36  Michael Taylor
Michael  Taylor
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Albans, W.Va.

High School:
Christ Church HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 195

Position:
RHP

02/27/2015

Strong Showings from Hammer, Taylor Hand Herd 2-1 Win

Starter JD Hammer tossed seven innings Friday

02/12/2015

Herd Ready for Rattlers to Open 2015

Marshall will begin its season against Florida A&M

02/11/2015

Waggoner's 2015 Herd Features Depth, Versatility

Herd Insider Columnist Steve Cotton previews the spring season

02/10/2015

Baseball Has Two Named to College Sports Madness Preseason

Sophomore Corey Bird and junior Michael Taylor selected

05/08/2014

Herd Hosts Old Dominion on Senior Weekend

Marshall will face the Monarchs in its last home series of the season

03/11/2013

Baseball vs Northern Kentucky

Baseball vs Northern Kentucky March 10, 2013

2014:Tied for a team-high 13 starts this season with fellow righty Matt Margaritonda...recorded a career high six strikeouts on 4/17 versus WVU Tech, where he threw six innings allowing just one run on three hits and a walk...tied career high his next outing with a 7 2/3-inning, six-strikeout performance on 4/26 versus UAB...recorded 41 strikeouts (12 looking) in 68 1/3 innings pitched.

2013: Made 11 weekend starts in his true freshman season...also made two appearances from the pen over the final week of the season...finished 3-5 with a 4.53 ERA...was 3-1 after his first four starts...wins were against Northern Kentucky (3/10), Central Michigan (3/17), and Radford (3/24)...turned in a quality start in the win at Radford and another in a no-decision against Tulane (4/27) where he also went his career long of 6.1 innings...struck out five or more three times and fanned his career high of seven in five innings against Central Michigan (3/17)...struck out 36 and walked 28 in 47.2 total innings of work.

High School: Attended Saint Albans High School (two years) and Christchurch School (two years)...went 9-1 in his freshman season, winning second team all-state honors...managed a 5-4 record with first team all-state honors in sophomore season...improved to 7-3 upon transfer to Christchurch School for junior season...averaged a ridiculous 21.0 SO/9 that season and was named first team all-state...was named to the all-state team in his senior season for the third time and received the Virginia Prep League Player of the Year award after finishing 9-2.

Personal: Born March 3, 1993...son of Mike and Dawn Myers (guardians) and Mike Taylor and Kathleen McQuillan (biological)...has a younger brother, Benny, and a younger sister, Michelle...majoring in business management.

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