Kansas Jayhawks

Tarin Travieso

Position OF
Height 5'6''
Class Senior
Hometown San Antonio, Texas
High School Antonian College Prep



  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team [2018]
  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team [2017-18]

2020 (JUNIOR)*

  • Appeared in 15 games
  • Started 12 games in left field
  • Finished the season with a .303 batting average (10-for-33), two home runs and five RBI
  • Hit her first home run of the season against Kansas City (March 7)
  • Finished the season with two multi-hit games


  • 2019 Big 12 All-Academic First Team selection; one of six in the Big 12 to have a 4.00 GPA
  • Appeared in 25 games and logged three starts in the outfield and three in the circle
  • Logged first RBI of the season against UMKC (3/10) and earned first hit against Omaha (3/18)
  • Pitched 20.1 innings in 10 appearances in the circle
  • Tossed a season-high four innings twice – against Tulsa (3/16) and at Wichita State (3/20)


  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team honoree
  • Key utility player and pitcher for the Jayhawks with starting experience at multiple positions
  • Played in 41 games with 40 starts
  • Registered 25 starts as the designated player, 14 at first base and one as the pitcher
  • Hit in the fifth spot of the batting order for the majority of her starts (18 games)
  • Recorded a .275 batting average, .394 on-base percentage and a .468 slugging percentage
  • Totaled 30 hits, 30 RBIs, 18 runs scored, nine doubles, four home runs and drew 18 walks
  • Co-led Kansas in total walks drawn
  • Pitched 39.2 innings with a 2-1 record and a 4.41 ERA
  • Totaled 20 strikeouts in the circle
  • Longest hitting streak of the season lasted five games
  • Recorded eight multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games
  • In her first-career start (designated player), drove in a co-Big 12-high six runs at UTSA (Feb. 16), including a RBI single for her first-career hit (RBI single) and her first-career home run (a three-run blast) to power KU’s 12-1 victory in her hometown of San Antonio
  • Hit second home run against Missouri State (Feb. 17)
  • Hit first-career grand slam and earned first-career pitching win during an eight-inning 8-7 victory at North Carolina (March 3); went 2-for-3 with four RBIs, while throwing 2 1/3 shutout innings with two strikeouts against the Tar Heels
  • Threw season highs of seven innings pitched, 112 pitches and five strikeouts while allowing just one run in a winning decision against Elon (March 4)
  • Hit a three-run double and a fielder’s choice RBI to drive in four runs against Northern Colorado (March 17)
  • Doubled twice against SIUE (March 28) and Oklahoma State (April 5)
  • First start in the circle came in the first game of a doubleheader against Colorado State (March 30)
  • Drove in two runs in the series finale against Oklahoma State (April 7)
  • Her first and only pitching loss of the season came at No. 2 Oklahoma (April 14)


  • Helped Antonian College Prep to district titles in 2014 and 2015 and were state runner-ups in both of those seasons as well
  • Played for the Texas Blaze 18U Gold
  • Claimed newcomer of the year honors at Antonian in 2014 and most valuable player honors in 2015 and 2016
  • Has earned all-district and all-state three times in her prep career
  • Named to the All-Area Super Team in 2015 and 2016
  • Recorded 123 strikeouts during the 2016 season while tallying 41 RBIs and 48 runs scored, which is second most in San Antonio for high school softball


  • Majoring in exercise science in the School of Education at the University of Kansas
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team as a freshman in 2017-18
  • Earned a 4.00 GPA during her first two semesters at KU


  • Daughter of Toby and Carrie Travieso
  • Majoring in chemistry

*=Shortened Season Due to COVID-19 Outbreak