2011 Volleyball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
40-3 (.930) 14-0 (1.000) Won 1 13-0 11-0 16-3
Badger Profile
#13 Taryn Nash
Taryn Nash Image
Height: 5-9
Class: SO
Position: S
Hometown: Independence, Mo.
Previous School: Truman High
2010: Led team in appearances by playing in 102 of 105 Badger sets in 32 matches of her freshman campaign ... 2010 SSAC All Conference Team ... 2010 SSAC All West Division Team ... 2010 SSAC All Freshman Team ... 2010 SSAC Freshman of the Year ... 2010 SSAC All Tournament Team ... SHC representative on the 2010 Musco Lighting SSAC Women's Volleyball Champions of Character Team ... 1028 assists was 2nd best season total in both SSAC and NAIA ... ranked 1st in SSAC and 29th in NAIA with 10.08 assists per set ... 28 services aces (.977 serve pct.) ... 204 digs (2.0 dps) ... 39 total blocks ... 56 kills ... best single game SSAC assists output of the year with 58 assists vs. Shorter in SSAC semifinal match on 11/13/10 ... season-high 15 digs vs. Alabama-Huntsville on 10/30/10 ... season-high 6 total blocks vs Columbia (S.C.) in SSAC quarterfinals on 11/12/10 ... season-high 5 kills vs. Mobile on 9/7/10 ... served 3 aces vs. Xavier (La.) on 10/1/10 and SUNO on 10/21/10 ... Dean's List both semesters of 2010-11 academic year.

High School: Prepped at Truman High School in Independence, Missouri, under Coach Denise Craig ... four-year varsity starter in volleyball and soccer ...8 varsity letters earned … 5 times team captain … 8 time All-District 1st Team selection... 8 time All-Conference selection ... 8 time Independence Examiner All-Area selection ... 2 time All-Region Honorable Mention selection (volleyball & soccer)...  Kansas City Star All-Metro Honorable Mention (volleyball)... 2 times nominated for Evelyn Gates Award (Top volleyball player in the Kansas City Metro area) ... named one of Independence Examiner's Top 10 Female Athletes of 2008 ... played in GKCVCA MO-KAN Volleyball All-Star Match ... finished career in 4th place All-Time in MSHSAA in assists with 2425, 6th in assists per game, 7th in aces, 11th in aces per game, and 9th in games played ... holds four single season school records and four career school volleyball records ... won 7 district championships (most ever by a male or female athlete at THS) ... 27 saves in 2009 Soccer Sectionals is 5th All-Time in MSHSAA … 2010 Conference Soccer Champions ... 2007 Sectional Soccer Champions ... graduated in top 1% of class (out of 379) ... 2009-10 Student Council Executive Board Secretary ... Independence School District "Character Plus" Student of the Month-Initiative (March 2009) ... National Honor Society ... French National Honor Society ... Student Council four years ... three Academic letters ... McCoy Award (top 10% of students in school district) ... A+ Program ... Who's Who in Math ... Who's Who in Student Council ... Who's Who in Leadership ... Co-Chair of Relay for Life (Jackson County Youth 2009) ... Academic All-State (2008/09 and 2009/10) ... Wendy's High School Heisman State Finalist (2009).

Personal: Majoring in International Studies ... born in Kansas City, Missouri ... favorite food is a Club Sandwich, but ice cream is her guilty pleasure ... favorite movies are She's the Man, Zoolander and Pride and Prejudice ... favorite TV shows are Chelsea Lately and Big Bang Theory ... enjoys soccer, reading, shopping, napping and hanging out with friends ... also likes Cosmopolitan Magazine, the Disney Channel, Harry Potter, unsweetened Iced Tea and world Cup Soccer ... favorite athletes are David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo ... plans a career in International Business or Government ... dreams of life as a Professional World Traveler ... nicknamed "T" ... sister of Lauren ... daughter of Terry and Mendy Nash.
2011 Volleyball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Jaime HallSOOH5-10Grand Bay, Ala.Faith Academy
2Jessica HallSOOH5-10Grand Bay, Ala.Faith Academy
4Abbey RoamSROH6-0Lebanon, Mo.Mo. St. West Plains
5Meredith DonaldSOL/DS5-5Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic
6Sami MaurerFROH5-10St. Louis, Mo.Cor Jesu Academy
7Cassandra Marchand-StewartSROH/MB5-11Grand Bay, Ala.Alma Bryant High
8Sarah Jane WintertonFRDS5-8Lake Charles, La.St. Louis Catholic High
10Sha Sha BuchananSOMH5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic
12Maddie LaForgeFRS/RS5-11New Orleans, La.Academy of the Sacred Heart
13Taryn NashSOS5-9Independence, Mo.Truman High
15Sarah StaceySRDS/OH5-9New Berlin, Wis.New Berlin Eisenhower
16Yiting CaoSRRS6-0Shanghai, ChinaShanghai Tech/Illinois Central
17Sami HantakFRMH6-2St. Louis, Mo.Rosati-Kain High
18Holly ShultisSRMB6-0Pewaukee, Wis.Waukesha North
19Megan HaberFRMH6-0Lillian, Ala.Foley High
Dr. Peggy Martin - Head Coach - 3rd season
Melissa Williams - Grad Assistant - 2nd season
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