24 - Verne'qua Taylor
Verne'qua Taylor
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wharton, Texas
High School: Wharton HS
Previous College: Blinn Junior College
Position: Point Guard
gp 29
pts/g 2.4
fg % 21.2
3pt % 8.3
ft % 54.2
reb/g 3.0
a/g 3.3

2011-12 (JUNIOR): Tallied six or more assists in 12 games during the season and in six of those games she registered eight or more assists … dished out a season-best 10 assists against Northwestern State to move into first place on the all-time assist leader as a junior with 110 assists … she passed Kirbria Lewis who set the record with 107 during the 2005-06 season … led the conference with 4.9 assists per game and tallied a total of 141 on the season … Taylor along with Myeisha Myles were the only two to have started all 29 games … averaged 7.3 points per game in a team-best 31.5 minutes per game, while leading the team with 52 steals … led the team with 12 points and two assists in 38 minutes of play in her first career start against Missouri (11/12) ... tallied seven points, six assists and five rebounds in 40 minutes of play against Iona (11/22) ... registered her third double-digit scoring game against Rice (12/2) with 11 points and a season-high nine rebounds while dishing out four assists and tallying two steals ... scored seven points and went 5-of-7 from the line and posted nine assists and three steals vs. Jackson State (12/16) ... tallied 13 points and passed out eight assists in 35 minutes of play against SMU (12/18)  ... registered eight points, eight assists and five steals in 40 minutes at UT Arlington (1/18) ... posted seven points, six rebounds, five assists and a career-high six steals at Texas State (1/25) ... scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting while passing out six assists vs. Nicholls (2/1).    

Prior to Texas A&M – Corpus Christi: Played at Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas, for coach Jeff Jenkins … led her team to an 18-12 record … named to the NJCAA Women’s All-Region XIV team and earned the Don Wilhelm MVP award.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Wharton High School in Wharton, Texas, for coach Michelle Trotter … led her team to a district championship her senior year … named Newcomer of the Year, First Team All-District, First Team All-Area and MVP All-District in 2006-2007 … member of the MVP All-County Team from 2005-2009 … named Offensive MVP of the Year 2005-2009 … member of the TABC All-Region Team … earned Academic All-District honors during the 2008-2009 year … ranked seventh in the nation in assists for the NJCAA … lettered in volleyball and track … regional qualifier in the 4x1, 4x2 and 4x4 in 2005-2008.

PERSONAL: Born Verne’qua Sharmane Taylor on Dec. 28, 1990, in Wharton, Texas … parents are Walter and Girthrie Taylor … has a brother, Courtney … major is health science.

Recent Games
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 81-59
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 68-58
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana L, 72-68
Mar 2 Nicholls L, 60-51
Mar 7 at Northwestern State W, 51-49
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-52
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 18
Games started 21 17
Minutes 752 519
Minutes per game 25.9 28.8
FG 21-99 15-69
FG Pct 21.2 21.7
3PT 1-12 1-9
3PT Pct 8.3 11.1
FT 26-48 22-38
FT Pct 54.2 57.9
Off rebounds 13 8
Def rebounds 73 52
Total rebounds 86 60
Rebounds per game 3.0 3.3
Personal fouls 60 44
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 96 70
Turnovers 83 54
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.3
Steals 43 30
Blocks 4 3
Points 69 53
Points per game 2.4 2.9
Points per 40 min 3.7 4.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 Texas Lutheran W, 83-43 1 19 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 11 Belmont L, 75-54 1 23 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 13 at Texas-Pan American L, 77-65 - 20 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Nov 16 at UTSA L, 52-40 - 20 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 19 Indiana L, 58-47 - 17 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 23 at Colorado L, 75-48 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 24 vs. Auburn L, 72-57 - 17 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 28 Texas-Pan American L, 49-45 - 15 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Nov 30 at Texas L, 79-30 - 15 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 Texas State L, 69-51 1 38 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 4
Dec 18 Cornell W, 52-49 1 33 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 29 at TCU L, 69-38 1 24 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 4 at Sam Houston State L, 65-46 1 26 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Jan 7 Stephen F. Austin L, 66-47 1 33 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 10 at McNeese State L, 68-39 1 20 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-7 28.6 6
Jan 12 at Lamar L, 44-37 1 29 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 0
Jan 17 Oral Roberts L, 58-41 1 23 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Jan 19 Central Arkansas L, 55-40 - 13 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 24 at Nicholls L, 70-53 1 32 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 26 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 66-54 1 36 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 1 Sam Houston State L, 68-53 1 35 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 7 Lamar L, 68-46 1 27 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Feb 9 McNeese State W, 60-59 1 32 2-11 18.2 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 14 at Central Arkansas W, 60-58 1 34 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 0-1 0.0 3
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 81-59 1 28 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 68-58 1 26 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana L, 72-68 1 25 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Mar 2 Nicholls L, 60-51 1 38 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Mar 7 at Northwestern State W, 51-49 1 25 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-52 1 37 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 Texas Lutheran W, 83-43 1 19 0 1 1 5 3 1.7 1 0 2 0
Nov 11 Belmont L, 75-54 1 23 1 1 2 0 4 0.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 13 at Texas-Pan American L, 77-65 - 20 0 1 1 1 3 0.3 1 0 0 0
Nov 16 at UTSA L, 52-40 - 20 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 3 1 3 0
Nov 19 Indiana L, 58-47 - 17 0 3 3 1 4 0.2 2 0 0 0
Nov 23 at Colorado L, 75-48 - 11 1 0 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 24 vs. Auburn L, 72-57 - 17 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 28 Texas-Pan American L, 49-45 - 15 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 2 0 1 0
Nov 30 at Texas L, 79-30 - 15 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 15 Texas State L, 69-51 1 38 2 4 6 8 2 4.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 18 Cornell W, 52-49 1 33 0 3 3 6 3 2.0 2 0 1 0
Dec 29 at TCU L, 69-38 1 24 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 2 0 1 0
Jan 4 at Sam Houston State L, 65-46 1 26 0 1 1 2 1 2.0 2 0 1 0
Jan 7 Stephen F. Austin L, 66-47 1 33 0 5 5 4 3 1.3 3 0 1 0
Jan 10 at McNeese State L, 68-39 1 20 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 0
Jan 12 at Lamar L, 44-37 1 29 1 3 4 2 4 0.5 2 0 3 0
Jan 17 Oral Roberts L, 58-41 1 23 1 2 3 2 4 0.5 0 1 1 0
Jan 19 Central Arkansas L, 55-40 - 13 2 0 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 0
Jan 24 at Nicholls L, 70-53 1 32 0 5 5 7 3 2.3 0 0 2 0
Jan 26 at Southeastern Louisiana L, 66-54 1 36 0 4 4 6 6 1.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 1 Sam Houston State L, 68-53 1 35 1 2 3 2 0 - 0 1 1 0
Feb 7 Lamar L, 68-46 1 27 0 3 3 8 5 1.6 1 1 3 0
Feb 9 McNeese State W, 60-59 1 32 1 7 8 4 3 1.3 2 0 4 0
Feb 14 at Central Arkansas W, 60-58 1 34 0 5 5 6 2 3.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 16 at Oral Roberts L, 81-59 1 28 1 2 3 4 5 0.8 1 0 2 0
Feb 19 Northwestern State L, 68-58 1 26 0 2 2 3 0 - 3 0 2 0
Feb 28 Southeastern Louisiana L, 72-68 1 25 0 1 1 7 2 3.5 4 0 4 0
Mar 2 Nicholls L, 60-51 1 38 0 3 3 4 3 1.3 5 0 1 0
Mar 7 at Northwestern State W, 51-49 1 25 1 2 3 1 4 0.2 2 0 4 0
Mar 9 at Stephen F. Austin L, 58-52 1 37 0 3 3 6 4 1.5 3 0 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 29 21 25.9 0.7-3.4 21.2 0.0-0.4 8.3 0.9-1.7 54.2 2.4
Total 29 21 25.9 0.7-3.4 21.2 0.0-0.4 8.3 0.9-1.7 54.2 2.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 29 21 752 21-99 21.2 1-12 8.3 26-48 54.2 69
Total 29 21 752 21-99 21.2 1-12 8.3 26-48 54.2 69
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 29 21 25.9 1.1-5.3 21.2 0.1-0.6 8.3 1.4-2.6 54.2 3.7
Total 29 21 25.9 1.1-5.3 21.2 0.1-0.6 8.3 1.4-2.6 54.2 3.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 29 21 25.9 0.4 2.5 3.0 2.1 0.0 3.3 2.9 1.2 1.5 0.1
Total 29 21 25.9 0.4 2.5 3.0 2.1 0.0 3.3 2.9 1.2 1.5 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 29 21 752 13 73 86 60 1 96 83 1.2 43 4
Total 29 21 752 13 73 86 60 1 96 83 1.2 43 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 29 21 25.9 0.7 3.9 4.6 3.2 0.1 5.1 4.4 1.2 2.3 0.2
Total 29 21 25.9 0.7 3.9 4.6 3.2 0.1 5.1 4.4 1.2 2.3 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 21 25.9 0.7-3.4 21.2 0.0-0.4 8.3 0.9-1.7 54.2 2.4
Conference 18 17 28.8 0.8-3.8 21.7 0.1-0.5 11.1 1.2-2.1 57.9 2.9
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.0 100.0 2.0

Home 14 11 27.0 0.9-4.1 20.7 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.1-1.6 68.2 2.8
Away 14 10 25.5 0.6-2.9 22.5 0.1-0.4 20.0 0.8-1.9 42.3 2.1
Neutral 1 - 17.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0

Wins 4 4 31.0 1.0-5.2 19.0 0.2-0.8 33.3 1.0-1.8 57.1 3.2
Losses 25 17 25.1 0.7-3.1 21.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.9-1.6 53.7 2.2

November 8 1 17.2 0.4-2.0 18.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.2-0.6 40.0 1.0
December 3 3 31.7 1.0-4.7 21.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.7 40.0 2.7
January 8 7 26.5 0.9-3.1 28.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.1-2.4 47.4 2.9
February 7 7 29.6 0.6-4.4 12.9 0.1-0.7 20.0 0.9-1.4 60.0 2.1
March 3 3 33.3 1.3-4.3 30.8 0.0-0.7 0.0 2.3-3.0 77.8 5.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 21 752 21-99 21.2 1-12 8.3 26-48 54.2 69
Conference 18 17 519 15-69 21.7 1-9 11.1 22-38 57.9 53
Exhibition 1 1 19 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2

Home 14 11 378 12-58 20.7 0-7 0.0 15-22 68.2 39
Away 14 10 357 9-40 22.5 1-5 20.0 11-26 42.3 30
Neutral 1 - 17 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Wins 4 4 124 4-21 19.0 1-3 33.3 4-7 57.1 13
Losses 25 17 628 17-78 21.8 0-9 0.0 22-41 53.7 56

November 8 1 138 3-16 18.8 0-3 0.0 2-5 40.0 8
December 3 3 95 3-14 21.4 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 8
January 8 7 212 7-25 28.0 0-2 0.0 9-19 47.4 23
February 7 7 207 4-31 12.9 1-5 20.0 6-10 60.0 15
March 3 3 100 4-13 30.8 0-2 0.0 7-9 77.8 15
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 21 25.9 1.1-5.3 21.2 0.1-0.6 8.3 1.4-2.6 54.2 3.7
Conference 18 17 28.8 1.2-5.3 21.7 0.1-0.7 11.1 1.7-2.9 57.9 4.1
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 0.0-2.1 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-4.2 100.0 4.2

Home 14 11 27.0 1.3-6.1 20.7 0.0-0.7 0.0 1.6-2.3 68.2 4.1
Away 14 10 25.5 1.0-4.5 22.5 0.1-0.6 20.0 1.2-2.9 42.3 3.4
Neutral 1 - 17.0 0.0-2.4 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0

Wins 4 4 31.0 1.3-6.8 19.0 0.3-1.0 33.3 1.3-2.3 57.1 4.2
Losses 25 17 25.1 1.1-5.0 21.8 0.0-0.6 0.0 1.4-2.6 53.7 3.6

November 8 1 17.2 0.9-4.6 18.8 0.0-0.9 0.0 0.6-1.4 40.0 2.3
December 3 3 31.7 1.3-5.9 21.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-2.1 40.0 3.4
January 8 7 26.5 1.3-4.7 28.0 0.0-0.4 0.0 1.7-3.6 47.4 4.3
February 7 7 29.6 0.8-6.0 12.9 0.2-1.0 20.0 1.2-1.9 60.0 2.9
March 3 3 33.3 1.6-5.2 30.8 0.0-0.8 0.0 2.8-3.6 77.8 6.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 21 25.9 0.4 2.5 3.0 2.1 0.0 3.3 2.9 1.2 1.5 0.1
Conference 18 17 28.8 0.4 2.9 3.3 2.4 0.1 3.9 3.0 1.3 1.7 0.2
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 5.0 3.0 1.7 1.0 0.0

Home 14 11 27.0 0.6 2.6 3.3 1.8 0.0 3.6 2.7 1.3 1.8 0.2
Away 14 10 25.5 0.3 2.5 2.8 2.4 0.1 3.1 3.1 1.0 1.3 0.1
Neutral 1 - 17.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

Wins 4 4 31.0 0.5 4.2 4.8 3.0 0.0 4.2 3.0 1.4 1.8 0.0
Losses 25 17 25.1 0.4 2.2 2.7 1.9 0.0 3.2 2.8 1.1 1.4 0.2

November 8 1 17.2 0.4 1.2 1.6 1.5 0.0 1.2 2.8 0.5 1.1 0.1
December 3 3 31.7 0.7 3.7 4.3 1.3 0.0 5.3 2.3 2.3 1.3 0.0
January 8 7 26.5 0.5 2.8 3.2 2.4 0.1 3.1 3.2 1.0 1.0 0.1
February 7 7 29.6 0.4 3.1 3.6 2.7 0.0 4.9 2.4 2.0 1.7 0.3
March 3 3 33.3 0.3 2.7 3.0 2.0 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.0 3.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 21 752 13 73 86 60 1 96 83 1.2 43 4
Conference 18 17 519 8 52 60 44 1 70 54 1.3 30 3
Exhibition 1 1 19 0 1 1 2 0 5 3 1.7 1 0

Home 14 11 378 9 37 46 25 0 51 38 1.3 25 3
Away 14 10 357 4 35 39 33 1 43 43 1.0 18 1
Neutral 1 - 17 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 1.0 0 0

Wins 4 4 124 2 17 19 12 0 17 12 1.4 7 0
Losses 25 17 628 11 56 67 48 1 79 71 1.1 36 4

November 8 1 138 3 10 13 12 0 10 22 0.5 9 1
December 3 3 95 2 11 13 4 0 16 7 2.3 4 0
January 8 7 212 4 22 26 19 1 25 26 1.0 8 1
February 7 7 207 3 22 25 19 0 34 17 2.0 12 2
March 3 3 100 1 8 9 6 0 11 11 1.0 10 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 21 25.9 0.7 3.9 4.6 3.2 0.1 5.1 4.4 1.2 2.3 0.2
Conference 18 17 28.8 0.6 4.0 4.6 3.4 0.1 5.4 4.2 1.3 2.3 0.2
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 0.0 2.1 2.1 4.2 0.0 10.5 6.3 1.7 2.1 0.0

Home 14 11 27.0 1.0 3.9 4.9 2.6 0.0 5.4 4.0 1.3 2.6 0.3
Away 14 10 25.5 0.4 3.9 4.4 3.7 0.1 4.8 4.8 1.0 2.0 0.1
Neutral 1 - 17.0 0.0 2.4 2.4 4.7 0.0 4.7 4.7 1.0 0.0 0.0

Wins 4 4 31.0 0.6 5.5 6.1 3.9 0.0 5.5 3.9 1.4 2.3 0.0
Losses 25 17 25.1 0.7 3.6 4.3 3.1 0.1 5.0 4.5 1.1 2.3 0.3

November 8 1 17.2 0.9 2.9 3.8 3.5 0.0 2.9 6.4 0.5 2.6 0.3
December 3 3 31.7 0.8 4.6 5.5 1.7 0.0 6.7 2.9 2.3 1.7 0.0
January 8 7 26.5 0.8 4.2 4.9 3.6 0.2 4.7 4.9 1.0 1.5 0.2
February 7 7 29.6 0.6 4.3 4.8 3.7 0.0 6.6 3.3 2.0 2.3 0.4
March 3 3 33.3 0.4 3.2 3.6 2.4 0.0 4.4 4.4 1.0 4.0 0.0