20 - Taylor Vogt
Taylor Vogt
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Burlingame, Calif.
High School: Burlingame H.S.
Position: Catcher
Experience: 3V
2004
Big backstop may have earned himself the starting job behind the plate. If not handling the Gaucho staff, should expect to be in the lineup as a designated hitter.

2003
Started 26 games as a designated hitter and three behind the plate while posting a .265 batting average...Knocked two home runs and drove in 21 RBI...Tallied 27 hits and 14 walks...Had six multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games including one four-RBI performance...Hit eventual game-winning home run in UCSB's opening day 2-1 victory over San Diego State.

2002
Started majority of the games behind the dish for the Gauchos...Provided steady numbers at the plate batting .318 with 9 doubles and 23 RBI...Most impressive game came against rival Cal Poly on May 24 when he mashed two triples and scored four runs...Had another multiple hit game the next day finishing the day two for five with three RBI.

2001
Appeared in two games getting one at bat for the Gauchos.

2000
Redshirted for Gauchos.

High School
Played for Rich Sciutto at Burlingame High School...Batted .480 at the varsity level and a league record .600 his senior year...In addition to his high batting average, Vogt also clubbed six homers...Received all-league, all-county, all-state and All-American honors.

Personal
Born February 1, 1981 in Burlingame, California...Philosophy major with a minor in History...Would like to step up to the plate against Rob Nen...Roots for the Giants and Niners...Favorite athletes are Barry Bonds and Benito Santiago...Favorite movie is Pretty Woman...Most memorable sports moment was hitting a home run to win a CCS game in high school...Was also recruited by USF, Wake Forest and Cal Poly...Favorite aspect of Santa Barbara is the beach...Has three siblings...Son of Janice and Bob Wolfe and Phil and Pam Vogt.