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Camryn Taylor

Forward
Position
6'2''
Height
Senior
Class
Peoria, Ill.
Hometown
Richwoods
High School / Club
Marquette
Previous School
Camryn Taylor - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

Camryn Taylor Pronunciation

2020-21

  • Led the team in scoring at 12.8 points per game with 6.1 rebounds per game
  • Appeared in 12 games with 12 starts
  • Matched her career high with a 27-point performance in her Virginia debut at JMU (11/9)
  • Scored in double figures in four of her first five games, including scoring 17 at Fullerton (11/23)
  • Had the Cavaliers’ first double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds against William & Mary (12/2)
  • Took a leave of absence from the team following the Jan. 13 game against NC State

At Marquette

  • Played two seasons at Marquette (2019-21)
  • 2020-21 All-BIG EAST honorable mention
  • 2019-20 BIG EAST All-Freshman team
  • As a sophomore, averaged 12.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, finishing 21st in the BIG EAST in scoring and sixth in rebounding
  • Scored 15 points, two rebounds and an assist in the NCAA tournament against Va. Tech (3/21/21)
  • As a freshman, saw action in 31 games off the bench, finishing fourth on the team in scoring (9.3 ppg)

Background

  • A three-time member of the All-Big 12 First Team as a high school player at Richwoods, earning the conference’s Player of the Year award in 2019
  • Journal Star 2018 Player of the Year
  • In her junior and senior year earned IBCA and AP First Team honors
  • Led her team to a Class 3A State Championship as a junior
  • Ranked No. 28 at her position by Blue Star

Personal

  • Daughter of Andre Taylor and Nichole Handy
  • Sociology major