Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters • has totaled 1,013 digs, 84 assists and 48 services aces during her career.
2015 SEASON (MATCH BY MATCH STATISTICS)
2Appeared 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.
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.
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.
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 over the summer • traveled to Italy for two weeks.
Kills: 1, twice, last vs. Boston College, 9/12/15
Assists: 4, three times, last at UNCW, 10/16/14
Aces: 4 at Towson, 10/21/15
Digs: 33 vs. Manhattan, 9/12/14