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Getting to Know Taylor Patterson
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Getting to Know Taylor Patterson

Name: Taylor Patterson                                             
Sport: Volleyball
Major: Criminal Justice                                              
Classification: Senior
Hometown: New Castle, Ind.

How would your friends and family describe you?

Opinionated, and a jokester

What movie can you watch over and over again?

Mean Girls or Law Abiding Citizen

What are some of your interests outside of your sport?

Sleeping, hanging out with friends, and playing catchphrase

Who is your favorite professional athlete?

Klay Thompson

What are you looking forward to the most this season?

Spending time with my teammates and overall enjoying my last go around

Who do you look up to?

My mother

Do you have any family members playing (any sport) professionally or collegiately?

Both of my sisters played collegiate volleyball. One played at TSU and the other at Butler University.

Who would you get to play you in a movie?

Gabrielle Union

What’s your dream job?

Being a successful lawyer

If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to? Why?

My senior year of high school, so many good memories with people I love.

What are some things that genuinely make you happy?

Chipotle, good movies, puppies and Chanel Johnson

What goals do you want to accomplish this season?

Win OVC and make a good run in the tournament

What motivates you to work hard?


What’s your favorite holiday?


What is your proudest accomplishment up to this point?

Winning a national championship with all of my best friends.

Is there a quote you often recite or reflect on?

“Be at peace, not in pieces.”