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 ... Should find most of her work out of the pen ... May be the top reliever in the South Region ... Very quick player, developing as a slapper ... Has the potential to contribute with her bat as well.
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.