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Taryn Miller
Player Profile:
Taryn Miller 817615
Position: DS/L
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Blue Springs, Mo.
High School: Blue Springs HS
Experience: 3 Years

Career Stats - 2015 Stats - 2014 Stats - 2013 Stats - 2012 Stats

2015 --  Appeared in all 28 matches and 106 sets… notched four kills... finished third on the team with 111 assists and 21 aces… led the team with 526 digs (4.96)… named Second Team All-WAC… named a top-30 finalist for the Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award… named to the All-Tournament Teams at the Redhawk Invitational and the Kangaroo Klassic… named preseason All-WAC… finished with the seventh most digs in a season in school history (526)… holds the UMKC record for career digs (2,266), while ranking second in digs per set (5.02) and 10th in aces (93)… holds the school record for consecutive sets played at 451 and is tied with classmate Sydney Crimmins with 117 consecutive matches played… finished 36th in the NCAA in digs per set (4.95) and 82nd in total digs (525)… led the WAC in digs (4.95)… had 11 assists and 19 digs against Omaha on 9/12… notched a season-high 30 digs, five assists and two aces vs. Missouri State on 9/18… recorded 26 digs and five assists against Utah Valley on 9/26 and New Mexico State on 10/29… had 28 digs and eight assists vs. SIU Edwardsville on 9/11… recorded 25 digs against Seattle on 9/24 and at Bakersfield on 9/12, adding seven assists against the Redhawks and four against the Roadrunners… tallied 24 digs and three assists against Bakersfield on 10/17…notched 22 digs and five assists against Seattle on 11/19… had 21 assists at Kansas on 9/5 and vs. Gonzaga on 9/19, adding four assists against the Bulldogs.

2014 -- Played in all 30 matches and all 121 sets… recorded four kills in 29 attempts… registered 23 aces and 106 assists (0.88 a/s)… finished with a team-high 663 digs (5.48 d/s)… named First Team All-WAC… named WAC Player of the Week on Sep. 15… named CoSIDA Capital One First Team Academic All-District 6… named AVCA Division I All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention… named MVP and to the All-Tournament Team at the CEFCU Classic… served as the UMKC representative for SAAC in the WAC… named to the Academic All-WAC Team… led the WAC in digs (5.48)… set the school record with 663 digs, while her 5.48 digs per set are third in school history… broke the school record for career digs (1,740) and sits second in digs per set at 5.04… ranked ninth in the NCAA in digs per set (5.48) and 10th in total digs (663)… led team in digs 26 times and aces eight times… registered 10+ kills in every match, 20+ in 16 matches and 30+ in six matches, including a career-high 38 against Miami (OH) on 9/13… also tallied 30 or more against North Dakota State (35), Bradley (31)FGCU (31)Bakersfield (36) and Grand Canyon (32)… added 20 or more digs in matches against Drake (29), Omaha (22), South Dakota State (24), Kansas (22), Southeast Missouri State (23), Grand Canyon (26), Bakersfield (23), Utah Valley (23), Missouri (24)and New Mexico State (21)… recorded three aces against Bradley and FGCU.

2013 -- Played in all 29 matches and all 110 sets… recorded a team-high 537 digs (4.88) with 90 assists (0.82), 15 aces (0.14) and five kills… named Second Team All-WAC… named to the Kangaroo Klassic All-Tournament Team… named to the Academic All-WAC Team… 526 digs rank fifth in a season in school history, while 4.88 digs per set ranks third… moved into sixth place on the career digs list with 1,077 and second place on the digs per set list at 4.81… led team in digs 24 times and aces five times… finished with 10 or more digs 26 times, 20 or more 11 times and 30 or more four times… ranked 44th in the NCAA in digs per set… finished third in the WAC in digs (4.88)… finished with 30 digs and three assists on 9/3 against Kansas, a season-high 37 digs and five assists at Grand Canyon on 9/26, 35 digs, four assists and an ace at Bakersfield on 10/5 and 30 digs, four assists, an ace and a kill against Seattle on 11/14… tallied a season-high three aces with 15 digs, three assists and a kill vs. Presbyterian on 9/13… notched a season-high nine assists, 24 digs and a kill on 11/16 against Idaho… recorded 25 digs, three assists and an ace vs. LIU Brooklyn on 9/7, 22 digs, five assists and a kill on 9/13 against Eastern Illinois, 21 digs, five assists and an ace on at SIU Edwardsville on 9/17, 26 digs and three assists at Southeast Missouri State on 9/18… tallied with 21 digs and an assist at Idaho on 10/17 and 24 digs, five assists and an ace against Bakersfield on 10/31.

2012 -- Appeared in all 30 matches and all 114 sets… registered 64 assists and a team-high 34 aces… notched a team-high 540 digs (4.74 d/s)… finished 86th in the NCAA in digs per set (4.77)… led The Summit League in aces (34) and aces per set (0.30), while finishing sixth in digs (540) and seventh in digs per set (4.74)… named to the UniWyo Cowgirl Classic All-Tournament Team… led team in aces 11 times and digs 24 times… finished with 10 or more digs 25 times…  540 digs rank fourth in UMKC history, while 4.74 digs per set rank fifth… 4.74 digs per set is second best mark in school history… had a season-high 29 digs vs. South Dakota State (11/4), while adding 28 twice, vs. Oakland (9/21) and IUPUI (10/14)… notched 27 digs at Western Illinois (9/15) and at South Dakota (9/29), 26 at Gardner-Webb (9/7) and at North Dakota State (10/6) and 25 vs. South Dakota (10/26)… had four aces twice, vs. Lamar (8/24) and vs. Prairie View A&M (8/25), while adding three against Omaha (9/25).

High School -- Led the Wildcats to the semifinals of the Class 4A District 14 Tournament where they fell to eventual state runner-up Lee's Summit West as a senior... amassed 394 digs, 224 digs and 55 aces, leading to a spot on the Missouri 4A all-State and all-District First Teams in 2011... helped Blue Springs to Suburban Conference Championships in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and a district and sectional championship in 2009.

Personal -- Born June 5, 1994... daughter of Tani and David Miller... has three siblings, Ryanne, Kaylee and Kai... mother played volleyball at Graceland, sister Ryanne played soccer at Graceland and sister Kaylee played volleyball at Graceland... majoring in Business Administration.


Career Highs

Kills: 1 (16 times)
Attempts: 4 (twice)
Hitting Percentage: --
Assists: 11 vs. Omaha, 9/12/15
Aces: 4 (twice)
Digs: 38 vs. Miami (OH), 9/13/14
Total Blocks: --
Block Solos: --

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