NAME: Taylor Bove
SCHOOL: McAuley High School
SPORT(S): Track & Field, Volleyball, Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2013
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Making it to state for the discus Jr. year
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'10"-135 lbs.
PARENTS: Tom Bove, Lynne Morris
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "All my coaches because I want to make them proud of me."
FUTURE GOAL: "Graduate college, make everyone proud."
All around sports' all-star Taylor Bove is graduating McAuley High School as the first athlete to play three sports all four years for the Lady Mohawks.
In track & field, Taylor holds the school record in the discus throw and is the reigning district champion, winning it in back-to-back years. She is also the GGCL champ in the 200 dash. She was named 2nd team GGCL Scarlet her junior year.
Also a 1st team all-conference and all-city volleyball player, Taylor, an outside hitter, tallied 280 kills, 158 digs, 53 blocks and 34 aces this past season.
In basketball, she averaged 8.3 points-3.7 rebounds per game and was named 2nd team all-conference.
"I've watched her throughout her career compete in both volleyball and basketball and, like track, I'm sure the coaches found a way to play her in every spot on the floor as well," says Track Coach Ron Russo. "Taylor is truly a unique and special athlete."
Active in community service, her favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Dwight Howard. Her favorite entertainer is Kevin Hart.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Taylor has been an integral part of McAuley's track & field success over the past four years largely due to her ability to compete in any event and at a high level."
— Ron Russo, Track Coach
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