Taylor Pippen
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    Taylor  Pippen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mundelein, Ill.

    High School:
    Carmel Catholic

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Middle Hitter

    Birthdate:
    07/20/1994


    12/16/2015

    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.

    12/08/2015

    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.

    11/26/2015

    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.

    11/24/2015

    Three Salukis earn 2015 MVC Volleyball Scholar Athlete recognition

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

    11/23/2015

    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.

    11/02/2015

    SIU vs. Wichita State

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

    11/08/2014

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

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

    10/03/2014

    vs. Loyola (10-03-14)

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

    08/08/2014

    2014 Volleyball Team Photos

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

    09/03/2013

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    2015
    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.

    2014
    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.

    2013
    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).

    2012
    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.

    Personal
    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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