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    Taylor Tashima
    Taylor Tashima

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Wilmette, Ill.

    High School:
    New Trier

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    S



    08/27/2014

    Wildcats to Lift Lid on 2014 at NIU Invitational

    Northwestern opens season with six matches away from home

    06/25/2014

    Northwestern's Recruiting Class Ranked 18th Nationally

    Prepvolleyball.com recognizes top-rated NU class since 2006

    High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain at New Trier High School ... 2013 MaxPreps.com Second Team All-American ... Named to Volleyball Magazine 2014 Girls' Fab 50 list ... Led New Trier to third-place finish at IHSA Class 4A state tournament ... Helped Trevians finish 39-2 and as IHSA Class 4A runners-up in 2012 ... 2013 Central Suburban League South Player of the Year ... 2013 Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year ... Ranked No. 11 Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com ... Has extensive international playing experience ... Attended U-20 U.S. Women's Junior National Team tryout in June 2014 ... Served as team captain for 2013 USA Girls' Youth National Team that won a silver medal at the World Championships in Thailand ... Also captained 2012 USA squad that won gold at NORECA in Mexico and a fourth-place finish in Croatia at the European Global Challenge ... Played club with Wildcat Juniors VBC ... Member of Spanish National Honor Society ... Honor Roll student ... Reading and Writing Center tutor.

    Personal: Daughter of Jennifer and Paul Tashima ... Mother, Jennifer, was a three-time MVP of Dickinson College's track team ... Father, Paul, played professional beach volleyball ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan, Michigan State, North Carolina and Marquette ... Anticipated major is economics.