Name: Taylor Averill
Position: Middle Blocker
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Height: 6-7 (201 cm)
Weight: 205 (93 kg)
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Branham High School (San Jose)
College: University of Hawaii (2015)
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 FIVB World Championship (3rd place)
Other Career Highlights
  • Won a gold medal with the 2017 NORCECA Continental Championship team
  • Competed in Volleyball Nations League preliminary round matches in 2018 and 2019
  • Member of the 2015 Men’s Indoor Team for the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada
  • Won a silver medal with the 2014 Men’s Pan American Cup team in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Two-time AVCA All-American First Team
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  • Ranked second in the nation in hitting percentage in 2015 at .488 (329-59-553)
  • Named to Volleyball Magazine’s 2015 First Team
  • Awarded the University of Hawaii's Jack Bonham Award as the senior student-athlete who "best exemplifies... the areas of athletic excellence, academic achievement, public service, leadership and character."
  • Trained with the Developmental Camp during 2008, 2009, and 2010
  • Member of the 2009 Boys’ Youth A2 Team and High Performance A2 Team
  • A 2010 graduate of Branham High School in San Jose
  • Played for Bay to Bay Volleyball Club in the Northern California Region
  • Member of the U.S. Men’s Junior National Training Team in 2010
  • First Team All-MPSF selections in 2014 and 2015
  • Played in Italy during winters of 2016 and 2017
Personal: Born in Portland, Ore.... Parents are Mark and Lisa Averill... Has one brother... Enjoys photography