Krystal Taylor

#23 Krystal Taylor

Pos. F
Ht. 5'10"
Yr. 5th/Sr.
Hometown Minneapolis, Minn.
High School (Prev. School) North

2005-2006: Played in all 29 games for the Crusaders, drawing five starting assignments ... played a season-high 22 minutes against IUPUI ... scored a career-best eight points at Western Illinois on 4-of-4 shooting from the floor ... shot 72.7% (16-of-22) from the free throw line ... grabbed a career-high six rebounds on three different occasions ... registered four steals against both Kent State and IPFW ... finished fourth on the team with 71 rebounds on the season ... team captain ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2004-2005: Came off of the bench to appear in 16 games for the Brown and Gold ... was a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor against IUPUI ... scored a season-high six points against IUPUI and Centenary ... grabbed a season-best five rebounds against Saint Xavier ... registered two steals on three different occasions ... dished out a pair of assists against both Centenary and UMKC ... recipient of Valpo's "Prepare to be a Champion" Award ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

2003-2004: Sat out the season as a redshirt with a foot injury.

2002-2003: Appeared in the first ten games of the season ... missed the remainder of the year with a broken foot ... scored seven points against Concordia (Wis.) ... tallied five points against Miami (Ohio) ... grabbed a season-high four rebounds against Fresno State ... went 2-for-3 from the floor twice ... nine of 14 rebounds on the season were on the offensive glass.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for North High School ... led school to a state championship as a freshman ... was a member of two state runner-up teams in Minnesota and a state third place team as well ... an All-State selection for two seasons ... a three-time State All-Tournament Team selection ... a two-time All-Minneapolis City Conference selection ... team co-Most Valuable Player as a senior and junior ... had a four-year record of 103-14 ... scored more than 1,000 points and grabbed more than 850 rebounds ... also played tennis, volleyball, and ran track ... a member of National Honor Society ... played basketball for coach Faith Johnson Patterson.

Personal: Krystal is the daughter of Kenneth and Blondell Taylor ... born November 3, 1983 ... earned bachelor's degree in communications ... working on master's degree in sports administration.