A three-time varsity letter earner at El Toro High School in Trabuco Canyon, Calif. ... Coached there by Mike Gonzales ... Led the Chargers to three straight Sea View League titles from 2008-10 ... Finished his senior season at 11-2 with one save and a 2.00 earned run average ... Had nine complete games including five shutouts ... Struck out 95 batters while only issuing 18 walks over 94.2 innings...Held opponents to just a .183 batting average ... An honorable mention All-America selection in 2010... Was also named first-team all-Sea View League, first-team all-Orange County, first-team all-CIF, and second-team all-state ... Played for the Quincy (R.I.) Gems in the Prospect League during summer 2011 ... In 11 starts went 8-0 with a 2.58 earned run average and was named team’s pitcher of the year ... Selected to the Prospect League West All-Star team ... Hard-throwing right-hander who finished his prep career with a 19-6 record and a 2.35 earned run average. Personal: Taylor Joseph Kendzora was born on March 30, 1992 in Dunedin, Fla. Son of Frank Kendzora and Maryann Mackey. Plans to have a career teaching abroad. Enjoys playing guitar in his free time. A linguistics major at San Diego State.