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Ella Taylor
Height: 5'2"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Hampshire, England
High School: Talbot Heath School
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 06/22/1995
Ella Taylor Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/09/2013

2013 All-Louisiana First Team
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Led the team in dual match singles victories with 14 on the season, including five in conference … Compiled a 21-13 overall record … Competed primarily on court three, where she held an 11-6 advantage … Tallied a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 victory on court two over Tulane’s Emma Levy … Maintained two four-match winning streaks, including one during SEC play … Notched LSU’s lone point against South Carolina with a nail-biting 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 triumph against the Gamecocks’ Elixane Lechemia … Put the Lady Tigers on the board against Ole Miss with a 6-3, 6-1 win over then-No. 66 Mai El Kamash … Brought the Lady Tigers within one point of clinching the match over Mizzou with a 6-1, 6-1 triumph against Maria Christensen before LSU marked a 6-1 victory and its first conference win of the season … Partnered with Kaitlin Burns in doubles for the majority of the season … Posted five doubles victories with two in conference … Marked a 7-3 singles record during fall play … Advanced to the semifinal round of the Longhorn Invitational … Captured her consolation flight’s title during the Rice Invitational … Competed in the third round of the ITA Southern Regional Championships.

PRIOR TO LSU
Recruited out of Hampshire, England, Taylor completed her high school career with a 4.2 LTA rating and a 477 Junior ITF ranking … Captured the U16 Scottish Open title in 2011 and U14 Scottish Open title two years prior … Advanced to the semi-final round of the U16 National Championship in both singles and doubles and excelled to the quarterfinal round of the U18 National Championship in 2011 … Led her team to two national championship titles … Earned consecutive Player of the Year honors from 2009-2011 … Held an undefeated record during her freshman season … Served as captain of her high school team in both 2009 and 2010 … Also a very competitive netball athlete … Represented her county in both the English Schools Cross Country Championships and the South West Schools Athletics Championships.

PERSONAL
Born June 22, 1995 … Parents are Stuart and Lisa Taylor … Has a younger sister, Aisling … Majoring in kinesiology.

Career Statistics

 
Overall
vs. Top 125
SEC Dual
Year
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
2012-13
21
13
.618
1
6
.143
6
8
.429
2013-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Totals
21
13
.618
1
6
.143
6
8
.429

Doubles

 
Overall
vs. Top 60
SEC Dual
Year
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
W
L
Pct.
2012-13
6
15
.286
0
1
.000
3
8
.273
2013-14
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Totals
6
15
.186
0
1
.000
3
8
.273
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