The national championship hockey team will throw out first pitch on Saturday
AS A SENIOR (2012)
Appeared in 10 games, making seven starts ... tallied a 5.90 ERA and a 0-3 record in 29.0 innings ... struck out 20, while allowing 41 hits, 24 runs - 19 earned - and 13 walks ... part of one combined shutout ... did not allow an earned run in 5.0 innings against Maryland (3/30), allowing four hits, two walks and striking out two ... pitched 3.2 scoreless innings of relief at Clemson (3/18), striking out two and allowing three hits and no walks ... allowed one hit in 2.0 innings at Miami (3/11) ... pitched one inning of scoreless baseball at Florida Gulf Coast (3/1), with two hits and two Ks.
AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Missed the entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in August 2010.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Appeared in 21 games with eight starts, emerging as an important reliever on the weekend ... went 4-2 with a 5.14 ERA in 63.0 innings ... allowed 37 runs - 36 earned - on 69 hits while striking out 37 and walking 24 ... got the win against Georgia Tech (5/22) to clinch a spot in the ACC Championship, starting and throwing 5.1 innings, allowing three runs on five hits ... also earned a win against Dartmouth (5/16), giving up four runs on six hits in 6.0 innings ... struck out four and did not issue a walk against the Big Green ... threw 2.0 perfect innings of relief at Virginia Tech (5/1) ... tossed 4.1 innings from the bullpen at NC State (4/23), getting the win after allowing a run on five hits and fanning four with no walks ... picked up only save of the year, throwing 3.0 innings of relief versus Wake Forest (4/18), giving up two hits and a run ... got first win of the year at Bryant (3/17), throwing 6.0 innings and allowing one run on five hits ... did not give up a run in four of first five appearances ... tossed scoreless innings at Miami (3/14) and FIU (3/9) ... worked 2.2 scoreless frames versus Florida Atlantic (2/27).
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Appeared in nine games with five starts ... went 0-2 with an 8.31 ERA ... started and tossed 4.0 innings at Bryant (3/18), allowing two runs - one earned - on three hits ... also started at Florida Gulf Coast (3/4), allowing five runs - two earned - and six hits in 4.0 innings of work.
Was a three-time Class LL All-State selection as a pitcher at Bunnell High School ... gained All-Southwestern Conference honors in all four seasons ... was a three-time all-area choice ... had a 10-1 mark with a 1.02 ERA in 2008; fanned 120 batters, while issuing just seven walks ... finished with a 7-2 record and a 1.10 earned-run average in 2007; recorded 105 strikeouts and nine walks ... also starred on the Bulldogs basketball team.
Graduated with a communications degree from the College of Arts & Sciences ... Taylor is the older of Lynne and Eugene Lasko's two sons ... born on May 3, 1990.