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Taylor Schwarz

1B

Height
5' 9"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
School
Palm Beach Gardens

Major: Telecommunications – Media & Society

 

Career Honors:

2014 NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team

2013 SEC All-Tournament Team

 

2014 SEC All-Defensive Team

 

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC First-Year Honor Roll

 

Career Highlights:

·         Set a school record with 24 double plays turned during her sophomore season

·         Tied a UF single-game record with two homers in a single game against Georgia in the 2013 SEC Tournament

·         Shattered the UF freshman record for putouts with 399

·         Ranks third in the Gator freshman record book with a .995 fielding percentage

·         Stands sixth among first-year Gators with her nine homers and 38 RBI

 

As a Sophomore (2014):

·         NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team

·         SEC All-Defensive Team

·         SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         65 games / 64 starts

·         Matched or improved on her numbers from her freshman campaign in hitting, runs, hits, doubles, RBI, steals and walks, while reducing strikeouts

·         Turned a school-record 24 double plays as the team set a new UF standard with 28, including a record seven at the Women’s College World Series

·         11 multi-hit games

·         Seven multi-RBI games

·         Began the season with a career-best eight-game hitting streak, including four extra-base hits (one double, one triple, two home runs) at the USF Wilson-DeMarini Tournament

·         Scored a career-high three runs against Maryland on March 2 at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic

·         Set a career high with five RBI at LSU on March 16, including a three-run home run to power the Gators to a series-clinching, run-rule victory

·         Provided the game-winning RBI with a solo home run on March 22 against SEC rival Alabama

·         Batted .375 during the all-Florida NCAA Regional, and was one of two Florida players to homer during the weekend

·         Had four RBI in two games against Baylor at the WCWS, including a three-run double in the semifinals that clinched UF’s third championship series appearance

·         Season-high 12 putouts in Game 1 against Alabama

 

As a Freshman (2013):

·         SEC All-Tournament Team

·         SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

o    Posted the second-highest GPA among all Florida freshman student-athletes

·         64 games / 57 starts

·         Finished the year with just two errors and a .995 fielding percentage

·         Had zero errors through the regular season

·         Ranked fourth on the team with nine home runs

·         Stood third for the Gators with 38 RBI

·         Paced the SEC in double plays (17) and putouts (399)

·         11 multi-RBI games

·         Eight multi-hit games

·         Tied a single-game school record with two HR vs. Georgia in the SEC Tournament

·         Six game-winning RBI, including an RBI double that served as the only run – in the Super Regional final against UAB

·         Season-best five-game hit streak from March 29-April 5

·         Connected for six straight hits from April 14-20

·         First career hit was a go-ahead two-run home run against No. 3 Cal at the Kajikawa Classic

 

High School / Travel Ball:

·         2012 graduate of Palm Beach Gardens High School

·         Led Palm Beach Gardens to the 2012 FHSAA 8A Regional Semifinals, as the Gators were nationally ranked among the top five teams in the country

·         Palm Beach Gardens won three straight District and Regional titles (2009-11), with a district runner-up finish in 2012

·         Gators claimed back-to-back Florida 6A State championships in 2010 and 2011

·         Hit a tiebreaking homer to lead the Palm Beach Gardens to the 2011 state title, earning Player of the Game honors

·         2012 Miracle Sports Class 8A Florida High School All-State First-Team (IF)

·         2012 8A All-Conference pick

·         2012 FACA Softball All-Star

·         Two-time Palm Beach Post and Sun-Sentinel First-Team All-State (2011-12)

·         Three-time Palm Beach Post and Sun-Sentinel All-Area (2010-12)

o    2012 Defensive Player of the Year

·         Won Palm Beach Gardens’ 2011 Gator Award

·         Athlete of the Week in 2010

·         Played travel ball with the Gold Coast Hurricanes, coached by Marty Cooper

·         Also played volleyball in high school

·         Graduated in the top five percent of her class

 

Schwarz’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2013

2014

.266

.282

64-57

65-64

154

170

29

43

41

48

3

4

2

1

9

8

38

40

24

34

41

31

5-7

5-6

.995

.993

CAREER

.275

129-121

324

72

89

7

3

17

78

58

72

10-13

.994

 

Schwarz’s Career Bests

AB

7 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

R

3 vs. Maryland (3/2/14)

H

3, three times, last vs. Longwood (4/21/13)

Streak

Eight games (2/6-14, 2014)

RBI

5 at LSU (3/16/14)

2B

1, seven times, last vs. Baylor (6/1/14)

3B

1, three times, last vs. Wisconsin (2/7/14)

HR

2 vs. Georgia (5/11/13)

BB

2, nine times, last vs. Auburn (4/6/14)

SB

1, 10 times, last vs. Baylor (6/1/14)

PO

13 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

A

4 at Florida State (4/9/14)

 

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