Golloway Adds Southpaw to Roster in Offseason

NORMAN, Okla. -- The Sooners have picked up lefty Ty Taylor from Weatherford College in the early offseason for the 2012 season, head coach Sunny Golloway announced Wednesday.

Taylor was 9-1 with a 2.23 ERA for the Coyotes in his first season under head coach Jeff Lightfoot.

He threw five complete games, more than half of his 80-plus innings pitched.

In addition, Taylor also played 53 games in the outfield where he hit .278 with 21 RBI.

Taylor ranked in the top five in the league in wins, innings pitched, opposing batting average, strikeouts, complete games, strikeouts per nine innings and strikeout-to-walk ratio as part of a team that went 36-23 and reached the finals of the Region V Tournament.

Before arriving at Weatherford, he was a four-year letterwinner at Cleburne High School in Cleburne, Texas, and had a 37-9 career record on the hill.

He guided the Yellow Jackets to a district title his senior year with a 14-4 mark and stellar 0.80 ERA, while also hitting .475 with 22 doubles.

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