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12 - Taylor Stephens
Taylor Stephens
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.-2L
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Scottsdale Christian Academy
Position: MB
m 16
k/s 1.72
h % .346
a/s 0.09
b/s 0.96
sa/s 0.11
d/s 0.30

Academic Notes: Majoring in biomedical science with a minor in chemistry...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient...Two-time Big Sky All-Academic selection.

Career Notes: Ninth in program history in block average (0.93).

2013 (Junior): Started all 30 matches and played in all 110 sets...Led the team and ranked fifth in the Big Sky and 79th in the NCAA with 1.19 blocks per set...Recorded eighth best single season block average in program history...Totaled 131 total blocks, the seventh highest single season total in program history...Led the team with 25 solo blocks...Tied the fifth highest single season block assist total with 106...Recorded at least one block in all 30 matches and had 18 matches with four or more blocks...Had six matches with at least eight blocks...Recorded career-high nine blocks vs. Northern Colorado...Led the team and ranked fifth in the Big Sky  with a .299 hitting percentage...Hit .300 or better in 15 matches, .400 or better in nine matches and .500 or better in seven matches...Hit a career-best .750 with seven kills vs. Campbell...Ranked fifth on the team with 1.70 kills per set and 187 total kills...Had at least five kills in 21 of 30 matches...Recorded double-digit kills in four matches with season-high 14 kills twice vs. Idaho State and at Northern Colorado...Ranked third on the team with 2.83 points per set and 18 service aces...Averaged 0.73 digs per set and had eight matches with at least four digs...Totaled 80 digs...Added nine assists.

2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 14 matches with one start...Played in 28 sets...Ranked fourth on the team with 0.75 blocks per set, totaling 21 blocks for the season...Recorded career-high five blocks vs Fresno State and Weber State...Had two solo blocks and 19 block assists...Totaled 12 kills and 0.43 kills per set...Posted multiple kills in five matches...Added six digs and two service aces.

2011 (Freshman): Appeared in 17 matches with four starts...Played in 41 sets...Averaged 0.95 kills per set with 39 total kills...Career-high 15 kills at Eastern Washington...Averaged 1.05 digs per set with 43 total digs...Career-high 12 digs vs Utah Valley...Totaled 15 blocks, posting four blocks against both Sacramento State and Eastern Washington...Also recorded three service aces and a perfect 1.000 receiving percentage.

High School: Four-year starter and letterwinner at Scottsdale Christian Academy…Two-year captain for head coach Julie Southwick…Named 2A Metro Region Player of the Year…Two-time Most Valuable Player award recipient…Scholar-Athlete award winner…Senior Athlete of the Month in August 2010…Named to Desert Classic Girls’ Volleyball All-Tournament team…Earned Ceil Billings Invitational All-Tournament team honors.

Personal: Taylor Ann Stephens was born Nov. 26, 1992 in Phoenix, Ariz.…Daughter of Alan and Carrie Stephens…One brother, Bryan…Enjoys hiking, backpacking, and crafting...Aspires to be a physical therapist.

Recent Games
Oct 2 at Idaho L, 3-0
Oct 4 at Southern Utah W, 3-1
Oct 9 Montana W, 3-0
Oct 11 Montana State W, 3-0
Oct 16 at Weber State W, 3-0
Oct 18 at Idaho State L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 16 7
Sets 53 21
Kills 91 39
Kills per set 1.72 1.86
Errors 25 11
Total Attacks 191 85
Hitting Percentage .346 .329
Assists 5 0
Assists per set 0.09 0.00
Service Aces 6 1
Service Errors 9 2
Service Aces per set 0.11 0.05
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 16 1
Digs per set 0.30 0.05
Block Solo 12 7
Block Assist 39 14
Block Total 51 21
Blocks per set 0.96 1.00
Block Errors 5 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 128.5 54.0
Points per set 2.4 2.6
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 29 at Houston Baptist W, 3-1 4 6 1 10 .500 1 2 3 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Aug 30 vs. Chattanooga W, 3-0 3 6 0 7 .857 1 2 1 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 11.0
Aug 30 vs. Tulsa W, 3-1 4 8 1 11 .636 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 1 5 0 12.0
Sep 5 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi W, 3-1 4 12 1 18 .611 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 13.5
Sep 5 vs. Lamar W, 3-1 4 2 4 12 -.167 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 6 at Texas-Pan American W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 Grand Canyon W, 3-0 3 7 2 11 .455 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 8.5
Sep 12 UC Riverside W, 3-1 4 5 1 16 .250 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 6 0 9.0
Sep 13 Albany (N.Y.) W, 3-0 3 6 3 13 .231 0 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 19 at Hawaii L, 3-0 3 0 1 8 -.125 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 2.0
Sep 20 at Hawaii L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Portland State W, 3-1 4 5 3 15 .133 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Sep 27 Sacramento State W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Idaho L, 3-0 3 3 1 10 .200 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Oct 4 at Southern Utah W, 3-1 4 10 2 16 .500 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 9 Montana W, 3-0 2 5 3 12 .167 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Oct 11 Montana State W, 3-0 3 8 1 15 .467 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 10.5
Oct 16 at Weber State W, 3-0 3 6 1 10 .500 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 9.0
Oct 18 at Idaho State L, 3-1 2 2 0 7 .286 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 3.5
Oct 23 at North Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Northern Colorado   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Idaho State   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Weber State   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Eastern Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southern Utah   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 at Sacramento State   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Portland State   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 16 53 91 1.72 25 191 .346 5 0.09 6 0.11 16 0.30 12 39 51 0.96 128.5 2.4
Conference 7 21 39 1.86 11 85 .329 0 0.00 1 0.05 1 0.05 7 14 21 1.00 54.0 2.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 19 36 1.89 13 82 .280 1 0.05 1 0.05 7 0.37 5 14 19 1.00 49.0 2.6
Away 6 19 27 1.42 6 61 .344 2 0.11 2 0.11 3 0.16 6 11 17 0.89 40.5 2.1
Neutral 4 15 28 1.87 6 48 .458 2 0.13 3 0.20 6 0.40 1 14 15 1.00 39.0 2.6

Wins 13 45 86 1.91 23 166 .380 4 0.09 6 0.13 15 0.33 9 36 45 1.00 119.0 2.6
Losses 3 8 5 0.62 2 25 .120 1 0.12 0 0.00 1 0.12 3 3 6 0.75 9.5 1.2

August 3 11 20 1.82 2 28 .643 3 0.27 5 0.45 2 0.18 1 12 13 1.18 32.0 2.9
September 7 25 37 1.48 15 93 .237 2 0.08 1 0.04 13 0.52 4 16 20 0.80 50.0 2.0
October 6 17 34 2.00 8 70 .371 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.06 7 11 18 1.06 46.5 2.7