4 Taylor Erby
4 Taylor Erby
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: So
Hometown: Norfolk
High School: Lake Taylor
Position: OF/P
Major: Business
gp 34
avg .354
hr 3
rbi 26
r 32
sb 1

- "VWC was my No. 1 choice mainly because of baseball and the coaching staff"
- Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Averett University, Lynchburg College, Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, Delaware State University, Clafflin College and University of Tampa

Career Highs
Hits: 4 – (at Randolph-Macon – 3/27/14)
Doubles: 2 – (4x, most recent, vs. Shenandoah – 4/26/15 – G1)
Triples: 1 – (2x, most recent, Roanoke – 4/11/15 – G2)
Home Runs: 1 – (3x, most recent, at Apprentice School – 4/10/15)
Runs: 3 – (2x, most recent, vs. Shenandoah – 4/26/15 – G1)
RBI: 4 – (2x, most recent, at Lynchburg – 3/22/15 – G2)
Stolen Bases: 1 – (4x, most recent, at Marymount (Va.) – 4/21/15)
Hitting Streak: 15 – (3/12/14 – 4/12/14)

2014-15 ODAC All-Academic Team
2015 All-ODAC Tournament Team
2015 All-ODAC Second Team

Sophomore (2015)Appeared in 34 games as a sophomore… One of the most consistent hitters in the lineup with the ability to drive the ball into the gaps and over the fence… Started the season with hits in 11 of the first 12 contests… Connected for three homers… Led the Marlins with 12 doubles… Had two doubles in three separate games… Went 3-for-6 with a run scored, a homer, and four RBI in a 7-3 victory at Lynchburg College on March 22.

First-Year (2014)Hit .378 for the Marlins, the second highest average on the team… Connected for 44 hits, including seven doubles… Recorded four hits in five times at bat, including two doubles, against Randolph-Macon College.

Academic Accomplishments: Academic Dean's Scholarship recipient… Dean's List honoree fall '14.

Before VWC: Four-time all-district honoree, including two-time first team as a pitcher and first team shortstop as a senior… Two-time All-Eastern Region honoree as a pitcher (junior) and shortstop (junior)… Hit over .500 as a senior; connected for two home runs, 23 runs-batted-in… Recorded 19 stolen bases as a senior… Honorable mention all-district honoree in volleyball as a senior… Honor Roll student all four years of high school… President's Education Award recipient as a senior… National Vocational Honor Society honoree… Graduated 23rd in his class.

Personal: Son of Regina and Michael Erby… Dad attended University of Maryland… Has two brothers, Justin, also a student-athlete at Virginia Wesleyan, and Keenan.

Get to Know Taylor

- Enjoys hip-hop and spending vacation time in Puerto Rico
- Favorites include the movie "Superbad" and the TV series "Spongebob"
- A fan of baseball's St. Louis Cardinals and football's Indianapolis Colts

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "a person you'll never forget"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being athletic enough to play various sports"
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "my mental strength"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "understanding the game more vividly and making it to the pros"
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be:"David Wright, to work on my game and talk about the big leagues"
  • People might be surprised to know: "I have a twin"
  • It's the year 2030 and: "I'm somewhere in the U.S. playing baseball"
  • The most important advice I've received is: "how bad do you want it?" -- a friend
Recent Games
Apr 23 vs. Roanoke W, 11-3
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 5-0
Apr 25 vs. Roanoke W, 3-2
Apr 25 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 5-3
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah W, 9-8
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah L, 4-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 34 20
Plate appearances 145 88
At Bats 130 78
Runs 32 22
Hits 46 29
Doubles 12 6
Triples 1 1
Home Runs 3 1
Runs Batted In 26 16
Total bases 69 40
Walks 9 7
Hit by pitch 4 3
Strikeouts 22 12
Sacrifice Flies 1 -
Sacrifice Hits 1 -
Hit into double play 4 2
Stolen Bases 1 -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .354 .372
On Base Percentage .410 .443
Slugging Percentage .531 .513
Appearances 0 0
Games started 0 0
Wins 0 0
Losses 0 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 0.0 0.0
Hits - -
Runs - -
Earned Runs - -
Walks - -
Strikeouts - -
Strikeouts per Game .00 .00
Doubles Allowed - -
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against - -
Batting Average Against - -
Earned Run Average 0.00 0.00
Wild pitches - -
Hit Batters - -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed - -
Total Chances 67 38
Put Outs 61 36
Assists 5 2
Errors 1 0
Fielding Percentage .985 1.000
Double Plays 2 1
Stolen Bases Allowed - -
Runners Caught Stealing - -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage - -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 14 at Salisbury L, 6-5 5 1 0 - - - 0 - 3 - -
Feb 14 at Salisbury T, 7-7 3 1 1 - - 1 1 - 2 - -
Mar 4 Hampden-Sydney W, 5-4 5 1 3 - - - 1 - - - -
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 13-1 6 1 2 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 8-4 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Mar 10 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-3 3 0 1 - - - 1 - - - -
Mar 11 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-5 5 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 7-1 4 2 3 1 - - 2 1 - - -
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 5-3 4 1 2 - - - 1 - - - -
Mar 17 at Hampden-Sydney L, 5-4 4 1 1 1 - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 2 0 1 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-3 6 1 3 - - 1 4 - 1 - -
Mar 23 Mary Washington L, 10-4 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 6-4 4 2 0 - - - 1 - 1 - -
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 13-1 4 1 1 1 - - 2 - 1 - -
Mar 31 Apprentice School W, 8-4 4 0 2 1 - - 2 - - - -
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 16-7 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 7-2 4 1 1 1 - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 8-1 5 1 2 - - - 1 - - - -
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 14-4 5 3 3 2 - - 2 - - - -
Apr 8 at Randolph-Macon L, 6-5 4 1 2 - - - 0 1 - - -
Apr 10 at Apprentice School L, 9-7 3 1 2 - - 1 2 - - - -
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 5-1 1 1 0 - - - 0 3 - - -
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 10-6 3 2 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - -
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 9-3 3 0 0 - - - 1 - 2 - -
Apr 18 East. Mennonite W, 8-0 4 2 2 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 18 East. Mennonite L, 6-3 3 1 1 - - - 0 1 - - -
Apr 21 at Marymount (Va.) L, 9-3 3 2 2 2 - - 1 - - 1 -
Apr 23 vs. Roanoke W, 11-3 5 0 2 1 - - 1 - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 5-0 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 25 vs. Roanoke W, 3-2 4 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 5-3 4 1 1 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah W, 9-8 3 3 2 2 - - 2 2 - - -
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah L, 4-2 4 1 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 14 at Salisbury L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - 1 1 1.00 5
Feb 14 at Salisbury T, 7-7 - - 1 4 1 - 1 - - 4
Mar 4 Hampden-Sydney W, 5-4 - - - 3 0 - 1 1 1.00 5
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 13-1 - - - 2 0 - 1 - - 6
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 8-4 - - - 1 0 - - 1 - 4
Mar 10 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-3 - 1 - 1 0 - 1 2 0.50 4
Mar 11 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-5 - - - 1 0 - 1 2 0.50 5
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 7-1 - - - 4 1 - 1 - - 5
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 5-3 - - - 2 0 - 2 - - 4
Mar 17 at Hampden-Sydney L, 5-4 - - - 2 1 - - 2 - 4
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 - - - 1 0 - 1 - - 3
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-3 - - - 6 1 - 1 1 1.00 6
Mar 23 Mary Washington L, 10-4 - - - 0 0 1 1 1 1.00 2
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 6-4 1 - - 0 0 - - 1 - 5
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 13-1 - - - 2 1 - 1 - - 4
Mar 31 Apprentice School W, 8-4 - - - 3 1 - - 1 - 4
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 16-7 - - - 0 0 - 1 2 0.50 3
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 7-2 - - - 2 1 - - 2 - 4
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 8-1 - - - 2 0 - 1 2 0.50 5
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 14-4 - - - 5 2 - 1 - - 5
Apr 8 at Randolph-Macon L, 6-5 - - - 2 0 - 1 1 1.00 5
Apr 10 at Apprentice School L, 9-7 - - - 5 1 - 1 - - 3
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 5-1 - - - 0 0 1 1 - - 4
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 10-6 2 - - 3 1 1 1 - - 5
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 9-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 3
Apr 18 East. Mennonite W, 8-0 - - - 2 0 - - 2 - 4
Apr 18 East. Mennonite L, 6-3 - - - 1 0 - - 2 - 4
Apr 21 at Marymount (Va.) L, 9-3 - - - 4 2 - 1 - - 3
Apr 23 vs. Roanoke W, 11-3 - - - 3 1 1 1 2 0.50 5
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 5-0 - - - 1 0 - - 2 - 4
Apr 25 vs. Roanoke W, 3-2 - - - 1 0 - 1 2 0.50 4
Apr 25 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 5-3 1 - - 1 0 - 1 - - 5
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah W, 9-8 - - - 4 2 - 1 - - 5
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah L, 4-2 - - - 1 0 - - 2 - 4
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 14 at Salisbury L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 14 at Salisbury T, 7-7 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 4 Hampden-Sydney W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 13-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 8-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 10 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 11 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 7-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 5-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 17 at Hampden-Sydney L, 5-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 23 Mary Washington L, 10-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 6-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 13-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 31 Apprentice School W, 8-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 16-7 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 7-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 8-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 14-4 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 8 at Randolph-Macon L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 10 at Apprentice School L, 9-7 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 5-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 10-6 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 9-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 18 East. Mennonite W, 8-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 18 East. Mennonite L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 21 at Marymount (Va.) L, 9-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 23 vs. Roanoke W, 11-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 5-0 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 25 vs. Roanoke W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 25 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 5-3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah W, 9-8 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 14 at Salisbury L, 6-5 5 4 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Salisbury T, 7-7 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 4 Hampden-Sydney W, 5-4 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 13-1 4 4 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Guilford W, 8-4 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 10 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 11 Marymount (Va.) L, 6-5 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 7-1 4 3 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 15 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 5-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Hampden-Sydney L, 5-4 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-6 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 22 at Lynchburg W, 7-3 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 23 Mary Washington L, 10-4 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 6-4 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 28 Emory & Henry W, 13-1 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 31 Apprentice School W, 8-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 16-7 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 4 at Shenandoah L, 7-2 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 8-1 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 5 at Washington and Lee W, 14-4 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Randolph-Macon L, 6-5 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Apprentice School L, 9-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 5-1 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 11 Roanoke W, 10-6 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 9-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 18 East. Mennonite W, 8-0 4 4 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 18 East. Mennonite L, 6-3 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Marymount (Va.) L, 9-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 23 vs. Roanoke W, 11-3 3 2 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 24 vs. Randolph-Macon L, 5-0 3 2 0 1 .667 - - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Roanoke W, 3-2 5 4 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 25 vs. Randolph-Macon W, 5-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah W, 9-8 4 4 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 26 vs. Shenandoah L, 4-2 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2013-14 34 131 15 44 7 1 - 25 6 8 3 1 .336 .360 .405
2014-15 34 130 32 46 12 1 3 26 9 22 1 - .354 .410 .531
2015-16 32 123 27 40 11 2 4 31 9 16 7 3 .325 .393 .545
2016-17 41 155 29 42 5 1 4 22 16 10 14 2 .271 .369 .394
Total 141 539 103 172 35 5 11 104 40 56 25 6 .319 .382 .464
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2013-14 34 - 2 3 53 8 2 48 32 1.50 142
2014-15 34 4 1 1 69 16 4 25 32 0.78 145
2015-16 32 6 2 - 67 17 3 25 38 0.66 140
2016-17 41 11 5 - 61 10 4 47 56 0.84 187
Total 141 21 10 4 250 51 13 145 158 0.92 614
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2013-14 2 0 0 0 0 - 1.2 2 2 2 2 - .00 - 10.80
2014-15 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
2015-16 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
2016-17 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Total 2 0 0 0 0 - 1.2 2 2 2 2 - .00 - 10.80
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2013-14 34 70 42 23 5 .929 1 - - - - -
2014-15 34 67 61 5 1 .985 2 - - - - -
2015-16 32 51 49 2 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
2016-17 41 204 193 9 2 .990 14 - - - - -
Total 141 392 345 39 8 .980 19 - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 34 130 32 46 12 1 3 26 9 22 1 - .354 .410 .531
Conference 20 78 22 29 6 1 1 16 7 12 - - .372 .443 .513
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 14 49 13 17 3 1 - 12 5 6 - - .347 .431 .449
Away 14 57 14 21 6 - 3 11 2 12 1 - .368 .390 .632
Neutral 6 24 5 8 3 - - 3 2 4 - - .333 .407 .458
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Wins 19 77 22 32 8 1 1 20 7 10 - - .416 .489 .584
Losses 14 50 9 13 4 - 1 5 2 10 1 - .260 .283 .400
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February 2 8 2 1 - - 1 1 - 5 - - .125 .125 .500
March 14 57 10 21 4 - 1 14 2 9 - - .368 .393 .491
April 18 65 20 24 8 1 1 11 7 8 1 - .369 .453 .569
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 34 4 1 1 69 16 4 25 32 0.78 145
Conference 20 3 - - 40 8 2 14 17 0.82 88
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 14 3 1 - 22 4 3 10 12 0.83 58
Away 14 - - 1 36 9 - 11 12 0.92 60
Neutral 6 1 - - 11 3 1 4 8 0.50 27
-
Wins 19 4 - - 45 10 3 16 13 1.23 88
Losses 14 - 1 - 20 5 1 8 19 0.42 53
-
February 2 - - 1 4 1 - 2 1 2.00 9
March 14 1 1 - 28 5 1 11 12 0.92 61
April 18 3 - - 37 10 3 12 19 0.63 75
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Conference 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Away 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Neutral 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Wins 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Losses 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
February 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
March 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
April 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 34 67 61 5 1 .985 2 - - - - -
Conference 20 38 36 2 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 14 22 21 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Away 14 27 25 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Neutral 6 18 15 2 1 .944 1 - - - - -
-
Wins 19 42 39 3 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Losses 14 24 21 2 1 .958 - - - - - -
-
February 2 6 5 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
March 14 22 21 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
April 18 39 35 3 1 .974 1 - - - - -