|19 Brody Taylor
As a Senior in 2005
Missed entire 2005 season due to injury.
Received a medical redshirt and is eligible to play
As a Junior in 2004
Immediately earned job in Pirates' weekend
starting rotation during initial year in
ECU program ... Turned in notable and
impressive campaign, winning all eight decisions
(8-0) with a 4.64 earned run average ...
Made 15 starts (15 appearances) ... Worked a
total of 85. 1 innings and allowed 97 hits, 44 runs (all earned) and 16
walks while fanning out 63 ... A lefty who possessed impeccable control
- topping staff regulars with a near 4:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio ...
Surrendered a .290 opponent batting average (.289 vs. RH, .296 vs.
LH) ... Second on club with three pickoffs ... Earned wins against
Delaware (2/20), Georgia Southern (2/28), Charleston Southern
(3/12), Tulane (3/19), USF (4/10), Louisville (4/24), TCU (5/15) and
UNC Wilmington 6/6 in the second round of the Kinston NCAA
Regional ... Solid defensively, perfectly fielding all 27 chances (zero errors) ... Opened three post-season
contests (vs. Houston/Conference
USA Tourney, vs. UNCWilmington/
Regional, vs. South
Carolina/Super Regional) and
responded with a 1-0 record and
4.97 ERA in 12.2 innings of
work ... Pitched a season-low 0.2
innings vs. Gamecocks in Super
Regional (two hits, one run) after
throwing 6.2 innings vs. Seahawks
(10 hits, three runs) a
week earlier ... Also surrendered
10 hits and three runs to Cougars
in 5.1 innings during second
round of the C-USA Tournament
... Established a season-high with
7.2-inning effort vs. Georgia
Southern in opening round
action of the Keith LeClair Classic
... Blanked the Eagles on five
hits while striking out nine ...
Recorded a season-best 11 K's vs.
Charleston Southern 3/12, while
shutting out the Buccaneers on
three hits through 7.0 innings ...
Earned first win as a Pirate vs.
Delaware (2/20) after allowing
four runs in 6.0 innings vs. the
Blue Hens ... Made ECU debut a
week earlier vs. UNC Asheville
(5.0 innings, two hits, one run)
... Recipient of strong offensive
support as the Pirates scored 8.8
runs in each of his starts... Averaged
5.2 innings per start but
reached the seventh inning on
five occasions ... Was 4-0 with a
6.35 ERA in seven C-USA regular
season starts (39.2 innings)
and 4-0 with a 3.15 in eight non-league
starts (45.2 innings) ...
Was 7-0 (3.10 ERA) in eight
starts at Harrington Field while
booking an 8.41 ERA (0-0
record) in four road starts (20.1
innings) ... Logged a 5.09 ERA
in nine day game starts (4.12 in
six night game appearances) ...
Monthly progressions include
February (2-0, 2.41, three starts,
18.2 innings), March (2-0, 3.62,
four starts, 27.1 innings), April
(2-0, 9.00, three starts, 17.0
innings), May (1-0, 4.20, three
starts, 15.0 innings) and June (1-
0, 4.91, two starts, 7.1 innings).
At Louisburg College in 2004
Played two seasons for the Hurricanes ... Helped Louisburg to a Region
X championship, district title and a Junior Çollege World Series appearance
... Named All-Region X during both seasons ... Posted a 10-2 record with a
1.34 ERA and batted .434 as a sophomore ... Finished career with a 21-2
slate in two seasons.
At Shelby High School
Lettered in baseball and football for the Golden Lions while helping the
baseball program to the 2001 state championship ... Named to all-conference
squads twice ... Earned all-state honors while garnering SPC Player-of-the-Year
and state championship series MVP as a senior ... Also picked up a letter as a
football all-conference lineman and played a role in SHS's state title in 1998.
Full name is Brody Dallas Taylor ... Born Jan. 12, 1983 in Boone, N.C.
... Son of Eddy and Patty Taylor ... Has one sibling, Kelsey ... Majoring in