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RS-SOPHOMORE (2011): Started all 54 games...led the Pac-10 with 10 home runs and tied for the conference lead with 55 RBI while batting a team-leading .337...second in the Pac-10 with a .577 slugging percentage...tied for second in the conference with 17 doubles ...fielded .990...hit two home runs against Portland, May, 17...recorded 17 multi-RBI games, 19 multi-hit games, and eight multi-run games...All-Pacific-10 First Team...Rawlings/West Region Second Team by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
ARD'S MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAREER
SOPHOMORE(2010): Redshirt season.
FRESHMAN (2009): Rawlings Junior college All-American after hitting for the league triple crown (.490, 12 HR, 49 RBI)...earned MVP of the NWAACC.
ARD'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Named first team all-league, all-region and all-state his junior and senior years.
Taylor Bryant Ard...age 22...born in Vancouver, Wash...father Michael and mother Sherrie...five brothers...one sister...cousin Jonathan Cluff played baseball at BYU...3.63 GPA at MHCC...drafted in the 33rd round by the Florida Marlins in 2010...drafted in the 25th round by the Boston Red Sox in 2011.