May is the sixth-highest Chanticleer taken in the MLB Draft
Lamando was previously named the Big South Baseball Freshman of the Year
#7 Taylor Motter
6-1, 190, SS, R/R/, Jr.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. / Palm Beach Gardens HS
2010 (So.): First team All-Big South ... Named to the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year "Watch List" as presented by the College Baseball Foundation ... Myrtle Beach Regional All-Tournament after batting .471 with three doubles, two home runs and six RBI in five games ... Also drew six walks and was perfect in the field in 22 chances ... Named the Big South Conference's Choice Hotels Player of the Week (May 3) ... Batted .462 (6-13) with eight RBI in four games, getting a hit in each game ... Had two hits in the 6-3 loss at No. 1 Virginia, including a run-scoring triple ... Followed with three RBI, a double, walk and run scored in the Big South series opener against UNC Asheville ... Went 2-4 with an RBI in the game two win over the Bulldogs and ended the week going 1-3 with a double and three runs batted in in the finale ... Also played error-free defense at his shortstop position, handling 16 chances cleanly ... For the week, Motter slugged .769 and posted a .467 on-base percentage ... Hit and impressive .336 on the season while ranking eighth (tied) in the Big South in home runs (12), seventh in walks (37), third (tied) in doubles (22) and seventh in slugging percentage (.617) ... Hit a solo home run to tie the game at 2-2 versus South Carolina in the second Super Regional game ... Made a stellar play at short on a slow roller in the bottom of the ninth versus the College of Charleston (June 7) in the Regional final, keeping the game-winning run from scoring with a bang-bang play at first to end the inning ... Helped force that second game with CofC by hitting two home runs and a double going 3-for-4 with three runs scored versus CofC (June 6) ... Prior to the CofC game on the 6th, helped Coastal eliminate Stony Brook earlier in the day by driving in three on three hits, including a double ... In the Charleston Southern series finale, went 4-for-7 with two home runs, five RBI, three runs scored and a double ... Had a 13-game hit streak from April 23-May 16, seeing his batting average rise from .313 to .348.
2009 (Fr.): Named a Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball and a Ping! Baseball Freshman All-American ... Played in all 63 games for the Chanticleers with 62 starts ... Hit .286 with 18 doubles (eighth-best in the Big South), a triple, two home runs and 31 RBI ... Had a .365 on-base percentage and a .406 slugging percentage ... Had 14 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI performances ... Went 5-for-7 with three doubles and three RBI in a win over Stony Brook (March 8) ... Also had three hits while scoring three runs and driving in three against Tennessee (Feb. 27) ... Had many great defensive plays at shortstop, with possibly the most crucial in the ninth inning of a 5-2 win at Tennessee (March 17) ... Had two doubles in a win at Wake Forest (April 8) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI in the win over Kansas in the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional ... Had three hits, two of them doubles, at Presbyterian (April 26) ... Was 5-for-9 in stolen bases. Prior to Coastal Carolina: Hit .402 with three home runs and 18 runs-batted-in his senior season ... Was a first team all-area selection and the team's Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 ... Was 12-of-13 in stolen bases and had a .980 fielding percentage ... Hit .397 with 10 RBI and a .529 slugging percentage his junior year ... Had a .960 fielding percentage at shortstop and was named a second team all-area selection and the Most Improved Player for the Gators in 2007 ... Was 8-of-10 in stolen bases and was on base over 49 percent of the time ... Earned honorable mention all-area as a sophomore ... Played summer baseball for the Central Florida Renegades.
Personal: Born Sept. 18, 1989... Son of William and Lorrie Motter.
Motter's Career Statistics
Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB-Att PO A E FLD% 2009 .286 63-62 217 38 62 18 1 2 31 88 .406 26 3 33 .365 3 13 5-9 91 174 15 .946 2010 .336 62-62 214 55 72 22 1 12 49 132 .617 37 3 37 .438 2 9 11-15 73 144 11 .952 CAREER .311 125-124 431 93 134 40 2 14 80 220 .510 63 6 70 .402 5 22 16-24 164 318 26 .949