|Hometown:||Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.|
|High School:||The Benjamin School|
2018 — Stepped into the role as Furman’s primary catcher after injuries forced returning starter Jason Costa into designated hitter role...saw action in 45 games and made 42 starts...batted .273...went 3-for-4 with an RBI in a 7-6, 10-inning win over Marist...registered a two-run single in a 12-4 victory over Penn and two-run double versus Winthrop (8-3 win) in Rock Hill...went 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs in a 4-3 win over Wofford at Latham Stadium...posted a 3-for-4, three-RBI outing against Gardner-Webb (15-12 win) in Boiling Springs...collected his third three-hit outing (3x5) of the season versus VMI (19-1 win) in Lexington...delivered back-to-back two-hit performances in 6-5 and 9-4 wins over East Tennessee State in Johnson City, giving Furman the series victory.
2017 — Saw action in 12 games and made seven starts, including four at third base, two at second base, and one at designated hitter...in his collegiate debut, started at second base and delivered an RBI single in his third at-bat in a 6-0 road win over Presbyterian...delivered a pinch-hit single against Ole Miss (5-0 loss), and also had a pinch-hit RBI single versus The Citadel (19-2 win)...making his first start at third base, went 1-for-2 and drew three walks in a 10-5 loss to 7th-ranked Clemson at Fluor Field.
2017 Game By Game Summary
High School: 2016 graduate of The Benjamin (1A) School, which also produced Paladin freshman Nick Tiano...baseball coach was Wesley Logsdon...played catcher and also saw duty on the mound during his prep career...hit .356 with two home runs and 23 RBI as a senior in helping his squad to a 23-9 record and district (16-0) championship...squad advanced to state region semifinals...2016 Palm Beach Post All-Area First Team selection...two-time all-county pick...lettered three times in soccer as a goalkeeper, keying his team to a 10-1-6 record and state regional final appearance as a senior...played travel baseball with the Easton Rockets, earning 2015 WWBA All-Tournament honors.
Personal: Full name is Logan Stephen Taplett...born January 15, 1998, in West Palm Beach, Florida...son of Mark and Caroline Taplett...communications major.