University of Miami Athletics

Taylor Mason








Decatur, Ga.

High School


Taylor Mason - Women's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Freshman (2017-18): One of four Hurricanes to play in all 32 games … Averaged 2.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per outing … Made her collegiate debut with one assist in 13 minutes versus FIU (11/10) … Posted six points and four rebounds against Vermont (11/12), as well as set a season high in free-throw attempts, finishing 4-of-6 … Logged a season-best nine points and three made field goals against New Orleans (11/21), shooting 3-of-3 from the floor and 3-of-4 at the stripe … Notched multiple steals for the first time versus Maine (11/24) … Made her first-career 3-pointer in the win over Michigan State (11/30) … Hit both of her free throws versus St. John’s (12/3), marking the fifth time in her first eight games she made multiple shots at the line … Logged four rebounds and two steals against Alabama State (12/15) … Tied her season high with two steals versus Southern Illinois (12/20) … Posted a season- and co-game-high three assists in a then-season-high 18 minutes against Bethune-Cookman (12/28) … Made a 3-pointer in ACC play for the first time at Virginia Tech (1/28) … Totaled six points and two assists versus No. 12/12 Florida State (2/11), connecting on her lone 3-point attempt … Pulled down five boards in a then-season-high-tying 18 minutes in the victory over Pittsburgh (2/15) … At Virginia (2/18), scored seven points, set a season high in free throws made (five) and tied her top mark in attempts (six) … Playing a season-best 25 minutes in her homecoming at Georgia Tech (2/22), scored seven points, tied for the game lead with a season-high seven rebounds and shot 3-of-5 from the floor to tie her best mark in makes … Totaled three assists and made a 3-pointer in the home finale versus Virginia Tech (2/25).

High School: Graduated from Norcross High School … Tabbed by espnW HoopGurlz as a four-star prospect and the nation’s No. 66 recruit, including No. 21 among guards and sixth in Georgia … Ranked as a four-star player by, which ranks her No. 82 overall, No. 18 at the guard position and No. 13 among Georgians … McDonald’s All-American Game nominee … Aided her team to the region title every year and earned all-county honors three times … As a senior, selected as a 7A North All-State pick and First Team All-Region 7-7A choice by the coaches … Also tabbed as a Gwinnett Daily Post First Team All-County and Super Six honoree … Served as a captain and helped her team to the 7A state championship game, while finishing 29-3 … Posted 17 points and eight rebounds in the state final … As a junior, chosen as a Gwinnett Daily Post Second Team All-County pick, as well as a The Atlanta Journal Constitution Class 6A all-state honorable mention … Team captain as a junior and led her team to a 25-5 record … Averaged 10.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per outing … Gwinnett Daily Post Third Team All-County choice as a sophomore … Reached the 6A state championship game … Teammate of Diamond DeShields as a freshman … Won the 2016 Nike EYBL title with Team Elite … NBA players Al-Farouq Aminu, Jeremy Lamb, Gani Lawal and Jodie Meeks also attended Norcross, as did NFL players Jeff Backus, Brice Butler, Geremy Davis, Max Garcia, Larry Grant and Alvin Kamara.

Personal: Full name is Taylor Symone Mason … Nickname is Taymay … Born Sept. 8, 1998 in Baltimore … Parents are Nate and LaTonya Mason … Father is a car dealer and mother is a letter carrier … Has an older brother, Nate, who played basketball at Minnesota and was a First Team All-Big Ten pick in 2016-17 … Intends to major in human development  … Career goal is play basketball and be an entrepreneur … Enjoys running, writing poetry, meditating and listening to music … Favorite athlete is Maya Moore because she is an all-around player who never quits or shows weakness … Chose Miami because of the coaching staff, the genuine love the school is filled with and the family feeling of the basketball program … Committed to Miami over Auburn, Georgia, Ole Miss and Virginia.