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Alana Taylor


Portland, Ore.

High School:
St. Mary's Academy




Alana  Taylor


Volleyball Lands League-Best 12 on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Team posted 3.27 GPA in fall semester


Dig This: 2013 on 2012

The Class of 2013 discusses the Class of 2012


Volleyball Takes First Set But Falls at American

Zoller posts double-double in season finale


Volleyball Tops Navy, 3-2, to Complete Season Sweep

Zoller leads the way with 14 kills


Volleyball Sweeps Bucknell on Senior Day

Zoller leads balanced attack


Volleyball Senior Day

Volleyball Senior Day

2011 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2009 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Patriot League Player of the Week (9/8/09)
Spotted on Campus (7/14/10)

Also a track and field athlete for the Leopards, Taylor was the 2010 Patriot League Champion in the javelin throw (142'1").

Career: Finished her career ranked second in attack percentage (.247), fourth in blocks (227), fifth in blocks per set (0.63), 12th in sets played (361), 12th in kills (606), 16th in kills per set (1.68) and 16th in matches played

2011: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 70 sets over 23 matches with 19 starts...Averaged 1.10 kills and ranked ninth in the Patriot League with a team-high 0.70 blocks per set...Also contributed four assists and eight digs...Had nine kills in the season-opening win at St. Francis (N.Y.) on Aug. 30...Posted five kills without an error and had a hand in four blocks against Fairleigh Dickinson on Sept. 3...Had four blocks at Lehigh on Oct. 7...Registered a season-high 11 kills in the win over Navy on Oct. 14...Hit .412 with nine kills in the win at Navy on Nov. 11.

2010: Appeared in 26 matches and 92 sets...Averaged 1.72 kills and a team-best 0.64 blocks per set...Also contributed five assists and 11 digs...Hit a team-high .243...Had eight kills and hit .438 in the season opener against St. Francis (N.Y.) on Aug. 30...Hit .429 (7-1-14) in the sweep of Fairleigh Dickinson on Sept. 4...Had nine kills in consecutive matches against Central Connecticut State (Sept. 11) and La Salle (Sept. 17)...Hammered home a season-best 12 kills with a .474 (12-3-19) hitting percentage against Bucknell on Oct. 1...Hit .550 (12-1-20) and matched her season high of 12 kills in the five-set win over Navy on Nov. 12.

2009: Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 26 matches (26 starts) and 92 sets...Led the team in hitting percentage (.300) and blocks (66, 0.72 blocks/set)...Ranked third on the team with 2.14 kills per set...Also contributed three assists and seven digs...Slammed home 10 or more kills in seven matches, including one 20-kill performance...Had five or more blocks in five matches...Hit .386 with an average of 3.00 kills and 0.57 blocks per set over the team's first four matches to earn Patriot League Player of the Week honors...Had nine kills and five blocks in the Sept. 11 home win over Niagara...Smashed a career-best 20 kills, hitting .562 in the five-set win against Providence on Sept. 12...Had five blocks in three sets on Sept. 19 against South Florida...Hit .500 with 13 kills in the four-set victory against Manhattan on Sept. 30...Drove home 13 kills with six blocks on Oct. 30 against Lehigh...Had 13 kills once again in the Nov. 7 home win against Bucknell...Finished the season with a scorching .722 hitting percentage (14-1-18) and a season-high seven blocks in the Nov. 14 sweep at Holy Cross

2008: Appeared in 29 matches (24 starts) and 107 sets...Led the team with a .238 hitting percentage...Averaged 1.62 kills and 0.50 blocks per set...Also contributed nine assists and eight digs...Had 11 or more kills in five matches...Hit .500 (6-1-10) in the Sept. 3 sweep of Coppin State...Had five blocks to go allowing with two kills and two assists on Sept. 6 against Fairleigh Dickinson...Had 11 kills, hitting .409 on Sept. 13 against Columbia...Later that same day, hit .500 (5-0-10)with three blocks in the home sweep of Quinnipiac...Slammed nine kills with a .421 hitting percentage in the home win over Holy Cross on Sept. 27...Posted a season-best 15 kills on Oct. 14 against NJIT...Hit .a scorching 526, recording 12 kills and five blocks on Oct. 24 against Colgate.

At St. Mary's Academy: A three-year varsity starter...Named to the all-conference first team...Also competed on the varsity tennis and track and field teams at St. Mary's Academy...A three-time scholar athlete...Earned First Academic Honors and two Second Academic Honors.