|High School:||Tokay HS|
Named an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPA) ... Scored 12 goals in 19 attempts for a shooting percentage of .632 ... Scored a season-high two goals against Occidental (3/2/14) and against Cal Lutheran (3/20/14) ... Added 29 assists, 29 steals and 18 field blocks.
Voted an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACPWC) ... Played in all 35 games … Scored nine goals … Scored two goals against Loyola Marymount (2/23/13) … Collected three steals against Concordia (3/19/13).
A standout water polo player and swimmer at Tokay High School in Lodi, Ca. ... Competed in the IM, Fly and Free in swimming.
Born June 24, 1994 in Stockton, Ca. ... Her parents are Kari and Todd Herrington ... Has two sisters (Karly, Katelyne) ... Her father played football at UOP ... Her sister, Katelyne, swims at UNLV ... Her favorite actor is Johnny Depp ... Her favorite movies are Dirty Dancing, and Despicable Me ... Loves pasta but stays away from sea food, and tomatoes ... Her favorite solo musical artist is Adele ... Chose CSUN because of the team ... The best athlete she has competed against is Kendall Bechtold, a swimmer at Concordia ... Her best friend from another school is Allison Naasz, a swimmer at Pepperdine ... The best thing about being a student-athlete is being in great shape ... The toughest about being a student-athlete is balancing school ... When Taitum relaxes, she listens to country music and eats food ... The most famous person Taitum has been met was Taylor Swift ... Would like to be stranded on a desert island with Channing Tatum ... If Taitum was forced to listen to only one CD the rest of her life, it would be by musical artist Adele ... The best advice she ever received was "Just do it" ... No one knows how much Taitum likes to eat ... If a movie was made about Taitum's life, Cameron Diaz would be the lead actress ... Can't live without her phone ... Everybody makes her smile ... Her greatest hero is her dad because "he is always motivating" ... Communications & Marketing major.