Taryne Mowatt begins her third season as an assistant to Head Coach Bill Baber at CBU.
Mowatt joined the Lancers coaching staff last season after an impressive collegiate career and time in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league.
Mowatt was a key member of Arizona's back-to-back NCAA championship teams in 2006 and 2007. As a 2007 junior, Mowatt set four Women's College World Series records that landed her the WCWS Most Outstanding Player award. In eight complete games, Mowatt threw 60 innings for six victories and 76 strikeouts in a seven-day span. At the end of that season, Mowatt was named to the 2007 All-Pac10 first team and earned All-American second team recognition.
For her performance at the WCWS, Mowatt received the ESPY for Best Female Athlete and Best Female College Athlete.
After the completion of her career at the University of Arizona, Mowatt left with eight places in six different categories on Arizona's record lists. During that 2007 campaign, Mowatt set the Arizona single-season record for strikeouts (522), innings pitched (370.0) and victories (42). For her career, Mowatt finished second in strikeouts (1,267), second in innings pitched (877.2) and seventh in career victories (100). She also finished her collegiate career with 40 shutouts.
Mowatt was drafted by the NPF Washington Glory and later played the 2010 season with the Akron Racers. She was traded to the Chicago Bandits in November 2010 and completed the 2011 season with them.
Mowatt prepped at Santiago High School in Corona, Calif. She was named Los Angeles Times Player of the Year in 2004, and was a two-time CIF Player of the Year and high school All-American in 2003 and 2004.
Mowatt graduated from Arizona in 2009 with a degree in communications.