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Taylor Valladay

Chicago, Ill.
Rich South
High School
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Taylor Valladay - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

Taylor Valladay Pronunciation

At Virginia

  • Scored 12 points with four assists in the opener against GW (11/7)
  • Scored 11 points in the fourth quarter of the win at American, finishing with a season-high 19 points (11/20)
  • Came off the bench for back-to-back double-digit scoring games at NC State (13 points) and at home against UNC (16 points) (1/12)
  • Scored 11 points with six assists and just one turnover against Louisville (2/9)
  • Scored 22 points with 8 rebounds and 7 assists in the win against NC State (2/15) followed by 19 points against Duke (2/19)


  • Appeared in 26 games with 26 starts, missing one game, averaging 31.0 minutes per game
  • Ranked seventh in the ACC in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.16) and eighth in assists per game (3.8)
  • Logged a team-best 95 assists and 37 steals
  • Averaged 9.5 points per game and 3.6 rebounds per game
  • Averaged 11.5 points per game in conference games after averaging 6.6 points per game in non-conference contests
  • In the starting lineup for her Cavalier debut at James Madison, playing 38 minutes in the game (11/9)
  • Scored a team-high nine points against USC (11/14)
  • Had her first double-digit scoring effort at UCLA, scoring 10 points, eight of which came in the second quarter (11/21)
  • Scored 10 points with six rebounds and six assists against Rhode Island (11/26)
  • Had a then career-high 13 points at GW (12/5)
  • Scored a career-high 16 points at Virginia Tech, going 10-of-13 from the free throw line (1/18)
  • Followed her 16-point performance by scoring 18 points at North Carolina, going 8-of-13 from the field. She also matched her season high in rebounding with 8 (1/20)
  • Dished a career-high 10 assists against Syracuse (2/8)
  • Led the team with 17 points and a career-best nine rebounds against Miami (2/15)
  • Scored 30 points, going 11-of-19 from the field, in the win against Pitt, scoring 25 of those points in the second half. It was the first 30 point game by a Cavalier since Nov. 2019 and the highest single-game total by a UVA player this season (2/20)

At Marquette (2019-21)

  • Played two seasons at Marquette (2019-21)
  • As a sophomore, averaged 5.2 points, 1.8 assists and 1.7 rebounds per game, appearing in every game off the bench
  • Had two double-digit scoring performances, scoring 12 points against Seton Hall (1/15/21) and Providence (2/13/21)
  • As a freshman, appeared in 20 games, scoring 14 points with 13 rebounds
  • 2019-20 BIG EAST All-Academic Team


  • Top-250 recruit
  • All-Southland Athletic Conference
  • Guided Rich South High School to consecutive state tournaments
  • Southtown All-Area special mention accolades and IBCA All-State special mention honors
  • Also ran track and was the Illinois State Champion in the 4×200


  • Sociology major