Name: Taylor Pleasants
Position: Infield
Sport: Softball
Height: 6'0"
DOB: 9/8/2000
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Dobie
College: LSU - Redshirt Sophomore
Team/Club: Scrap Yard International
World Championship Experience
  • 2022 World Games Gold Medalist; Hit .167 (2-for-12) with a HR, 5 RBI and 5 runs scored
  • 2019 WBSC U-19 Women's Softball World Cup Gold Medalist; Hit .286 (4-for-14) with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 Canada Cup Champion; Hit .313 (5-for-16) with 4 HR, 8 RBI and 9 runs scored
  • 2019 USA Softball International Cup Bronze Medalist; Hit .200 (3-for-15) with 3 RBI


2018: First Team All-District infielder

2017: First Team All-District infielder

2016: First Team All-District infielder


2021: Newcomer of the Week (x2), All-SEC Newcomer Team, 2021 First-Team SEC, SEC Newcomer of the Year, NFCA South All-Region Team, LSWA First Team All-Louisiana, NFCA Second Team All-American

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Dream job: Physical trainer 

Favorite TV Show: Manifest

Three Words she'd use to describe her: ambitious, hardworking and determined 

What it means to represent USA Softball: Everything and more! All of my siblings play a part in serving our country and now I am finally a part of that

Why she started playing softball: The adrenaline I get every time I get up to bat or when a ball is hit to me