Taylor McMillen

Taylor McMillen
Number: 23
Class: Senior
Hometown: New Bethlehem, Pa.
High School: Redbank Valley
Position: Middle Hitter/Right-Side Hitter
Player bio:

2013: The anchor of the Panthers’ lineup ... Started all 31 matches and tied for a team-high 123 sets played ... Named to the all-AMCC first team ... Finished third in the AMCC in hitting percentage (.282), second in kills (376) and seventh in blocks (73) ... Posted a team-high 389 kills ... Registered 40 assists and a team-high 42 aces ... Tallied 126 digs and 75 total blocks (eight solo and 67 assists) ... Finished with a season-high 21 kills versus Elmira on Sept. 4 ... Posted 20+ kills three times ... Psichi Member ... National Honors Society of Leadership and Success

2012: Appeared in all 33 matches, ranking in the top 10 in the AMCC in kills per set (2.35) to earn second-team all-conference honors … 10th in the league in blocks per set (0.57) … second on the team with 270 total kills and third with 66 blocks … totaled 82 digs and nine service aces … 12 matches with double-digit kills … set a career-high with 17 kills on Sept. 7 against Wilkes … matched that feat against Penn State Behrend on Oct. 16 … averaged 3.58 kills per set over the team’s final seven matches … had a personal-best six blocks on three separate occasions, including the team’s AMCC tournament win over Penn State Altoona on Nov. 1.

Appeared in all 26 matches ... ranked fifth on the team with 111 total kills and second with 52 total blocks ... logged a season-high 11 kills against Hilbert and equaled that feat in her next match against La Roche ... recorded seven total blocks against Bridgewater, inlcuding a season-high six block assists ... posted six matches with four or more blocks ... tallied 82 digs and 39 assists.

Personal: A first-team All-KSAC selection in 2010 as a senior in high school ... named to the 2010 All-District third team ... a second-team All-KSAC pick in 2009 as a junior ... a second-team All-District performer in 2009 ... named her high school’s Most Dedicated in 2009 and 2010 ... also named her team’s Most Offensive player in 2010 ... named the 2007 Lay Quips tournament MVP ... the daughter of Roger McMillen and Peggy Brodak ... A psychology major.