As a Sophomore (2014) Named to the 2013-14 Big East All-Academic Team
As a Freshman (2013) Appeared in 34 games, including 24 starts ... batted .217 (15-for-69) with 11 RBI and 16 runs scored ... registered four multi-hit games ... finished 3-of-4 in stolen base attempts ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a stolen base against Fairfield (April 30) ... collected two RBI as part of a 1-for-3 day at the plate against Albany (April 16) ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI at Connecticut (April 5) ... had an RBI and scored two runs against Wagner (April 3) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored against FDU (March 13) ... finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at Radford (March 10) ... stole a base and scored a run as a pinch runner at Radford (March 8) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored at East Carolina (March 1) ... finished 1-for-4 with a run scored at then-No. 1 North Carolina (Feb. 27) ... went 1-for-4 with a run scored at Georgia Tech (Feb. 24) in first-career start and collegiate-debut.
At Seton Hall Prep A three-year letterwinner for the Pirates ... served as team captain as a senior ... a two-time honorable mention All-Super Essex Conference selection ... stole 19 bases in 21 attempts as a senior ... helped team win three-straight Super Essex Conference championships and one county championship.
Personal Taylor Edward Blankmeyer ... born in Livingston, N.J. ... son of Ed and Susan Blankmeyer ... has two older sisters, Brittany, who played field hockey at Hofstra, and Alison, who played field hockey at Connecticut ... chose St. John's for its rich baseball tradition and to be close to home ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Tim Tebow and Dustin Pedroia as his favorite athletes ... majoring in communicative arts.