#4 Taylor Racich
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Santa Barbara, Calif. (Pepperdine)|
Pepperdine: AVCA All-American first team selection in 2016 ... Through four seasons on the beach squad, is 69-29 (.704) overall and 49-19 (.721) in dual matches … Member of the 2014 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship winning team … Played Sand Volleyball for four seasons … Two years on the indoor team … West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team (2012).
USA Volleyball: Played in the USA Volleyball High Performance Championship (2011) … Won the A2 red Teams Best Server Award … Played on 2011 USA Volleyball Youth A-1 Beach Team.
Club: Played for Santa Barbara Volleyball Club (2006-2012) … Part of 2009 Junior Olympics Champion … Named t0 All-Tournament Team in 15 Open Division … 2011 USA Volleyball Junior National Championship MVP.
High School: Ranked No. 63 on prepvolleyball.com’s “Senior Aces” … Played three years on the varsity team at Dos Pueblos High School … All-CIF Southern Section Division 1-AA … Team captain for two years … Led her team to the 2009 CIF Southern Section Championship … Semifinals of 2011 CIF Championships … Voted Most Valuable Player her senior season.
Personal: Parents are Linda and Randy Racich … Four siblings – Caitlin, Chase, Tristan and Cole … Caitlin was a member of Pepperdine’s sand volleyball team and was the program’s first-ever scholarship winner … Chase played water polo at UC Santa Barbara … Tristan, her twin sister, is a member of the Azusa Pacific volleyball team. (Information from bio on Pepperdine University web site).