2007 (Senior/RS Junior): Did not make an appearance.
2006 (Junior/RS Sophomore): Started three games in six appearances, posting a 7.82 ERA and an 0-1 record...Struck out eight in 12.2 innings pitched...Made season debut out of the bullpen in game one at Florida International (Feb. 5), tossing 1.1 innings of scoreless relief...Pitched a scoreless inning in series finale vs. North Florida (Feb. 19)...Made first start of the season at Bethune-Cookman (March 21), allowing one hit in two innings with two strikeouts...Pitched well in first career C-USA start vs. East Carolina (April 9), leaving the game with a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning and two runners on base...In that game, pitched 5.1 innings and allowed two runs on three hits with three strikeouts.
2005 (Sophomore): Missed the season with an arm injury...Was awarded a medical redshirt.
2004 (Freshman): Turned in one of the top freshman seasons in UCF history...Named to Collegiate Baseball's Freshman All-America team...Had a 6-3 record with a 2.55 ERA in 13 appearances, including two starts...Posted 56 strikeouts in 74.0 innings pitched...Limited opposing batters to a .223 batting average...Was third on the team in strikeouts and innings pitched to the All-America duo of Matt Fox and Kyle Bono...Made collegiate debut vs. Utah (Feb. 20), tossing one scoreless inning with two strikeouts...Earned first career start vs. Monmouth (Feb. 29), picking up the win after allowing one run on six hits with four strikeouts in 5.0 innings...Recorded second win vs. Wagner (March 15), working 5.1 innings and giving up two runs on three hits with six strikeouts...Lasted 7.0 innings without allowing a run vs. Bethune-Cookman for third win (March 30), holding the Wildcats to just four hits with seven strikeouts and five walks...Ran record to 4-0 after strong eight-inning performance vs. Bethune-Cookman (April 6), yielding one unearned run on three hits with six strikeouts and no walks vs. the Wildcats...First complete-game shutout was a nine-inning masterpiece vs. USF (May 4), limiting the Bulls to no runs on five hits with four strikeouts...Was the first UCF freshman to throw a complete-game shutout since former All-American Justin Pope (4/18/99 vs. Stetson)...Pitched well in loss at No. 6 Notre Dame (May 18), lasting 7.1 innings and giving up four runs (two earned) with four strikeouts...Had a terrific outing in first game of the A-Sun Tournament vs. Campbell (May 26), earning the win after pitching 8.0 innings and giving up three earned runs and eight hits with four strikeouts...Pitched well in the NCAA Championships vs. No. 24 Oklahoma State (June 5), recording seven strikeouts and allowing two runs in 5.2 innings of work before being pulled after an extended rain delay.
Prior to UCF: Pitched for head coach Leo Reilly at Orangewood Christian...Was a 21st round draft pick of the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2003 MLB Draft...Earned a spot on the Florida Sports Writers Association all-state third team as a senior...Also named all-state as a junior...Was a two-time all-state performer in basketball.
Personal: Taylor Douglas Meier was born in Winter Park, Fla....Son of Douglas and Julie Meier...A sports and fitness major.