|HONORS & AWARDS
|2016||American All-Tournament Team|
|2015||The American All-Academic Team|
Appeared in 54 games, making 47 starts as the starting center fielder...Hit .250...Led the Cougars with a 19-for-23 effort in stolen bases...Had 39 hits with 23 runs scored...Belted three home runs in the final week of the season...Drove in a season-high three RBI in a win over Cincinnati (May 24) in the American Championship...Had multi-hit games in a wins over Baylor (March 6), Texas (April 12), USF (April 23), Cincinnati (May 15), Rice (May 17) and Tulane (May 28)...Stole three bases in a win at East Carolina (April 3)...Was hit 11 times and had four sac bunts...Scored three runs in a 10-0 win over Rice (May 10) and had four hits in an American Championship win over Tulane (May 28), going 4-for-5 with two runs and an RBI off a home run...Hit .375 and slugged .813 with six hits and three runs, one triple and two home runs, while driving in four RBI in the American Championship en route to being named to the All-Tournament team.
Appeared in 44 games, making 37 starts in the outfield as a true freshman...Hit .266 with 33 hits...Slugged .379 with two home runs, one triple and six doubles...Was second on the team with 13 (of 15) stolen bases...Tallied 20 walks...Had seven multi-hit games...Notched first career hit vs. Minnesota (Feb. 14)...Tallied first career RBI in season opener vs. Minnesota (Feb. 13)...Hit first career home run vs. Texas Southern (Feb. 18)...Had three, three-hit games vs. Tulane (April 11), vs. Rice (March 17) and vs. Alabama (Feb. 21)...Drove in a season-high three RBI with a home run in win over Tulane...Had four stolen bases during Buffalo series...Went 3-for-3 with an RBI and double in win over Rice...Scored three runs in three different games, at Sam Houston State (March 10), vs. Alabama (Feb. 21), and vs. Minnesota (Feb. 15)... Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
Earned varsity letters for the Downers Grove South Mustangs
Full name is Zachary David Taylor...Prefers Zac...Lives in Downers Grove, Ill...Born Oct. 1, 1995...Son of Bernadette and Brian Taylor...Has two siblings, Ryan and AJ ...Majoring in business.