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Taylor Alspaugh
Player Profile:
Taylor Alspaugh 1373500
Position: Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Broken Arrow, Okla.
Other College: Baylor

2015 [RS-Senior]: Named to Big 12 All-Academic First Team… started 59 games in right field… named to the Big 12 All-Tournament Team as he hit .471 (8-for-17) in four games… hit .308 for the season with a .406 on-base and .379 slugging percentage… totaled 38 runs scored and 32 driven in with a team-leading 36 walks… went 2-for-4 with a run and a stolen base in the season-opening win over Notre Dame (2/13)… appeared in the ESPN “SportsCenter” Top-10 at No. 7 with a diving catch in foul territory against Washington (2/20) and made FOX Sports 1 as The One on “FOX Sports Live”… hit a fifth-inning grand slam for his first home run of the season against Purdue (3/8) and went 3-for-5 in the game with two runs scored… was a perfect 4-for-4 with a run, RBI and double against Texas Tech (3/22)… went 2-for-5 with two runs scored at TCU (3/24)… recorded a 2-for-5 day with two runs and a RBI at Baylor (3/29)… posted a 2-for-4 night with a run scored and driven in vs. Kansas (4/2)… hit a walk-off RBI-single in the 10th to beat Kansas (4/4) in a 2-for-4 effort with two walks and a run scored… went 2-for-4 at Oklahoma State (4/7)… drove in a run and went 2-for-5 with a walk in an extra-inning win at Texas (4/10)… knocked in four runs and went 3-for-5 with a run scored against Alcorn State (4/21)… posted a 2-for-3 night with two runs against Alcorn State (4/22)… picked up a 2-for-5 day with a run at Kansas State (5/9)… opened the Big 12 Championship with a 3-for-5 night, a solo home run and two RBI against Kansas State (5/20)… doubled twice in a 2-for-4 effort against West Virginia (5/21)… went 2-for-4 with a RBI against Oklahoma State (5/23)… notched 19 multi-hit games and posted a team-leading 22-game reached base streak, including a 10-game hit streak from March 31 through April 14… in three seasons, hit .271 with 112 hits, 69 runs and 56 RBI.

2014 [RS- Junior]: Started 45 games, including all but one in right field, while totaling 51 appearances… hit .242 for the Sooners in 2014 and produced 23 RBI along with 25 runs scored, eight doubles and two home runs… rattled off four straight multi-hit games in the first week of the season, including a 2-for-3, three-RBI games against Seton Hall (2/16)… went 3-for-4 against Gonzaga (3/2) with a double and RBI… drove in a run in eight consecutive games (3/2-14), including two-RBI games in both ends of a doubleheader against Rutgers (3/7)… hit the game-winning home run against UT-Arlington (3/11) in the top of the 10th inning at Globe Life Ballpark… doubled twice in a win over Kansas State (3/22)… came off the bench and went 3-for-5 with a double in an 18-inning win at Oklahoma State (4/15).

2013 [RS-Sophomore]: Appeared in 21 games in 2013… started in nine games, eight of which were in post-season play… went 1-for-4 against Kansas State in the Big 12 Tournament (5/25) with a double, a walk and a run scored… fielded 1.000 for the year with 24 putouts and one assist… hit .189 for the year in 37 at-bats with a .286 on base percentage.

2012: Redshirted.

Before OU: Appeared in four games with the Baylor Bears, collecting one hit in four at-bats with one walk.

High School: Played outfield for head coach Shane Newkirk at Union High School ... two-year letterwinner ... helped 2010 team to 30-10 record and 6A state championship ... batted .341 (42-for-123) with eight doubles, two triples, six home runs, 36 RBI, 42 runs scored and 13 stolen bases ... Got on base at .450 clip and slugged .585 ... hit solo homer and scored twice in 10-9 win in state championship game ... named All-Conference and Honorable Mention All-Metro by the Tulsa World, and played in OKC All-Stars vs. Tulsa All-Stars game ... led 2009 team to 31-9 record and state semifinals.

Personal: Full name is Taylor LeHarold Alspaugh ... Born Nov. 10, 1991, in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Harold and Pam Alspaugh ... Chemical biosciences major.

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