UALR W Basketball BIO
24 Taylor Gault
AWARDS AND HONORS
1. Free Throws Made – 335
2014-15: Earned three major postseason awards, earned All-Sun Belt First Team Honors, All-Sun Belt Tournament Team honors and the Most Outstanding Player award at the Sun Belt Tournament...Moved up to first all-time at UALR in made/attempted free throws and second all-time at UALR in scoring...Set career highs in field goal percentage (.416), 3-point percentage (.393) and points (530)...Averaged 15.6 points per game, leading the Trojans...Scored in double figures in 28 of 34 games during the year including 14 straight double-figure scoring games in the middle of the year...Had 10 games with 20 or more points...Set a career high with six assists against Troy on Feb. 21...Tied a career best with six steals against Arkansas State on Feb. 19...Made a career-best five 3-pointers against Tulane on Dec. 6 and vs. Texas A&M on March 21...Scored a season-high 25 points aganist Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament First Round on March 21.
2013-14: Named to the All-Sun Belt First Team after another tremendous all-around season...Started in 21 of 30 games during the season, playing in all 30...Led UALR with 15.2 points per game...Averaged 2.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, with her assist total being a career high...Blocked 18 shots and added 34 steals...Made a career-high 104 free throws, the second-highest total in a single season at UALR...Tied her career high in rebounding with seven vs. Troy (Jan. 11)...Recorded a career-beset six steals vs. UT Arlington (Feb. 22)...Made and attempted a career-best 12 and 16 free throws vs. UT Arlington (Feb. 22)...Scored in double figures in 24 of 30 games during the year...Reached 20 points on 10 separate occasions including eight of 10 games in the middle of the year...Made 10 field goals three times during the year...Named Sun Belt Player of the Week on Jan. 13...Scored a career-high 50 points combined in two games on Jan. 8 and Jan. 11 vs. South Alabama and Troy...Made at least five free throws in 12 games...Finished fourth in the Sun Belt in scoring and sixth in free-throw percentage (.839).2012-13: Played in all 33 games with 19 starts… Led the team and was ninth in the conference with 459 points (13.9 points per game), the seventh-most for a single season in UALR history… Named to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team after scoring 53 points in three games (17.7 per game)… Led the team with 46 steals (1.4 steals per game)… Finished second on the team and fifth in the conference with 37 blocks (1.1 blocks per game), the fourth-most for a season in school history… Shot 36.1 percent (173-479) from the field… Made 173 field goals on 479 attempts ranks seventh and fifth, respectively, in UALR single-season history… Made 39-109 from beyond the arc with the 35.8 percent being the sixth-best mark in the conference and the seventh-best mark in school single-season history… Led the team and was 11th in the SBC with a 71.2 shooting percentage from the free throw line (74-104)… Notched a team-high 24 double-digit scoring games… Scored a career-best and UALR season-opener best 33 points against Tulsa (Nov. 12)… Scored 31 points, including a career half-best 25 points in the first half against Oral Roberts (Nov. 21)… Had a career-best six blocks, all in the second half, against Troy (Nov. 29)… The six blocks was the most in a game by a Trojan since the 1999-2000 season… Reached double-digit scoring in seven of the last eight games of the season… Named to the 2012-13 All-Conference Preseason First Team.
2011-12: Appeared in all 33 games while making 32 starts as a freshman in 2011-12… Led the team in points (527), scoring average (16.0 per game) and steals (1.7 per game)… Named 2012 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year, First Team All-Sun Belt Conference and Third Team Full Court Women’s Freshman All-America… Her 527 points were a UALR freshman record, as well as the most scored by any first-year player in the Sun Belt Conference in 2011-12… Named Most Outstanding Performer of the Sun Belt Tournament after averaging 22.7 points in three games, including a career-high 29 against South Alabama in the opening round… Recorded 27 double-digit scoring games on the season, including 10 games in which she went for 20 or more… Her 527 points on the season were the fourth-most of any UALR player in school history… Her freshman season numbers also ranked her eighth in single-season scoring average (16.0), fourth in field goals made (215), second in field goals attempted (584) and eighth in blocks (26) on UALR’s single-season lists… Scored 20 points in her first career start against SMU (Nov. 14), the first of eight straight double-digit scoring games… Scored 23 points, grabbed six rebounds and came up with two steals against defending National Champ Texas A&M on Nov. 17… Put up 26 points in a 64-57 win at Arkansas State on Jan. 14… Against Middle Tennessee in the title game of the Sun Belt Tournament, hit a turnaround jumper at the end of regulation to send the game to overtime, where UALR eventually prevailed to capture its second straight SBC Tournament title.
Conway High School: Averaged 18 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and three steals at Conway High School… Earned All-State and All-Conference for three-straight seasons for 7A, the highest classification in Arkansas… Earned All-State All-Tournament team for two seasons… Named to the All-Star team.
Personal: Parents are Kenneth and TK Gault...Has one brother, Kyrin, and one sister, Kensye… Born April 24, 1993 in Lake Village, Ark .... Majoring in health and exercise science.