11 Taylan Nero
11 Taylan Nero
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Booker T. Washington HS
Position: MB
m 19
k/s 1.19
h % .215
a/s 0.19
b/s 0.68
sa/s 0.14
d/s 0.56

2018 | JUNIOR

Appeared in 82 sets for ORU during 25 matches and made 19 starts ... Posted 141 total kills averaging 1.72 per set and twice tallied a career-best 11 kills coming against Louisiana Tech (9/14) and at home versus South Dakota State (10/9) ... Added double-digit kills in back-to-back matches opening the Tulsa Invitational ... Ranked second on the team averaging 0.88 blocks per set, ranking 12th in The Summit League ... Totaled four solo blocks and 68 block assists, including a career-high nine block assists against North Florida (8/25) ... Equaled a career best with six digs against South Dakota State (10/9) finishing the year with 35.

 

2017 | SOPHOMORE

Was limited due to a mid-season injury and finished the year playing 35 sets in 12 matches with nine starts ... Finished with 41 kills, averaging 1.17 kills per set, and matched a career high with nine against Saint Mary's (9/1) totaling a .167 hitting percentage for the season ... Recorded a career-best two solo blocks on opening day against Alabama ... Posted four solo blocks and 11 block assists on the year to average 0.43 blocks per set ... Added seven set assists, two service aces and 16 digs for the season.

 

2016 | FRESHMAN

Summit League All-Freshman Team

Took over a starting role late in her first collegiate campaign totaling 20 starts in 26 total appearances for the Golden Eagles ... Paced the team by averaging 0.84 blocks per set, ranking eighth in The Summit League, and the highest total by any freshman in the conference ... Closed her first season with 118 kills averaging 1.39 kills per set, including a season-high nine kills at home against Western Illinois (10/7) ... Also recorded a season best in digs against Western Illinois (10/7) tallying six ... Posted her only solo block of the year against North Dakota State (10/22) and put up a season-high eight block assists at Omaha (11/6), the most blocks by an ORU player in 2016.

 

PRIOR TO ORU

An Oklahoma All-State Large East selection from Booker T. Washington High School, she earned all-conference honors and was named Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 ... As a senior, helped guide the Hornets to a 17-12 record and into the Oklahoma State Playoffs under Head Coach Shelby Swanson ... Finished her senior year with 344 kills, a .259 hitting percentage and 34 service aces ... Added 76 total blocks on the defensive side of the net to lead the team.

 

PERSONAL
Daughter of Dion and Raye Nero ... Majoring in Elementary Education at ORU ... Sister played volleyball at Gardner-Webb University ... Helps coach club volleyball with Club ONE ... Hobbies include reading and hanging out with friends ... Chose ORU because "I wanted to be a part of a loving, Christian environment."

Recent Games
Oct 1 Omaha W, 3-2
Oct 6 South Dakota St. W, 3-1
Oct 11 at Purdue Fort Wayne L, 3-0
Oct 13 at Western Illinois L, 3-0
Oct 18 North Dakota L, 3-2
Oct 20 North Dakota St. L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 19 8
Sets 72 30
Kills 86 35
Kills per set 1.19 1.17
Errors 34 14
Total Attacks 242 97
Hitting Percentage .215 .216
Assists 14 4
Assists per set 0.19 0.13
Service Aces 10 5
Service Errors 12 5
Service Aces per set 0.14 0.17
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 40 14
Digs per set 0.56 0.47
Block Solo 4 2
Block Assist 45 13
Block Total 49 15
Blocks per set 0.68 0.50
Block Errors 8 3
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 122.5 48.5
Points per set 1.7 1.6
Matches started 12 5
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 at Louisiana Tech L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Prairie View A&M W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 at Sam Houston St. W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 Missouri St. W, 3-2 - 5 9 2 12 .583 1 0 1 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Sep 5 SMU L, 3-2 - 5 7 4 21 .143 0 1 1 0 3 0 8 1 8 0 12.0
Sep 6 Illinois St. L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 12 .167 1 0 1 0 4 1 3 2 4 0 6.5
Sep 7 Little Rock W, 3-0 - 3 3 1 9 .222 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Sep 7 Air Force L, 3-2 1 5 4 2 14 .143 2 0 1 0 3 0 3 1 3 0 5.5
Sep 11 Tulsa L, 3-1 1 4 7 1 17 .353 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 13 at Little Rock L, 3-2 - 2 1 1 4 .000 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 14 at Central Arkansas L, 3-2 1 5 5 3 12 .167 2 0 0 0 1 0 6 1 6 0 8.0
Sep 14 vs. Ole Miss L, 3-1 1 3 3 2 13 .077 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Sep 20 vs. Clemson L, 3-1 1 4 5 2 18 .167 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 21 at No. 7 Minnesota L, 3-0 1 3 3 0 13 .231 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Sep 27 at South Dakota L, 3-1 1 4 6 2 14 .286 1 3 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Sep 29 Denver L, 3-0 1 3 8 1 12 .583 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 8.5
Oct 1 Omaha W, 3-2 1 5 5 2 16 .188 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 6 South Dakota St. W, 3-1 - 4 3 2 9 .111 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 4.5
Oct 11 at Purdue Fort Wayne L, 3-0 - 2 2 1 7 .143 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 13 at Western Illinois L, 3-0 - 2 1 0 3 .333 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 2.5
Oct 18 North Dakota L, 3-2 1 5 8 3 21 .238 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 9.5
Oct 20 North Dakota St. L, 3-2 1 5 2 3 15 -.067 1 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 25 South Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Omaha   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Purdue Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at North Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2016-17 26 85 118 1.39 39 302 .262 5 0.06 4 0.05 38 0.45 1 70 71 0.84 158.0 1.9
2017-18 12 35 41 1.17 20 126 .167 7 0.20 2 0.06 16 0.46 4 11 15 0.43 52.5 1.5
2018-19 25 82 141 1.72 55 349 .246 5 0.06 0 0.00 35 0.43 4 68 72 0.88 179.0 2.2
2019-20 19 72 86 1.19 34 242 .215 14 0.19 10 0.14 40 0.56 4 45 49 0.68 122.5 1.7
Total 82 274 386 1.41 148 1019 .234 31 0.11 16 0.06 129 0.47 13 194 207 0.76 512.0 1.9
  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 19 72 86 1.19 34 242 .215 14 0.19 10 0.14 40 0.56 4 45 49 0.68 122.5 1.7
Conference 8 30 35 1.17 14 97 .216 4 0.13 5 0.17 14 0.47 2 13 15 0.50 48.5 1.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 47 60 1.28 23 158 .234 9 0.19 3 0.06 29 0.62 2 29 31 0.66 79.5 1.7
Away 6 18 18 1.00 7 53 .208 4 0.22 5 0.28 6 0.33 2 13 15 0.83 31.5 1.8
Neutral 2 7 8 1.14 4 31 .129 1 0.14 2 0.29 5 0.71 0 3 3 0.43 11.5 1.6
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Wins 4 17 20 1.18 7 46 .283 1 0.06 0 0.00 12 0.71 1 8 9 0.53 25.0 1.5
Losses 15 55 66 1.20 27 196 .199 13 0.24 10 0.18 28 0.51 3 37 40 0.73 97.5 1.8
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September 13 49 65 1.33 23 171 .246 11 0.22 8 0.16 28 0.57 2 36 38 0.78 93.0 1.9
October 6 23 21 0.91 11 71 .141 3 0.13 2 0.09 12 0.52 2 9 11 0.48 29.5 1.3