Hometown: Palm Harbor, FL
TAYLOR AT A GLANCE: Hard-nosed pitcher ... Lefty with natural movement ... Brings a different dimension to the pitching staff ... Has the ability to make the rest of the staff even better ... Very quick player, developing as a slapper ... Has the potential to contribute with her bat as well.
FRESHMAN (2013): Worked primarily out of the pen as a freshman, making three starts in 16 appearances...Went 1-2 with a 1.81 ERA...Posted a team-best 23-7 strikeout-to-walk ratio...Held opponents to a .222 batting average which is best among the returners...Led the team with three saves, tying the school record (along with seven other pitchers -- last, Brianna Smith 2010)...Allowed no runs in nine of her 13 relief appearances...Only allowed one inherited runner to score...Pitched four innings in her first collegiate appearance, combining with junior Britney Pugh for a no-hitter against Northwood on Feb. 2...Pitched three scoreless innings to earn her first save on Feb. 15 in 2-1 win over Augusta State...Went 2.2 scoreless innings in a 6-3 win over Tampa on Mar. 23 for her second save...Earned her last save in the NCAA Regional against North Alabama on May 11...Earned a spot on the Dean's List both semesters...Named to the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll...NFCA Scholar All-American.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years for coach Chuck Poetter at Palm Harbor University High … Earned First-Team All-Pinellas County all four years and First-Team All-North Suncoast Conference three times … Named the Pitcher of the Year in Pinellas County as a senior … Earned Second-Team All-State … Went 16-3 as a senior with a 0.86 ERA and 140 strikeouts in 129 innings as the Hurricanes reached the district finals, losing 6-5 to eventual champs Durant … As the top starter for the Hurricanes from 2009-12, she compiled a 71-12 mark, 0.97 ERA and 496 strikeouts in 463 innings.
PERSONAL: Daughter of John Lannon and Jill Sabol … Majoring in bio-chemistry.
Innings pitched: 4.0, at Northwood (FL), 02/02/13 ; at Flagler, 03/05/13 ; at Lynn, 04/14/13
Walks allowed: 2, at Flagler, 03/05/13
Strikeouts: 6, at Northwood (FL), 02/02/13
Batters faced: 19, at Flagler, 03/05/13
Field chances: 3, at Flagler, 03/05/13
Putouts: 1, at Flagler, 03/05/13 ; Palm Beach Atlantic, 04/24/13
Assists: 2, at Flagler, 03/05/13 ; at Lynn, 04/14/13
Runners CS: 1, vs Georgia College, 02/09/13 ; at Saint Leo, 03/01/13
Most saves: t-6th (3)
Most games finished: 8th (10)
Most combined shutouts: t-12th (2)
Most strikeouts looking: 16th (8)
Most batters faced: 20th (158)
Most saves: t-1st (3 in 2013)
Most games finished: t-6th (10 in 2013)
Most combined shutouts: t-10th (2 in 2013)