SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Turned into one of Texas Tech's top hitters as a sophomore ... appeared in 47 games while making 45 starts, all at third base ... missed the final six games of the season with a hand injury ... hit .330 at the plate (37-for-112) with four home runs and 20 RBI ... one of a school record eight Red Raiders to record at least 20 RBI ... her batting average ranked third on the team ... compiled a .430 on-base percentage after drawing 12 walks and nine hit by pitches ... her nine hit by pitches ranked second on the team and tied for sixth all-time in Tech single-season history ... totaled a .536 slugging percentage thanks to seven doubles and a pair of triples ... finished 4-for-6 on stolen base attempts as well ... ended the year tied for third with 10 multiple-hit games ... recorded four multiple-RBI performances as well ... recorded a career high three hits in just the sixth game of the season Feb. 14 against Northern Colorado ... went 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBI in the run-rule victory ... had slow start to the season offensively as only other multiple-hit game in February came against Creighton on Feb. 21 ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a RBI in the victory ... totaled a career-high seven bases against the Blue Jays after a fifth inning triple and a solo home run, her first of the year, in the sixth ... began a career-high 12-game hitting streak on March 1 ... streak ran until March 16 ... was the second-longest hitting streak for a Red Raider on the year ... recorded five multiple-hit games during that stretch ... went 2-for-3 on March 7 against New Mexico State in the Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic ... followed up two days later by hitting home runs in back-to-back games against Northern Colorado and Abilene Christian ... connected on a solo shot against Northern Colorado before smashing on a two-run blast later in the day against ACU ... finished with career-high three RBI against the Wildcats as well ... opened Tech's trip to California by going 2-for-4 against DePaul and then 2-for-3 versus Canisius on March 14 ... combined to bring in three runs in the two games as well ... wrapped non-conference play by going 2-for-2 (double, triple) in series finale against Texas State ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... saw action in 11 games, including 10 starts, before a season-ending hand injury ... totaled a .310 batting average (9-for-29) during league action ... drove in four runs against conference foes, all of which that came in a four-game stretch (April 6-13) against Texas and Oklahoma State ... recorded a six-game hitting streak from April 5-17, all against conference foes ... streak started with back-to-back multiple-hit games to close the Texas series ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in Tech's April 5 victory ... finished 2-for-4 the following day with a RBI double against the Longhorns ... reached base at least once in her final seven games of the year ... IN THE TEXAS TECH SINGLE-SEASON RECORD BOOK ... tied for sixth all-time after being plunked by nine pitches.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Became a regular in the starting lineup as only a freshman ... played in 54 games while making 47 starts, mainly at third base ... started 36 times at third base, six times in right field, and four times at second base ... hit .236 overall after totaling 110 at-bats throughout the year ... recorded 20 RBI after showing signs of power throughout the year ... connected on a pair of home runs to go along with four doubles and a triple ... totaled 38 bases overall ... drew 14 walks and was plunked by a pitch twice for a .331 on-base percentage ... one of eight Red Raiders to score at least 20 times during the year ... recorded three multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI performances ... her seven multiple-RBI games ranked fifth on the team ... one of best performances came early with a 2-for-5 day against UNLV on Feb. 9 ... also drove in a pair of runs thanks to a RBI double in the second inning and a RBI single in the fourth ... also went 2-for-2 against both Troy (March 11) and Boise State (March 23) ... connected on her first career home run on Feb. 22 against Texas State ... came off the bench to pinch run in the fifth inning and then stayed in the game to connect on a two-run shot in the seventh ... also homered March 13 against Fairfield ... homer was another two-run shot ... other multiple-RBI games during non-conference came against UMKC (Feb. 16) and Jackson State (March 1) ... steady in the field with just eight errors for a .936 fielding percentage ... IN BIG 12 PLAY ... played in 17 of 18 conference games while making 14 starts ... hit .172 against league pitching (5-for-29) while driving in four RBI ... all five hits were singles ... reliable on the hot corner with just two errors ... best two games at the plate came in the Iowa State series finale (April 21) and the April 26 opener with Texas ... brought home a pair of runners in both games ... had a RBI single in the second and then a sixth inning bases-loaded walk against the Cyclones ... powered a two-run single up the middle against Texas ... reached base twice against Oklahoma on April 14, scoring both times which matched her season high.
Hits: 3, vs. Northern Colorado (Feb. 14, 2014)
Doubles: 1, eleven times, last at Kansas (April 19, 2014)
Triples: 1, three times, last vs. Texas State (March 22, 2014)
Home Runs: 1, six times, last vs. Abilene Christian (March 9, 2014)
Total Bases: 7, vs. Creighton (Feb. 21, 2014)
RBI: 3, vs. Abilene Christian (March 9, 2014)
Runs Scored: 3, vs. New Mexico State (March 7, 2014)
Walks: 2, four times, last at Kansas (April 18, 2014)
Hit by Pitch: 2, twice, last vs. Texas State (March 21, 2014)
Strikeouts: 3, at Oklahoma State (March 28, 2013)
SAC Flies: 1, three times, last vs. Oklahoma State (April 11, 2014)
SAC Bunts: 1, ten times, last vs. Baylor (March 29, 2014)
At-Bats: 5, at UNLV (Feb. 9, 2013)
Stolen Bases: 1, six times, last vs. Oklahoma State (April 12, 2014)
Field Chances: 8, twice, last vs. Texas (April 27, 2013)
Putouts: 5, vs. Oklahoma State (April 13, 2014)
Assists: 7, vs. Boise State (March 23, 2013)
MANSFIELD SUMMIT HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year starter for the Jaguars ... one of the top players in the Dallas Metroplex ... was a three-time District MVP as she played at both the 5A and 4A levels during high school ... also a four-time first team all-district selection as well ... set the school's career home run record after leading the squad in the category over her final three seasons ... named to the Dallas Morning News first team All-Area squad following her senior season ... also named to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram first team as well ... totaled a .600 batting average in 2012 while also adding six home runs and 45 RBI ... also recorded 15 doubles, four triples, and 18 stolen bases ... hit .409 with nine home runs and 29 RBI as a sophomore to earn second team all-area honors by the DMN ... also a member of the school's Athletic Council.
Sydnie Tapia ... born June 6, 1994, to parents Thomas and Maria Tapia ... the second-oldest of four siblings in Jillian, Mallory, and Thomas, Jr. ... human development and family studies major ... hopes to one day attend medical school and become a pediatric surgeon.