1 Alyssa Taylor
1 Alyssa Taylor
Height: 5-4
Year: So
Hometown: Waynesboro, Pa.
High School: Waynesboro Area
Position: L/DS
Major: Individualized Studies
m 28
k/s 0.01
h % .000
a/s 0.35
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.16
d/s 2.71

- "I made VWU my top choice because it had a great community atmosphere similar to the one I have back home. The coaches and the team are awesome and I could really see myself on campus going to classes and getting involved.”
- Selected VWU over Bridgewater College, Washington and Lee University, and California University of Pennsylvania

Career Highs
Kills: 1 - (at Lynchburg - 9/22/17)
Assists: 4 – (at Washington and Lee - 11/2/16)
Service Aces: 2 – (5x, most recent, at St. Mary's (Md.) - 10/26/17)
Digs: 21 – (Guilford - 10/21/17)
Total Blocks: NA

2016-17 ODAC All-Academic Team

Sophomore (2017): Appeared in 28 matches, making one start on the year… Finished fourth on the team with 266 digs… Set a personal best with 21 digs against Guilford on October 21… Posted double-digit digs on 13 different occasions.

Freshman (2016): Appeared in 21 matches on the year, drawing six starts for the Marlins…Tallied 111 digs and 18 assists on the year…Contributed a season-best of four assists against Washington and Lee University in the ODAC quarterfinals…Posted 17 digs in her second collegiate match, against St. Mary’s (Md.) on September 2…Season-best three service aces against Lynchburg College on October 28.

Before VWU: Team MVP in 2015 while also earning spots on the Mid-Penn All-Conference First Team and JMU camp all-star team… Helped Waynesboro win the Mid-Penn Conference in 2014 and 2015… Mid-Penn All-Conference Second Team pick in 2014 while also garnering the Unsung Hero Award… Heart and Hustle Award winner in 2013… Secretary of National Honor Society… Member of the distinguished honor roll and Junior Civitan Club.

Personal: The daughter of Jason and Lisa Taylor… Has a younger brother, Owen… Mathematics minor.

Get to Know Alyssa

- Enjoys spending time with family and friends
- Fan of gymast Aly Raisman and celebrity Emma Stone
- Favorites include the TV shows “The Office” and “One Tree Hill”

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "determined and ambitious”
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being part of a team atmosphere and competing”
  • It’s the year 2030 and I am doing this… “successful in my career as a genetic counselor”
Recent Games
Oct 21 Guilford W, 3-1
Oct 24 at Randolph-Macon L, 3-0
Oct 26 at St. Mary's (Md.) W, 3-2
Oct 27 Salisbury W, 3-0
Nov 1 #6 Roanoke W, 3-2
Nov 3 at #2 Washington and Lee L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 10
Sets 98 35
Kills 1 1
Kills per set 0.01 0.03
Errors 1 1
Total Attacks 22 12
Hitting Percentage .000 .000
Assists 34 20
Assists per set 0.35 0.57
Service Aces 16 6
Service Errors 9 1
Service Aces per set 0.16 0.17
Reception Errors 23 8
Digs 266 100
Digs per set 2.71 2.86
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 17.0 7.0
Points per set 0.2 0.2
Matches started 1 -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 St. Catherine W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 Benedictine (Ill.) W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 2 Marymount (Va.) L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 3 19 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 2 Goucher W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 5 at Averett L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 vs. Neumann W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 vs. Cabrini W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 0 2 0 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 9 vs. Stevenson L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 9 at Muhlenberg L, 3-1 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 12 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 15 at Randolph W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 3 .000 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 22 at Lynchburg L, 3-2 - 5 1 0 2 .500 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 23 at Roanoke W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 26 at #24 Chris. Newport L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 30 Shenandoah W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 4 at East. Mennonite W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 5 William Peace W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 7 Hollins W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 10 N.C. Wesleyan W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 14 Washington and Lee L, 3-1 - 3 0 0 1 .000 3 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 14 Mary Washington L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 3 .000 1 2 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 17 at Southern Virginia W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 Emory & Henry W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 2 -.500 2 1 0 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 21 Guilford W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 3 2 0 3 21 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 24 at Randolph-Macon L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at St. Mary's (Md.) W, 3-2 - 3 0 0 2 .000 0 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 27 Salisbury W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 1 #6 Roanoke W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 1 1 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Nov 3 at #2 Washington and Lee L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 21 48 0 0.00 0 4 .000 18 0.38 6 0.13 111 2.31 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.1
2017-18 28 98 1 0.01 1 22 .000 34 0.35 16 0.16 266 2.71 0 0 0 0.00 17.0 0.2
2018-19 26 92 1 0.01 3 13 -.154 51 0.55 18 0.20 363 3.95 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.2
Total 75 238 2 0.01 4 39 -.051 103 0.43 40 0.17 740 3.11 0 0 0 0.00 42.0 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 98 1 0.01 1 22 .000 34 0.35 16 0.16 266 2.71 0 0 0 0.00 17.0 0.2
Conference 10 35 1 0.03 1 12 .000 20 0.57 6 0.17 100 2.86 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 43 0 0.00 1 10 -.100 20 0.47 10 0.23 125 2.91 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Away 11 43 1 0.02 0 11 .091 13 0.30 4 0.09 93 2.16 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.1
Neutral 3 12 0 0.00 0 1 .000 1 0.08 2 0.17 48 4.00 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.2
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Wins 19 64 0 0.00 1 14 -.071 28 0.44 12 0.19 184 2.88 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.2
Losses 9 34 1 0.03 0 8 .125 6 0.18 4 0.12 82 2.41 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.1
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September 15 52 1 0.02 0 10 .100 13 0.25 5 0.10 146 2.81 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.1
October 11 37 0 0.00 1 10 -.100 20 0.54 10 0.27 102 2.76 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.3
November 2 9 0 0.00 0 2 .000 1 0.11 1 0.11 18 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1