|High School:||Hart HS|
2008-09: Pac-10 Honorable Mention.
2007-08: Pac-10 Third Team, Pac-10 All-Tournament Team, Team MVP, Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
2006-07: Pac-10 All-Freshman Honorable Mention.
IN THE RECORD BOOKS:
• Lilley’s 146 career three-pointers rank fourth all-time in Oregon history.
• Lilley’s 74 three-pointers from the 2007-08 season rank second in Oregon single-season history.
• Set a new Oregon single-season record attempting 214 three-pointers during the 2007-08 season.
• Led the Pac-10 and set a new Oregon single-season record shooting 50.6 percent (39-77) from three-point range during the 2006-07 season.
AS A JUNIOR • 2008-09
Injuries plagued her junior season, as Lilley missed a total of eight games during the year...despite missing time, finished second on the team averaging 10.0 points while adding 2.8 rebounds per game...started all 22 games she appeared in, and led the Ducks with 70 assists...split time at point guard and shooting guard with Micaela Cocks, and in Pac-10 games averaged 11.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game...despite missing eight games, led the Ducks in scoring 11 times (30 career), and reached double figures on 11 occasions (41 career)...also led UO in assists 15 times (24 career)...reached the 20-point plateau four times during the year (14 career)...her season highlights included leading Oregon with 21 points (8-of-13), five assists, and a career-high tying four steals and two blocks in a 73-56 victory at UCLA (01.04)...in wins at Washington (01.15) and Washington State (01.17), averaged 22.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, including season highs with 24 points and seven assists in the 75-55 win over the Huskies...also led the Ducks with 20 points and five assists in an 81-71 loss to then 7th-ranked Baylor (12.20)...missed the first six games of the season with shin problems...missed games at Arizona (02.07) and vs. Washington State (02.12) after suffering a concussion at Arizona State (02.05).
AS A SOPHOMORE • 2007-08
Known for her three-point shooting, Lilley elevated her play during her sophomore season, becoming Oregon’s go-to scorer and 07-08 Most Valuable Player...was named to the Pac-10 Third Team after leading Oregon in scoring, averaging 12.7 points per game...also second on the team with 70 assists...was also one of six players named to the Pac-10 All-Tournament Team, after averaging 22.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game in two contests...in those games, she also shot .533 (16-30) from the floor, knocked down six three-pointers and was a perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line...led the Pac-10 averaging 2.39 three-pointers per game and totaling 74 on the year, a mark that ranks second in Oregon single-season history...finished the season leading Oregon in scoring on 15 occasions (19 career)...also reached double figures 20 times (30 career) and eclipsed the 20-point plateau a team-leading eight times...during a six-game stretch midway through the year from Dec. 18 - Jan. 10, averaged 17.7 points and 3.8 rebounds per game, while shooting .506 (40-79) from the floor...her season highs included two 24-point performances...one on Dec. 19 at the Caribbean Classic during a 67-56 win over Tulsa...also ended the season scoring 24 points during a 67-60 loss to 10th-ranked Cal in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Tournament.....other season highlights included scoring a game-high 19 points (6-of-8), and knocking down four 3-pointers in season-opening win over San Jose State (11/10)...led Oregon with 17 points and three assists, and scored the game winner with 58 seconds left in 57-56 win over Marquette (11/20)...led Oregon with 21 points on 9-18 shooting, including three 3-pointers and the last two field goals in a 76-72 win at Oregon State (12/29)...scored a game-high 20 points on 8-of-16 shooting, knocking down four 3-pointers and clinching the game with a steal in a 66-64 win over Washington (1/19)...led the Ducks with 20 points and 5 assists in 70-67 win at Washington State (2/17).
AS A FRESHMAN • 2006-07
During her first collegiate season averaged 8.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game and received Pac-10 All-Freshman Team honorable mention accolades...the Ducks’ most accurate shooter, she led the team with a .479 (70-of-146) field goal percentage...from long range shot a blistering .506 (39-of-77), to lead the Pac-10 ...also averaged a team-best 1.6 three-pointers per game...eight times during the season scored in double figures – six times against Pac-10 opponents...in conference action averaged 7.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game...in her first collegiate game led Oregon to an 85-77 victory at UC Santa Barbara (11/17) scoring a career best and game-high 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting in 28 minutes off the bench...in that game shot 5-of-8 from behind the arc and added two assists...in her second game again reached double figures and led the team in scoring with 14 points, while adding six rebounds in a 44-33 victory at Long Beach State (11/19)...forced her way into the starting lineup for the following three games before a broken left hand forced her to miss six games and a month of the season from Nov. 30 - Dec. 30...made her return to the floor against BYU (12/30) and scored eight points on 2-of-3 three-point shooting in a 70-61 victory...scored a game-high 20 points, shooting 7-of-12 from the floor, knocking down three treys and adding three steals in a 80-70 loss to No. 11 Arizona State (1/13)...against another top-25 opponent, scored 10 points (4-of-5) during a 62-42 victory over 22nd-ranked California (2/15)...scored 11 points and sunk three outside shots while adding five rebounds in a 73-63 victory over USC (2/3)...in the WNIT second-round 70-54 victory over UC Santa Barbara (3/17), scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting with four rebounds and three assists...in a 64-62 loss to Wyoming (3/22) in the third round, scored 11 points, drained three treys and added two steals.
Lettered three years at Hart High following her freshman season at Saugus High...made 275-of-624 three-point attempts (.441) during her career, the second highest percentage nationally among players with at least 400 attempts...made 49.7% of 1,375 total field goal attempts over four years ...tied the California State record for long range accuracy as a senior, hitting 119-of-238 (.500) from beyond the arc, and recorded the seventh-highest percentage of any shooter with 100 attempts in the National High School Record Book...senior accolades included Cal-Hi Sports’ girls’ basketball All-State second team, CIF-Southern Section Division I-A Player of the Year, Foothill League Most Valuable Player, The (Los Angeles) Times’ girls basketball Player of the Year and The Signal Player of the Year while leading her school to its first Southern Section Division I-A championship since 1990...averaged 18.8 points, 2.7 assists and 3.2 steals as a senior, leading Hart to a 28-5 mark...was one of the most prolific three-point shooters in the history of California girls’ high school basketball...played club basketball for nationally ranked Cal Swish, an AAU team based in Orange County...she first came to Eugene on an unofficial visit during 2004, traveling to the UO campus on an off day while participating at Oregon City’s End of the Trail tournament.
Born Taylor Paige Lilley on Feb. 29, 1988, in Van Nuys, Calif. ...mother is Deborah Lilley...has an older sister, Erika ... majoring in Business Administration.
Points: 27 at UC Santa Barbara (11.17.06)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Arizona (01.05.08)
Assists: 7, Two Times, last at Washington (01.15.09)
Blocks: 2, Three Times, last vs. Washington (02.14.09)
Steals: 4, Five Times, last at Washington (01.15.09)
Career 20+ games: 13
GETTING TO KNOW TAY
Favorite Midnight Snack
PB & J’s
Make a 3-pointer with Mic after practice to say bye to the gods of basketball
Best and worst roommate on the road
WORST IS JAZZ BECAUSE OF HER SNORING
Ten years from now...
I WILL BE A MOM AT THE PARK WITH MIC & HER 5 KIDS
What is one of your teammates weirdest habits
NICOLE PULLS OUT HER EYELASHES
The greatest influence on my life
If I could trade places with another athlete
AN ARTIST IN CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
WORKING AT DISNEYLAND
Best class I’ve taken in college
Worst drill to run at practice
Favorite Coach Saying
DON’T PASS THAT, SHOOT IT!
My ideal job after Oregon
My celebrity crush