Taylor Nix
3  Taylor Nix


Crawford, Texas

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Miners To Host FIU and Charlotte

EL PASO, Texas - UTEP volleyball will host its last Conference USA home matches this weekend. The Miners will face off against Florida International on Friday at 7 p.m. (MT) and Charlotte on Sunday at 12 p.m.


School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required


Pacific Deals UTEP Third Straight Setback, 3-1

Seniors Xitlali Herrera and Malia Patterson both recorded double-doubles against Pacific, but it wasn't enough as the Tigers defeated the Miners on Saturday, 3-1.


UTEP Falls to Southern Miss in Five Sets

Xitlali Herrera proved to be a force for the Miners as she hammered 27 kills with only five errors on 46 attempts.


Miners Fall to NM STATE, 1-3

Las Cruces, N.M - Seniors Xitlali Herrera and Malia Patterson both recorded double-doubles against rival NM State, but it wasn't enough as the Miners fell to the Aggies, 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 21-25, 19-25).


UTEP Volleyball vs East Carolina

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Volleyball vs NMSU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Volleyball vs UTSA

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP vs Hampton. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

UTEP over Hampton.


UTEP Volleyball vs Oral Roberts

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in 67 sets making 17 starts for the Miners ... posted 100 kills (1.49 k/s) ... tied a career high of 11 kills in three different occasions against NM State (9/26), Memphis (9/30) and Rice (10/5) ... posted 16 digs on the season, including four against rival NM State ... registered 15 blocks (5s/10a) including three (2s/1a) versus Tulane (9/13) adding 10 kills in the matchup ... tallied 110 points on the season (1.64 per set).

2011: Medical redshirt ... saw action in 12 matches before having to sit out due to an injury .. pounded a career-high 11 kills and a .409 hitting percentage against Portland State (8/26) ... registered a career-high eight blobk assists against Mississippi State (9/10) ... posted six kils six times against Nicholls State (8/27), UT Arlington (8/27), Cornell (9/2), Baylor (9/9) and NMSU (9/13) ... contributed 39 blocks, 57 kills and 13 digs for the Miners.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 27 of 33 matches for UTEP ... ranked fifth on the squad offensively, pounding 129 kills (1.65 per set) ... recorded nine kills three times against UTPA (9/11), Marshall (10/9) and UAB (10/24) ... contributed 53 blocks, including a season-high of five against SMU (11/12) ... also chipped in 36 digs, three aces and one assist.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 TGCA All-State selection and TSWA All-State Honorable Mention ... the two-time district champion was named the district MVP in 2007 and 2008 ... named to the 2008 Waco Tribune First Team ... tabbed the 2007 Waco Tribune Newcomer of the Year ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... picked up TGCA All-State honors in basketball as a sophomore and a junior ... played club for the Waco Juniors.

PERSONAL:Full name is Taylor Alyn Nix ... daughter of Max and Terri Nix ... has two sisters, Riane and Britni ... cousin Hunter is a sophomore linebacker on the UTEP football squad ... Riane played softball at Lubbock Christian and Britni played basketball at Blinn and softball at Odessa College and is now a high school head softball coach ... cousins W.C. and Scotty Nix played football at TCU ... born on May 26, 1992, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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