More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
28 LA Tech Student-Athletes Earn Honor
The Bulldogs out-hit the Demons 11 to six, but left nine runners on base
Kimbell's 11th-inning walk-off home run gave LA Tech a 6-4 win in Game 1
The second game of the series is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
Holmes CC: Played at Holmes Community College in Goodman, Miss. for coaches Kenny Dupont ... Hit a team-leading .388 as a sophomore for the Dirtbags ... Had 40 hits with a home run, two doubles, three triples and 19 runs batted in ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Springhill, Mississippi College and Arkansas-Monticello.
High School: Prepped at Parklane Academy and lettered a total of 14 letters as a five-sport athlete: Baseball (3L), Football (3L), Soccer (3L), Basketball (2) and Track (3) ... Was named first team all-conference as a defensive back in 2011 and 2012 ... Also named second team all-conference utility player and pitcher, as well as team captain for baseball, basketball and soccer ... Hit .415 as a senior at Parklane Academy ... Helped lead his team to the state title game in 2011 under coach Michael Clements ... A member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Full name is Jordan Emory Taylor ... son of Rick and Tammy Taylor and Pam and Reggie Turnage ... He has three siblings: Nathan, Caleb (20-triplets with Jordan) and Lauren (22) ... Born Oct. 2, 1992.