Chance Taylor
Chance Taylor
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Gate City, Va.

Spring 2019 (Freshman): Taylor played in three of Tech’s six spring events, tallying nine rounds of action… fired off a season-best 220, along with a personal-low round of 69 at the Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 8-9)… posted his highest finish by tying for 27th at The Grover Page Classic (Mar. 11-12) with a 230… named the team’s Most Dedicated Player following the season… concluded his first year with a scoring average of 76.73.

Fall 2018 (Freshman): Taylor participated in two of the team’s five fall tournaments, accounting for six rounds of play… made his collegiate debut with a 71-73-77=221 at the Derek Dolenc Invitational (Sept. 24-25)… posted a 236 at the East Bay Deli Classic (Nov. 4-6)… wrapped up the semester with a scoring average of 76.17.

High School: Taylor lettered for four years at Gate City High School in Gate City, Va. for Rhea McConnel and Jody Wolfe… won individual conference and region titles two times… set the course record at Lonesome Pine Country Club and posted the lowest 18-hole score in Virginia High School League history with a 61 in the region tournament… posted two top-10 finishes in the state tournament, including a personal-best third-place finish… earned Region Player of the Year honors and was named All-State two times… named District Player of the Year four times, earning All-District honors all four year and All-Region honors twice… led his team to three conference titles… won 40 junior events throughout his high school career… won an NJGT National Championship.

Personal: Son of Melinda and Mitch Taylor… born June 29, 2000… full name is Chancellor Joseph Taylor.

Academic: Majoring in agriculture.