|Hometown:||Yorba Linda, Calif.|
|High School:||Yorba Linda|
2016: Played and started in 46 games … named to the Ivy League weekly honor roll on April 26 … finished the year with five multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games … posted up seven doubles, a triple and four home runs while working seven walks, two hit-by-pitches, 10 sacrifice bunts and 20 RBI … combined for a 7-for-8 performance in a doubleheader sweep over Saint Peter’s on April 14 … hit a three-run walk-off home run in game one of a doubleheader against Manhattan on April 20.
Personal: Four-year letter winner as a third baseman at Yorba Linda (CA), and the captain of the 2015 squad, earning her school’s Scholar Athlete award every year in high school ... Helped the team achieve a No. 2 national ranking in 2013, when she earned first team All-League honors, while also playing club ball for the OC Batbusters ... Comes from a softball family, as her sister, Taylor, is a member of the softball team at UConn, while her mother, Tracy, played collegiately at Arizona ... Townsend’s family also includes her father, Dale, and Taylor’s twin brother, Trevor ... joins Shelby Unger as the second member of the team from Yorba Linda.