C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Made his collegiate debut against Sacred Heart... Threw a shutout inning of relief during the middle game of the East Carolina series... Tossed 1.1 innings of relief against No. 8 Texas A&M... Allowed one run off two hits with a strikeout in 2.1 innings of relief during the series opener at No. 5 Rice. C-USA Championship Game: Allowed only one run off three hits in three innings against Marshall during the Championship game. NCAA College Station Regional: Made a relief appearance against No. 9 Texas A&M.
DULLES HIGH SCHOOL
Letterwinner for head coach Clinton Welch... Member of Habitat for Humanities (PALS) and was a DECA officer... Played for the Columbia Angels select team and manager Clay Hill from 2002 to 2005. Senior (2007): Recognized as Team Most Valuable Player after helping lead the Vikings to a 24-12 overall record... All-District 23-5A First-Team honoree after pitching to an 8-3 record with 89 strikeouts and a 1.38 ERA... High School Sports Live Athlete of the Week... Tossed a no-hitter against Kingwood High in the Regional III quarterfinals. Freshman (2004): Received the Academic Excellence Award.
Full name is Matthew Ryan Taylor... Born Dec. 27, 1988, in Missouri City, Texas... Son of Steve and Jane Taylor...Hotel and restaurant management major.
Taylor's Career Bests
Innings: 3.0, vs. Marshall (May 25, 2008)
Strikeouts: 1, done five times; Most recently at UTSA (May 13, 2008)
Winning Streak: None
Consecutive Scoreless Innings: 3.0 (March 22-April 8, 2008)
Long Start: 0.1, vs. Sacred Heart (March 5, 2008)
Short Start: 0.1, vs. Sacred Heart (March 5, 2008)
Long Relief: 3.0, vs. Marshall (May 25, 2008)
Short Relief: 0.0, at Texas A&M (May 31, 2008)