#23 - Jessica Taylor
Position: G
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Northumberland, Va.
Height: 5-8
Previous School: Woodbridge High School

2009-10 (JUNIOR):
· Appeared in 33 games as the Rams’ top reserve
· Averaged 16.0 minutes, 2.9 points and 2.5 rebounds per game
· Dished out 39 assists while tallying 30 steals
· Registered three steals, hauled in a pair of rebounds and finished with seven points in VCU’s season-opening victory against in-state rival Virginia Tech
· Scored a career-high 16 points against William & Mary (2/18/10)
· Contributed a then season-high 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting earlier against the Tribe (1/17/10)
· Added eight points, including a career-best 6-of-6 from the line at Hofstra (2/11/10)
· Enjoyed one of her best games as a Ram in VCU’s victory against Hofstra in the second round of the Postseason WNIT, registering six points, two assists, three steals and seven rebounds in just 22 minutes

2008-09 (SOPHOMORE):
· One of the top Rams’ reserves, saw action in all 33 games and made one start as a sophomore, averaging 14.1 minutes per game
· Logged 3.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per outing
· Has a reputation of being a hard-nosed, defensive-minded player and finished with 51 steals, tied for third-most on the team
· Had a career day against North Carolina Central (12/21/08) with career-highs in points (14), minutes (21), field goals (6) and three-pointers (2)
· Posted a career-best six rebounds and five assists in a home victory against Morgan State (12/15/08)
· Logged a career-high 27 minutes off the bench against American, while contributing 11 points, three boards and a pair of blocks (12/30/08)

2007-08 (FRESHMAN):
· Appeared in 19 games, averaging 5.6 minutes per outing
· Scored a career-high seven points at Georgia State (2//17/08
· Also knocked down first three-pointer and recorded four steals in the victory against the Panthers
· Injured ankle late in the second half at Georgia State
· Did not play in the Rams’ first 11 games, but recorded time in 19 of the next 23 contests.

PRIOR TO VCU:
· Played four years of basketball, one year of softball and ran one year of cross-country while at Woodbridge High School in Woodbridge, Va.
· Voted second team all-district her sophomore and junior seasons with the Vikings and was selected first team all-district her senior season
· A product of the Fairfax Stars AAU program along with teammate Ebony Patterson

PERSONAL:
· Majoring in English Education
· A member of the Black Student Union, as well as the Creative Writing Program
· Born October 17, 1988



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