Sat out entire season for personal reasons.
Made only five appearances out of the Cougar bullpen... Threw one inning of perfect relief against Cal State Fullerton in the series finale.
Appeared in 14 games with one start... Threw 1.2 innings of shutout relief against Southern Miss in the series opener. NCAA College Station Regional: Started his lone game against Texas A&M during the championship game.
Saw action in eight games with two starts... Finished with a 1-1 record and seven strikeouts... Made first collegiate appearance at nationally-ranked Rice in Game One of the annual Silver Glove Series... Collected win in series finale against TCU after throwing one inning of relief.
Clear Lake High School
Was named to the Preseason All-Greater Houston First Team in 2001... Three-time All-District 24-5A selection, including First Team honors in 2000 and 2001 and Second-Team accolades in 1999... Named Newcomer of the Year in 1999.
Full name is Taylor Jerod Gartz... Born on May 5, 1983, in Houston... Son of Randy and Kathryn Gartz... Majoring in psychology... Also recruited by Arizona State and Baylor.