with good balance. With an activated load she takes a direct route to the ball with a level bat angle. Her hips and hands are coordinated to contact with good bat speed and barrel accuracy. Over all Taylor is a hard working player who is dedicated to the game and with continued reps and exposure will have the opportunity to play at the collegiate level.
07/10/2014 - Advanced Training and Competition at the World Cup Taylor is talented 2B with a well balanced skill set. Defensively, she has a strong arm, confident glovework, fluid footwork, and agile range. Working on charging groundballs with a controlled approach will help to improve efficiency. Overall, she covers ground, communicates well, and has a confident approach to playing defense. As a hitter, she has great box presence and produces gap to gap line drive contact consistently. She has natural power and is a force to be reckoned with at the plate. Continuing to finesse hitting skills will only help her to be a stronger hitter. Overall, Taylor has great instincts, makes outstanding plays, and sets a tone on the field. She has a good frame for the position and solid athletic ability to help aid in her continued development as an athlete.