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5 Taylor Noga

2016 (So.): Played in all 132 sets as primary defensive and serving specialist for Seawolf team that went 34-3, earned Great Northwest Athletic Conference title and advanced to NCAA Div. II National Title Match ... ranked fifth on team with 2.25 digs per set, producing 13 double-digit efforts, and had second-best reception percentage at .960 ... played unsung hero's role in West Regional Championships title run, totaling 30 digs (3.33 dps) and 4 assists in victories over NW Nazarene and Western Washington, including 17 digs against NNU ...  delivered career-high-tying 19 digs and was 14 of 14 on serve receptions in NCAA Semifinals 4-set win over Palm Beach Atlantic, and had 11 digs in NCAA Quarterfinals win over Angelo State ... other top matches included 14 digs and 2 aces in 4-set road win over NNU; 10 digs and 3 assists in road sweep of playoff qualifier Central Washington; and 14 digs in road sweep of Hawaii Pacific ... committed just six reception errors in final 247 attempts (.976) ... earned spot on GNAC All-Academic Team with 3.66 overall GPA.

2015 (Fr.):
Established role as regular serving specialist, playing in 105 of 110 sets for UAA team that won Great Northwest Athletic Conference title, finished No. 13 in final top-25 poll and produced program-best 27-3 overall record … ranked 22nd in GNAC with 0.22 aces per set … served career-high 4 aces in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round loss to No. 22 Cal State San Bernardino, plus 3 aces in win at NCAA qualifier Central Washington … backed up at libero position, averaging 4.18 digs per set matches against Western Washington, Simon Fraser (career-high 19 in 4-set win) and UAF in October … had first two career kills on just two swings in road win over MSU Billings … other top efforts included 8 digs and 10-of-10 receiving in two sets of home win against eventual NCAA quarterfinalist Rockhurst; 11 digs, 4 aces and 19-of-19 receiving in NCAA loss to CSUSB; and 9 digs in road sweep of Saint Martin’s … earned team’s Most Improved Player award as voted by teammates and coaches.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Earned three varsity letters in volleyball and one each in soccer and track & field … helped East Anchorage to 3rd-place finish in Cook Inlet Conference and semifinals of ASAA 4A State Tournament as senior in 2014 … made all-tourney teams at State Tournament and 2014 West SpikeTacular … earned All-Cook Inlet Conference honors as senior … in track, participated in shot put and made State meet in discus as sophomore … played goalie in soccer.


PERSONAL: Born Feb. 23, 1997 in Honolulu, Hawaii … daughter of George Noga Sr. and Ati Lemalu … one of four siblings … interests include ukulele and guitar … civil engineering major.

Career Highs
Kills – 2 at Montana State Billings, 10/24/15
Attacks – 2, five times (last: at Simon Fraser, 9/24/16)
Attack Pct. – n/a
Aces – 4 vs Cal State San Bernardino, 12/5/15
Assists – 3, four times (last: vs Western Washington, 12/3/16)
Block Assists – 0
Block Solos – 0
Total Blocks – 0
Digs – 19, twice (last: vs Palm Beach Atlantic, 12/9/16)

Career Stats
Season  SP MP  K  K/S  E  TA   Pct   A  A/S   SA SA/S SE
2015   105 30  2 0.02  0   4  .500  10 0.10   23 0.22 36
2016   132 37  1 0.01  4  21 -.143  45 0.34   22 0.17 47
TOTALS 237 67  3 0.01  4  25 -.040  55 0.23   45 0.19 83

Season DIG  D/S  RE  BS BA TB  B/S BE  BHE  Points Pts/S
2015   128 1.22   6   0  0  0 0.00  0    1    25.0  0.24
2016   297 2.25  19   0  0  0 0.00  0   14    23.0  0.17
TOTALS 425 1.79  25   0  0  0 0.00  0   15    48.0  0.20




Position: Defensive Specialist/Libero
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Anchorage
High School: East Anchorage HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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