|High School:||El Camino|
Starting third baseman named Gauchos' Defensive Player of the Year...Reliability and fielding prowess at third was crucial to UCSB success...A rock at the hot corner, Tolson also scored 12 runs.
Tolson was invaluable in the Gauchos' stretch run, performing exceptionally well at third base after injuries depleted the infield, making the move from pitcher...Made ten starts in the circle...Combined with Murphy for a shutout of Santa Clara.
Completed rookie season with pitching staff bests of a 1.56 ERA, .214 opponents' batting average, and a stellar 8-5 record...Tossed five complete games and picked up three saves...Earned shutout in extra-inning triumph vs. conference foe Cal State Fullerton.
Three-time All-Metro League selection...El Camino MVP for 1996 and 1997...1997 top pitcher in league, and Optimist game MVP...Led El Camino to consecutive CAL championships for Coach Jim Davis, and Tournament of Champions runners up in '97...Academic honors include Distinguished Athlete Award, four-time Honor Roll member, scholastic award winner four straight years.
Teresa Marie Tolson was born August 3, 1979...Favorites are Michael Jordan Steve Young...A Niners and Giants fan...Enjoys Sixteen Candles, Grease, and Never Been Kissed... Favorite book is The Summer Sisters by Judy Blume...Majoring in Sociology... Parents are Nancy and Ron Tolson.