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30 Morgan Taylor
30 - Morgan Taylor
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Norwalk, Iowa
High School: Norwalk
Position: OH
At Simpson
  • 2017 Academic All-IIAC
  • 2017 Simpson Most Improved Player
2017 | sophomore
  • Named Simpson's Most Improved Player after tallying 200 more kills and raising hitting percentage 106 points
  • Earned a spot on the Iowa Conference All-Academic Team
  • Finished third on the team with 220 kills (2.20/set), hitting .084
  • Led the team with 35 service aces (0.35/set)
  • Posted second-most digs (238) while adding 10 total blocks
  • Tallied eight double-doubles (kills/digs) on the season
  • Had a season-high 18 kills at a .204 clip to go along with 12 digs in a five-set win over Buena Vista (Sept. 19)
  • Hit a season-high .304 on 10 kills in a four-set win at Ripon (Sept. 23)
  • Had a season-high 23 digs to go along with 12 kills in a five-set win over Westminster (Sept. 9)
  • Had 16 kills and 17 digs in a five-set win over Waldorf (Oct. 18)
2016 | freshman
  • Appeared in 11 matches totaling 22 sets
  • Finished with 22 kills (0.30/set), hitting -.022
  • Posted five service aces and 41 digs
  • Had a season-high seven kills in a four-set loss to Nebraska Wesleyan (Oct. 25)
  • Had a season-high 16 digs in a three-set loss to Benedictine (Sept. 10)
High School
  • A 2016 graduate of Norwalk Community High School
  • Coached by Brad Bixby
  • Named second team all-conference and team captain as a senior
  • Awarded all-academic honors team three times
  • Also participated in band and track
  • Was a state qualifier in the distance medley and an alternate for the 4x400 relay as a junior
  • Also received the coaches award as a junior in track
Personal
  • Parents are Lance and Sheila Taylor
  • Has one brother, Spencer
  • Majoring in athletic training with minors in psychology and coaching
  • Has been named to the Dean's List (3.70-3.99 GPA)