33 - Missy Taukeiaho
Missy Taukeiaho
Height: 5-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
High School: Etiwanda HS
College: University of Washington
Position: IF
B/T: R/R
Experience: TR

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Played her freshman season for the University of Washington… appeared in 42 games, starting 35 games primarily in the outfield… hit .296 with six home runs, 20 RBI’s, and 27 runs scored… helped the Huskies reach the Women’s College World Series.

Attended Etiwanda HS was a 2009 First-Team All-Baseline League selection ... MVP of her league in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... 2009 academic honors ... highest batting average in 2009 ... second-team all CIF in 2009 ... team MVP from 2010-2012 ... 2012 hitting award ... 2012 scholar-athlete award ... 2011 hitting award ... 2012 hitting award ... a First-Team ESPNRISE All-American in 2011 and named the Junior Player of the Year in Calif. ... she also earned the Daily Bulletin's Player of the Year in 2011, the Sluggers Award from 2009-2011.

Parents are Angela Vargas and Williams Taukeiaho ... has two sisters, Jessica and Vanessa Taukeiaho ... lists hometown as Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... she has several family connections to the Pac-12 as she has had relatives play football at Arizona State and Oregon State… majoring in physical therapy…aspires to become a doctor and specialize in sports medicine… played for the Worth Firecrackers 18U Gold in Southern California

Nickname: Missy
Pets: Bugsy (Pug), Bear (Chocolate Labrador)
Favorite Hobbies: Watch movies, shop, hang out with friends, listen to music
Favorite place I’ve visited: Santa Cruz Boardwalk
Favorite place I’d like to travel to: Fiji
Favorite snack: Hot & Spicy Cheez-its
Athletic Team: San Francisco 49ers
Athlete: David Ortiz
Movie(s): Horror, comedies, drama, action movies
I chose Fullerton because: I felt comfortable with the girls, coaching staff and the campus
If I didn’t play softball, I would play: I would have played soccer or would have danced