Taylor Lake Lauded As UAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Year
Senior forward Taylor Lake of University of Chicago, and former 1,000-point scorer at North Allegheny, was named UAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Year as the 2019-20 UAA All-Association Team was announced on Thursday.
Lake averaged 15.4 points and 5.6 rebounds per game in the regular season, shooting 48.2 percent from the field. In UAA play, she averaged 15.4 points and 5.6 boards per game with a .482 field goal shooting percentage.
Not only a 1,000-point scorer at North Allegheny, Lake surpassed the 1,000-point plateau in her collegiate career on Nov. 16 with a 13-point effort against the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
Along with the UAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Year award, Lake was also lauded as a First-Team All-UAA selection for the second consecutive year.
Lake and the University of Chicago Maroons will appear in the NCAA Division III Tournament for a fourth consecutive season and will take on La Roche on Friday night. Chicago is ranked 18th in country by D3Hoops.com.
(Some information courtesy of UAA. Photo courtesy of the University of Chicago.)