Taye Larry | #2 | OF
Hometown: Panama City, Fla.
Previous School: Wallace State CC-Dothan (Mosley HS)
2012: Batted .320 with 14 doubles, two triples and two home runs… was sixth in the GSC with an on base percentage of .443... led West Florida and the GSC with 33 stolen bases which ranks sixth in UWF singles season stolen bases… led the GSC in stolen base attempts with 39 and in stolen bases per game with 0.66... he swiped 59 bags in his career which ranks sixth in UWF career stolen bases... also ranked 14th in NCAA Division II in stolen bases... led the team with 49 runs scored and was fifth in the GSC… was third in the GSC with .98 runs scored per game... named to the All-GSC first team, the GSC All-Tournament first team and was a NCBWA All-South Region honorable mention selection…
2011: Starting left fielder and leadoff hitter for the Argonauts in his first year at UWF, playing in 59 games and starting 58... NCAA Championships All-Tournament Team selection... hit .303 with a .379 on-base percentage... tallied 14 doubles, two triples and two home runs... scored 58 runs and drove in 34... also finished the year with 26 stolen bases... ranked 25th in the nation in runs... hit 3-5 with a home run, three runs scored, two RBIs and a stolen base vs. Mobile (4/12)... hit 6-19 (.316 average) with two doubles, three stolen bases and nine runs in four games at the Division II Championships (5/29-6/4).
2010: (Wallace State Community College-Dothan) Played in 49 games in his sophomore year at Wallace-Dothan ... hit .420 with 14 doubles, four triples and eight home runs ... also tallied 55 runs, 43 RBIs and 11 stolen bases ... slugged a team-high .704 and got on base at a .479 clip ... played alongside current UWF teammate Leo Lamarche.
2009: (Gulf Coast Community College) Played in 30 games as a freshman at Gulf Coast Community College ... hit .298 with two doubles and one home run ... finished with an on-base percentage of .424 ... stole six bases in seven attempts.
High School: Lettered all four years as a shortstop at Mosley High School ... named Most Valuable Player of his team as a senior in 2008 ... hit .402 with five home runs as a senior ... led Mosley to a district championship in 2008.
Personal: Son of Clency and Karen Larry ... has two siblings, Trevino and Sayon ... majoring in Business and minoring in Management ... hopes to continue work on a master’s degree in Business after graduation ... enjoys listening to music and playing ping pong.