Taylor Pippen
    Taylor  Pippen


    Mundelein, Ill.

    High School:
    Carmel Catholic


    Middle Hitter



    Senior Taylor Pippen earns AVCA All-American Honorable Mention

    Pippen holds the all-time records at SIU in three categories and ranks among the top in several other all-time statistics.


    Taylor Pippen and Andrea Estrada earn AVCA Regional recognition

    Pippen and Estrada each earned All-Conference, MVC Scholar-Athlete and weekly MVC accolades this season as well.


    SIU earns Coach of the Year and three First Team All-Conference players

    Taylor Pippen, Andrea Estrada and Meg Viggars were each named First Team All-Conference at the MVC Awards ceremony.


    Three Salukis earn 2015 MVC Volleyball Scholar Athlete recognition

    Taylor Pippen, Andrea Estrada and Abby Barrow each earned MVC Scholar Athlete accolades.


    Senior Taylor Pippen earns MVC Defensive Player of the Week

    This is the second time this season Pippen has earned MVC Defensive Player of the Week honors.


    SIU vs. Wichita State

    SIU beat Wichita State 3-2 on Nov. 2, 2015


    vs. Drake, 11-08-14 (Senior Day)

    Photos from SIU's Senior Day match against Drake on Nov. 8, 2014.


    vs. Loyola (10-03-14)

    Photos from SIU's volleyball match vs. Loyola on Oct. 3, 2014 at Davies Gym.


    2014 Volleyball Team Photos

    Head shots and team shots of the 2014 SIU Volleyball team.


    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Preseason All-MVC
    AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
    AVCA All Region
    CoSIDA Academic All-District
    MVC First Team All-Conference
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award
    MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 9 & 23)

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played and started in 27 matches…Led the Salukis and ranked third in the MVC and 33rd in the nation with a .386 attack efficiency…Her .386 attack efficiency ranks second all-time in program history…Totaled 259 kills for an average of 2.47 per set…Had the second-most blocks per set on the team at 1.10 per set, which ranks third in the MVC and 114th in the nation…Finished with the most block solos with 15 total…Hit a season-high 22 kills at a .463 clip against Stephen F. Austin…Attacked at over .400 on at least 10 attempts in 12 matches… Knocked down a season-high nine blocks, including three solo, in SIU’s five-set win over Wichita State…Holds SIU’s all-time record for career attack percentage at .345…Is SIU’s all-time record holder for block assists with 426…Ties for fifth all-time in SIU volleyball history for career matches played with 121…Ranks third all-time for career sets played with 452…Was a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award…Earned AVCA All-Region and All-American Honorable Mention…Named MVC Defensive Player of the Week twice…Selected as a CoSIDA Academic All-District honoree…Honored as a State Farm MVC Good Neighbor Award recipient…Named First Team MVC All-Conference for the third consecutive year…Helped the Salukis to the best season in program history with an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

    Preseason All-MVC
    First Team All-MVC
    MVC Scholar Athlete

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Named First Team All-MVC and First Team Scholar Athlete • Led the Salukis and the MVC with a .410 hitting efficiency • Broke SIU's all-time record for highest hitting efficiency in a season • Ranks 11th nationally for highest hitting efficiency • Ranks 17th in the MVC with 2.57 kills per set • Ranks 15th in the MVC for most points last season, with 3.15 per set • Hit a season-high 22 kills against Southeast Missouri • Hit 14 kills on 18 attacks with no errors for a season-high .778 hitting efficiency • Led SIU and ranks sixth in the MVC for blocks with 99 block assists, eight solo blocks and an average of 0.95 blocks per set • Played and started all 31 matches....Earned the MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award.

    First-Team All-MVC
    First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Named First-Team All-MVC and a First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete • Was a part of SIU's first MVC tournament runner-up team since 2002 • Played in all 33 of SIU's matches, starting in 11 of them • Led the team and ranked seventh in the Valley in hitting percentage (.306) • Second on the team in kills (333) and 13th in the MVC in kills per set (2.68) • Led SIU with 142 blocks, the fourth-most in the MVC in 2013 • Finished 10th in the conference in points per set (3.30).

    Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshmen Team

    Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament Team
    2x MVC Freshman of the Week (Sep. 4, Oct. 30)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 30 matches, starting 29 • Saw action in 110 sets as a true freshman • Second on the team in hitting percentage (.291) • Ranked 8th in the Missouri Valley Conference in hitting percentage • Tallied 236 kills to average 2.15 per set • Recorded 111 total blocks for an average of 1.01 blocks per set to rank second on the team.

    High School
    Earned three varsity letters at Carmel Catholic • Led Corsairs to a combined 52-25 record during junior and senior seasons, including an appearance in the IHSA Class 3A Elite 8 senior year • Earned honorable mention All-State honors junior and senior seasons • Named Lake County All-Area junior and senior seasons • Named team MVP senior season • Named to All-Tournament team at 2010 USA Volleyball Junior Nationals after helping club team to second-place finish • Named one of the top 250 athletes in Illinois by PrepVolleyball.

    Club Team • Rolling Thunder

    Majoring in marketing • Born July 20, 1994 in Mundelein, Ill. • Daughter of Sonya Martin • Has two siblings, Brian and Brianna.

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