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Schedule

VOLLEYBALL
Aug 25 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
West Virginia
VOLLEYBALL
Aug 26 - 10:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Penn State
VOLLEYBALL
Aug 26 - 4:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
UT Martin
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 1 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Yale
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 2 - 12:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Clemson
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 2 - 4:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Rhode Island
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 8 - 2:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Miami (Fla.)
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 9 - 11:00 AM
Delaware
Delaware
Boston College
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 15 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
UMBC
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 15 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
George Washington
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 16 - 12:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Holy Cross
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 21 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
William & Mary
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 23 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Elon
VOLLEYBALL
Sep 29 - 6:30 PM
Northeastern
Delaware
Delaware
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 1 - 1:00 PM
Hofstra
Delaware
Delaware
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 6 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
UNCW
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 8 - 1:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Charleston
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 11 - 6:30 PM
Towson
Delaware
Delaware
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 13 - 7:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
James Madison
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 20 - 6:30 PM
William & Mary
Delaware
Delaware
VOLLEYBALL
Oct 22 - 1:00 PM
Elon
Delaware
Delaware
UD Volleyball BIO
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Taylor Hollingsworth
Player Profile:
Taylor Hollingsworth 1741093
Position: Defensive Specialist/Libero/Capt.
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Ursuline Academy
Major: Nursing
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Four-year member of the Blue Hens who earned four letters • has totaled 151 assists and 72 services aces in her career • finishes her career ranked seventh in school history with 1,570 digs and 10th in school history with 3.47 digs per match • served as team captain along with Alexa Swann in 2016 • Graduated from Delaware in May 2017.  


2016 SEASON (MATCH BY MATCH STATISTICS)
Appeared in all 123 sets, and 32 matches in her senior season • Ranked third in the CAA with 557 digs and fourth in the CAA with 4.53 digs per set • Led all Blue Hens on the season in both dig statistics • recorded double-digit digs in all but three matches • posted at least 20 digs in 10 matches • Recorded a career high 35 digs in a five-set win over James Madison Oct. 16 • set a career high seven assists with 17 digs vs Towson on Sopt. 24 • matched her career-high 4 aces in a five-set match win vs Duquesne Spet. 17 • CAA All-Academic Team • member of the National College Honor Society • named Navy Kristen Dickmann Invitational Most Valuable Player • named to the NC State Wolfpack Initivational All-Tournament Team • CAA Defensive Player of the Week (Aug. 29, Oct. 17) • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • named National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week (Aug. 24)

2015 SEASON (MATCH BY MATCH STATISTICS)
Appeared in all 113 sets and made 12 starts during the year • ranked third on the team with 256 digs (2.27 per set) • was fourth on the Blue Hens with 21 service aces • reached double figure digs in 10 matches • posted a season-high 18 digs in the five-set win over Elon on Oct. 31 • added 16 digs against Southern Illinois and Boston College • recorded a career-high four aces duirng the five-set victory at Towson on Oct. 21 • member of National College Athlete Honor Society • earned PNC Bank Student-Athlete Achiever Award on Sept. 4.

2014 SEASON (MATCH BY MATCH STATISTICS)
Appeared in all 32 matches as the Blue Hens' libero • ranked third in the CAA, 39th in Division I and ninth in a UD single season by averaging 5.00 digs per set • her 585 digs are tied for 11th in a Blue Hen season • reached double figure digs in all but two matches on the season, including each of the final 25 contests • posted a career-high 33 digs during the victory over Manhattan on Sept. 12 • added 25 digs vs. Princeton and College of Charleston, and 24 in consecutive three-set victories at UNCW and Elon • eclipsed the 20-digs mark in 14 matches • ranked second on the team with 27 service aces and third with 61 assists • named CAA Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20 • selected to UD Courtyard by Marriott Invitational and University of Delaware All-Tournament Teams.

2013 SEASON
Appeared in all but one match while making 10 starts during her freshman campaign • ranked fourth on the team with 172 digs, averaging 1.74 digs per set • posted a season-high 14 digs vs. Furman on Sept. 14, William & Mary on Oct. 11, and Hofstra on Oct. 18 • added 13 digs during the five-set win over UMBC on Sept. 6 • contributed 10 digs at Clemson on Sept. 21 • also had six assists during the year • named to CAA Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
Four-year letterwinner on the volleyball team at Ursuline Academy • led the Raiders to the 2009 state championship and to runner up finishes in 2010 and 2012 • first team All-State selection as a senior • served as team captain during senior year • three-year starter on the Ursuline soccer team, including the 2011 squad that advanced to the state quarterfinals • spent one season on the track team • member of the Brandywine Club team that won the CHRVA regional championship • student ambassador and member of student council at Ursuline • four-year honor roll student • selected for DIAA Student Leadership Conference • three-year Jefferson Awards Student Leader • senior kairos retreat selected leader • selected All-State in theater, and played Oliver in her high school play.

PERSONAL
Taylor Jean Hollingsworth • born July 15, 1995 • daughter of John and Rita Hollingsworth • has an older sister, Ashley • nursing major at Delaware • mother is a UD graduate • goes ice fishing with her family every year in Minnesota • member of Delaware Christian Athletes • also enjoys singing and listening to music • intered at the nurse managed health center on the UD campus and worked volleyball camps over the summer.


CAREER HIGHS
Kills:
1, five times, last vs. James Madison, 11/20/16
Assists:
 7, vs. Towson, 9/24/16

Aces: 4, twice, last vs. Duquesne, 9/17/16
Digs: 35 vs. James Madison, 10/16/16

CAREER STATISTICS

Year Sets K E TA Pct. Asst. SA Digs BS BA TB
2013 99 0 2 3 -.667 6 0 172 0 0 0
2014 117 0 0 3 .000 61 27 585 0 0 0
2015 113 2 0 9 .222 17 21 256 0 0 0
2016 123 3 0 7 .429 67 24 557 0 0 0
 TOTALS 452 5 2 22 .136 151 72 1570 0 0 0



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