Taylor Silas
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Taylor Silas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flushing, Mich.

High School:
Flushing High

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Outlook

Taylor Silas is a 5-10 guard/forward with outstanding touch from beyond the three-point arc. Silas will compete with her fellow freshmen for playing time on the perimeter with the ability to extend the tradition of great Lady Bear shooters.

High School

Silas was a four-year starter and key contributor in Flushing High's four consecutive state tournament appearances. As a senior, Silas was an all-conference pick afer averaging 14.2 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 1.2 blocks per game in leading her team to a 17-3 overall record and a 13-1 conference mark, good for the Lady Raiders first conference crown in 16 years. She was named to the Flint Journal Dream Team and was a fifth-team all-state selection by the Detroit Free Press. Silas was a second-team all-conference pick and averaged 10.7 points and 7.3 rebounds per game during her junior campaign and received her AAU club's Miss Blazer Award. As a sophomore, she led her team in scoring and shot 52 percent from three-point range.

Personal

The daughter of Gregory and Valerie Silas, Taylor Rene was born April 14, 1988 in Flint, Mich. Taylor has two older siblings, a brother, Zak, and a sister, Noelle, and plans to major in fashion merchandising-management. Silas chose Missouri State over Bowling Green, Miami (Ohio) and Eastern Michigan.

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