Seawolves look to extend their four-game winning streak
2012: Struck out seven and allowed one earned run in a win over Holy Cross on Mar. 17...went for 3-for-3 in a 6-5 win over Fairfield on Mar. 21...pitched a complete-game shutout with three strikeouts in a 2-0 win over Fairfield on Mar. 21.
2011: Hit .228 with two home runs and 17 RBI in 40 games...recorded a 4.00 ERA and posted five wins and 44 strikeouts...threw a complete-game shutout against Harvard on March 5, allowing four hits and striking out three...went 1-for-2 with a HR, two RBI and two runs scored in a 4-3 win over N.C. State on March 11...named America East Player of the Week on April 11 after hitting .571 (8-for-14) with seven RBI in five games against Manhattan and Maine...fired a complete-game, four-hitter against Hartford as the Seawolves won 2-1 on April 16...had three RBI in a 7-3 win over Rider on April 24...hit her first career grand slam in a 6-1 win vs. Binghamton on April 30.
2010: Her first career RBI was a walk-off single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning against Kennesaw State (3/14)... Recorded her first collegiate hit against Coastal Carolina (3/7)... went 1-for-3 with two RBI against Lafayette (4/6)... had a pair of hits against Albany (4/24)... recorded three pinch-hit RBI.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Gloucester High School for coach Dave Light... named first team all-state and pitcher of the year (2009)... named player of the year by the Gloucester County Times and Philadelphia Inquirer (2009)... three-time all tri-county first team selection (2007-09)... led team to a 29-1 record her senior year, ranking as high as second in the state... recorded 273 strikeouts, 18 shutouts, seven no hitters, nine perfect games and an overall record of 20-1 her senior year... played for two summer teams: Mystics and coach Stacey Jackson and the Newtown Rock and coach Rick Waye... also lettered in field hockey.
Personal: Taylor Ann Chain... born December 3, 1990 in Vorhees, N.J.... daughter of Ann and Scott Chain... an arts & sciences major.