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11 Taylor Tanita

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
Two-time CCAA Player of the Week (11/29, 11/15) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (11/14) ... UCSD Thanksgiving Classic MVP ... UCSD Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16
All-CCAA Second Team ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Winter All-Academic ... Played in and started all 31 games, logging 31.5 minutes per contest ... Led CCAA and was 42nd in the nation in assists, averaging 4.7 per game ... Shot 80.3 percent (53-66) from the free throw line ... Averaged 7.7 points, 1.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game ... Recorded one double-double with 12 points and 10 assists vs. Cal Poly Pomona (1/2) ... Scored 21 points vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (1/22) ... Grabbed 10 assists vs. Humboldt State (1/1) ... Recorded four steals vs. Cal State San Marcos (11/14).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2014-15
CCAA All-Academic ... Played in 26 games for the Tritons, logging 16.4 minutes per contest ... Averaged 4.7 points, 1.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game ... Tied for team-high with 73 assists on the season ... Led the team in three-point percentage at 35 percent (14-40) and second in free throw percentage at 82.4 percent (42-51) ... Scored 16 points vs. University of Mary (11/15) ... Dished out nine assists vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (2/20).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
Redshirted the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Culver City High School ... Played for the Centaurs in the Ocean League ... Selected as Culver's Athlete of the year in 2013 ... A two-time league MVP in 2012 and 2013 ... Named All-CIF First Team as a junior and senior ... Led team to undefeated seasons in 2012 and 2013 ... Also played volleyball for the Centaurs ... Played club for Team Taurasi and California Storm 17 Elite. 

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 1 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Parents are Keith and Lisa Tanita ... Has a younger sister named Lindsey ... Mathematics-computer science major with an economics minor at Marshall College ... Has aspirations of working in the tech or biotech industry after graduating from UCSD ... Hobbies include going to the beach, shopping and eating ... Roots for the Los Angeles Clippers and Seattle Seahawks ... Chris Paul is her favorite athlete ... The Blind Side is her top movie ... Likes smoothies ... Listens to Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Vance Joy. 

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17

GAME HIGHS
Points 21 Multiple Times -
FGM 8 vs. Cal Baptist 11/12/16
FGA 17 Multiple Times -
3FGM 4 vs. Azusa Pacific 3/12/16
3FGA 7 Multiple Times -
FTM 7 vs. University of Mary 11/15/14
FTA 9 vs. University of Mary 11/15/14
Rebounds 5 Multiple Times -
Assists 10 Multiple Times -
Blocks 1 Multiple Times -
Steals 4 vs. Cal State San Marcos 11/14/15
CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP-GS Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct OReb DReb Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2014-15 26-0 427 16.4 33-105 .314 14-40 .350 42-51 .824 12 19 31 1.2 37 1 73 58 1 15 122 4.7
2015-16 31-31 976 31.5 77-222 .347 31-119 .261 53-66 .803 9 39 48 1.5 55 0 146 93 3 27 238 7.7
Totals 57-31 1403 24.6 110-327 .336 45-159 .283 95-117 .812 21 58 79 2.5 92 1 219 151 4 42 360 6.3
Position: Guard
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Culver City, CA
High School: Culver City HS
College: Marshall
Major: Mathematics-Computer Science
Experience: 2 Letters
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