Jan. 11, 2010
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (January 11, 2010) - Sophomore Callan Taylor (Overland Park, KS) of the women's basketball team was named the Sacred Heart / Enterprise Rent-A-Car Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of January 4th through 10th.
Taylor averaged 17.7 points and 9.7 rebounds, posting two double doubles, to lead the Pioneers to wins over Monmouth, Wagner and Mount St. Mary's last week. Taylor opened the week hitting six-of-nine from the field on her way to 16 points while grabbing eight boards and dishing a season-high five assists to lead the Pioneers past Monmouth, 60-45. Taylor made two steals in helping a defensive effort that allowed just 45 Hawk points, tying the season-low for points allowed, while forcing 25 turnovers. Taylor closed the week posting back-to-back double doubles, her seventh and eighth of the season. She hit for 18 points with 11 rebounds against Wagner, adding three assists, three steals and two blocks. On Saturday, Taylor made eight-of-15 from the floor for 19 points with 10 boards and two blocks in beating the Mount, helping run SHU's streak to 22-straight NEC regular season wins. On the year, she averages 15.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.
Taylor and the Pioneers return to action on Thursday night traveling to Bryant University. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:00 pm.