Honors and Awards:
- Athletic Director[apos]s Honor Roll (Fall 2011; Spring 2012)
- Big 12 Commissioner[apos]s Honor Roll (Fall 2011; Spring 2012)
2012 (Freshman): Made two appearances out of the bullpen … Tossed 1/3 of an inning against Wichita State (April 11) … Also recorded a strikeout in his 1/3 of an inning pitched against Saint Mary (April 18).
Riverside Poly HS: Lettered three years for head coach Leon Baham … Named a Riverside County All-Star during his senior season … Went 5-5 on the mound with a 3.52 ERA and two saves in 48 innings as a senior … Recorded 67 strikeouts in 2011 … An All-Big VIII Academic Team member his junior season … Achieved high academic honors throughout his high school career … Played for the Colton Night Hawks of the Connie Mack League and head coach Bob Burke this past summer.
Personal: Taylor Adam Rappaport was born in Tarzana, Calif. … Son of Rob and Shelli Rappaport … Has one sister, Nicole …Uncle, Chris Baker, was a first round draft pick of the Detroit Tigers and played four seasons in the minor leagues … Plans to major in sports management.