College Baseball Daily continues our countdown for the 2010 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the list today with number 6 in our countdown with Texas junior RHP Taylor Jungmann. He is from Temple, Texas where he attended Georgetown High School for one year and Rogers High School for three seasons. In his senior season, he had a record of 14-0 with a 0.77 ERA, 153 K’s and four shutouts. He was honored as the Class 5A Player of the Year by TSWA, Central Texas Player of the Year, Gatorade Texas Player of the Year, Louisville Slugger Texas Player of the Year, and on the Baseball America High School All-American First Team. Jungmann was selected in the 24th round of the 2008 MLB Draft but decided to head to Texas.
Jungmann had an outstanding freshman season in 2009 which saw him go 11-3 with a team low 2.00 ERA in 25 appearances including 10 starts. He ended up finishing third on the team with 94.2 innings pitched while striking out 101 batters which was the second highest on the Longhorns team. He had the lowest batting average against on the team at .193. He was also named a Freshman All-American by the NCBWA.
Taylor led the Longhorns in starts in his sophomore season with 17. He ended up finishing the season with a record of 8-3 with a 2.03 ERA. He struck out 129 batters in only 120 innings while walking 41. Opponents continued to struggle against him at the plate as they hit .209.