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Taylor Hollins

position

Outside Hitter

Height

5-9

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Long Beach, Calif.

High School

Lakewood

Taylor Hollins - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

2012 All-ACC 

2012 (Junior): ACC Co-Player of the Week (Oct. 29) … Hurricane Invitational All-Tournament (Aug. 25) … Redbird Classic All-Tournament (Sept. 1) … Led the team with 365 kills (3.17 k/s), eighth in the ACC … Finished the season 10th in program history with 855 digs … Recorded 18 double-doubles … Second on team with 344 digs … Started all 31 matches … Moved to outside hitter … Notched a career-best 20 kills against Oregon State (Aug. 31) … Registered 43 kills and 37 digs in three matches at Redbird Classic (Aug. 31-Sept. 1) … Registered 25 kills and .548 hitting percentage against Virginia Tech (Oct. 26) and Virginia (Oct. 28) to earn ACC Co-Player of the Week … Registered 19 kills and 20 digs at Duke including three slammers in the last four points of the five-set thriller (Nov. 10) … 17 kills and 12 digs against College of Charleston in the NCAA tournament (Nov. 30).

2011 (Sophomore): Played in 27 matches, starting 13 for the Hurricanes … Finished the season with 234 digs, including double-digit totals in 10 matches … Successfully received 280-of-289 serves … Shined against North Carolina (Oct. 9) tallying a season-high 13 kills, 19 digs and three assists … Registered 13 digs, four kills and four assists in four-set win over Maryland (Oct. 23) … Picked up 14 digs, four kills and three assists in the Oklahoma victory at the Hurricane Invitational (Sept. 10) … Recorded 12 digs, two assists, two kills in the five-set win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 18) … Picked up 12 digs in victories over Boston College (Oct. 21) and Virginia (Oct. 28) … Had 10 digs, two assists and one kill at Pepperdine Asics Classic to help the Hurricanes beat Pepperdine (Sept. 3).

2010 (Freshman): Played in 30 matches, starting 13 for the Hurricanes … Finished third on the team with 301 digs, including double-digit totals in 16 matches … Made collegiate debut in loss at Oklahoma (Aug. 28) with a season-high six kills to go with seven digs … Successfully received 20-of-21 serves and registered 10 digs in four-set win over Georgia Southern (Sept. 4) in the Blue Raider Bash … Season-high 18 digs in three-set victory over San Francisco (Sept. 10) as part of the Hurricane Invitational … Hit at a season-best .571 percentage against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 11) with four kills and zero errors in seven attacks … Picked up 28 digs in weekend sweeps of Virginia Tech (Sept. 24) and Virginia (Sept. 26) … Recorded 15 digs at NC State (Oct. 3) … Picked up 13 digs in win at Clemson (Nov. 5) … Registered at least 11 digs in the final six matches, including 17 against North Carolina (Nov. 14) … Received 16 serves without an error and notched 11 in the loss in the NCAA Tournament at Indiana (Dec. 3).

Prior to Miami: Served as a four-year starter for Lakewood High School from 2005-09 … Member of the 2007 Division I state title team … Named to the California Press Telegram Dream Team for three straight seasons (2007-09) … Three-time nominee for the Lakewood Young Hall of Fame … Played club volleyball for Mizuno Long Beach … Earned the Junior Olympic – 17 Open Gold Medal in 2009 … Collected Junior Olympic – 16 Open Silver Medal awards in 2008, while earning the Gold Medal in the 15 Open Division … Tabbed MVP in 2007 for the Junior Olympic – 15 Open.

Personal: Daughter of Antonette and William Hollins … Has three siblings, Jordynn, Joshua and Jasmine … Major is public relations, minor is sociology.