|Previous School:||Santa Fe HS|
Veteran hurler enters fourth and final season poised for another excellent campaign ... is coming off the best
Fall practice of his career ... ranks among ORU career leaders in starts (8th), ERA (8th) and strikeouts (10th) ... on pace to end career among the top 10 in victories and innings pitched ... has excelled in the post-season with a 5-0
career record, including 2-0 in Regionals ... maintaining consistent control is his key to success ... has a knack for getting himself out of tough situations ... uses three above-average pitches (fastball, curveball and change-up) ...
works his fastball between 86-88 mph ... his outstanding work ethic has helped him improve every season ... one of four team captains.
Put together another strong season on the mound ... went 6-0 with a 2.12 ERA over his final eight starts ... named
second-team all-conference and to the Mid-Con All-Tournament team ... ranked among Mid-Con leaders in ERA (4th), strikeouts (1st), victories (t-2nd), innings pitched (3rd) and opponents batting average (4th) ... 4-0 with a 1.77 ERA in Mid-Con games ... improved career post-season record to 5-0 with a win over North Carolina A&T at the Clemson Regional ... allowed three runs in six hits over 7.2 innings against the Aggies, striking out eight batters ... tossed sixth no-hitter in school history against Chicago State (5/20), earning Mid- Con and Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger pitcher of the week honors ... named Mid-Con Pitcher of the Week (5/9) after tossing a complete-game shutout and striking out a season-high 11 batters against Centenary ... picked up first win in three weeks against Southern Utah (4/9) by allowing one run on four hits in 6.0 innings ... allowed one run on four hits and struck out eight in five innings to get the win against Texas-Pan American (3/19) ... struck out 10 batters against Missouri Southern (2/12) in season-opening start.
Battled early control problems but came on strong at the end of the season ... was outstanding in the post-season,
compiling a 2-0 record with a 2.12 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 17.0 innings ... hurled a complete game three-hitter in NCAA Regional elimination game against TCU (6/5) ... struck out nine against the Horned Frogs, earning a spot on the Austin All-Regional team ... named to the 2004 Mid-Con All-Tournament team for his championship game effort ... fanned a season-high nine and allowed just seven hits in 8.0 innings ... enjoyed season's best outing in home win over Oakland (5/16) ... allowed one run on six hits with seven strikeouts in 7.2 innings of work ... was impressive in no-decision at Valparaiso (5/2) ... gave up one run in 7.0 innings on two hits while striking out six batters ... was
impressive against Chicago State (4/4) ... allowed one run on four hits in 8.0 innings, fanning seven and walking two ... also earned wins over Missouri Southern (2/15) and Sacred Heart (2/28) ... was 3-0 with a 2.43 ERA and 36
strikeouts in 37.0 innings over the season's final month ... finished third in the Mid-Con with a 2.61 ERA ... limited opponents to a .181 batting average ... played summer ball for the Covington Lumberjacks of the Valley League along with current Golden Eagles Matt Hancock and Tim Torres ... was 2-2 with a 5.11 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 37.0 innings.
Emerged as key member of pitching staff ... earned second-team All Mid-Con honors after leading the conference
with a 2.27 ERA ... season's most impressive effort came in win at Oklahoma (4/8) ... picked up the victory with eight impressive innings ... allowed six hits and one run against the Sooners ... turned in season's top performance with complete game gem against Southern Utah (5/2) ... struck out career-high 12 batters without a walk in nine innings vs. SUU, allowing two runs on three hits ... impressive in first collegiate start, allowing one run on six hits in 6.1 innings against eventual College World Series participant Southwest Missouri State (3/11) ...was the winner in the Mid-Con Tournament title game, allowing two runs on five hits in 5.1 innings of work against Southern Utah (5/24) ... allowed three runs on seven hits over 7.1 innings against Western Illinois (5/17) in 4-3 ORU victory ... pitched six strong innings at Oakland (5/10), allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out four with one walk ... was dazzling in start against Northeastern (3/30) ... fanned nine batters in seven innings, allowing one unearned run and walking two in 7-3 win ... earned first win of career with five solid innings against Missouri Southern (3/19) ...
allowed two runs on four hits, striking out four without a walk vs. MSSC ... fanned four batters in 2.1 innings against St. Mary's (3/7), earning a save in ORU's 4-3 win.
2002 graduate of Santa Fe High School ... helped Santa Fe to the 6A state title game as a senior ... pitched in the
state title game ... was 9-3 with a 3.45 ERA and 87 strikeouts in 73 innings as a senior ... allowed just one home run ... batted .306 with three home runs and 35 RBI ... named All-Edmnd and honorable mention All-Big City ... played in the Senior Sunbelt Classic ... teammate at Santa Fe of Brandon Weeden, top overall draft pick of the New York Yankees in 2002.
Full name is Taylor Reid McIntyre ... son of Aaron and Marsha McIntyre ... Finance major ... 39th round draft pick of
the Anaheim Angels in 2002 ... chose ORU over Oklahoma State ... born August 3, 1983.