29  Justin Taylor
Justin Taylor

RS Sophomore


High School:
Farmville Central

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198






No. 25 UNCW Tops ECU In Midweek Clash, 7-2

Reinheimer Collects Three Hits, Bass Extends Hit Streak To 10 Games


Tribe Hands Pirates Sixth-Straight Loss, 10-4

Brown Records Two Hits And Drives In One Run


Baseball Game 11: UNCG at East Carolina


Baseball Games 8-10: St. John's at East Carolina


Baseball Falls To Liberty, 14-4

McDonald and Reinheimer Each Collect Two Hits

2013: Appeared in three games all out of the bullpen ... Made collegiate debut against Liberty (Feb. 27) allowing four runs (all earned) on one hit with two walks and a strikeout ... Tossed a career-high 1.0 inning against William & Mary (Mar. 26) allowing a run (earned) on one hit with a walk and one punch out ... Final outing was against instate rival UNC Wilmington (Apr. 16) working a third of an inning with a walk ... 2013 Summer: Pitched for the Morehead City Marlins of the Coastal Plain League ... Started nine games posting a 1-6 record with a 4.83 ERA ... Allowed 31 runs (22 earned) on 48 hits with 28 strikeouts and 24 walks in 41.0 innings.

Farmville Central High School: Two-sport athlete that earned five varsity letters (baseball 3, basketball 2) ... Team captain under coach Eddie Rhodes ... Helped the Jaguars to back-to-back Eastern Plains Conference championships (2010-11) ... Tossed a four-hit complete game against Greene Central (5/22/11) during the N.C. State Playoffs that included six strikeouts ... Named preseason First-Team All-State by ESPNHS and First-Team All- Atlantic Region by Perfect Game ... Posted a 7-3 record with a 1.22 ERA ... Struck out 126 batters in 62.2 innings for the Jaguars ... Earned WITN-TV Pepsi Player-of-the-Week honors on March 27 ... Garnered Daily Reflector All-County Pitcher-of-the-Year and First-Team honors ... Drafted in the 30th round (pick 931) of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Amateur Player Draft by the Boston Red Sox ... Closed out prep career listed as the 139th-best right-handed prospect and the 361st-best national prospect by Perfect Game ... Also ranked No. 313 by Baseball America ... Honor Roll/ Principal's List member for eight-straight semesters ... Played travel ball for Andy Partin of the Dirtbags ... 2011 Underclassmen High Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game ... Listed as the ninth-best prep player in North Carolina and the 304th nationally by Perfect Game at the end of junior season ... Participated in the 2011 PG WWBA World Baseball Championships (Jupiter, Fla.), 2011 PG WWBA 2012 Grads/17U National Championship (Marietta, Ga.) and the 2010 PG WWBA Underclassmen World Championships (Fort Myers, Fla.).

Personal: Full name is Justin Wayne Taylor ... Born April 21, 1994 ... Son of Wayne and Sandra Taylor ... Has two siblings (Amanda and Jennifer) ... Intended major is recreation and parks management.

CAREER HIGHS - innings pitched: 1.0 vs. William & Mary (3/26/13); strikeouts: 1 (twice, last vs. William & Mary 3/26/13); walks: 2 vs. Liberty (2/27/13); hits: 1 (twice, last vs. William & Mary 3/26/13); runs: 4 vs. Liberty (2/27/13); earned runs: 4 vs. Liberty (2/27/13).