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22/L/DS Taylor Williams
  • Senior
  • 6-1
  • Gainesville, Fla.
  • Gainesville
  • Club: Gainesville Juniors
  • Major: General Business Administration

As a Senior (2004)
SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Had a service ace and one dig vs. No. 6 Stanford in NCAA Championship second round ... Played in four games vs. Towson ... Had a service ace vs. South Carolina in opening round of SEC Tournament ... Served a pair of aces vs. No. 15 Tennessee ... Finished with a dig vs. South Carolina ... Served a pair of aces vs. Georgia ... Recorded her first assist on the season along with matching a season-high three digs in action at Mississippi State ... Picked up a dig at Ole Miss ... Served one ace in three games at South Carolina ... Had one of best serving matches of season at No. 17 Tennessee ... Served Gators to six straight points on two separate occasions vs. Lady Vols ... Served two aces vs. Arkansas ... Picked up one service ace and three digs vs. LSU ... Saw action in three games against Kentucky ... Appeared in three games at Georgia ... Played in three games against Alabama ... Saw action in three games versus Auburn ... Finished with one service ace and one dig against Texas ... Picked up a pair of service aces at Arkansas ... Posted her first kill of the season vs. Clemson ... Recorded one dig at Florida State ... Finished with one dig at No. 5 Minnesota ... Had one dig against Northern Iowa ... Recorded three digs with one service ace vs. No. 15 K-State ... Had a pair of digs at Northwestern ... Finished with a pair of aces and digs against IPFW ... Posted a service ace and one dig against Bowling Green ... Played in two of three games in Florida's season-opening match against South Florida.

As a Sophomore (2003)
Tallied a service ace and added three digs against Southern California in the national championship match... Saw action in all four games against Hawai'i... Recorded one dig in three games played against Penn State... Saw action in all thee games against Colorado State... Tallied one service ace and one dig against UCF...Registered two service aces vs. Georgia Southern... Recorded one dig in three games vs. Arkansas in the SEC Tournament... Registered two service aces against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament... Recorded one service ace and two digs against Kentucky in the SEC Tournament... Tallied one service ace vs. Kentucky... Tied career highs in service aces (three) and digs (four) vs. South Carolina... Tallied one service ace against LSU... Notched one dig against Arkansas... Recorded a career-high three service aces vs. Tennessee... Tallied two digs and a service ace against Georgia... Recorded a career-high four digs and tallied one service ace against South Carolina... Recorded two service aces with and also added two digs against Kentucky... Had two service aces vs. Mississippi... Recorded one service ace and one dig vs. Mississippi State... Registered two service aces vs. Auburn... Recorded a dig in two games played against Tennessee... Tallied a career-high three digs and added a service ace against Georgia... Saw action in two games against Auburn... Registered a dig against Alabama to open SEC play... Tallied one dig against Northwestern... Tallied a service ace and one dig vs. North Carolina... Registered a service ace and also played one game at the libero position against Chicago State... Tallied a service ace against American in the Campus USA Credit Union Invitational.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2002)
Had a perfect 1.000 hitting percentage against Kentucky and Georgia... Added a season-high three digs against Tennessee...Recorded a season-high eight attacks against Alabama-Birmingham.

As a Freshman (2001)
Redshirted her first season as a Gator.

Prior to Florida
The first Gainesville native to be a scholarship volleyball player at UF…Led high school team to four state Final Four appearances and four district and regional championships…Team won the 2000 State Championship…Team finished first in the Class 5A ranking…First Team All-State for Class 5A (2000) and Class 5A State Tournament MVP (2000)…Named TV 20 Scholar Athlete of the Week, the Gainesville Sun Player of the Week and the Gainesville Sun Player of the Year (1999, 2000) …Also named 2000 Girls Club Alumna of the Year…Volleyball Magazine's Fab 50 List in 2000...Gatorade Player of the Year for Florida (2000)...Ms. Volleyball for Florida in 2000...Florida Dairy Farmers 2000 5A Player of the Year...Graduated 12th in her class of 398 with a 4.5 GPA...Played on the BESOA All-Star Team…Berkeley Prep All-Tourney team selection…1999 all-state selection…Earned third-team all-state and second-team all-area honors as a sophomore…Was the GHS Varsity Rookie of the Year as a freshman…Amassed 1,345 kills and 654 blocks during high school…Also earned two letters in basketball…National Honor Society Secretary… Also earned writing awards and is involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Sonlight Youth Choir...2000 Homecoming Queen.


Career Stats
Season GP-MP K K/G E TA Pct A A/G SA SA/G SE
2001 0-0 0 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 0
2002 29-20 7 0.24 4 27 .111 0 0.00 2 0.07 5
2003 99-38 0 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.00 28 0.28 30
2004 107-33 1 0.01 0 1 1.000 3 0.03 18 0.17 30
TOTAL 235-91 8 0.03 4 28 .143 3 0.01 48 0.20 65
 
Season DIG D/G RE BS BA TB B/G BE BHE Points Pts/G
2001 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.0 0.00
2002 8 0.28 1 0 1 1 0.03 0 0 9.5 0.31
2003 34 0.34 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 28.0 0.28
2004 24 0.22 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 19.0 0.18
TOTAL 66 0.28 3 0 1 1 0.00 0 0 56.5 0.24
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