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Taylor Humm
Taylor Humm

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Crystal Lake, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH

Major:
Industrial & Systems Engineering



01/30/2015

OAKLAND PLACES NINE ON FALL ACADEMIC ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

The Golden Grizzlies earned the second-most athletes in the league

01/15/2015

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR THIRD STRAIGHT SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 125 student-athletes named to the list

01/14/2015

OAKLAND VOLLEYBALL SEASON IN REVIEW

The Golden Grizzlies had a record-setting season in 2014.

12/31/2014

HUMM TABBED AS HORIZON LEAGUE SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

The senior led the Golden Grizzlies to their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance

12/09/2014

HUMM BECOMES OAKLAND'S FIRST AVCA ALL-REGION AWARD WINNER

The senior libero was named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year earlier this season

12/05/2014

2014 NCAA Volleyball vs. Kentucky

2014 NCAA Volleyball vs. Kentucky

12/04/2014

2014 Oakland Volleyball - NCAA Tournament Open Practice

The Golden Grizzlies practice at Memorial Coliseum in preparation for their NCAA First Round match vs. Kentucky Dec. 4.

11/23/2014

HORIZON LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL TITLE GAME

Golden Grizzlies capture tournament championship in 4 sets over Milwaukee.

11/22/2014

Oakland vs. Youngstown St. HL Tourn. Semifinals

Oakland vs. Youngstown St. HL Tourn. Semifinals

11/15/2014

Oakland volleyball vs. Green Bay, 11/15/14

Oakland volleyball defeated Green Bay 3-0.

2014 Match-By-Match statsGet Acrobat Reader | Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader | Photo Gallery

2014
• Became Oakland's first-ever AVCA honoree, earning All-North Region honorable mention
• 2014 Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year after leading the league with 545 digs
• All-Horizon League
• Horizon League Scholar Athlete of the Month (November)
• Horizon League Co-Defensive Player of the Week Oct. 20
• Went from six-rotation player to libero in 2014
• Total of 545 digs in 2014 ranks fourth-best in team history
• Ranks third in program Division I history in career digs (1,548) and tied for eighth in aces (70)
• Registered 34 digs in win over Valparaiso Nov. 8, which ranks fifth in program Division I history
• Eclipsed 20-digs mark 11 times on the year

2013
• Saw action in 91 sets for a total of 24 matches
• Was named Oakland Student-Athlete of the week on Sept. 9
• Missed five matches due to an ankle injury
• Earned 21 digs in the Horizon League quarterfinal match (Nov. 22) to surpass the 1,000 dig benchmark (1,003)
• Accumulated 178 kills, 334 digs, 14 service aces and 20 blocks for the season
• Had six double-double matches including 17 kills and 10 digs against Syracuse (Sept. 7)
• Earned double-digit kills in eight matches
• Had season-best of 25 digs against Villanova (Aug. 31)
• Had five matches with over 20 digs
• Tallied season-best six blocks against Western Illinois (Sept. 20)
• 2013-14 Oakland Dean's List

2012
• Played in single-season record 115 sets in 29 matches
• Second on the team in kills with 329 and digs with 418
• Earned All-Tournament Honors at Golden Grizzly Invite
• Finished 17 matches with double-digit kills and digs
• Earned career-high 20 kills against Iowa (Sept 1)
• Recorded season-best 25 digs against Eastern Michigan (Sept. 11)
• 2012-13 Oakland Dean's List

2011
• Summit League All-Freshman Team selection
• Played in 74 sets over 24 matches
• Played her first career set against Niagara where she earned her first career kill (Aug. 26)
• Third on the team in digs with 230
• Recorded 177 kills, good for a 2.39 kills per set average
• Had season-high 18 kills against IUPUI (Oct. 11)
• Accumulated double-digit kills and double-digit digs in nine matches
• Academic All-Summit League

High School
• Earned three letters for coach Stefanie Otto
• Led her team to a regional championship in her senior season
• Coaches MVP and first-team all-area in 2010
• All-state honorable mention selection in her last two seasons
• All-state honorable mention in track and field as a thrower in 2009 and 2010

Academic Awards and Extracurricular Activities:
• Member of National Honor Society
• Member of Spanish National Honor Society
• Made the Dean's list and high honor roll

Personal
Full Name:
Taylor Christine Humm
Parents:
Christi and Kurt Humm
• Dad was a Top Gun Fighter Pilot in 1985 and captain of the National Champion 1982 Intercollegiate Flying team
Siblings: Kyli and Mackenzi
• Her sister, Mackenzi, plays volleyball at Xavier
• Her sister, Kyli, played soccer at Milliken University
• Her grandfather, Jack Cutlip, was inducted into the Illinois Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame in 2001
• Her uncle, Tom Cutlip, played football at Ball State in 1984-1985

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Academics
2. Campus setting/environment
3. Athletics

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