USC's sophomore libero had a career-high 33 digs against Arizona and averaged 5.89 digs per set this week
2014 Taylor Whittingham enters her sophomore season as a libero with the Women of Troy.
2013 As a freshman, Whittingham appeared in 32 matches and played in 74 sets... finished with 42 digs (0.57 dps), two assists, and one service ace... posted career-best seven digs with 11 pass receptions against Northern Illinois (Sept. 7)... had six digs against Washington (Nov. 15).
HIGH SCHOOL Whittingham prepped at Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.... started at libero for two years, and played three years on the varsity squad... as a senior in 2012, named to the All-Trinity League Second Team... All-Orange County Dream Team selection... as a junior, led her team to the second of back-to-back Trinity League titles... named to the All-Trinity League First Team and to the All-Orange County Dream Team... started at defensive specialist as a sophomore... a three-time recipient of the SMHS Scholar-Athlete Award... started on the varsity squad at Mission Viejo High School as a freshman... helped team to a runner-up finish in the South Coast League and received the school's Scholar-Athlete Award.
CLUB VOLLEYBALL Whittingham played sevens years with the Laguna Beach Volleyball Club in Laguna Beach, Calif., under head coach Michael Soylular... helped her team to second place at the Champions at Fiesta Classic in 2012 and won the Champions at Fiesta Classic in the 16 Open division in 2011.
PERSONAL Taylor Lyn Whittingham was born on July 15, 1995, in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.... parents are Peter and Tory Whittingham... mother Tory is a graduate of USC... twin younger siblings Taryn and Trevor are 11 years old... intends to major in communications or public relations.