2 Taylor Joens
2 Taylor Joens
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Johnston, Iowa
High School: Johnston
Position: MB
Major: Undeclared
m 30
k/s 3.07
h % .340
a/s 0.25
b/s 1.01
sa/s 0.19
d/s 1.14

2017: Selected first team All-Ohio Valley Conference ... Named AVCA National Player of the Week (9/19) and was named the Most Valuable Player of the Cougar Invite Presented by DoubleTree Hotels after recording a phenomenal offensive and defensive weekend, completing the weekend with 37 kills, one error and 67 total attacks for a .537 hitting percentage in wins over Seattle, Montana and UIC ... That week included one of the top single-match hitting percentages all-time (.562) with 18 kills, 0 errors against Montana (9/16) ... Finished third in OVC in hitting percentage (.340), ninth in kills per set (3.07), fifth in blocks per set (1.01) and sixth in points per set (2.84) ... Completed collegiate career Her .340 hitting percentage is the fourth-best all-time ... No. 12 on the all-time kills list with 970 ... Tied her career high in kills twice during the season with 18 vs. Toledo (8/25) and vs. Montana (9/16) ... Set career best with six service aces in win at Jacksonville State (10/20) ... Twice recorded career-best nine blocks against Seattle (915) and at Murray State (9/23) ... Boasted a double-double with 16 kills and 12 digs against Southeast Missouri (10/7).

2016: Named first team All-Ohio Valley Conference ... Led the OVC with a .316 hitting percentage for the season, the third best single-season hitting percentage by an individual in the Division I era ... Tops on the team in kills (331) and kills per set (2.83) ... Third on the team in service aces with 24 ... Second on the team in blocks (105) and blocks per set (0.90) ... Powered Cougars to best Division I record (22-8) and most OVC wins (13) ... Helped SIUE advanced to the OVC Tournament finals ... One of four players to appear in all 117 sets ... Recorded double-digit kills in 21 matches, including a season-high 18 at UIC, which knocked the Flames from the ranks of the undefeated ... Posted double-digit kills in 10 of her last 11 matches for the season ... Set season high hitting percentage of .545 (12 kills, 0 errors, 22 attacks) in quarterfinal match at the OVC Tournament against Morehead State ... Collected four or more blocks in 15 matches.

2015: One of six players to appear in all 106 sets for the season ... Finished season with 195 kills, third best on the team ... Completed season with 225 digs, also third best on the squad ... Set season and career high with 14 kills in opening match of the season against Akron ... Added career-best four service aces in Akron match ... Recorded 10 matches with double-digit digs, including season best 19 against UT Martin ... Set career high for blocks with five against UT Martin ... Recorded five double-doubles (kills and digs).

2014: Recorded season-best 11 kills against Southeast Missouri (Nov. 1) ... Appeared in 25 matches and averaged 1.26 kills per set ... Finished season with 19 blocks ... Posted season high of three blocks against Morehead State (Nov. 7), Austin Peay (Oct. 10), and UT Martin (Oct. 18) ... Averaged 1.49 points per set in first season as a Cougar.

Prep: Named All-American by prepvolleyball.com at Johnston High School ... Completed high school career with 1,152 kills, 158 blocks, 735 digs, and 103 service aces ... Selected second team All-State in 2012 ... Member of Des Moines Register All-CIC Elite teamn ... Three-time All-Conference selection ... Ranked in the top five in kills per set in Iowa Class 5A her junior and senior seasons ... Member of Honor Roll and National Honor Society ... Three-sport standout earning four letters each in volleyball, basketball, and track and field ... Academic All-Conference four four straight seasons ... Played club volleyball for Central Iowa Select Volleyball Club, which finished first in American Division USAVB Junior Nationals in 2012 ... Team finished third in National Division USAVB Junior Nationals in 2013 ... Member of Iowa High Performance USAVB team that finished first at nationals in 2011 and second in 2012 ... Participated in her schools Mock trial team all four years of high placing 11th her senior year ... Plans on majoring in kinesiology with aspirations to move on to physical therapy school ... Parents are Dave and Deb Joens.

Recent Games
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois W, 3-0
Nov 4 at Tennessee State W, 3-0
Nov 10 at Southeast Missouri W, 3-2
Nov 11 at UT Martin W, 3-2
Nov 16 vs. Eastern Illinois L, 3-1
Nov 29 vs. Arkansas State L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 16
Sets 118 67
Kills 362 201
Kills per set 3.07 3.00
Errors 86 51
Total Attacks 812 470
Hitting Percentage .340 .319
Assists 30 12
Assists per set 0.25 0.18
Service Aces 22 10
Service Errors 26 17
Service Aces per set 0.19 0.15
Reception Errors 2 0
Digs 135 71
Digs per set 1.14 1.06
Block Solo 20 8
Block Assist 99 56
Block Total 119 64
Blocks per set 1.01 0.96
Block Errors 8 4
Ball Handling Errors 4 1
Points 453.5 247.0
Points per set 3.8 3.7
Matches started 29 15
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 25 vs. Toledo W, 3-2 1 5 18 5 37 .351 0 2 0 1 6 2 2 0 4 0 23.0
Aug 26 at Purdue Fort Wayne W, 3-1 1 4 11 2 21 .429 0 1 0 0 5 1 4 0 5 0 15.0
Aug 26 vs. Quinnipiac W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 14 .571 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 10.5
Sep 1 Wright State W, 3-1 1 4 9 2 25 .280 2 1 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 1 11.5
Sep 2 Tulsa L, 3-0 1 3 5 3 17 .118 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Sep 2 Kansas City W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 16 .375 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Sep 8 at Chattanooga L, 3-1 1 4 13 3 30 .333 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 4 0 17.0
Sep 9 vs. Georgia State W, 3-0 1 3 13 3 28 .357 0 2 2 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 9 vs. Jackson State W, 3-0 1 3 14 3 26 .423 1 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 15 Seattle U W, 3-1 1 4 10 0 23 .435 4 1 1 0 6 3 6 1 9 0 17.0
Sep 16 Montana W, 3-1 1 4 18 0 32 .563 1 1 0 0 8 0 5 0 5 0 21.5
Sep 16 UIC W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 12 .667 1 2 0 0 5 1 2 2 3 0 13.0
Sep 22 at Austin Peay L, 3-2 1 5 13 5 37 .216 1 0 1 0 7 0 4 2 4 0 15.0
Sep 23 at Murray State L, 3-2 1 5 16 1 34 .441 0 0 1 0 3 1 8 0 9 0 21.0
Sep 27 at Eastern Illinois W, 3-1 1 4 16 0 30 .533 3 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 17.5
Sep 30 Belmont W, 3-2 1 5 14 4 29 .345 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 16.5
Oct 6 UT Martin W, 3-1 - 3 10 0 19 .526 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 7 Southeast Missouri W, 3-1 1 4 16 2 35 .400 0 2 1 0 12 2 6 0 8 1 23.0
Oct 13 at Eastern Kentucky W, 3-2 1 5 13 6 46 .152 0 0 1 0 3 0 6 0 6 0 16.0
Oct 14 at Morehead State W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 18 .722 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 2 0 15.0
Oct 20 Jacksonville State W, 3-1 1 4 15 4 32 .344 0 6 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 21.0
Oct 21 Tennessee Tech W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 13 .308 1 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Oct 27 Murray State W, 3-2 1 5 16 5 36 .306 0 0 1 0 7 0 4 0 4 0 18.0
Oct 28 Austin Peay L, 3-2 1 5 10 5 30 .167 1 0 1 0 7 0 2 1 2 0 11.0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 21 .333 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Nov 4 at Tennessee State W, 3-0 1 3 7 6 20 .050 1 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Nov 10 at Southeast Missouri W, 3-2 1 5 15 6 35 .257 2 0 3 0 3 1 5 0 6 0 18.5
Nov 11 at UT Martin W, 3-2 1 5 12 3 35 .257 1 0 2 0 2 0 5 1 5 0 14.5
Nov 16 vs. Eastern Illinois L, 3-1 1 4 14 6 33 .242 1 0 0 1 6 2 2 0 4 1 17.0
Nov 29 vs. Arkansas State L, 3-1 1 4 11 5 28 .214 6 0 2 0 5 0 7 0 7 0 14.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2014-15 25 65 82 1.26 51 255 .122 3 0.05 5 0.08 44 0.68 1 18 19 0.29 97.0 1.5
2015-16 26 106 195 1.84 126 705 .098 33 0.31 22 0.21 225 2.12 4 25 29 0.27 233.5 2.2
2016-17 30 117 331 2.83 89 767 .316 22 0.19 24 0.21 107 0.91 13 92 105 0.90 414.0 3.5
2017-18 30 118 362 3.07 86 812 .340 30 0.25 22 0.19 135 1.14 20 99 119 1.01 453.5 3.8
Total 111 406 970 2.39 352 2539 .243 88 0.22 73 0.18 511 1.26 38 234 272 0.67 1198.0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 118 362 3.07 86 812 .340 30 0.25 22 0.19 135 1.14 20 99 119 1.01 453.5 3.8
Conference 16 67 201 3.00 51 470 .319 12 0.18 10 0.15 71 1.06 8 56 64 0.96 247.0 3.7
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Home 14 53 155 2.92 32 340 .362 12 0.23 14 0.26 72 1.36 8 43 51 0.96 198.5 3.7
Away 10 43 129 3.00 32 306 .317 9 0.21 3 0.07 34 0.79 7 39 46 1.07 158.5 3.7
Neutral 6 22 78 3.55 22 166 .337 9 0.41 5 0.23 29 1.32 5 17 22 1.00 96.5 4.4
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Wins 23 88 280 3.18 58 603 .368 20 0.23 21 0.24 105 1.19 15 74 89 1.01 353.0 4.0
Losses 7 30 82 2.73 28 209 .258 10 0.33 1 0.03 30 1.00 5 25 30 1.00 100.5 3.4
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August 3 12 37 3.08 7 72 .417 1 0.08 3 0.25 13 1.08 4 9 13 1.08 48.5 4.0
September 13 50 158 3.16 27 339 .386 15 0.30 9 0.18 56 1.12 8 43 51 1.02 196.5 3.9
October 8 32 99 3.09 24 229 .328 2 0.06 9 0.28 43 1.34 4 24 28 0.88 124.0 3.9
November 6 24 68 2.83 28 172 .233 12 0.50 1 0.04 23 0.96 4 23 27 1.13 84.5 3.5