2018 SEC All-Freshman
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
During the first year of her collegiate career Antoine appeared in 52 games, while starting 46 as the primary right fielder ... in 119 at-bats she hit for a .254 batting average with a .345 on-base percentage ... she totaled 31 hits driving in nine RBI and scoring 19 runs ... she had the third most steals on the team with eight in nine attempts ... was a reliable defensive player in right field with a .968 fielding percentage and only committing one error on the year ... on February 5th, in her second at-bat of her career hit a single down the left field line driving in the first RBI of her career ... against Arkansas on May 5th Antoine hit the first triple of her career as the Tiger offense exploded in a route of the Razorbacks ... received a selection on the All-SEC Freshmen team due to her stellar performance in SEC play at the plate and in the field for the Tigers.
Was a four-sport athlete at Alexandria Senior High School, participating in softball, cheerleading, track and field and powerlifting… Was a four-year letterwinner in softball under head coach Erica Harwell…Helped lead her team to a 2016 5A State Championship and a 2016 5A District 2 Championship… Earned All-District honors, First Team All-Cenla and All-State honors in 2016… Was a First Team All-Cenla and First Team All-District selection in 2015… Was nationally ranked powerlifter in the 132 lb. weight class… Was a state champion in the 132 lb. weight class in 2014… Helped the softball team to a 30-4 record her junior season and undefeated mark in the LHSAA State Tournament in Sulphur, Louisiana… Had 40 stolen bases on the year with a .484 hitting mark…During her sophomore season, she helped the team to a 21-10 regular season record with 26 stolen bases, seven triples and a .484 batting average… Was an honor roll student, Student Council Secretary, National Honor Society member and was a member of the math and science club… Was in the top five percent of her senior class.
Full name is Taryn Deshay Antoine, born on September 23 in Alexandria, Louisiana… Parents are Travis and Robertha Antoine…Is an only child… plans to major in biological sciences.