#26 - Taylor Perkins
Position: C
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dinwiddie, Va.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Previous School: Dinwiddie High School
Bats/Throws: R/R

GENERAL

  • Versatile athlete who will see time both in the outfield, behind the plate and on the mound
  • Displays a steady fastball with a good mix of off-speed pitches on the mound
  • Solid offensive potential for the Rams

2009/FRESHMAN

  • Saw action in 20 games with eight starts during his first season with the Rams
  • Hit .250 (10-of-40) with a double and two triples
  • Had 10 RBI and scored four runs
  • Recorded a hit in his first four appearances
  • Went 1-for-1 at the plate with a triple, a walk and three RBI in his season debut against Long Island (2/28)
  • Went 3-for-5 with a triple, three RBI and a run scored against Western Kentucky (3/29)
  • Had a pinch-hit double against UNC Wilmington (3/22) and registered a single off the bench against ?James Madison (4/12)
  • Went 1-for-2 with a run scored against Hofstra (4/3)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Four-year baseball standout at local power, Dinwiddie High School
  • Helped the Generals to two Central District Championships
  • Named All-District third baseman during his freshman year
  • Breakout junior year led to Central District Player of the Year honors, along with First-Team All-District pitcher and shortstop during his junior campaign
  • Garnered All-District honors for second straight year as shortstop and pitcher during his final season, along with Second-Team All-State

PERSONAL

  • Son of Robert and Jennifer Perkins
  • Born December 12, 1989
  • Majoring in international relations
  • Uncle, Michael Perkins, played baseball at Potomac State University


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