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#17 Morgan Taylor

Morgan Taylor - Softball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-3
Hometown Jacksonville, Fla.
Last School Mandarin
Year Senior
Morgan Taylor - Softball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2013 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2014 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2015 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2015 All-ACC Academic Team

As a Senior (2016): Saw action in the outfield and the circle … Hit .216 with 16 hits and four runs, along with two doubles and five RBI … Hit a career-best two doubles vs. Virginia (April 24) … Made five appearances in the circle with two starts.

As a Junior (2015): Hit .216 with 11 hits, three doubles and a triple in 32 games played with 12 starts … Went 2-for-3 at Kennesaw State (April 1) … Hit a two-RBI double at Boston College (April 18).

As a Sophomore (2014): Batted .259, while appearing in 25 games … Stared 15 games in left field … Scored three runs, batted in four runs and tallied 14 hits in 54 at bats … Went 2-for-3 with a crucial run in a 7-6 win over Maryland (March 3).

As a Freshman (2013): Hit .231 with 14 runs, 37 hits, seven doubles, 25 RBI …. Started every game except one in left field … Made four outfield assists … Went 4-for-4 with a run, double and two RBI in her collegiate debut (Feb. 8) … Tallied seven multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI games … Drove in three runs on a 1-for-3 effort with a run and a double against NC State (March 29).

High Shool: A four-year letterwinner under Natalia Gonzalez at Mandarin High School in Jacksonville, Fla. … Helped her team to the Gateway Conference Championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012, the District Championship in 2011 and 2012, the 8A state final four in 2012 and regional appearances in each season she has been a part of the team and the elite eight in 2011 as both a pitcher and outfielder … Named a Triple Crown Sports All-American, earned the title of MVP from the USSSA, ASA and NSA tournaments in 2009 and 2010, and was featured in an ESPN Rise article by Harold Gutmann on her return to the diamond after tearing both her PCL and her labrum prior to her sophomore season … Also earned the honor of USSSA Elite World Series Champion and during her time in travel ball, she pitched a perfect game … In her junior season, Taylor notched six doubles and a triple to go along with 27 hits for a .374 batting average and .475 OBP … She scored 28 runs and drove in 16 more.

Personal: Born Morgan Leigh Taylor on Feb. 13, 1994 in Jacksonville, Fla. … Daughter of Chris and Renee Taylor … Sister to Kelly … Chose Georgia Tech for its education opportunities, softball program and coaching staff and the opportunity to bring a national championship to Tech … Majoring in business administration.


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