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Taysha Rushton

Midland, Texas
Previous School
Monterey HS
Honors and Awards

-2020-21 First Team All-GPAC 
-2020-21 NAIA Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska First Team
-2020-21 GPAC Player of the Week (Jan. 5)


Taysha Rushton

Freshman, 5-4

2020-21: Freshman
Started in all 31 games, averaging 28.6 minutes of playing time per game. With an average of 14.4 points per game and 2.4 rebounds a game. Posted shooting percentages of  .359 (14-for-390) from the floor, .343 (73-for-213) at the line, and .814 (92-for-113) from the free throw line. Posting season highs with 28 points against Northwestern (Jan 2.),  10 assist against Northwestern (Nov. 16), 5 steals against Midland ( Nov. 10) 7 rebounds against Peru State (Nov. 16) and a block against Loyola (March 13). 

High School
Prepped at Monterey High School (Texas) … coached by Jill Schneider … lettered and started all four years … served as team captain for three years … named first team all-district three times and second team all-district once … tabbed Offensive MVP of the district as a sophomore … collected all-tournament honors at numerous tournaments throughout career … selected to Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star team … scored more than 1,000 points … earned academic all-state honors as a senior … graduated with honors … helped the Plainsman to a 32-5 record and bi-district and area championships in 2019-20 … competed in track and field for four years and volleyball for one.

Born in Olympia, Wash., on June 10, 2002 … daughter of Rob and Laurie Rushton … has seven siblings, all older: Nate, Matt, Jake, Breanna, Landon, Braden and Rylee … enjoys working out, babysitting kids and swimming.

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