1 Taylor Perez
1 Taylor Perez
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: So.
Hometown: Winter Springs, Fla.
High School: Winter Springs HS
Position: SS/3B
Bats/Throws: R/R

All-Sunshine State Conference Second Team Selection… Started all 49 games for Saint Leo at the shortstop position… Finished second on the team with 193 at-bats… Recorded 61 hits for a .319 batting average… Scored 42 runs and knocked in 36 RBI… Ended the season with a .409 slugging average and .404 on-base percentage… Finished second on the squad in walks with 25… Tied to lead the team in doubles with 12… Also tied to lead Saint Leo in sacrifice flyouts with five… Went nearly perfect in stolen bases, picking up seven steals… Led the team in assists with 141… Finished the season with a .939 fielding average. 

As a true freshman, Perez played in 49-of-50 games, batting .294 with 48 hits, four doubles and three home runs…Had 14 multiple-hit games…Best performance came in final day of the season when he went tallied five hits, three runs, two homers, and seven RBI combined between the two games of the doubleheader…Posted a fielding percentage of .939.

Attended Winter Springs High School…Played for Head Coach Jeff Perez…Was a four-year varsity starter…As a junior he was named All-Conference Honorable Mention…In his senior year he was tabbed Second Team All-Conference…Also played for the Orlando Scorpions under Coach Matt Gerber.

Born on December 26, 1993 in St. Petersburg, Fla…Majoring in sport business…His hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing any type of sport…List his career goals as helping Saint Leo become a championship-caliber team, hitting for a high average, playing solid defense, and always giving 110 percent effort on and off the field…Claims his best asset to the team is his experience and knowledge of the game…Names Derek Jeter his favorite athlete…Names the Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins as his favorite teams…Chose Saint Leo because of the great atmosphere for playing baseball, the opportunity to play in an outstanding conference, and the opportunities for success…Son of Raul and Brenda Perez…Has one brother, Parker, and one sister, Alyssa…His father, Raul, played football at UCF from 1980-1984.