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#16 Taylor Louis

Height 6-3
Class Sr.
Hometown Evanston, Ill.
High School Niles North

2018 as a Senior

  • Appeared in 31 matches with 20 starts
  • Recorded 19 kills and a .327 attack percentage against SMU on Aug. 25
  • Notched a career-high 22 kills against Lipscomb
  • Contributed nine kills on twelve attempts for a .750 attack percentage against Belmont on Aug. 26
  • Reached 18 kills and three blocks against No. 13 Washington on Aug. 31
  • Tallied 19 kills and a .283 hitting percentage on Sept. 1 against Colorado
  • Tallied a career-high 2 aces in a win over Syracuse and recorded 21 kills and four digs
  • Named Cyclone Classic MVP
  • Tallied 20 kills in win over Northwestern on Sept. 30
  • Notched a career-high three service aces and tied a career-high with 24 kills in victory over No. 6 Wisconsin on Oct. 6
  • Recorded 9 digs against No.6 Nebraska
  • Notched 14 kills vs. Indiana
  • Registered 17 kills vs. No. 12 Purdue
  • Tallied 18 kills vs. Maryland
  • Recorded 9 digs vs. Ohio State

2017 as a Junior

  • Played in all 33 matches
  • Had 23 double-digit kill matches
  • Had 12 matches with above a .300 attack percentage, six matches with above a .400 attack percentage, five matches with above a .500 attack percentage, and two matches with above a .600 attack percentage
  • Led the team with 386 kills and had 88 digs and 45 blocks
  • Recorded 235 kills, 78 digs, 33 blocks, six aces, and six assists in Big Ten play
  • Registered 14 kills and two blocks at No. 5 Nebraska on Nov. 25
  • Had 11 kills and six digs at Maryland on Nov. 17
  • Recorded first double-double of the season with 17 kills and 10 assists against Ohio State on Nov. 11
  • Tallied 14 kills against No. 22 Purdue on Nov. 3
  • Had a career-high 20 kills, a .356 attack percentage, and five blocks at No. 10 Michigan State on Oct. 28
  • Recorded 10 kills and a .364 attack percentage at Michigan on Oct. 27
  • Amassed 11 kills and a personal-best .625 attack percentage against Northwestern on Oct. 21
  • Recorded 18 digs and three blocks against Illinois on Oct. 20
  • Registered eight kills and three blocks at No. 6 Minnesota on Oct. 15
  • Had 11 kills and two blocks at Indiana on Oct. 11
  • Amassed 11 kills, four digs and two blocks against No. 4 Nebraska on Oct. 7
  • Tallied 17 kills and five digs against No. 22 Michigan on Oct. 4
  • Registered 10 digs, an ace, and two blocks against No. 3 Minnesota on Sept. 30
  • Tallied 12 kills and a personal-best eight digs against No. 7 Wisconsin on Sept. 29
  • Amassed 17 kills and a .351 attack percentage at No. 2 Penn State on Sept. 23
  • Recorded 11 kills and a personal-best .611 attack percentage at Rutgers on Sept. 22
  • Tallied 15 kills and a .519 attack percentage against Princeton on Sept. 16
  • Registered 11 kills at American on Sept. 16
  • Amassed 10 kills at Howard on Sept. 15
  • Had 16 kills and a block against Iowa State on Sept. 8
  • Recorded 11 kills and a .320 attack percentage against Indiana State on Sept. 2
  • Registered a career-best 19 kills and a .341 attack percentage against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 2
  • Had 16 kills, a .519 attack percentage, and three blocks against Coastal Carolina on Sept. 1
  • Racked up 16 kills and a .364 attacking percentage at Long Beach State on Aug. 26
  • Amassed 13 kills, a personal-best .545 attacking percentage, and three blocks against Wright State on Aug. 25

Accolades at Marquette

  • AVCA All-East Coast Region Team
  • BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll-Oct. 17 and Nov. 21
  • First Team All-BIG EAST
  • AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

2016 as a Junior (Marquette)

  • Finished season with 537 kills and 257 digs
  • Posted 12 kills at No. 7 USC (Aug. 26)
  • Notched 14 kills against UC Irvine (Aug. 27)
  • Accumulated 18 kills and five digs in win vs. IUPUI (Sept. 2)
  • Garnered a double-double against Cincinatti (Sept. 3) with 14 kills and 11 digs
  • Had a double-double with 13 kills and 12 digs against Wichita State (Sept. 3)
  • Tallied a .385 clip against Saint Louis with 17 kills (Sept. 9)
  • Recorded another double-double with 20 kills and 16 digs against Kentucky (Sept. 9)
  • Registered 14 kills and nine digs vs. Virginia (Sept. 10)
  • Notched 19 kills when against Iowa State (Sept. 16)
  • Recorded 10 kills against Milwaukee (Sept. 17), and 28 kills and nine digs against Missouri State
  • Collected 13 kills in match vs. Creighton (Sept. 23)
  • Tallied 14 kills vs. Providence on Sept. 25
  • Notched 18 kills and six digs during victory over Georgetown (Sept. 30)
  • Drilled in 19 kills against Villanova on Oct. 1
  • Added a double-double against Xavier with 13 kills and 10 digs (Oct. 5)
  • Racked up 25 kills against SJU (Oct. 7)
  • Notched 19 kills and 13 digs vs. Seton Hall (Oct. 8)
  • Landed 20 kills to go with eight digs against Butler (Oct. 12)
  • Recorded another double-double in the match against DePaul (Oct. 15) with 21 kills and 11 digs
  • Had 15 kills with nine digs vs. Providence (Oct. 21)
  • With 16 kills and 14 digs, acquired another double-double against Creighton (Oct. 22)
  • Recorded 15 kills in three-set victory over Villanova on Oct. 28, garnering 1,000th kill
  • Tallied 11 kills and seven digs against Georgetown (Oct. 29)
  • Notched 13 kills in victory over DePaul on Nov. 5
  • Posted 18 kills and eight digs in four-set match against Seton Hall on Nov. 12
  • On Nov. 13, achieved a double-double of 18 kills and 13 digs against St. John’s
  • On Nov. 18, achieved a double-double with 12 digs and 25 kills
  • Notched 22 kills against Xavier (Nov. 25)
  • On Dec. 1, achieved a double-double with 18 kills and 11 digs

2015 as a Sophomore (Marquette)

  • Recorded a career-high 27 kills and nine digs in collegiate debut vs. North Dakota (Aug. 28)
  • Tallied 17 kills with nine digs against Dayton (Aug. 29)
  • Registered 15 kills and eight digs against No. 21 Iowa State (Aug. 29)
  • Racked up double-double with 28 kills and 13 digs against Oral Roberts (Sept. 4)
  • Had a double-double with 27 kills and 11 digs in four-set win over Miami (Sept. 5)
  • Collected a career-high 30 kills in win at Missouri State (Sept. 5) and was named MVP at the Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational
  • Recorded a double-double of 26 kills and 16 digs vs. Wichita State (Sept. 18)
  • Posted a double-double with 12 kills and 10 digs in three-set win against Albany (Sept. 19)
  • Amassed 21 kills and eight digs against IUPUI (Sept. 19)
  • Had nine kills and five digs vs. Xavier (Sept. 23)
  • Posted 11 kills and five digs in three-set win against DePaul (Sept. 26)
  • Notched 20 kills and six digs in four-set win against Butler (Sept. 30)
  • Posted a double-double against Villanova with 13 kills and 11 digs (Oct. 2)
  • Tallied 16 kills and eight digs against Seton Hall (Oct. 3)
  • Racked up 10 kills and seven digs in three-set win against Georgetown (Oct. 9)
  • Posted nine kills and four digs vs. Creighton (Oct. 11)
  • Recorded a double-double of 17 kills and 11 digs in three-set win against Providence (Oct. 16)
  • Tallied 20 kills against St. Johns (Oct. 17)
  • Registered a double-double of 23 kills and 12 digs in four-set win vs. Seton Hall (Oct. 23)
  • Amassed 19 kills vs. Villanova (Oct. 24)
  • Posted 14 kills against Milwaukee (Oct. 26)
  • Racked up 18 kills and nine digs in three-set win over DePaul (Oct. 31)
  • Tallied a double-double with 14 kills and 13 digs against Creighton (Nov. 6)
  • Amassed 11 kills and six digs in three-set victory over Georgetown (Nov. 7)
  • Recorded a double-double with 15 kills and 15 digs against St. John’s (Nov. 14)
  • Posted 18 kills in three-set win over Butler (Nov. 20)
  • Collected 17 kills against Xavier (Nov. 21)
  • Registered 27 kills against Creighton (Nov. 27)
  • Posted 26 kills in 5-set victory over Northern Iowa (Dec. 4)

2014 as a Freshman (Marquette)

  • Did not play

High School

  • Earned three letters at Niles North High School and competed in club volleyball with Wildcat Juniors and Sky High
  • Won conference titles as both a junior (2012) and senior (2013), while also helping the Vikings to a regional title in 2012
  • Three-time CSL-North All-Conference performer
  • CSL North Player of the Year as a senior
  • School’s offensive player of the year, team MVP and team captain as a senior
  • Holds Niles North record for career kills (998) and single-season kills (396 in 2013)
  • Fifth in program history in digs (516) and seventh in blocks (100)
  • Named outstanding senior athlete of the year at Niles North

Personal

  • Full name is Taylor Louis
  • Born on Aug. 5, 1996, in Evanston, Illinois
  • Mom is Karren Brown
  • Has five siblings
  • Mother played basketball for three years at Morgan State
  • Aunt Althea Brown played basketball at Iowa State, cousin Destinee Young played basketball at Old Dominion, and cousin Lea Robinson played basketball at Kirkwood
  • Major is communication studies