BASEBALL
Record: 41-18 Home: 29-5 Away: 10-10 Neutral: 2-3 AAC: 17-7
 
 
Taylor Hasty
Taylor Hasty Image
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 4th Season
Phone: 423-775-7568

Taylor Hasty is heading into his fourth season as the head coach of the Bryan College baseball program. He took over the helm in May of 2008, making him the third person to hold the position since the program was reinstated in the fall of 2002.

In his first 3 seasons, Hasty has seen the program grow from a 6-win season in 2009 to the first winning season in program history in 2011 at 31-25; including 6 wins over top 25 programs and a 5th-place finish in the Appalachian Athletic Conference. The Lions fought to a semi-final berth in the AAC Tournament, before losing to the eventual champion.

"The 2011 season was an exciting season to be a part of," Hasty said, "I am proud of the great strides our players made as we all work together to make our program one of the elite baseball programs in the country."

Bryan has reached new heights under Hasty, setting 13 different season records as a team over the past three seasons. The Lions have produced an NCAA All-American, 4 first team All-AAC team members, 2 AAC Gold Gloves, and placed 10 players on the AAC All-Academic team. Six of the ten AAC All-Academic members were also recognized as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

Under Hasty, Bryan has had one player sign a professional contract with the Toronto Blue Jays while 2 others played professionally.

A 2006 graduate from Bryan College, Hasty helped restart the baseball program at Bryan as a freshman in 2002 after a 16-year hiatus. Despite playing third base and left field for the Lions, Hasty was primarily a pitcher, setting the career record for innings pitched (332). He served as a team captain for 3 years and in his senior season earned the Bryan College Athletic Departments highest honor, the Lion of Valor award, given annually to the outstanding Christian athlete who excelled both on and off the field.

A native of Charlotte, N.C., Hasty graduated from Charlotte Latin School, where he helped win the 2000 state title in baseball. Graduating with his bachelor's degree in history in 2006, Hasty went on to receive his master's degree from the United Sports Academy in 2010.

Hasty is married to the former Julie Thompson of Chattanooga, Tenn. The couple and their two-year-old son, Maddux, reside in Dayton, Tenn.

If you would like to contact Coach Hasty, please email him at taylor.hasty@bryan.edu or call the baseball office at (423) 775-7569.

 
 
2012 Baseball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.Hometown
1Tyler CarrollJROFR/R6-0180Clemmons, N.C.
2Doug StroupSROFR/R6-1185McDonough, Ga.
3Jordan DaySRCR/R6-0165Summerville, Ga.
4Zach VickSRCS/R5-9160Moulton, Ala.
6Steven BrownSRMIFR/R6-1175Cleveland, Tenn.
7Gatlin CurleeFR3BR/R6-2195Locust Grove, Ga.
8Billy VealSRSSL/R5-10170Spencer, N.C.
9Jess CartnerJR1BL/L6-0190Wilkesboro, N.C.
10Shane ClawsonSROFR/R6-0190Granite Falls, N.C.
11Colton MadisonJRPR/R5-11175Berry, Ala.
12Kevin LayneJROFL/R5-11170Jasper, Tenn.
13Zach HensleyJROFR/R5-10170Rose Hill, Va.
14Tanner BrownSRPR/R6-2180Greensboro, N.C.
15Kenny KnudsenFRPR/R6-2180Sugar Hill, Ga.
16Justin MockSR3BR/R5-10180Salisbury, N.C.
17Jason RidenhourSRPL/L5-10170Spencer, N.C.
19Lucas JolleyFRCR/R6-2195Rockwood, Tenn.
21Tyson LathamSRPR/L5-9175Spring City, Tenn.
23Zach DuncanSOPR/R5-11170Rockwood, Tenn.
24Kemonte KeeseeSRPR/R5-10182Nashville, Tenn.
25LJ RowdenFRPL/L6-1155Soddy Daisy, Tenn.
26Tyler LathamSO2BR/R5-10170Spring City, Tenn.
31Zach BreazealeSRPL/L6-1185Rockwood, Tenn.
32Quirino CapintogJROFR/R5-10175Centerville, Tenn.
33DeWayne BoydSRCR/R6-2205Gadsden, Ala.
34Andrew SmithJROFR/R6-2205Athens, Tenn.
35Crandon WallaceFRP/OFL/L6-3195Nassau, Bahamas
36Stephen SurrellFRSS/2BR/R5-9160Louisville, Ky.
38Isaac MeyersSOPL/L5-11160Westerville, Ohio
40Josh HarrisJR1B/PR/R6-4220Snow Camp, N.C.
42Eric EiermannFROFL/L5-10175Cookville, Tenn.
44Matt RobersonJR1BR/R6-3245Cartersville, Ga.
45John CainFRPL/L5-11170Crossville, Tenn.
49Adam SandersJRPR/R5-10165Salem. Ala.
Coaches
Josh King Image
Student Assistant
1st season
 
Tyson McWhorter Image
Student Assistant
2nd season
 
Clint McAuley Image
Assistant Coach
1st season
 
Taylor Hasty Image
Head Coach
4th season
 
Jeremy Deal Image
Assistant Coach
4th season
 
 
 
2012 JV Baseball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.Hometown
Ryan AndersonJRPR/R6-3210Roanoke, Va.
Sam BennettFRPR/R6-4230Dunlap, Tenn.
Kevin CarrFRPR/R5-10170Chattanooga, Tenn.
Chase ClemSRCR/R5-7190Rockwood, Tenn.
Charles CornJROFR/R5-10180Hiawassee, Ga.
Clint CoulterSOPL/L5-10150Louisville, Tenn.
Angel GalarzaFR3BR/R6-0180Kennesaw, Ga.
Jonathan HernandezSOOFR/R5-8160Southampton, Mass.
Dustin HunterFRMIFR/R5-10165Clarksville, Tenn.
Kelby IsbellFRMIFR/R5-9155Kingston Springs, Tenn.
Matt JensenSOPR/R5-10215Chattanooga, Tenn.
Hunter LamoureuxSOPR/R5-10200Belle Grade, Fla.
Alex LyttletonFRPL/L5-10205Ooltewah, Tenn.
Matt NicewarnerSOCR/R5-6170Rippon, W.Va.
Turner OlsonFRMIFR/R5-10150Waynesville, N.C.
Grant PauleyFRCR/R5-10165Columbus, Ohio
Garth PendergrassFRCR/R5-11170Pikeville, Tenn.
Joseph PorterSO3BR/R6-0165Clarksville, Tenn.
Colton RobertsFRMIFR/R5-10170Chatsworth, Ga.
Brannon ShorttFR3BR/R5-11175Winston Salem, N.C.
Collin SmithFROFR/R5-10165Rockwood, Tenn.
Japhet TownsendJRPR/R5-11215Athens, Tenn.
 
 
 
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