Northeast baseball gains Christian Brothers transfer

Northeast Miss Community CollegeBlake Long/Northeast Mississippi Community College

Booneville, Miss. – Northeast Mississippi Community College head baseball coach Kent Farris has announced the addition of Arlington, Tennessee’s Ethan Taylor to the Tiger 2014 baseball team.

Taylor, a 6-0, 180-pound right-handed pitcher, played as a redshirt freshman for Christian Brothers University in Memphis during the 2013 season after redshirting the 2012 season.

During his only season with the Buccaneers, Taylor posted a 1-0 record and made six appearances for Christian Brothers tossing 5.1 innings and allowed just one double and home run in the 2013 season.

Taylor also had a 1.000 fielding percentage for the Buccaneers after converting on all four of his chances from the mound during the 2013 season.

Taylor, an Arlington High School graduate, came on strong during Gulf South Conference games for Christian Brothers University.

During Gulf South Conference action, Taylor allowed just one hit and struck out one while holding the opposition to a .250 batting average.

Prior to signing with Christian Brothers University, Taylor was a member of the Arlington (Tenn.) High School baseball team that made it to the Class AAA state semi-finals in 2011 after capturing the District 14AAA regular season and tournament championships, the Region 7AAA championship and the sectional championship.

During Taylor’s senior season, Arlington was ranked as the seventh best team in Tennessee overall and as the fourth best team in Class AAA.

Taylor helped lead the Tigers to a 33-6 record overall and a 9-1 mark in District 14AAA that included a perfect season on the road.

During the 2011 year, Taylor and the Tigers were 11-0 on the road, 16-2 at the ballpark at Arlington and 6-4 in neutral site games.

During the 2010 season, Taylor led the Arlington club to a Region 7AAA championship and a sectional runner-up finish after the Tigers to the District 14AAA regular season and tournament runner-up finishes.

Arlington finished as the thirteenth-best team in Tennessee during Taylor’s junior season on the mound for the Tigers.

In 2010, the Arlington Tigers finished 22-7 and posted a 13-3 mark at the ballpark at Arlington while limiting the opposition to just 102 runs in 29 games on the year.