Member of the SoCon Academic Honor Roll...Played and started all 55 games...Started the 2015 season wtih two doubles and two RBIs against Eastern Kentucky...Taylor went 3-for-6 against Morehead State where he had a double and two singles...He also had two RBIs and two runs scored in that game...Led the team in stolen bases with 23...Taylor had four stolen bases against Appalachian State...He finished the season with a 0.258 batting average and 13 doubles with 45 runs scored.
Started 55 of the 57 games (41 CF/14 RF) for the Bucs … named to A-Sun All-Tournament Team … ranked second on the team in hits (66), and third in runs scored (38), doubles (13) and triples (3) … recorded 17 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games … posted his 100th career hit at Jacksonville (4/17) ... hit safely in 12 straight games from 4/6-27 and ended the season on a 9-game hit streak … tied a career high with four runs scored vs. UNC Ashville (2/25) … hit three home runs on the season, belting his first collegiate homer vs. Northern Kentucky (3/28) … went 4 for 6 against Longwood on Feb. 17 … was one of the toughest hitters to strikeout in the country as he only fanned 23 times in 238 at-bats.
Named to Atlantic Sun All-Freshman, All-Tournament and All-Academic Teams … Named A-Sun Player of the Week (March 18) ... started in 57 games for the Bucs … ranked second on the team in stolen bases (20) and runs scored (45) … his 20 stolen bases also ranked fifth in the A-Sun and 99th nationally … totaled 18 multi-hit and five multi-RBI games, while hitting safely in seven straight games from May 16-26 … registered first collegiate hit on Feb. 16 vs. Penn State … went 5-for-6 with four RBI and four runs scored in the win at UNC Asheville on March 13 … scored two or more runs in nine games, including another four-run game at Northern Kentucky on April 6.
Prior to ETSU
Joins the Buccaneer program from Fayette County High School, where he played for head coach Lee McDermott … hit .400 with three homeruns and 21 RBIs, while being named a Underclass High Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game in 2011 ... was also named Underclass Honorable Mention by Perfect Game in 2010 … a two-sport star, Taylor also excels on the basketball court, where he led the Tigers to the 2011 Region Championship.
Son of Robin and Tonja Taylor … born February 21, 1994 … plans to major in business.