Jordan Taylor 7
Jordan Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
Valencia

Height:
6-1

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R-R


08/15/2013

NPF Profile: Jordan Taylor Writes First Chapters of Storybook Life

NPF Profile: Jordan Taylor Writes First Chapters of Storybook Life

At Michigan ... Three-time NFCA All-America second team (2008, '10, '11) ... Four-time NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team ... 2010 Big Ten Pitcher of the Year ... 2008 Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... Three-time All-Big Ten Conference first team (2008, '10, '11) ... 13-time Big Ten Pitcher of the Week selection ... Michigan career record holder in appearances (162), starts (124), innings pitched (853.2), wins (107), winning percentage (.863), strikeouts (1,220), saves (17) and no-hitters (8).

Senior (2011) ... NFCA All-America second team (at large/pitcher) ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team (pitcher) ... All-Big Ten Conference first team (pitcher) ... Appeared in 47 games with 32 starts ... Led the Wolverines with a 31-5 record, 1.51 ERA, 12 shutouts, 340 strikeouts and eight saves ... Registered 14 double-digit strikeouts games, including seven of final 12 games ... Garnered five Big Ten Pitcher of the Week awards ... Set Michigan's career records in wins and strikeouts with a complete-game, nine-strikeout effort vs. Notre Dame in NCAA Regional play (May 21) ... Opened NCAA Regional play with a 13-strikeout, complete-game shutout vs. Western Michigan (May 20) ... Capped the regular season with a six-strikeout no-hitter in a five-inning, 8-0 victory at Michigan State (May 14) ... Fanned 13 Spartan batters en route to a one-hit shutout in the series opener (May 13) ... Posted 18 strikeouts and allowed just one run off three hits and two walks through 12 innings in a twinbill vs. Ohio State (May 4) ... Also earned both wins in the Wisconsin road series (April 30-May 1), registering 21 strikeouts while allowing just one run off seven hits ... Tossed a nine-strikeout complete-game shutout against Central Michigan (April 13) ... Earned both wins in Big Ten opening series at Northwestern (March 26-27) ... Struck out nine and allowed one run off three hits and two walks in the series opener vs. the Wildcats ... Claimed back-to-back complete-game shutouts against #6 Arizona State (1-0, March 17) and #7 Arizona (8-0, March 18) at the Judi Garman Classic ... Allowed just two hits and struck out eight against the Sun Devils ... Pitched a 10-strikeout game vs. Fresno State (March 19) ... Tallied 12 strikeouts vs. Western Kentucky (March 13) ... Posted 12 strikeouts in a six-hit shutout vs. Arkansas (March 5) ... Fanned 10 in a three-hitter vs. UCF (Feb. 25) ... Pitched a one-hit shutout, striking out 10, vs. Massachusetts (Feb. 19) ... Stuck out 13 en route to a complete-game no-hitter vs. Long Island in the FAU Kick-Off Classic opener (Feb. 18).

Junior (2010) ... NFCA All-America second team (pitcher) ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team (pitcher) ... Big Ten Pitcher of Year ... All-Big Ten Conference first team (pitcher) ... Appeared in 34 games, starting 29 contests ... Led the Wolverines with a 26-4 record, 1.44 ERA, eight shutouts and 316 strikeouts ... Recorded 16 double-digit strikeout performances ... Earned five Big Ten Pitcher of the Week accolades ... Claimed back-to-back wins over #25 Notre Dame in NCAA Regional play, striking out 11 in each contest ... Fanned 14 while allowing four hits and two runs at Iowa (May 14), helping U-M clinch the Big Ten title ... Earned both decisions in the doubleheader at #19 Ohio State, striking out 19 through 9.1 innings in a series split ... Recorded two five-inning perfect games in a three-appearance stretch, striking out 10 at Minnesota (April 10) before fanning nine against Penn State-1 (April 21) ... Tossed a complete-game one-hitter against #2 Arizona at the Judi Garman Classic (March 18), fanning 12 en route to a 1-0, eight-inning win ... Earned back-to-back wins at #8 Alabama (March 5-6), striking out 23 while allowing three earned runs and nine hits through 14.0 innings to earn Easton SEC/Midwest Challenge MVP honors ... Struck out 15 in a 2-1, eight-inning loss against #6 Missouri at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 26) ... Named the Tiger Classic Tournament MVP after posting a 3-0 record with 30 strikeouts and allowing just one run and seven hits through 20.0 innings ... Tossed a seven-inning no-hitter -- with 10 strikeouts -- against Oklahoma State at the Tiger Classic (Feb. 19) ... Struck out a career-high 18 and allowed five hits en route to a 4-2, 13-inning win over #8 UCLA at the NTC Division I Elite Invitational (Feb. 14).

Sophomore (2009) ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team ... Appeared in 38 games, starting 29 ... Recorded double-digit strikeouts in six of last seven starts, totaling 11 double-digit strikeout performances on the season ... Struck out 13 while allowing one run off five hits vs. Baylor in the NCAA Super Regional finale (May 23) ... Appeared in all three NCAA Regional games, posting a 0.66 ERA with 21 strikeouts and five hits allowed through 10.2 innings ... Struck out 11 in a complete-game three-hitter vs. #25 Notre Dame ... Also earned saves against Miami (Ohio) and Notre Dame ... Fanned 12 in a complete-game one-hitter vs. #11 Ohio State ... Earned Big Ten Pitcher of the Week accolades after tossing 29 strikeouts in back-to-back two-hitters vs. Indiana-2 (April 29) and Iowa (May 3) ... Fanned a career-high 16 batters vs. Iowa ... Threw a scoreless one-hitter in a 5-0, five-inning rain-shortened game at Wisconsin-2 (April 25) ... Owns a pair of no-hitters on the season, striking out nine in five innings vs. Tennessee Tech at the Louisville Tournament (March 8) and fanning 11 in seven innings vs. Indiana at the Seminole Classic (Feb. 13) ... Tallied back-to-back double-digit strikeout efforts vs. #24 Fresno State and #3 Washington at the Judi Garman Classic (March 12-13) ... Struck out 11 in complete-game two-hitter vs. Maryland (March 7) ... Posted a complete-game one-hitter vs. Long Island in season debut at the FAU Kick-Off Classic (Feb. 7).

Freshman (2008) ... NFCA All-America second team ... NFCA All-Great Lakes Region first team ... Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year ... All-Big Ten first team ... Appeared in 43 games, starting 34 contests ... Led the Wolverines with a 31-4 record, 0.76 ERA, 15 shutouts, 279 strikeouts and three saves ... Boasted the best pitching statistics for a U-M rookie in program history ... Shut out #17 Virginia Tech in the NCAA Super Regional opener (May 24) ... Earned all three U-M wins in NCAA Regional play (May 16-18) ... Tossed back-to-back complete-game one-hitters vs. Notre Dame (May 17) and Kent State (May 18), fanning 11 in the regional finale ... Claimed a pair of wins at Penn State (May 3-4), tossing eight strikeouts and allowing seven hits through 10.1 shutout innings ... Claimed victory in Northwestern nightcap, fanning six batter while allowing three hits (April 27) ... Struck out 10 in complete-game one-hit shutout at Minnesota-2 (April 13) ... Boasted a 48.1 shutout inning streak (March 21 - April 9), tallying 72 strikeouts with 23 hits allowed and three walks over the stretch ... Threw 14 strikeouts in three consecutive starts -- vs. Iowa (April 5), vs. Illinois (April 6), vs. Bowling Green (April 9) ... Tossed a complete-game one-hit shutout at Purdue-2 (March 30) ... Fanned eight en route to first collegiate no-hitter in a five-inning, 9-0 victory vs. Miami (Ohio) at the Louisville Tournament (March 15) ... Registered a two-hit, complete-game shutout, fanning nine vs. #16 Louisiana-Lafayette at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Marc 2) ... Fanned 11 batters and allowed one run in a nine-inning victory over UCF (Feb. 27) ... Surrendered no earned runs through nine innings (2-0 loss) in collegiate debut vs. Maryland at the Kick-Off Classic (Feb. 8).

Prep ... Graduated from Valencia High School (2007) ... Honor Roll ... Three-time Scholar-Athlete (2004, '05, '07) ... Two-time Valencia High School Female Athlete of the Year (2006, '07) ... 2007 National High School Coaches Association Player of the Year (softball) ... 2007 Gatorade California State Player of the Year (2007) ... EA Sports First Team (2007) and Second Team (2006) All-American ... 2007 California Ms. Softball award recipient ... 2006 California Junior Player of the Year ... Three-time California first team all-state selection (2005, '06, '07) ... 2007 Los Angeles Times Player of the Year and three-time First Team L.A. Times pick (2005, '06, '07) ... Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Player of the Year (2007) and Pitcher of the Year (2005, '06) ... Three-time Los Angeles Daily News First Team All-Area (2005, '06, '07) ... Two-time CIF Southern Section Division I Player of the Year (2006, '07) ... Three-time First Team All-CIF Southern Section Division I (2005, '06, '07) ... Two-time Foothill League Player of the Year (2006, '07) ... First Team All-Foothill League (2005, '06, '07) ... Santa Clarita Valley Player of the Year (2005, '06, '07) ... Santa Clarita Valley Female Athlete of the Year (2007) ... First Team All-Santa Clarita Valley (2005, '06, '07) ... Valencia HS captured the 2007 national, California and CIV Southern Section Division I team titles ... VHS won four straight Foothill League championships (2004, '05, '06, '07) ... Registered a career record of 77-8 with 1,055 strikeouts, 66 shutouts and a 0.27 ERA ... Set California state records in single-season best undefeated record (32-0) and most wins in one week (10).

Club/Junior Team ... Played for the So Cal Choppers (2007) ... Captured the Champions Cup and claimed third place at the 2007 ASA 18U Gold Nationals ... Also competed with the Gordon's Panthers and Davis Batbusters ... Took third place at the 2004 ASA 16U Nationals.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on October 24, 1988 ... Daughter of John and Marjorie Taylor.

Pitching ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA BK
2008 0.76 31 4 43 34 26 15 2 3 222.1 128 39 24 36 279 21 0 8 838 .165 4 5 0 21 1
2009 1.40 19 5 38 29 18 7 4 4 190.1 117 45 38 44 285 18 1 13 746 .171 5 7 2 8 0
2010 1.44 26 4 34 29 24 8 2 2 199.2 114 55 41 42 316 15 1 13 765 .162 5 7 0 12 19
2011 1.51 31 5 47 32 30 12 2 8 241.1 157 62 52 45 340 22 2 12 949 .181 10 19 4 12 1
Career 1.27 107 18 162 124 98 42 10 17 853.2 516 201 155 167 1220 76 4 46 3298 .170 24 38 6 53 21
   

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