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Taylor Boyd
Player Profile:
Taylor Boyd 1751111
Position: Infield
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 159
Year: Senior
Hometown: Springfield, Va.
High School: West Springfield

Career Stats

2015 Big 5 All-Academic Team

2015 Saint Joseph's Rookie of the Year

2016: Earned the team's Dorie Leahy Award for dedication...Ranked third on the squad with a career-high .284 batting averag...Started all 54 games at second base...Posted a 15-game hitting streak from April 15 to May 8, tied for the longest on the team...Went 4-for-5 with two runs batted in in a win over Utah Valley on February 28...Notched three-hit games against Santa Clara and Villanova...Swiped a pair of bases against Canisius on March 19...His 167 assists are the second-most in a season in SJU history.

2015: Started 44 games at shortstop and second base...Led the Hawks with 10 stolen bases on the season...Had a pair of three-RBI games, at Villanova on April 2 and at St. Bonaventure on May 8...Went 3-for-6 with a run scored as well in the win over the Bonnies...Recorded three separate seven-game hitting streaks and reached base in 13 in a row at one point...Earned the team's Academic Award.

2014: Made 45 starts in 47 appearances, predominantly at shortstop...Led all newcomers in most major categories...Hit safely in nine consecutive games between March 14 and 28...Belted his first career home run, a three-run shot in the first inning, as the Hawks routed Monmouth on March 19...Went 3-for-3 in the Atlantic 10 Tournament game against George Mason on May 22...Reached base safely in his final six games of the season...Part of the primary double play combination as SJU set a team record with 59 twin killings on the season, ranking the Hawks fourth in the country in double plays per game...Also earned the squad's Academic Award.

High School: Part of state championship squad as a freshman...Earned First Team All-District honors as a senior...Named to the All-District Second Team as a junior when he tied the school stolen base record...Helped lead West Springfield to a regional title in 2012.

Personal: Son of Terrell and Stacey Boyd...Father played soccer at the United States Military Academy...Majoring in accounting.

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