Callan Taylor

Clutch at-bat by Taylor helps Argos advance in tourney

Clutch at-bat by Taylor helps Argos advance in tourney

Callan Taylor had just talked things over with her teammates and coach in a quick huddle. She now waited patiently for a pitch to hit in a pressure-packed situation. There were no outs and two on in the bottom of the seventh inning of an NCAA Division II South Regional game at the University of […]

Taylor thriving in second season with the Argos

Taylor thriving in second season with the Argos

Just another inch or two and the ball is fair and probably good for an extra-base hit. Instead it goes foul, and University of West Florida (UWF) softball player Callan Taylor steps back up to the plate to take another swing at a pitch during a game against Valdosta State two weeks ago. Taylor eventually […]

Taylor earns player of the week honor

Taylor earns player of the week honor

Callan Taylor has been named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Week for the first time in her University of West Florida softball career. The sophomore standout from Navarre earned the honor after dominating at the plate over the weekend in a series against Alabama Huntsville. Taylor finished the three-game series with six hits, […]

Argos’ stellar softball season comes to a close

Argos’ stellar softball season comes to a close

West Florida’s remarkable run to the NCAA Division II Softball College World Series came to a close Saturday in a 1-0 loss to West Virginia Wesleyan. The Argonauts wrap up their year with a 46-15 record, the most wins they have had in a season since 2005. They finished 1-2 in their first college world […]

Argos punch ticket to College World Series

Argos punch ticket to College World Series

Hope was fading fast for the West Florida women’s softball team in its NCAA Division II Super Regional showdown with Lee Friday afternoon in Pensacola. Down 4-0 going into the sixth inning and still searching for its first hit of the day, the Argonauts came to life and took this dream season one step further […]

Argos rally to knock off Blazers in NCAA regional final

Argos rally to knock off Blazers in NCAA regional final

Tiona Hill’s heroic hit in the bottom of the seventh inning put the exclamation point on a perfect three-game run through the NCAA Division II South 1 Regional. With the Argonauts down a run with one out and the bases loaded, Hill drove in two runs with a big base hit to help the Argos […]

Taylor’s clutch hit helps lead Argos to NCAA tourney win

Taylor’s clutch hit helps lead Argos to NCAA tourney win

Callan Taylor came through with a clutch hit when her team needed one most and helped lift the University of West Florida softball team to a 4-3 victory over Valdosta State in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division II South 1 Regional Friday afternoon in Pensacola. With the score tied at 1-1 and two […]

Argos hosting NCAA regional softball tourney

Argos hosting NCAA regional softball tourney

The University of West Florida softball team will host an NCAA South Regional this week. The Argos are in the tourney for the 12th time in program history and begin play Thursday when they battle Claflin in a 2:30 p.m. game. Mississippi College and Valdosta State will play in the second game. The winners move […]

Taylor swinging for success with Argos

Taylor swinging for success with Argos

Callan Taylor found herself penciled into the starting lineup as the designated hitter for the University of West Florida softball team on the first day of the 2017 season. The Argonauts were up against Miles in the Gulf Coast Invitational in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Taylor, a freshman out of Navarre, battled the tug-of-war feeling […]

Taylor set for next step of softball career

Taylor set for next step of softball career

Calllan Taylor walked off the softball field at the University of West Florida late Thursday night wearing a smile, the thrill of a 5-4 victory for the East in the Subway High School All-Star Game being the reason behind it. Soon enough, that very same field will be her home for the next four years […]