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Sophie Taylor
Sophie  Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lafayette, CA

High School:
Acalanes HS

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard/Forward

Experience:
3V



02/06/2016

Complete-Game Victory

The Lions started and finished strong in a true team victory at Portland Saturday.

02/05/2016

Pacific Northwest Swing Concludes at Portland

Women's basketball seeks a season sweep of the Pilots on Saturday at the Chiles Center.

02/04/2016

Free Throws, Turnovers Costly in Spokane

LMU turnovers led to 22 Gonzaga points while a large free throw disparity was also key in the 83-68 final.

02/03/2016

Women's Hoops Heads to the Pacific Northwest

The Lions begin a two-game road swing on Thursday, Feb. 4 at Gonzaga.

01/30/2016

Third Quarter Swing in Setback

LMU hit 48 percent from the field to hold a halftime lead, but a USD third-quarter run kept the Toreros atop the WCC.

01/06/2016

WBB | Preview of LMU at SMC

Sophie Taylor previews LMU's upcoming game at Saint Mary's.

10/09/2012

Getting to Know...Sophie Taylor

Sophie Taylor

02/06/2016

Women's Basketball at Portland - Feb. 6, 2016

Women's Basketball at Portland - Feb. 6, 2016

02/04/2016

Women's Basketball at Gonzaga - Feb. 4, 2016

Women's Basketball at Gonzaga - Feb. 4, 2016

01/30/2016

Women's Basketball vs. San Diego - Jan. 30, 2016

Women's Basketball vs. San Diego - Jan. 30, 2016

01/28/2016

Women's Basketball vs BYU - Jan. 28, 2016

Women's Basketball vs BYU - Jan. 28, 2016

01/23/2016

Women's Basketball at San Diego - Jan. 23, 2016

Women's Basketball at San Diego - Jan. 23, 2016

At LMU...
2014-15...

Appeared in 30 of the Lions' 31 games... started 26 games, including the last 17 straight... averaged 11.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game... averaged 28.6 minutes per game... scored in double-digits 17 times... led the Lions in scoring eight times... recorded four double-doubles including a 15-point, 13-rebound effort at Northern Arizona (Dec. 3), a 20-point, 11-rebound effort at Gonzaga (Jan. 17), a 13-point, 11-rebound effort at San Francisco (Feb. 19) and a 21-point, 10-rebound outing against Pepperdine (Feb. 28)... scored 20 points or more three times, including a career-high 29 points against Portland (Feb. 14)... shot 40 percent from the field and a team-high 83.6 percent from the free-throw line... her free-throw percentage ranked seventh in the WCC...

2013-14...
Became a significant contributor her sophomore season... appeared in 29 games, earning 15 starts... averaged 19.8 minutes, 7.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game... led the Lions in scoring twice, including a 27-point outburst at Pepperdine (Jan. 11)... went 10-for-13 from the field and 5-for-5 from the charity stripe for the highest individual point total of the season... reached double figures 10 times... hit three or more three-pointers three times, including a 4-for-6 performance at San Francisco (March 1)... was perfect from the free-throw line in 13 games...

2012-13...
Appeared in 20 games, including three starts as a freshman... averaged 3.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 11.4 minutes per game... career-high 11 points on three three-pointers and a pair of free throws at Wyoming (Dec. 29)... also had three three's vs. Oregon State (Dec. 15)... career-high eight rebounds at Gonzaga (Jan. 31)...

High School...
Four-year letterwinner at Acalanes High School... led Acalanes HS to the semifinals of the Division III North Coast Section Championship and the first round of the CIF State Championship as a senior... Dons reached the title game of the NCS Championship her junior year... All-Diablo Foothill League selection... ranked by Hoopgurlz.com as the No. 119 forward of the 2012 recruiting class...

Personal...
Sophie Barrow Taylor was born August 24, 1994 in Concord, Calif.... parents are Marcia and Derek Taylor... has one older sister, Tess, and one younger brother, Oliver... has volunteered with Sister-to-Sister Summitt and worked in an elementary school special education classroom... also considered attending Saint Mary's, Lehigh, Columbia, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth and Penn... chose LMU because of the opportunity to continue to play basketball as well as the campus atmosphere and curriculum... majoring in physics... also earning a minor in applied mathematics...

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