Stars Bio
#2 | DS
Taylor Edwards Image
Height: 5-6
Class: SR
Position: DS
Major: Biology/Pre-Med
Hometown: St. Peters, Mo.
Previous School: Fort Zumwalt East High School
Bios From Other Seasons:2015-16   2014-15   2013-14   

2014-15 – Saw action in 26 matches and 90 sets…For the second straight year, led the Stars in serve receive with a 0.924 pass percentage…Tied for third best on team in digs with 144…Improved digs/game from 1.37 in 2013 to 1.60.

2013-14 – Saw action in all 30 matches and 105 sets…Had the second highest serving percentage (.918) for the Stars and totaled 18 service aces on the year…Saw 444 serves come her way and led the team with an impressive 0.939 pass rating…Ranked among Stephens’ top five players in hitting percentage (5th), service aces (5th) and digs (5th)…Stepped up offensively during the STLCOP Tournament when she registered 20 kills and eight aces in four matches; Hit .545 against Williams Baptist in the tournament with a career-high seven kills and three service aces.

Fort Zumwalt East High School – A four-year starter and letterwinner for the Lions, three as an outside hitter/defensive specialist and 2011 as libero…Was named captain as a senior...Earned Gateway Athletic Conference (Central Division) first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior...Won the “Best Passer” award in 2011...Named to the GAC All-Academic Team four years in a row...Graduated Cum Laude at Fort Zumwalt East...Earned the Positive Peer Influence Award in 2010 and 2011...Also played goalkeeper on the Lions’ soccer team as a freshman and sophomore.…Played club volleyball most recently for H2 Saint Louis; also played with the St. Charles Xplosion, St. Charles United and St. Charles Stars in seven years of club volleyball.

About Taylor – Daughter of Michael and Kelley Edwards…Born in St. Louis, Mo.

Career Bests
Kills – 7 – Williams Baptist – 10/19/2013
Attempts – 21 – Midway – 10/19/2013
Assists – 1 – Crowley’s Ridge – 10/31/2014
Digs – 12 – Southwestern (Kan.) – 8/31/2013
Service Aces – 3 – Williams Baptist – 10/19/2013
Blocks – 1 – Williams Baptist – 11/8/2013

2013-1410530-24 360.3261390.072 70.0726- 180.226318-
2014-159026-0 100.14360.167 50.0629- 70.110153-
2015-1610330-6 50629-0.034 190.1860- 50874-
2016-1712233-1 30942-0.143 540.44173- 3010102-
Totals:420119-31 540.1452463.7% 850.2288- 330.0854647-
2013-1410530-24 404017 1441.444427- 56.00.5
2014-159026-0 0 1441.627821- 17.00.2
2015-1610330-6 0 2772.747327- 10.00.1
2016-1712233-1 2 5244.383552- 6.00
Totals:420119-31 404019 10892.6203012793.7% 890.2
2016 Volleyball Roster
Roster for 2016 Volleyball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Yonne NasimiyuSROH5-8Nairobi, KenyaRock Bridge High School
2Taylor EdwardsSRDS5-6St. Peters, Mo.Fort Zumwalt East High School
3Darby JonesJROH5-6Kansas City, Mo.Staley High School
6Alexus DieckmannSOOH5-8Cole Camp, Mo.Cole Camp High School
8Danielle CravenJRS5-4Kansas City, Mo.Winnetonka High School
9Danielle KirkSOOH5-9Camarillo, Calif.Newbury Park High School
10Kerri KircherSRMH6-0Richmond, Ind.Northeastern High School
11Halan MannJRMH5-9Blue Springs, Mo.Blue Springs South High School
13Shay WilkersonJRMH5-10Lima, OhioShawnee High School
14Suhey CamposJRL5-2Kansas City, Mo.Winnetonka High School
16Tylar GrantJRLS5-5Springfield, Mo.Parkview High School
17Shelby JohnsonSOMH5-11Nixa, Mo.Nixa High School
18Samantha KnaustFRRS/MH6-1Wentzville, Mo.Fort Zumwalt North High School
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Head Coach
5th season
Luana Fields Image
Grad Assistant
2nd season
Brian Plunkett Image
Volunteer Assistant
2nd season
Rachael Ramirez Image
2nd season
Record: 9-24 Home: 4-6 Away: 1-11 Neutral: 4-7 AMC: 4-8