4 Taylor Gruenewald
4 - Taylor Gruenewald
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr
Hometown: Southlake, TX
High School: Carroll HS
Position: MB
Experience: 1V
m 24
k/s 2.19
h % .280
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.83
sa/s 0.01
d/s 0.48

2015 (Junior)
One of three players to participate in all 100 sets during the season, while earning All-Big West Conference First Team praise following a 195-kill, 74-block campaign ... her .280 hitting percentage was second overall among Cal Poly players with at least 200 attacks ... 119 of her kills came during conference action, including a season-high tying 14 against UC Davis on Nov. 7 ... also delivered 14 kills during four-set defeat of Long Beach State on Oct. 2 and in four-set victory over Sacramento State on Aug. 29 ... her 74 blocks were a team-high, including nine matches with at least four ... recorded a season and career-high eight blocks during a five-set triumph at Fresno State on Sept. 1 ... had six blocks in three-set win over UC Riverside on Nov. 13 ... produced a trio of matches with five blocks, including Idaho (Sept. 11), CSUN (Oct. 3) and UC Irvine (Nov. 6) ... assisted Cal Poly to its best single-season turnaround since 2009-10 ... also helped lead the Mustangs to their first 19-win season and third-place conference finish since 2010.

2014 (Sophomore)

Second on team with 234 kills and averaged 2.41 kills per set … her 32 block assists were good for fourth-best on team … recorded 12 service aces … compiled 148 kills during Big West Conference matches … recorded a season-high 21 kills against Washington State on Aug. 31 in an eventual 3-2 defeat … totaled three or more digs 12 times in a match … tallied 10 kills with only one attack error against UC Riverside on Oct. 30 during a come-from-behind 3-2 victory … compiled 19 kills at UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 27 … finished with 16 kills, 3 blocks and 3 digs during 3-1 loss to Hawai’i on Nov. 22 ... played in 97 of a possible 101 sets.

2013 (Freshman)
Named an All-Big West Conference honorable mention selection and to the Big West All-Freshman Team after finishing sixth among conference players with a .302 hitting percentage … recorded career-high 18 kills in 3-2 win at UC Irvine (Nov. 29) and hit career-best .583 in Sept. 27 home sweep of UC Irvine … totaled 12 matches with double-digit kills and hit better than .350 on 11 occasions … produced career-high five blocks three times, most recently versus UC Davis (Oct. 18) … totaled career-high two aces and collected 17 kills in 3-1 win versus Alabama State (Sept. 21) … one of two Mustangs to start all 29 matches and one of five to play a team-leading 107 sets.

Carroll HS (Southlake, Texas)
Four-year letterwinner helped program to District 7 titles in 2011 and 2012, a combined 90-6 record during her last two seasons and to a No. 6 national ranking in 2012 … three-time All-District 7 selection and 2012 Carroll HS Athlete of the Year honoree … also a four-time All-Texas academic selection.

Personal
Daughter of Trevor and Rhonda Gruenewald … has one brother, Mitchell, and two sisters, Payton and Brayden … majoring in business … Taylor S. Gruenewald was born on May 16, 1995 in Naperville, Ill.

Recent Games
Nov 6 UC Irvine W, 3-2
Nov 7 UC Davis L, 3-2
Nov 13 at UC Riverside W, 3-0
Nov 14 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0
Nov 19 Hawai'i L, 3-0
Nov 24 at UC Davis L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 16
Sets 89 57
Kills 195 119
Kills per set 2.19 2.09
Errors 62 43
Total Attacks 475 305
Hitting Percentage .280 .249
Assists 9 2
Assists per set 0.10 0.04
Service Aces 1 0
Service Errors 1 1
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 43 28
Digs per set 0.48 0.49
Block Solo 3 0
Block Assist 71 46
Block Total 74 46
Blocks per set 0.83 0.81
Block Errors 12 9
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 234.5 142.0
Points per set 2.6 2.5
Matches started 24 16
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 28 at San Jose State W, 3-1 1 4 9 1 27 .296 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 6 0 12.5
Aug 29 vs. Sacramento State W, 3-1 1 4 14 3 26 .423 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
Sep 1 at Fresno State W, 3-2 1 5 12 5 30 .233 1 0 0 0 2 0 8 2 8 0 16.0
Sep 4 vs. Coppin State W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 10 .700 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 5 vs. Sam Houston State W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 13 .308 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Sep 5 at Baylor L, 3-1 1 4 8 2 21 .286 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 11 vs. Idaho W, 3-1 1 4 10 2 13 .615 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 5 0 13.0
Sep 12 vs. St. Francis Brooklyn W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Portland L, 3-2 1 5 10 4 30 .200 4 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 18 San Diego State W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Loyola Marymount L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Hawai'i L, 3-0 1 3 2 4 9 -.222 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Oct 2 Long Beach State W, 3-1 1 4 14 2 24 .500 0 0 0 0 6 0 4 1 4 0 16.0
Oct 3 CSUN W, 3-0 1 3 3 3 9 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 5.5
Oct 8 at UC Irvine W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 11 .545 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 7.0
Oct 10 UC Santa Barbara W, 3-1 1 4 2 3 14 -.071 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 3 0 3.5
Oct 16 Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0 1 3 13 3 30 .333 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Oct 17 UC Riverside W, 3-0 1 3 12 1 22 .500 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 23 at CSUN W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 11 .455 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 24 at Long Beach State L, 3-2 1 5 5 5 22 .000 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Oct 29 at UC Santa Barbara W, 3-1 1 4 10 2 23 .348 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 12.0
Nov 6 UC Irvine W, 3-2 1 5 9 5 29 .138 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 5 0 11.5
Nov 7 UC Davis L, 3-2 1 5 14 5 30 .300 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 14.5
Nov 13 at UC Riverside W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 21 .286 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 10.0
Nov 14 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 11 .182 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Nov 19 Hawai'i L, 3-0 1 2 3 6 16 -.188 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 24 at UC Davis L, 3-1 1 4 10 1 23 .391 1 0 1 0 3 0 2 1 2 1 11.0
  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
2013-14 29 107 266 2.49 82 609 .302 4 0.04 6 0.06 31 0.29 8 66 74 0.69 313.0 2.9
2014-15 26 97 234 2.41 107 688 .185 6 0.06 1 0.01 59 0.61 5 32 37 0.38 256.0 2.6
2015-16 24 89 195 2.19 62 475 .280 9 0.10 1 0.01 43 0.48 3 71 74 0.83 234.5 2.6
2016-17 27 99 257 2.60 66 521 .367 7 0.07 6 0.06 39 0.39 5 67 72 0.73 301.5 3.0
Total 106 392 952 2.43 317 2293 .277 26 0.07 14 0.04 172 0.44 21 236 257 0.66 1105.0 2.8
  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 24 89 195 2.19 62 475 .280 9 0.10 1 0.01 43 0.48 3 71 74 0.83 234.5 2.6
Conference 16 57 119 2.09 43 305 .249 2 0.04 0 0.00 28 0.49 0 46 46 0.81 142.0 2.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 29 70 2.41 28 174 .241 0 0.00 0 0.00 15 0.52 0 21 21 0.72 80.5 2.8
Away 12 46 88 1.91 27 239 .255 7 0.15 0 0.00 22 0.48 1 41 42 0.91 109.5 2.4
Neutral 4 14 37 2.64 7 62 .484 2 0.14 1 0.07 6 0.43 2 9 11 0.79 44.5 3.2
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Wins 17 61 143 2.34 35 324 .333 4 0.07 1 0.02 27 0.44 3 59 62 1.02 176.5 2.9
Losses 7 28 52 1.86 27 151 .166 5 0.18 0 0.00 16 0.57 0 12 12 0.43 58.0 2.1
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August 2 8 23 2.88 4 53 .358 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 8 9 1.13 28.0 3.5
September 7 27 55 2.04 19 126 .286 7 0.26 1 0.04 15 0.56 2 19 21 0.78 67.5 2.5
October 9 32 70 2.19 19 166 .307 0 0.00 0 0.00 22 0.69 0 28 28 0.88 84.0 2.6
November 6 22 47 2.14 20 130 .208 2 0.09 0 0.00 6 0.27 0 16 16 0.73 55.0 2.5