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Taylor Dugas
Taylor Dugas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lafayette, La.

High School:
Teurlings Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 175

Position:
OF

B-T:
L-L



08/10/2012

Jared Reaves Selected as New York-Penn League All-Star

Reaves joins Taylor Dugas on American League squad

08/08/2012

Taylor Dugas Selected as New York-Penn League All-Star

07/19/2012

Baseball Draftees from 2012 Roster Excelling in Minors

Crimson Tide with 23 players competing in professional ranks

07/09/2012

87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Spring Honor Roll

Nine different UA programs, including two NCAA Championship teams and one national runner-up squad, were represented on the annual honor roll

06/21/2012

Taylor Dugas Named Second Team All-South Region by ABCA

Dugas named to coachesÂ?f all-region team for second straight year

CAREER AWARDS
2012
First Team All-SEC
SEC All-Defensive Team
All-SEC by SEBaseball.com
SEC Co-Player of the Week on Apr. 9
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award candidate
Second Team Preseason All-American by Perfect Game USA

2011
Second Team All-SEC
SEC All-Defensive Team
ABCA Gold Glove Award
ABCA First Team All-South Region

2010
First Team All-American by Baseball America
Second Team All-American by ABCA
ABCA All-South Region Team
First Team All-SEC

2009
Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball
Freshman All-American by NCBWA
Freshman All-American by Rivals.com
SEC All-Freshman Team

CAREER RECORDS: Ranks in the top-10 in 14 different statistical categories at Alabama ... holds the school records for hits (334), singles (235), doubles (67) and triples (18) ... ranks second all-time at UA in games started (239), at-bats (927), and walks (151) ... his career .360 batting average is seventh best all time, while his .466 on-base percentage is fourth best all-time ... ranks fourth with six intentional walks and 39 hit by pitch, is fifth in games played (241), sixth in total bases with 479, and eighth in sacrifice bunts with 18.

SENIOR (2012): Drafted by the New York Yankees in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Was a first team All-SEC outfielder and was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team for the second straight year ... was a first team all-SEC selection by SEBaseball.com ... Named the SEC Co-Player of the Week on April 9 ... Was one of 30 collegiate players to be named to the Lowe's Senior CLASS Candidate list, which was announced on Feb. 23 ... Was a second-team preseason All-American selection by Perfect Game USA ... set the school record for career double with his 11th of the season, which came in the first inning against Mississippi Valley State on Apr. 18, breaking Dave Magadan's 29-year old record of 64 ... Passed Andy Philips' school record of 322 total hits with a bunt single in the fifth inning against Mississippi State on May 5 ... With an eighth inning triple against Auburn on Apr. 6, he passed Emeel Salem to become the school's all-time leader in triples ... finished the season as the team leader with a .343 batting average to rank ninth overall in the SEC ... also led the team in hits (71), doubles (12), triples (7), runs scored (41), walks (24) and hit by pitch (18) ... his seven triples ranked second in the SEC and the 18 HBP was also second in the conference ... started all 55 games as the Crimson Tide's center fielder and lead-off hitter ... finished the season with a team-high 23 multiple-hit games, bringing his career total to 108 ... finished second on the Alabama single season list with seven triples, which was two behind Roberto Vaz's school record of nine in 1997 ... hit safely in 40-of-55 games and reached base safely in 53-of-55 games ... reached base safely in the first 34 games of the season, for a career-best 46 straight games, dating back to the 2011 season, which was four shy of the school record ... Hit .325 during SEC play, while leading the team with 22 runs, five doubles and four triples in 30 conference games ... also added two home runs and had 16 RBI during conference play ... Was 3-for-10 in the final series of the season against Georgia, which included a 2-for-4 day against the Bulldogs on May 18 ... Went 2-for-4 with a run, a walk and an RBI against Troy (May 15) ... Was 4-for-12 at Kentucky, with a run and an RBI ... Posted a career-high four RBI in the last game of the series against Mississippi State (May 6) ... had his sixth triple of the season and the 17th of his career in the game, and was hit by a pitch for the 18th time this season bringing him to 39 in his career ... the 18 HBP is the fourth most in a single season at Alabama ... had two hits in each game of the series versus Mississippi State, finishing the three-game set with a .500 average (6-for-12) with two runs scored and five RBI ... Was 3-for-5 with two runs scored in the middle game of the series at South Carolina (April 27) ... Had a 2-for-4 night at Samford (April 24) with two runs scored and was hit by a pitch ... Went 4-for-14 in the weekend series versus Vanderbilt scoring four runs, earning a walk and getting hit by a pitch ... With his 65th double in the first game of the doubleheader against MVSU, he set the Alabama all-time record for doubles ... Was 3-for-4 in the first game against MVSU with one run, and finished the doubleheader with a 3-for-6 performance ... Was named the SEC Co-Player of the Week on April 9 after hitting .529 (9-for-17)in four games against South Alabama and Auburn ... hit .462 (6-for-13) with five RBI, three runs scored, with a double, triple and a home run in weekend sweep against No. 23 Auburn ... Had a three-run triple in the eighth inning of the series opener, then hit a game-winning, two-run walk-off home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning in game two of the series ... Posted three hits in four at-bats at USA (4.3) including a triple, two runs and two RBI ... Was 4-for-10 in the series at Tennessee, recording a double and season-high three runs ... Was hit by a pitch twice against the Vols ... Was 4-for-5 in the first game of the series versus Mississippi (March 23) with one run and one RBI, tying his career-high for hits in a game and also getting his first home run of the season ... Went 1-for-3 against Samford (3.14) scoring one run, bringing in two RBIs, and was hit by a pitch twice ... Scored twice and had an RBI in game two of the series at Tulane also adding a pair of doubles ... Was 2-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in the opener against Tulane... Led the Crimson Tide with a .455 average opening weekend against FAU going 5-for-11 in the series and hitting safely in all three games ... was 3-for-3 with a HBP in game two of the series, including a single, double and a triple.

JUNIOR (2011): Had a standout junior year for the Tide ... American Baseball Coaches Association Gold Glove outfielder ... ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-South Region ... named Second-Team All-SEC and to the All-SEC Defensive Team ... named to the Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team ... selected in the eighth round of the 2011 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... finished the season ranked eighth all-time at UA in hits with 261 total ... led the team in eight of the 10 major offensive categories: batting average (.349), slugging percentage (.564), on-base percentage (.455), runs (60), hits (84), triples (4), home runs (8) and walks (41) ... also stole eight bases on the season to rank second on the team in that category ... owned the team's season-long hit streak of 14 games ... tied for first with Jared Reaves for the most multi-hit games at 29 ... finished the season hitting .317 with 38 hits, 24 runs, a .458 slugging percentage and .418 on-base percentage in SEC play to lead the team in both categories ... also tied for the team lead in SEC home runs with three ... Tallahassee Regional: Led the team in hitting going 7-for-18 with three runs, five RBI and two home runs while getting hit by a pitch as well ... slugged .778 over the four games. SEC Tournament: Was 4-for-10 (.400) in the SEC Tournament to lead the Crimson Tide ... hit his sixth home run in Alabama's 7-5 win over No. 18 Arkansas to open the tournament ... also had three walks to bring his season total to 41. South Carolina: Led the Tide in hitting in the three-game series ... went 4-for-8 with one run and one RBI while walking five times and getting hit by one pitch ... sported a .714 OBP for the series. Auburn: Went 5-for-14 with four runs, three RBI and a walk on the Plains. LSU: Led the Tide for the weekend vs. the Bayou Bengals ... went 7-for-14 with six runs, two RBI and a home run ... three of his seven hits were doubles to boost him up to 16 to lead the team. Mississippi State: Went 4-for-12 on the weekend with three runs while walking three times and getting hit by one pitch ... also stole his eighth base of the season. Southern Mississippi: Went 2-for-5 with two runs on the night. Florida: Went 0-for-13 on the weekend ... returned to the leadoff spot in the final two games of the weekend. Samford: Went 2-for-5 with two RBI. Tennessee: Went 1-for-10 with one walk and one HBP in the three games. MVSU: Appeared in the three-hole in both games, with Tuesday's game ending a 59-game streak of hitting leadoff for the Tide ... went 4-for-7 with three runs and five RBI while walking once and stealing one base from the new batting slot ... slugged a whopping 1.400 in the midweek series ... hit his 11th career triple in game two of the series, tying him for third all-time in triples at Alabama. Vanderbilt: Went 5-for-14 on the weekend, including two doubles and his team-leading fourth home run ... also contributed three runs and one RBI ... carried a .714 slugging percentage against the Commodores. Samford: Went 1-for-4 in the game with two RBI and one run ... his lone hit was a home run, tying him for the team lead with three. Arkansas: Went 3-for-11 with four runs and two walks on the weekend ... stole two bases in two attempts. USA: Went 1-for-1 with three runs and four walks ... also stole his fourth base of the season ... his lone hit was his team-leading 10th double of the season ... reached base in all five plate appearances on the night ... sports a .500 OBP for the season following the South Alabama game. UAB (Regions): Went 1-for-4 on the night. Kentucky: Went 4-for-14 with one run and one walk ... went 0-for-5 on Sunday to end his 14-game hitting streak, the longest of the season for the Tide. Jacksonville State: Went 1-for-2 with two runs and three walks. UAB: Went 1-for-4 for the night. Mississippi: Hit .500 (5-for-10) with a home run while adding two runs and knocking in three RBI in the first SEC series of 2011 ... also sported the team's highest OBP for the weekend at .643 ... in Sunday's game (3/20), Dugas went 1-for-2 with a homer and two RBI while walking three times. Auburn (Riverwalk): Was 1-for-2 with a pair of walks versus Auburn ... eighth inning hit extended his hitting streak to seven games. EIU: Was 5-for-12 (.417) against with two triples in the series ... scored four runs and had three RBI ... was 2-for-3 in stolen bases. Georgia (Coolray): Went 1-for-4 with one run. Troy: Went 2-for-4 with two runs and a walk. NWSU: Went 3-for-11 on the weekend with four RBI, two runs and five walks ... scored at least one run in 10 of the first 12 games of the 2011 season. Southern Mississippi: Went 1-for-3 with a run and was HBP twice. USA Classic: Went 7-for-14 with four runs and a walk ... hit his first triple of the year vs. SELU (2/25). Alabama State: Went 0-for-2 while earning two walks and tallying two runs. Alcorn State: Led off and played CF in all three games ... hit the Tide's first home run of the season on the second pitch of the game (2/19) ... went 2-for-9 with four runs, one home run, one RBI and a stolen base.

SOPHOMORE (2010): Named First-Team All-American by Baseball America ... Second-Team American Baseball Coaches All-America selection ... named to the 2010 ABCA All-South Region Team ... First-Team All-SEC ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... invited to Team USA Baseball Trails in Cary, N.C. ... second-team preseason All-SEC (SEBaseball.com) selection ... SEC's best strike-zone discipline according to Baseball America ... led the SEC in on-base percentage (.525) and walks (59) in 2010 ... UA's leading hitter with a .395 (96-for-243) batting average with 70 runs scored, 59 walks, 15 doubles, five triples and 19 stolen bases in 67 starts ... was the team leader with a .525 on-base percentage ... reached base in 65 of 67 games ... reached base in 47 consecutive games from March 14-May 29 ... hit safely in 50 of 67 games ... scored a run in 48 of 67 games ... was second on the team with 31 multi-hit games ... led UA with 11 three-hit games ... third on the team with nine multi-RBI games ... posted a season-best nine-game hitting streak (April 11-25), where he hit .486 (17-for-35) with nine runs scored, nine walks and seven RBI ... started all 12 games in center field during the 2010 postseason ... UA's leading hitter in SEC play with a .407 (44-for-108) average with one home run and 16 RBI ... led the team with 28 runs scored and 27 walks in conference play ... second on team with 15 multi-hit games ... posted a season-best 12-game SEC hitting streak from April 11-May 8 ... hit .500 (24-for-48) during the streak with 13 runs scored, one home run, 10 RBI and eight walks ... leading hitter in seven of the 14 weekend series, including South Alabama (.625), College of Charleston (.500), Stony Brook (.500), Auburn (.700), LSU (.467), Mississippi State (.500) and South Carolina (.500) ... UA's leading hitter in February (.471, 8-for-17, 8 R, 5 RBI), March (.431, 28-for-65, 18 R, 21 BB, 9 RBI) and April (.409, 27-for-66, 20 R, 21 BB) ... three times named Player of the Week (Feb. 22, April 5 and April 19) by the Alabama coaching staff ... hit .360 (18-for-50) in 12 postseason games with 14 runs scored, four extra base hits and five RBI ... tied for the team's postseason lead with 14 runs scored and with 12 hits ... collected first career postseason home run at Georgia Tech on June 6 ... named to the Atlanta Regional All-Tournament Team ... batted .409 (9-for-22) at the Atlanta Regional with nine hits, seven run scored, two doubles, one home run and three RBI ... was 4-for-5 with three runs scored in the Tide's 11-2 win over Elon on June 4 ... hit a leadoff home run against Georgia Tech on June 6 as the Tide posted an 8-1 win and forced a decisive game seven ... went 2-for-4 with three runs scored in UA's 10-8 win over Georgia Tech in championship game on June 7... hit .429 (6-for-14) in the Clemson Super Regional, including a 4-for-5 day in the series opener against Clemson ... hit .333 (4-for-12) in the Tennessee series (May 20-22) with three runs scored and two RBI ... finished the Mississippi series (May 14-16) with two runs scored and five walks ... broke up Aaron Barrett's no-hitter with a bunt single in the seventh inning on May 15 ... batted .400 (4-for-10) in three-game series with Florida (May 7-9) with three RBI, two walks, two sac bunts and one run scored ... drove in winning run with bases-loaded walk in fifth inning of series finale ... recorded his 100th career start against Florida (May 7) while recording his 50th career multi-hit game(2-for-4) the same day ... Tide's leading hitter at No. 3 South Carolina (April 30-May 2), where he batted .500 (7-for-14) with five runs scored, one double, one home run and four RBI ... went 2-for-6 in the series finale on May 2 with three-run home run in the seventh inning ... was his first home run in 331 at-bats, dating back to March 14, 2009, against Georgia ... played in his 100th career game at USC on May 1 ... went 3-for-4 in series opener and saw 31 total pitches in his six plate appearances ... UA's leading hitter against Mississippi State, where he was 5-for-10 (.500) with four runs scored in the three-game sweep ... went 2-for-3 and scored three runs in series opener ... tallied 100th career run scored on Jon Kelton's first-inning sac fly ... had two hits and one RBI in series finale ... leading hitter at LSU (April 16-18), where he batted .467 (7-for-15) with two runs scored, two doubles, two RBI and two walks ... recorded two three-hit games in LSU series ... career-high seven at-bats in series finale on April 18 ... went 2-for-4 with two doubles, one walk and one run scored in win at No. 23 SE Louisiana on April 14 ... was 2-for-3 with one run scored, two RBI and one walk against Samford on April 13 ... UA's leading hitter against Auburn, where he batted .700 (7-for-10) with four runs scored, three walks and two hit by pitch ... compiled an .800 on-base mark and .700 slugging mark in the three-game series ... named the Player of the Week by the UA coaching staff following the Auburn series ... reached base in nine consecutive plate appearances against Vanderbilt, Auburn and Arkansas from March 20-27 ... reached base in all five plate appearances (3-for-3, 2 BB) against Auburn in 2010 Capital City Classic (March 24) ... reached base nine times (13 plate appearances) in the Vanderbilt series, where he hit .429 (3-for-7) with two runs scored and six walks ... reached base four times in game two of Vanderbilt series (1-for-1, 3 BB) ... hit .444 (4-for-9) against Minnesota with three runs scored, one double and one RBI ... leading hitter against Stony Brook, where hit .500 (7-for-14) in the four-game series, with five runs scored, three doubles and one RBI ... posted three multi-hit games ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles in series opener ... went 2-for-3 with three runs scored in UA's 13-6 game three win ... added two more hits and scored one run in 4-3 win in series finale ... UA's leading hitter at the College of Charleston, where he batted .500 (5-for-10) with three walks, three stolen bases and two RBI ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI in the series opener ... named Player of the Week by the UA coaching staff following the first weekend of the 2010 season ...went 5-for-8 (.625) with four runs scored and three RBI against USA ... went 2-for-3 with three runs scored in season opener ... scored first run of Gaspard era ... went 3-for-5 with two runs in series finale.

FRESHMAN (2009): Freshman All-America selection by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and rivals.com ... was the 15th Crimson Tide player to earn freshman All-America accolades; he was the 13th freshman All-America selection for Tide head coach Jim Wells ... named Freshman All-SEC ... hit .352 (83-for-236) with two home runs and 27 RBI in 56 games ... led the Crimson Tide in hits (83), multi-hit games (25) and doubles (20) ... was the second consecutive rookie to lead Alabama in hits after Josh Rutledge paced the Tide with 99 hits as a true freshman in 2008 ... Dugas was 77th nationally with doubles ... ranked among SEC leaders in doubles (4th), hits (12th) and batting average (12th) ... in SEC play, he was fifth in runs scored (30), sixth in stolen bases (8), seventh in hits (41) and eighth in doubles (9) ... was 13-for-14 in stolen bases with 10 consecutive steals ... made Alabama debut in season opener against SE Missouri State ... went 2-for-5 and scored two runs against Nicholls State on Feb. 24 ... UA's leading hitter against Illinois-Chicago, where he batted .800 (4-for-5) with three runs scored and one RBI in the two-game series ... recorded first career four-hit game against UIC on Feb. 28 ... posted five-game hitting streak (9-for-22, .409) from Feb. 21-28 ... named to 2009 Whataburger College Classic All-Tournament Team, where he hit .375 (3-for-8) with a solo home run and one RBI while also scoring five runs ... hit first career home run against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on March 5 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI double against Auburn in MAX Capital City Classic on March 10 ... tied career high with four hits in win over Samford on March 11 ... hit .400 (6-for-15) in three-game series with No. 1 Georgia on March 14-15 ... slugged two-run home run in game two of series ... went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI in 24-0 win over Alabama A&M on March 17 ... was leading hitter against Mississippi (March 20-22), where he hit .500 (7-for-14) with two doubles, two RBI and five runs scored ... recorded four hits and scored four runs in series finale ... had three hits in series finale at Florida on March 29 ... went 4-for-5 and scored two runs in win over Mississippi Valley State on April 1 ... recorded seven straight multi-hit games (19 total hits) from March 21-April 1 ... had two hits and scored three runs in series finale against Tennessee on April 5 ... posted an SEC-best 24-game hitting streak from March 6-April 10 batting .459 (50-for-109) during the streak, with 15 doubles, 17 RBI and 36 runs scored ... averaged 2.08 hits and 1.5 runs per game during streak ... the 24-game hitting streak is the seventh-longest in school history and third-longest by a freshman ... went 3-for-4 and scored two runs in UA's 7-3 series-clinching win at Vanderbilt on April 18 ... reached base in 31 straight games from March 6-April 22 ... posted three straight multi-hit games from April 29-May 2 ... walked and scored winning run in eighth inning against No. 11 Arkansas on May 8 ... also started every game for the Tide in the three-game exhibition series against Cuba, seeing action in left field and center field ... UA's leadoff hitter in all three games ... went 1-for-8 in the series, but added two walks, one sacrifice fly and one sacrifice bunt ... in the Tide's 6-2 loss in game two, Dugas was 1-for-1 with two walks, one RBI and one sacrifice fly ... also recorded one outfield assist where he threw out the winning run at the plate in the ninth inning to preserve a 3-3 tie in the opener.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Teurling's Catholic High School in Lafayette, La. ... a four-year starter for Mike Thibodeaux ... in his four-year career, Dugas batted .518 (176 for 340) with 19 home runs and 159 RBI ... also scored 187 runs and added 51 doubles and 17 triples ... swiped 51 bases during his junior and senior seasons ... an excellent two-way player, Dugas was 31-6 (.838) on the mound with 195 career strikeouts ... saved his best season for last, hitting a whopping .640 (57 for 86) with 10 home runs, 38 RBI, 55 runs, 17 doubles and four triples for the Rebels ... led the team with 34 stolen bases in 35 attempts ... named to the Collegiate Baseball High School All-American team following a stellar senior year ... named the LBCA Player of the Year ... named first-team All-State by the LBCA ... won the Rebel of the Year Award at TCHS ... led his team to a 30-4 overall record and the 5-4A District Championship, the school's third straight district title ... as a junior, he hit .441 (41 for 93) with six home runs and 44 RBI ... also scored 52 runs and added 13 doubles and two triples ... posted 3-1 record on the mound with 16 strikeouts in 20.1 innings ... first-team All-State by the LBCA ... All-District and All-Acadian selection ... led his team to a 26-5 overall record and the District 6-3A championship ... participated at Team One Showcase and Baseball Factory High School All-American ... also a standout quarterback and punter on the football team and was an excellent student, earning Academic Honor Roll status three times (2006, 2007 and 2008) in his prep career.

PERSONAL: Full name is Taylor Brooks Dugas ... son of David and Donna Dugas ... has one brother, Tyler and one sister, Tiffany ... his brother played baseball at McNeese State University.

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