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Taylor

Anderson

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Infielder
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: McDonough, Ga.
High School: Ola

Bio

Athletic Honors:

  • 2016 Second Team All-Sun Belt - SS

  • 2015 First Team All-Sun Belt – SS

  • 2014 NFCA South All-Region third team

  • Sun Belt Player of the Week, April 14, 2015

  • Sun Belt Player of the Week, March 3, 2015

  • 2013 CAA All-Rookie team

Georgia State Records:

  • 6th – Career –  Batting average –  .326

  • t-6th – Career – Walks 79

  • t-7th –  Career –  Home Runs –  25

  • t-2nd –  Single Season –  Home Runs –  14 (2014)

  • 3rd – Single Season –  Runs Scored – 56 (2015)

  • t-3rd –  Single Season – Runs Scored –  47 (2014)

  • t-7th –  Single Season –  RBI –  43 (2014)

  • t-7th –  Single Season –  Runs Scored –  42 (2013)

Academic Honors:

  • Spring 2016 President's List
  • Fall 2015 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll

  • Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s Honor Roll

  • Spring 2014 Athletic Director's Honor Roll

  • Fall 2013 Dean’s List

  • Spring 2013 Dean's List

  • Fall 2012 Dean's List

2016: Was selected all-conference for the third time in her career after hitting .305 with 45 runs and 36 RBI… Ranked fourth on the team in batting average, second in runs scored, and third in RBI... Anderson was a stud on defense, recording only two errors over the final 43 games of the season… Rebounded after a slow start to the season and raised her batting average 78 points during the conference slate… Hit .319 with runners in scoring position and had four hits in 10 at bats with the bases full… Started 60 of 61 games for the Panthers.

2015: Voted to the All-Sun Belt first team at shortstop after starting all 60 games this season … Finished with a .337 batting average while serving primarily as the Panthers’ lead-off hitter … Led the team in at-bats and total plate appearances while ranking second in stolen bases, third in runs scored, hits and walks and fifth in on-base percentage … Her 56 runs scored is the third highest single-season total in school history … Drove in a season-high four runs in Game 1 of doubleheader at Georgia Southern … Also finished with three this, including a double and home run, and three runs scored in that game … Went 4-for-4 at the plate with three RBI and two runs scored against Ball State … Also finished with three RBI against Savannah State in Panther Invitational and versus UMKC in the Rock Chalk Challenge … Also scored a season-high three runs against Mount St. Mary’s, Troy and Tennessee Tech … In doubleheader sweep of the Golden Eagles, finished with four hits and five runs scored … Was 2-for-3 at the plate with a double, one run scored and two RBI … Was named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll after the fall semester.

2014: Named to NFCA South All-Region third team and selected as Sun Belt Player-of-the-Week twice … Started 53 games at shortstop and was the Panthers’ lead-off hitter … Hit .343 in 2014 and led the team in runs scored, triples, home runs and slugging percentage … In the Sun Belt Standings, finished eighth in batting average, second in slugging percentage, tied for fourth in runs scored, tied for fifth in hits, sixth in RBI, tied for first in triples and third in home runs … Her 14 homers in 2014 was tied for second on GSU’s single-season home run list … Her 43 RBI is tied for the sixth highest single-season total in school history … Finished with a .657 slugging percentage which is the third highest GSU single-season total … Tied GSU’s single-game home run record twice by blasting two home runs on the road at Georgia Tech and at home against Western Kentucky … Named to the Dean’s List after the fall semester and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the spring.

2013: Named to the CAA All-Rookie team and earned the CAA Rookie-of-the-Week award on March 5 ... Lead the team with 42 runs scored, 175 at bats and 12 doubles ... Compiled a 16-game hitting streak during the season, which stands as the second-longest in school history ... Started 53 games at shortstop and was the primary leadoff hitter for most of the season ... Recorded 13 multi-hit games … Named to the Dean’s List after both the spring and fall semesters.

Prep: Attended Ola High School in McDonough, Ga. ... Coached by Gidget Gue ... Lettered four years in both softball and basketball and one year in track ... Named to the All-Region 4-AAAA first team as a sophomore and junior ... Lead Ola to region championships in 2008 and 2009 and Elite 8 finishes in the state finals in 2009 and 2011 ... Played travel ball for the East Cobb Bullets.

Personal: Born on May 11, 1994 in Riverdale, Ga. ... Parents are Craig and Pat Anderson ... Has two siblings, Casey and Baylee ... Lists shopping, movies and the beach as interests ... Majoring in biological science.

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