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Taylor Mikesell

As of May 15, 2019

USA Basketball Notes

  • Bronze Medal: 2016 FIBA U17 World Cup.
  • Named to the U.S. Pan American Games Women's Basketball Team on May 20.
  • Participated in the 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals in Las Vegas as a member of Maryland along with Stephanie Jones and finished in 14th place.
  • Named to the 2016 USA U17 World Cup Team on June 2, 2016; averaged 5.0 ppg. and 1.2 rpg. to help the USA to a 6-1 record and bronze medal at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain.
  • Took part in trials for the 2015 USA U16 National Team.

College Honors

  • 2019 Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Year (coaches), All-Big Ten first team (media) and second team (coaches) and Big Ten All-Freshman Team (coaches).
  • In 2018-19, Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll (1/14); and two time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (1/28 and  3/4).

College Notes

  • Will be a sophomore at Maryland in 2019-20.
  • As a freshman in 2018-19, helped her team to a 29-5 record and the NCAA Tournament second round.
  • Holds Maryland single season three-pointers record for males and females (95).

High School Notes

  • Attended Jackson High School (Massillon, Ohio), where she finished her career with 2,175 points; broke the Stark County scoring record.
  • As a senior in 2017-18, averaged 30.7 ppg, 6.2 rpg,
    3.1 apg, 3.2 spg.; broke the single game scoring record with 60 points in a game, off of shooting 14-for-17 from outside the arc; won the American Family Insurance 3-point championship in San Antonio.
  • 2016, 2017 and 2018 AP Division 1 All-Ohio first team.
  • 2018 Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Division 1 Player of the Year.
  • As a junior in 2016-17, averaged 22.5 ppg., 5.3 rpg., 2.6 apg. and 3.2 spg.
  • 2017 District Player of the Year.
  • 2018 WBCA High School All-American honorable mention and McDonald’s All-American nominees.
  • As a sophomore in 2015-16, averaged 19.6 ppg., 3.3 rpg., 2.5 apg. and 2.1 spg. to help her team to a 17-7 record and the district semifinals.
  • As a freshman in 2014-15, averaged 13.9 ppg., 3.5 rpg., 2.4 apg. and 2.8 spg. to help her team to a 17-11 record and the regional final.
  • Played in the summer for Sports City U.

Personal Notes

  • Tweets from: @TMikesell23
  • Is on Instagram as: taylor_mikesell23
  • Letters & sciences major.
  • Born in her hometown of Massillon, Ohio.
  • Parents are Kevin and Theresa Mikesell; has one brother, Clarke.
USA Basketball Statistics
EVENT G/S MIN/AVG FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2016 U17 5/0 44/ 8.8 9-22 .409 7-15 .467 0-0 .—- 6/ 1.2 25/ 5.0 4 3 1 2
College Statistics
YEAR G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2018-19 34/34 1180/ 34.7 159-377 .422 95-231 .411 43-50 .860 119/ 3.5 456/ 13.4 113 88 6 27

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