JoAnn Taylor
JoAnn Taylor
Year: JR
Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, Calif.
High School: Orange Coast College

2018-19 (Tennis)
Competed in 18 singles matches and 22 doubles matches as a junior for the Regals… Went 10-8 overall in singles and 5-4 in conference play, including 3-1 at home… Went on a five-match singles win streak, starting against Chabot College on March 16 through Chaminade University on March 29… Finished 10-12 overall in doubles and 3-6 in conference matchups… Also went on a five-match in doubles with partner Nicole Alvarez from February 12 against Westmont to March 15 against UC Santa Cruz...inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the second time.

Orange Coast College
Played two seasons of women’s tennis in the Orange Empire Conference… Named the 2018 ITA California Community College Most Improved Sophomore Female and held the Orange Coast College Women's Tennis Best Singles and Doubles Record… After leading the team to the 2017 California Community College State Championship title, she was also honored with the Orange Coast College Women's Tennis Coach's Award… Also received the 2018 Mike Copp Scholar Athlete Award.

Crean Lutheran High School '16
Three-year varsity letterwinner in soccer, softball and tennis… Named 2015 Crean Varsity Most Inspiration for tennis… Soccer accolades include 2016 All-Academy League First Team, 2016 Crean Girls Varsity Soccer Champion on Character and Defensive MVP, 2014 All-Academy League Second Team and 2014 Crean Girls Varsity Soccer Most Improved Player… Softball accolades include 2014 and 2015 All-Academy League First Team, 2015 Crean Varsity Softball Offensive Player of the Year and 2014 Crean Varsity Softball Coaches Award… Also participated in community service through the High School Military Club and BSA Venturing Club… Graduated Summa Cum Laude and on the Dean’s list every semester.

From Trabuco Canyon, California… Parents are Julie and John Taylor… Has one brother, Nick…  Names winning the California Community College State Team Championship for Orange Coast College tennis in 2017 as her greatest personal sports memory… Chose Cal Lutheran because it provides the “opportunity for growth in academics and athletics, through a small and committed school populous.”

Hobbies: Reading and hiking
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Foods: Lasagne
Sports Teams/Athletes: FC Barcelona
Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" -Eleanor Roosevelt