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Starr Taylor
Player Profile:
Starr Taylor 2758275
Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jonesboro, Ark.
High School: Jonesboro High School
Major: Exercise Science
Experience: 2 Letters

JUNIOR (2018-19): Appeared in all 30 games, drawing four starts … Shot 40.0 percent from the floor (34-of-85) while dishing out 41 assists … Scored a season-high 10 points against Murray State … Hauled in a season-best five rebounds against Troy … Played 27 minutes in a starting assignment against UT Arlington … Led the team in assists four times … Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE (2017-18): Appeared in 30 games and made 22 starts … averaged 6.4 points per game … led the team with 2.1 assists per game … scored a career-high 20 points against UT Arlington on Jan. 13 … tied a career-high with seven assists against South Alabama on Feb. 10 … had a career-high four steals against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 24 … led the team in assists 11 times, the most of any player … was second on the team with 26 steals … ranked third on the team with a 42.2 field goal percentage … named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 32 and made 22 starts … averaged 6.3 points and 2.2 assists per game as the team's starting point guard … averaged 25.1 minutes per game … scored a season-high 17 points at Appalachian State on Jan. 5 … had a season best eight rebounds at ULM on Jan. 28 … dished out seven assists against Louisiana on Dec. 31 and matched the total against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 2 … drained a pair of free throws with 18 seconds to go against Tulsa on Dec. 6 to secure the victory … she finished the night 7-of-7 from the free throw line marking the first time since Jan. 21, 2015 that an A-State player had a free throw percentage of 1.000 in a game. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Jonesboro High School in Arkansas … helped lead the Lady Hurricane to their first state championship in school history … named the 6A state tournament Most Valuable Player … averaged 15.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.5 steals per contest … led Jonesboro in scoring during the 2015-16 season, while knocking down 44 percent of her shots from the field … shot 35 percent from beyond the arc and earned 6A All-State honors for the second time in her career … A two-time 7A/6A-East All-Conference pick … participated in The Sun Senior Classic basketball all-start game … she is the first student-athlete in Jonesboro High School history to sign with Arkansas State ... also ran track for Jonesboro ... graduated with 4.18 GPA ... was a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, FBLA and Student Council ... earned the Province Leadership Award.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Trooper and Evi Taylor ... Has one brother (Blaise) ... Birthday is March 26 ... Her father is the assistant head coach/wide receivers coach for the Duke football team after spending five seasons at Arkansas State, while her brother Blaise was a defensive back for the Red Wolves and is currently a scouting assistant with the Tennessee Titans ... Currently majoring in Exercise Science.

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