Taylor Evans Athlete Profile

#17 Taylor Evans

Taylor Evans
Positions: Outside Hitter, Opposite Hitter Height: 6-2 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Alamo, CA Last School: Monte Vista High School

Personal

Born in Salem, Ore. ... parents are Brian and Sharlene Evans of Orem, Utah ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Vina del Mar, Chile ... married to Lauren Richards Evans, a member of the BYU women's volleyball team ... started playing volleyball with his dad when he was eight years old ... plans to study law or public policy after graduating ... economics major.

Before BYU

Attended Monte Vista High School in Alamo, Calif. ... volleyball team captain for two years, leading the team to a league championship in 1999 ... named team MVP and first-team All-League (East Bay Athletic League) in 98 and 99 ... led Diablo Valley club team to a ninth-place finish at the Junior Nationals in 1999 ... also lettered in track and was league champion in long jump and triple jump.

Stats

Ca reer Match Highs
Kills: 19 vs. UC Santa Barbara, 1/20/06
Attempts: 39 vs. UCLA, 1/28/05
Hitting Percentage: .765 at UC San Diego, 2/16/06
Digs: 10 vs. Ohio State, 3/17/06
Block Assists: 5 vs. Hawai'i, 3/21/05
Block Solos: 1 (seven times)
Total Blocks: 5 (twice) vs. Hawai'i, 3/21/05; vs. Long Beach State, 3/26/05
Service Aces: 7 at USC, 3/4/05
Assists: (three times)

 

Year-by-Year stats
Year MP GP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB B/G BE BHE
2004^ 22 44 36 0.83 23 76 0.171 5 2 13 0 15 1 4 5 0.11 2 0
2005 30 101 245 2.31 124 542 0.223 24 33 73 26 92 4 32 36 0.34 10 2
2006 27 101 207 2.05 89 441 0.268 15 16 57 21 112 3 32 35 0.35 11 1



2003 | Freshman Year

Did not compete.

2004 | Sophomore Year

A member of the 2004 National Championship team ... recorded a personal-best 15 kills while hitting at a .360 clip against George Mason, March 27 ... competed in 44 games on the season ... averaged 0.82 kills per games ... recorded 36 kills, five assists, two aces, 15 digs and five blocks on the season ... rotated in behind Joe Hillman on the opposite side ... started in his first match against George Mason.

2005 | Junior Year

Had 10-or-more kills in 11 matches ... set the BYU rally-scoring record with seven aces against USC, March 4 ... set career-highs with 17 kills and six digs in a win over UCLA, Jan. 28 ... recorded a career-high five block assists against Hawai`i, March 19 ... finished the season with 245 kills for an average of 2.31 per game ... recorded 92 digs and 36 blocks ... finished third on the team with 33 aces.

2006 | Senior Year

Played in all 27 matches and started 20 ... appeared in 101 games ...had 207 kills, hit .268 and averaged 2.05 kills per game ... had 16 aces and 15 assists on the season ... recorded 112 digs, averaging 1.11 per game ... added 35 total blocks (32 assists and three solos) ... had 15 kills and hit .636 against Cal Baptist, Jan. 7 ... recorded 10-or-more kills in 11 matches ... had eight digs against Cal State Northridge, Jan. 14 ... recorded a career-high 19 kills against UC Santa Barbara, Jan. 20 ... had 12 kills, three aces, three blocks and hit .474 against UCLA, Jan. 26 ... had 17 kills, five digs and four blocks in 3-2 win over USC, Feb. 11 ... had 13 kills on 17 error-less swings against UC San Diego, Feb. 16, a career-high hitting percentage of .765 ... had five kills and hit .444 in 3-0 win against Stanford, March 3 ... had 10 digs and 30 serve receptions without an error against Ohio State, March 17 ... had 10 kills against Ohio State, March 17, a career high ... had 11 kills and four digs against Hawai`i, April 15.