Ella Taylor
Height: 5'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Hampshire, England
High School: Talbot Heath School
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 06/22/1995
Ella Taylor Bio
Courtesy: (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/22/2014

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

Garnered a 15-10 overall singles record and a 9-12 overall doubles record … Held a 5-3 tournament singles record and a 10-7 dual singles record … Held a 2-1 record at the No. 2 spot … Ended the season on a four-match winning streak … Clinched the Tulane and Jackson State matches in 2014 … After falling in the first set, lost just two games in the final two sets to win the match 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 over Auburn’s Reka Muller to tie the match at 2-2 … Gave LSU a 3-0 lead over Missouri as she defeated Cassidy Spearman in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 … Captured her third SEC victory as she defeated Naomi Tran 6-2, 6-3 to tie the match at 1-1 against Mississippi State … Clinched the match and defeated Tulane’s Meredith Maltby 6-4, 6-1 … Knocked off Laurence Guevremont 6-2, 6-1 to give LSU a 3-2 lead over No. 45 Tennessee … Garnered a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Jackson State’s Anistasiia Zviahintseva to clinch the match … Defeated Mississippi State’s Roseline Dion 6-1, 6-3 to tie the match at 3-3 in the first round of the SEC Tournament … Doubles record featured a 4-3 tournament record and a 5-9 dual record … Went 2-7 on court two and 3-2 on court three in dual doubles matches … Held a 3-1 overall record with Skylar Holloway, a 5-5 overall record with Ariel Morton and a 1-6 record with Noel Scott … Taylor and Scott clinched the doubles point over McNeese State with an 8-5 victory … Taylor and Holloway secured an 8-4 victory over Mississippi State’s Petra Ferancova and Georgiana Patrasc to clinch the doubles point for LSU in the first round of the SEC Tournament … Taylor and Holloway captured an 8-4 win against Tennessee’s Brittany Lindl and Victoria Olivarez to give LSU a one court lead before the Lady Tigers secured the doubles point in the second round of the SEC Tournament.

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.

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.

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


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