The Black Knights face Lehigh at the Malek Courts Saturday at 10 a.m.
"Elle started for us last year and for good reason. She's a great volley player and will be strong once again this year." -Head Coach Paul Peck
2013-14: Instrumental member of the squad during her junior season ... posted a 20-9 record in singles play ... claimed one victory over Navy ... was up 3-6, 6-3, 4-0 over Navy in Patriot League Tournament before match went unfinished ... posted an impressive 11-2 record against Patriot League opponents with wins coming versus Colgate (3), Lehigh (2), Loyola (2), Lafayette (2), Bucknell and Navy ... was 24-9 in doubles action ... claimed 15 victories over Patriot League opponents Colgate (3), Lehigh (3), Lafayette (2), Loyola (2), Navy (2), Holy Cross, Bucknell and conference champion Boston University ... split time with sister Della Taylor, Carolyn Pitman and Caroline Lorenzini ... was 1-0 with Lorenzini and 3-0 with Pitman (three Patriot League victories) ... claimed a 20-9 record with Taylor ... defeated Navy twice ... sister tandem went 12-1 in Patriot League action with only loss coming against eventual champion Boston University ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... honored with the team's Hardest Worker award.
2012-13: Key contributor atop Army's doubles lineup alongside older sister, Della ... pair is expected to play No. 1 entering the NCAA Tournament ... helped author a 14-11 mark with five wins against Patriot League opponents ... collected two wins against rival Navy ... owns a 13-6 singles mark with three wins over conference foes ... recipient of the team's Intestinal Fortitude Award.
2011-12: Ranked second on the squad in total wins with 45 ... teamed with older sister Della for a team-best 27-12 doubles record, with all matches played at No. 1 ... 27 doubles victories ranks tied for 10th all-time on Army's single-season wins list ... went 14-5 in singles dual matches ... split most of her time between Nos. 5 and 6 ... went 7-1 at No. 6 ... finished the year with an unbeaten singles streak of nine matches , while winning nine of her last 11 doubles contests.
High School: Four-star recruit out of Redondo Union High School ... Daily Breeze All-Area 2007-10 ... California Interscholastic Federation doubles semifinalist alongside sister and fellow Black Knight Della Taylor during her junior season ... team MVP 2009 and 2010 ... named school's Most Outstanding Female Athlete 2007 and 2009 ... 2011 National AP Scholar ... 2010 AP Scholar with distinction ... president of National Spanish Honor Society ... California Scholarship Federation member 2008-11 ... Principal's Honor Roll 2008-11 ... 2010 Ivy Chain ... graduated fifth in a class of 550.
Personal: Elle Taylor ... born Oct. 5, 1993, in Harbor City, Calif. ... daughter of Deborah and Robert Taylor ... sister Della (USMA `14) is also on the Army tennis team ... likes to swim, run and hang out with her sister in her free time ... credits her family with having the most influence on her tennis career ... Systems Engineering major.