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Nadia Taylor

Position: 3B | Number: 88

Bats: R | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 07/11/1990 | Height: 5’8”

Resides:New Orleans, La.

College Experience:
University of Texas

Pro Experience:
Sixth season

Transaction history:

  • Signed with the Akron Racers in 2014 as an undrafted free agent.
  • Signed with the Dallas Charge as a free agent June 2, 2015.
  • Renewed her contract with the Charge ahead of the 2016 and 2017 seasons before the franchise folded ahead of the 2018 campaign.
  • Signed with the Bandits as a free agent Jan. 17, 2018.
  • Reached a two-year extension with the Bandits through the 2020 season Oct. 7, 2018.

 

Professional highlights:

  • Recipient of the 2018 Jennie Finch Award — an honor given to a player who exhibits excellence in sportsmanship, leadership and humility both on and off the field.
  • Named to the 2018 All-NPF Team as an at-large selection after she batted .270 with five home runs and 24 RBI during the 2018 season.
  • Belted a career-high 10 home runs and drove in 32 runs during an All-NPF campaign in 2017.
  • Paced the Dallas/Texas Charge in home runs during the 2015 and 2017 seasons.
  • Enjoyed a career day at the plate and went 2-for-3 with two home runs and seven RBI in a 23-2 win for the Charge against the Beijing Shougang Eagles on July 25, 2017.
  • Made her professional debut with the Akron Racers on May 29, 2015.

 

Get to know Nadia:

  • Offers private lessons to aspiring young softball players aiming to play at the collegiate level — players from her 2017 class went on to suit up for Houston, UTSA, Texas Southern, Utah State and Creighton.
  • Majored in physical culture and sports while at Texas.
  • Also played basketball during her prep career and earned three varsity letters on the court.
Year League Club W L SV CG IP ERA H AVG R BB SO ER
2018 NPF Chicago 30 .270 14 10 19
2017 NPF Texas 43 .321 19 9 18
2016 NPF Texas 25 .272 11 6 14
2015 NPF Akron 28 .252 11 5 22
2014 NPF Akron 7 .152 3 4 11
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