Women's Basketball

4 - Taylor McCarley
Taylor McCarley
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Academy of Holy Cross
Position: G

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): An America East All-Rookie Team selection after being named the league's Rookie-of-the-Week three times... Became the first player in program history to record a triple-double when she registered career-highs of 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists at Binghamton (March 1)... Named the team's Most Valuable Athlete at UMBC's varsity banquet... Posted top-10 marks all-time among UMBC freshmen in points (276), assists (69), steals (42), free throws made (90) and free throws attempted (135)... Finished the season ranked 20th in the league in points per game (9.5), fourth in minutes per game (32.9) and ninth in steals per game (1.5)... Averaged 10.9 points (16th in the league), 3.3 assists (10th in the league) and 2.0 steals (seventh in the league) per game during America East play... Second on the team in scoring, steals and assists... Started 27 of 29 games... Posted 12 double-digit scoring games and led the team in scoring eight times... Averaged 13.2 points per game over the last five games of the season, scoring over 15 points in three contests... Earned the final America East Rookie of the Week honor after registering a triple-double in the season finale versus the Bearcats... Knocked down a season-best seven field goals en route to 17 points versus Hartford (Feb. 22)... Added seven assists and a season-best five steals against the Hawks... Hit 10-of-12 free throw attempts en route to matching a career-best with 18 points versus Vermont (Feb. 16)... Hit all six free throw attempts versus Hartford (Jan. 25) and finished with 10 points... Recognized as the America East Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week on Jan. 20... Reset her season-high for the second time in four games with a game-high 18 points and season-best eight rebounds at Vermont (Jan. 18)... Hit 12-of-15 free throws versus the Catamounts and added three steals... Earned America East Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 13 after averaging a team-best 12.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in pair of conference games... Hit 9-of-12 free throws and finished with 16 points versus Maine (Jan. 8)... Sprinkled the stat sheet against Loyola (Dec. 21), scoring nine points, pulling down five rebounds, dishing out two assists and snagging two steals... Hit four-of-five shots from the floor and all four free throws to score a team-best 12 points against Brown (Nov. 30), marking her third consecutive double-digit points performance... Scored eight of her 10 points in the second half against Rider (Nov. 29)... Poured in 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor, including knocking down the first two threes of her career at Towson (Nov. 26)... Earned her first collegiate start against UMES (Nov. 16) and finished with her first double-digit performance of the season, scoring 10 points on four-of-eight shooting from the floor... Added five rebounds, two assists and a block against the Lady Hawks... Came off the bench and logged 14 minutes of action in her collegiate debut against Eastern (Nov. 11)... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at Academy of Holy Cross… Three-year team captain… Three-time All-Conference player… Ranked 61st at her position by ESPNU HoopGurlz… Earned All-County honors twice by the Montgomery County Gazette… Received the Coaches’ Award in her junior season… Breezy Bishop 2010 “Top Player Watch” by BLUE STAR evaluator, Kevin Lynch… A 2013 Premier Basketball Ranking Player to Watch… DC Sports Fan Impact Performer of 2011-12 First Half of the Season… 2011-12 Nike Tournament of Champions All-Star selection after leading her team to a championship appearance in the Gold Division… Saw great success with her club teams, winning the U.S. Junior Nationals (USJN) silver medal in 2011 with the DC Love and following with a USJN DC Gold Medal in 2012 with the DC Heat… Received first and second honors as a member of the Onyx Club.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Aaron and Lita McCarley… One of three siblings, Davon and Alexis… Born July 29, 1995… Majoring in management of aging services.



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