Taylor Jaksich ‘20 Recruiting Profile

  • Lake Central High School
  • Saint John, IN
  • Women's Basketball
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Taylor Jaksich's Women's Basketball Recruiting Profile
Club:
Illinois Defenders 17U
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
155
Age:
17
Prim. Position:
SG
Sec. Position:
PG
Points/Game
14
Free Throw %
78
Field Goal %
42
Wingspan
5ft 9in
Bench Press
100
Squat
120

Personal Statement

   Hello, my name is Taylor Jaksich, and my goal is to be a student-athlete at a college competitive in both academics and athletics.  I have dedicated a lot of my time and efforts to play basketball at the next level and will continue to do such.  My goals and aspirations are not only to be a college basketball player, but to also excel at the next level.  I am an all-around player and pride myself on playing an all around game.   I played on the JV and Varsity levels as a Freshman and I was successful on both teams throughout the year.  Our JV team record was 20-1 and I led the team in scoring, assists, blocks, and steals. I saw time on the floor at the varsity level as well.  A teammate and I were the first freshman to letter at LC in over 10 years.  This summer I started at the 2 for a 17u Illinois Defenders Team, where i was second in scoring and minutes, and led team in steals and assists.  Now,  starting my Sophomore year at LC, I will be in competition for a starting spot at the shooting guard and small forward positions, while also backing up at the 4.  Lake Central will have an extremely competitive team capable of winning conference, sectional,  regionals and beyond. 

    Besides basketball, in the classroom I hold a 3.7 cumulative  GPA and take an advanced/honors class schedule.  I plan to start taking my ACT/SAT's at the end of Sophomore year.  My plan is to attend a college that offers a competitive curriculum both academically and athletically.  I am looking for a school that offers degree opportunities in Biology and Medicine. Education and athletics are very important to my family as my father attended The University of Illinois and my brother currently a student athlete playing baseball at Ball State.  As I progress thru high school, I will be recruited for both athletics and academics.

    I am a good candidate for any team because I am a great teammate and want to be the best person I can be for my family and friends. I am different from other recruits because I excel both on and off the court, and I work extremely hard to make myself and the people that support and care about me proud of my accomplishments. I will make the most of my opportunities to be the best possible student athlete i could be.

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 2 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 1 year
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #21
  • Individual Awards:
    2nd Team All-Conference, 2nd Team All-Area, Team MVP, All Academic LC, Honorable mention academic all state
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #21
  • Team Awards:
    Conference Champs, Sectional 3rd Place

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 3 seasons
  • 2019 Illinois Defenders 17U
  • Season Schedule
  • 2018 Illinois Defenders (17/18u)
  • Notes: averaged 10 points a game @ Run for the Roses in Louisville. averaged 15 points of game at Nike Tournament of Champions in Chicago. Made all star team at USJN championships in Washington DC.
  • 2017 Illinois Defenders (17u)

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Joe Huppenthal
  • Club Coach
  • Mark D'Apice

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Lake Central High School
State:
INDIANA
Phone:
(219) 365-8551

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. 2016-2017 Honors Biology Honors Algebra II 2017-2018 Honors Chemistry Honors PreCalc & Trig 2018-2019 Honors Anatomy (Indiana University) Dual credit US History(Purdue University)
AP Classes:
Yes. 2016-2017 AP Human Geography 2017-2018 AP Psychology
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • I received academic honors thru grade school and high school. Selected to the National Honor Society on 11/8/18. scholar athlete award 2019
  • Activity
    • I've been a Peer Tutor since 5th Grade. I also enjoy fishing
  • Activity
    • biking and playing ice hockey and football. Going to movies and hanging out with friends is my way of relaxing.

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Statistics

Statistic 2018 Varsity Te 2018 Illinois D 2017 Varsity Te 2017 Illinois D
Points/Game 13 13 2.5 7
Season High Points 23 22 9 21
Rebounds/Game 3.0 3 .7 3
Season High Rebounds 8 7 2 7
Assists/Game 1.4 4 .3 3
Season High Assists 5 7 2 9
Steals/Game 2.5 2 .7 4
Blocks/Game .5 1 .1 1.5
Field Goal Pct. 50 41 53 43
Free Throw Pct. 70 81 75 82
3 Point FG's 34 40+ 11 27
3 Point FG Pct. 25 40 55 42
Games Played 22 40+ 10 31
 

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