Taylor Hicks
24 Taylor Hicks
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Statham, Ga.

High School:
North Oconee

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
02/26/1992

Experience:
1L

UGA Career (2011-12, '14-active):Owns a 2-2 record, 5.68 ERA in 9 appearances including 6 starts...Has thrown 19.0 innings with 26 hits allowed, 7 walks and 13 strikeouts.

2014 (Junior): Went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two relief appearances as team went 26-29-1 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Pitched a total of 1.0 inning with 2 hits allowed, two walks and one strikeout

*Tossed a scoreless inning in combined shutout of Presbyterian on March 18

*Made a relief appearance versus Savannah State on May 7

*Member of SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Sophomore): Transferred to Georgia Perimeter and played for the Jaguars and coach Brett Campbell as they went 36-21

*Went 2-3, 5.40 ERA and 1 Save in 11 appearances in helping the Jaguars win the regular season championship of Region 17, also tallied 25 strikeouts in 23.1 innings pitched

2012 (RS-Freshman):Appeared in seven games with six starts going 2-2 with a 6.00 ERA as team went 31-26

*Tallied 18 innings pitched with 12 strikeouts and five walks

*Earned win in debut, started and pitched four innings in 11-0 victory over Presbyterian on Feb. 19

*Career-long six shutout innings in 3-0 win over Winthrop on Feb. 26

*Scoreless IP streak to start career ended at 11 in loss to Western Illinois on March 4

*Made first career relief appearance on March 27 vs. Clemson (0.2 IP, 1H, 1R)

*Named to 2012 UGA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll and to SEC Academic Honor Roll

2011 (Freshman): Redshirted as team posted a 33-32 mark and advanced to the NCAA Corvallis Regional Final.

High School: A graduate of North Oconee where he played for Dwayne Sapp

*A two-way standout as a pitcher/first baseman for the Titans

*Finished career with school record 24 wins and 26 home runs

*Went 10-2 with a 2.07 ERA and 88 strikeouts and 23 walks as a senior

*Batted .340 with six home runs and 35 RBI as a senior

*Led Titans to a 25-5 record and the second round of the 2010 playoffs

*Posted a 3-4 mark, 3.10 ERA and 58 strikeouts as a junior and hit .400-7-27

*Went 10-2 with a 2.39 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 79 innings pitched as a sophomore

*Batted .367 with 11 home runs and 53 RBI as a sophomore

*Helped Titans go 85-34 in his prep career with two Region 8-AA titles, two sweet 16 appearances and one final four four

*Named Cy Young Award winner as team's top pitcher in 2008 and 2010

*An All-State selection as a junior and senior

*Earned All-Northeast Georgia honors in 2009 and 2010

*Played on the national champion 2009 Team Georgia squad

*Selected to the Top 100 by the Georgia Dugout Club as a sophomore and junior

*Selected for the Georgia Dugout Club Senior All-Star game

Personal: Born Feb. 26, 1992

*Son of Kent and Sheila Hicks

*Major: Sport Management

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