2014: Made 23 starts and played in 58 games overall hitting .238 in first collegiate season. Delivered two-run single in April 27 win over UConn to complete series sweep. Singled, walked twice, stole a base and scored once against No. 19 Kentucky on April 15. Was 2-for-4 with two runs scored in March 30 win over Xavier. Singled, walked, stole a base and scored once in March 22 win over Rutgers. Made first career collegiate start as the Cardinals' centerfielder on Feb. 23 against Western Michigan. Had great diving catch in shallow center field in Louisville's home-opening win over Eastern Kentucky. Made collegiate debut as a pinch runner in season-opening win over West Virginia and completed opening weekend as defensive replacement in left field against Delaware on Feb. 16.
High School: 2013 All-State selection. Lettered three years at Lexington Catholic under the guidance of coach Taylor Brooks. Chosen as a First Team All-State honoree. As a senior, played center field and batted .341 with 16 RBI and 22 stolen bases. Also played with the Kentucky Baseball Club summer team.
Personal: Born on June 21, 1994, in Lexington, Ky. Son of Doug and Melissa Taylor. Has one younger brother, Luke. Majoring in pre-business at the University of Louisville. After college, he plans to play baseball professionally. Person with the greatest influence on his athletic career is his father. Biggest thrill in sports was hitting a game-winning home run. Enjoys playing guitar. Favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan. Enjoys watching Duck Dynasty. Favorite athlete is Ben Revere. Favorite cereal is Frosted Flakes. Favorite candy bar is Twix. Favorite food is steak. Enjoys eating at Raising Cane's. Favorite team is the Louisville Cardinals. Enjoys listening to country music. Favorite quote is "God doesn't give us anything we can't handle, and he gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers." If he could have dinner with three people, he would choose Josh Hamilton, Jesus Christ and Si Robertson. Something that not many people know about him is that he was a two-time high school intramural badminton champion.