Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner at pitcher and first base for Sarah Brisk at Alvirne High School ... Named the New Hampshire Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior and senior when she led the Broncos to the Division 1 State Championship both seasons ... Four-time Team MVP ... Played club ball for the Polar Crush Gold ... Also played varsity basketball and earned the "Unsung Hero" Award.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Genevieve Carbone ... Born Sept. 18, 1994, in Nashua, N.H. ... Daughter of Andrea and James Carbone ... Has a younger sister, Kaycee (14), who was a freshman starter at shortstop on the Alvirne state championship team in 2012 ... Intends to major in Mechanical Engineering.