Westminster High School: Two-year letterwinner for coach Bryan Harman ... Helped the Owls to the 4A Maryland State Championship and a perfect 23-0 record as a senior ... Member of back-to-back county championship teams ... As a junior went 7-2 on the bump with a 1.09 ERA ... Earned first-team all-conference and all-county honors ... Runner-up for conference player-of-the-year accolades ... During senior season was a perfect 8-0 with a 1.60 ERA ... Took home all-state, first-team all-conference and all-county honors ... Starting pitcher in the state championship game, where he had a no-hitter through four innings.
Personal: Full name is Brandon Scott Taylor ... Born Sept. 22, 1993 ... Son of Jeff and Pam Taylor ... Has two siblings (Alexis and Maddie) ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall of 2013 ... Intended major is interior design.