Darby  Taylor
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Darby Taylor

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Thorold, ON

High School:
Eden

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH/RS

Twitter:
@darbytaylor12

07/18/2016

Record 160 Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Nearly Half of Siena's 333 Student Athletes Maintained Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better

11/20/2015

MAAC Tournament Central: Siena vs. Niagara (8 PM)

Saints Begin Their Quest for a 10th MAAC Title Friday Night

11/20/2015

Volleyball's Season End in MAAC Tournament

Niagara Sweeps Siena in the ARC

11/19/2015

Flagg, Howell Win Major Volleyball Awards

Siena Duo Honored on Eve of Tournament

11/11/2015

Siena Loses First Place at Fairfield

Flagg Has Match-High 21 Kills in Defeat

10/24/2015

Siena Volleyball vs Marist

Photos from Siena's 3-1 win over Marist (10/17/15)

09/17/2015

Volleyball Picture Day

Volleyball Picture Day

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GENERAL:
  • Canadian talent who is poised to make an immediate impact
  • Can play outside or right side and is mature beyond her years
  • Expected to be one of top blockers on team as well as she adjusts to college game

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Representing Team Ontario in the 2015 Canadian Summer Games
  • Led Eden High School to the OFSAA (Ontario Championships) AA Championship in 2014, and was named team MVP in 2013 and 2014
  • Played club volleyball for the Halton Hurricanes, the top club team in Ontario, guiding the squad to the 16U Provincial Championship
  • Prior to fully committing to the hardwood, Taylor excelled in the sand, winning the 14U Canadian National Beach Volleyball Championships

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Daughter of Roger and Carrie Taylor
  • Has two older sisters, Lisa and Sarah
  • Also lettered in basketball (five years), and soccer (four years) in high school
  • Chose Siena because she liked the campus, coaching staff and business program
  • Active in community: St Johns Ambulance Therapy Dog Volunteer (2013-15), Boys and Girls Club Niagara Volunteer (2011), Richmond Street Public Volleyball Camp Volunteer (2014)
  • Accounting major

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Darby is bringing an accomplished background and maturity beyond her years. She is an all-around player who could make an impact as in her first year."

GETTING TO KNOW DARBY:
    Major: Accounting
    Twitter handle: @darbytaylor12
    Instagram handle: darbytayllor
    What I like most about Siena: The small campus and the area
    What I like most about coach Pierre: He really cares about his players
    Another Siena sport I follow: Basketball and Soccer
    Player I most relate to on the team: Julia and Annie because are the only freshmen on the team
    My goal for the upcoming season: Win the conference championship
    My biggest fear is: Spiders
    My hobbies are: Swimming, canoeing and playing basketball
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Ireland
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Food
    My biggest fan: Mr. Goar my elementary school volleyball coach
    My before game routine: Listen to music
    Best advice I have ever received: To try out for Team Ontario
    Person I look up to the most: My parents
    Three words that describe me: Determined, caring and hard working
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Gavin Schmitt
    Sport/position I always wanted to try: Tennis
    When I'm not playing, you can find me: Watching sports
    My dream job: Working in finance/business for a professional sports team(Raptors)
    If I could have any pet, I would have: A great dane
    My dream car: Dodge Challenger

    Favorites

    TV show: Suits
    Vacation spot: Myrtle Beach
    Twitter account to follow: @darbytaylor12
    Color: Blue
    Sports Team: Toronto Raptors
    Flavor of ice cream: Lime Sherbet
    Animal: Dog
    Food: S'mores
    Movie: Fast and Furious 5
    Pro athlete: Lebron James
    Actor/Actress: Channing Tatum