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Taylor Mikesell

Guard

Player profile

  • Height 5-11
  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Massillon, Ohio
  • Last School Oregon
  • High School Jackson

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played two seasons at Maryland (2018-19, 2019-20) and then one at Oregon (2020-21) before transferring to Ohio State
  • Averaged 9.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game during her lone season at Oregon
  • Led the Ducks with 39 three-pointers last season as well as three games of 20 points or more and 10 double-figure scoring efforts
  • Helped Oregon to its fourth-consecutive Sweet Sixteen appearance
  • Averaged 12.3 points per game and shot 41.8 percent from three-point range while starting in 66 consecutive games at Maryland
  • Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Big Ten Second Team in 2018-19 after averaging 13.4 points per game
  • Shot 41.1 percent from long range as a freshman, ranking second in the Big Ten and 22nd in the country in that category
  • Broke the Maryland single-season record (men and women) for three-pointers, making 95 as a freshman
  • Named All-Big Ten honorable mention as a sophomore in 2019-20 after averaging 11.2 points and ranking second in the Big Ten and 24th in the country with a 42.5 three-point percentage
  • Helped the Terrapins to back-to-back Big Ten regular-season championships and the 2020 Big Ten Tournament championship
  • Played on the 2016 USA U17 World Cup team that won bronze at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain
  • Played on the U.S. Pan American Games Women’s Basketball team, helping Team USA to a 4-1 record and the silver medal at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru

High School

  • Was the No. 32 ranked recruit in 2018 following the completion of her career at Jackson High School
  • WBCA high school All-American honorable mention
  • Finished high school career with 2,175 points after averaging 30.7 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game during her senior season
  • Won the American Family Insurance three-point championship in San Antonio as a senior
  • Set the Stark County single-game scoring record with 60 points on Feb. 10, 2018, while going 14-of-17 from behind the arc