Player Profiles

Taylor                             Munden
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Lewisville, Texas
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Sport: Baseball
Position: SS


At West Virginia in 2015
  • Went 2-for-5 with three runs, two RBI and two home runs at ETSU (3/7) 
  • Hit three with two runs, two RBI and one home run against Ball State (2/28)
  • Batted 3-for-4 with one home run, three RBI, one double, one run and a stolen base at Georgia Southern (2/21)
At West Virginia in 2014
  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Started 52 games at shortstop, batting .261 with 16 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 19 RBI and 13 stolen bases
  • In the team rankings, finished No. 1 in doubles (16), No. 2 in runs (39), No. 3 in stolen bases (13), No. 5 in hits (57) and No. 5 in RBI (19)
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 17 multi-hit games
  • Began the season on a 13-game hitting streak (2/14-3/11), the longest by any WVU player
  • Recorded two hits with one double, one triple and one RBI at Texas Tech (5/15)
  • Had two hits, two RBI, one run and one double at Kansas (5/11)
  • Batted 2-for-4 with one home run, three RBI and three runs in Hawley Field finale against Texas (5/4)
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and one double against Kansas State (4/25)
  • Had two hits, two runs, two double and one RBI against Maryland (4/22)
  • Batted 3-for-5 with one run against Oklahoma State (4/12)
  • Had three hits, one run and one double against Baylor (3/28)
  • Was 3-for-4 with one run at UNC Wilmington (3/23)
  • Hit first home run of the season at San Diego State (2/21), recording two RBI

At West Virginia in 2013

  • Played in 54 games, starting 45 at a variety of positions
  • Batted .203 with six doubles, two triples, one home run and 10 RBI
  • Made seven appearances on the mound, striking out seven in 8.2 innings
  • Second on the team in walks (19)
  • Went 3-for-5 with two runs against Oklahoma (5/4)
  • Finished the Liberty (4/12-14) series with five hits, four runs, one double and two RBI
  • Was a single shy of the cycle against Youngstown State (4/10) in his first game at leadoff; had a double, triple and homer, driving in two runs and scoring two runs
  • Had two hits, including a double, against Texas Tech (3/22)
  • Recorded two hits and one run against North Florida (2/16), Indiana (3/1) and Florida Atlantic (3/3)

At Marion Military Institute in 2012

  • Batted .327 with 18 runs, 10 doubles, 12 RBI and 10 stolen bases
  • Pitched in eight games with a 2-2 record, 5.40 ERA and 22 strikeouts in 34.1 innings


  • Three-year starter for coach Mike Campbell at Lewisville High
  • Finished senior season with a .459 batting average, nine doubles, one triple, four homers and 16 RBI


  • Son of Mike and Traci Munden and Kasee Munden
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Birthday is July 7
  • Majoring in athletic coaching education
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List

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Munden Earns No. 1 Play on SportsCenter
Posted: 4.4.15

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