Taylor Graboski

#12 Taylor Graboski

Pos. MH
Ht. 6-1
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Upper Sandusky, Ohio
High School Upper Sandusky

2016: Played in all 131 sets over 34 matches as a junior for Valpo ... was the only Crusader player to appear in every set ... hit .204 with 2.80 kills/set while also averaging 0.69 blocks/set ... led Valpo with 367 total kills and ranked second on the team in kills/set and hitting percentage ... 90 total blocks was third-most among Crusaders ... tallied at least 10 kills 20 times, including three kills-digs double-doubles ... earned All-Tournament Team accolades at Army West Point's Black Knights Invitational (Aug. 26-27) and at the Ball State Invitational (Sept. 16-17) ... opened season Aug. 26 with a season-high seven blocks against CSU Bakersfield ... registered 15 kills without an attack error, hitting at a .405 clip, in victory at Army West Point Aug. 27 ... posted 15 kills at Ball State Sept. 16 ... reached double figures in kills in five consecutive matches Sept. 23-Oct. 4 ... set new career high with 24 kills on .378 hitting Sept. 24 at UIC ... picked up first kills-digs double-double of her career Oct. 4 at Western Illinois, tallying 16 kills and 10 digs to go with five blocks in just three sets of action ... recorded 11 kills and six blocks Oct. 8 at Wright State ... set new career high with 11 digs and recorded 13 kills Oct. 15 versus Milwaukee ... tallied 16 kills in win at Youngstown State Oct. 29 ... matched career best with 24 kills against Green Bay Nov. 5 ... closed out season with a double-double in the Horizon League Championship Nov. 18 against Northern Kentucky, racking up 20 kills and 10 digs ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Appeared in 117 sets over 33 matches during her sophomore season ... hit .247 with 2.45 kills/set, ranking third on the team in both categories ... led Crusaders with 85 total blocks and ranked second on team with 0.73 blocks/set ... finished in double figures in kills on 15 occasions and tallied at least five blocks six times ... opened season by matching career high with 14 kills on .333 hitting in win at Chattanooga Aug. 28 ... named MVP of Chattanooga Classic Aug. 28-29 after averaging 2.64 kills/set on .344 hitting in three Crusader victories ... received All-Tournament honors at Valpo's Popcorn Classic Sept. 11-12, finishing the tournament hitting .254 with 2.89 kills/set ... registered double figures in kills in seven consecutive matches Sept. 19-Oct. 10 ... hit .450 with 10 kills Sept. 25 in Horizon League-opening win at Northern Kentucky ... tallied five blocks and 10 kills in sweep at Wright State Sept. 26 ... set new career high with 15 kills on .412 hitting Oct. 2 against Oakland ... named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 5 after her performances against Oakland and UIC earlier in the week (10 kills, .381 hitting) ... hit .450 with 11 kills and season-high seven blocks Oct. 9 against Milwaukee ... posted 13 kills the next day against Green Bay ... hit .324 with 13 kills in non-league win over IPFW Oct. 21 ... recorded 11 kills in back-to-back matches Oct. 24 against Northern Kentucky and Oct. 27 at UIC, hitting .529 in the latter match ... matched season best with seven blocks versus NKU ... totaled 13 kills in Valpo's opening-round win over Milwaukee at the Horizon League Championship Nov. 20.

2014: Appeared in 111 sets over 32 matches in her rookie year with the Crusaders, starting on 29 occasions ... member of Horizon League All-Freshman Team ... averaged 1.82 kills/set on .254 hitting, third-best on the team ... finished the year second on the team in blocks with 74 ... reached double figures in kills on four occasions and posted at least five blocks five times ... debuted Aug. 29 against Wofford with three kills and a block ... hit .444 with nine kills in win over North Carolina Central Aug. 30 ... posted six blocks in back-to-back matches Sept. 3 versus IUPUI and Sept. 5 against UMKC ... also hit .450 with 12 kills - her first career double-digit effort in the category - in the latter contest ... earned All-Tournament Team accolades at UT Martin's Skyhawk Invitational Sept. 12-13 ... registered 20 kills on just 31 swings, hitting at a .484 clip, over the Crusaders' three sweeps while also picking up six blocks ... strong on both sides of the ball Sept. 27 at Milwaukee, finishing with six blocks and 14 kills on .444 hitting ... registered first career double-double against UIC Oct. 17, hitting .385 with 13 kills while also registering a Valpo-season best 10 blocks ... hit .300 with 14 kills Oct. 19 against North Dakota State.

Prep: A three-time All-State honoree out of Upper Sandusky [Ohio] H.S. ... concluded her career by earning First Team All-State honors as a senior ... also a four-time First Team All-District and All-League recipient, she ranks 12th in Ohio volleyball history with 1,509 career kills ... was a member of the PrepVolleyball.com Freshman Fab 59 and Soph 79 selections as well ... played travel volleyball for Blackswamp Volleyball Club, where she helped her squad to the title at USA Nationals in 2011, earning tournament MVP honors in the process.