LA Tech will battle the Cowboys once again at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in Lake Charles
Taylor Love led off the season with a solo home run on the first pitch of the game
The game marked the conclusion of LA Tech's 2014 fall baseball season
Southern Miss out-scored the Bulldogs, 11-3, over the course of the weekend
More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
2014: In his first season with the Bulldogs, he started five games and saw action in a total of 19 as a junior infielder ... Posted a .304 batting average with seven hits in 23 at bats on the year ... Totaled one double and an RBI, while also scoring four runs and walking three times for a .385 on base percentage ... Successfully stole two bases in as many attempts ... Earned his first career start with the Bulldogs on Feb. 26 versus UALR and recorded his first hit in a Tech uniform a few days later versus McNeese State on March 5 ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with an RBI on April 20 at Southern Miss after coming in as a defensive substitution at second base ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioners' Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year.
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.