2012 Volleyball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
30-7 (.811) 14-0 (1.000) Lost 2 12-1 12-2 6-4
 
Badger Profile
#13 Taryn Nash
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Height: 5-9
Weight:
Class: JR
Position: S
Hometown: Independence, Mo.
Previous School: Truman High
Career: Tachikara-NAIA All-America (Honorable Mention) as a sophomore ... two-time SSAC All-Conference, SSAC All-West Division and SSAC All-Tournament teams ... 2011 SSAC Setter of the Year ... 2010 SSAC Freshman of the Year ... 2010 SSAC All-Freshman Team ... 2010 SHC representative on Musco Lighting-SSAC Women's Volleyball Champions of Character Team ... 2011 member of SSAC All-Academic Team ... 2011 SSAC and career-high 67 assists versus Shorter on 11/12/11 in SSAC semifinal match ... has appeared in 241 sets of 75 matches in two seasons on The Hill ... 2545 career assists (10.56 aps) ... 120 kills, 57 aces, 547 digs and 77 total blocks (8 solo, 69 assists).

2011: Tachikara-NAIA All-America (Honorable Mention) .... SSAC Setter of the Year ... SSAC All-Conference ... SSAC All-West Division ... SSAC All-Academic Team ... SSAC All-Tournament Team ... appeared in 139 sets of all 43 Badger matches as a sophomore ... led team and SSAC both assists (1517) and assists per set (10.9) ... ranked No. 8 in NAIA in total assists and No. 11 in aps ... SSAC and career-high 67 assists versus Shorter on 11/12/11 in SSAC semifinal match ... also tallied 64 kills, 29 aces, 343 digs and 38 total blocks (4 solo, 34 assists) ... season-high 18 digs versus Mississippi College on 9/2/11 ... twice notched four blocks.

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.

  ATTACK SET SERVE PASS DEF BLOCK GEN
Season SP MP K K/SET E TA Pct A A/SET TA Pct SA A/SET SE TA Pct RE TA Pct DIG D/SET BS BA TOT B/SET BE BHE

2010 102 32 56 0.55 6 136 .368 1028 10.08 1612 .638 28 0.27 11 469 .977 1 6 .833 204 2.00 4 35 39 0.38 2 6
2011 139 43 64 0.46 11 206 .257 1517 10.91 2662 .570 29 0.21 25 620 .960 0 6 1.000 343 2.47 4 34 38 0.27 3 15
Total 241 75 120 0.50 17 342 .301 2545 10.56 4274 .595 57 0.24 36 1089 .967 1 12 .923 547 2.27 8 69 77 0.32 5 21
 
 
2012 Volleyball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Abby AllardFRDS5-3Belleville, Ill.Althoff Catholic
2Ginny HicksFROH5-10Salt Lake City, UtahJudge Memorial Catholic High
3Savannah BecnelFRMH/RS5-11Metairie, La.Metairie Park Country Day
4Brianne Nelson*FRRS/DS5-3New Orleans, La.De La Salle High
5Meredith DonaldJRLibero5-5Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
6Sami MaurerSOOH5-10St. Louis, Mo.Cor Jesu Academy
7Taylor LahaskyFROH5-7New Iberia, La.Catholic High (New Iberia)
8Mallory RaulersonFRS/DS5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
10Sha Sha BuchananJRMH5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
12Maddie LaForgeSOOH5-11New Orleans, La.Academy of the Sacred Heart
13Taryn NashJRS5-9Independence, Mo.Truman High
17Sami HantakFRRSH6-2St. Louis, Mo.Rosati-Kain High
18Jalen Jones*FRMH/RS6-2Baton Rouge, La.Episcopal High
19Megan HaberSOMH6-0Lillian, Ala.Foley High
* Redshirt
Dr. Peggy Martin - Head Coach - 4th season
Caitlin Pankratz - Grad Assistant - 2nd season
Yiting Cao - Student Assistant - 1st season
Abbey Roam - Student Assistant - 1st season
Rachel McMullen - Manager - 1st season
 
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