11 Taina Joseph
11 Taina Joseph
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Sprayberry
Position: Middle Blocker

*Junior Year (2015)

Appeared in 27 matches (27 starts) and played in 95 sets as a redshirt junior…doubled her offensive output from a year ago with 225 total kills…tallied double-digit kills in eight matches…put down a career-high 15 kills vs Clemson on Sept. 5 and at The Citadel on Oct. 2…hit .750 vs. The Citadel on Oct. 24 (9 K – 0 E – 12 A)…led the team in blocks with 74…recorded eight blocks in Furman’s win over Wofford on Nov. 11…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

*Sophomore Year (2014)

Appeared in 25 matches (18 start) for the Paladins as a redshirt sophomore…notched eight kills, a career-high .727 hitting percentage and career0high eight blocks vs. UNCG on Oct. 4…turned in a career-high 12 kills and .625 hitting percentage, with six blocks at Mercer on October 24…tallied 21 digs on the season.

*Freshman Year (2013)

Appeared in five matches (one start) for the Paladins as a redshirt freshman…turned in a career-high 5 kills, 7 blocks and .250 hitting percentage vs. Wofford on Oct.2…tallied one dig vs. Winthrop on Sept 6...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2012)

Red-shirt season.

High School

Honored as an AAAA all-tournament team selection after leading her Sprayberry team to a second-place finish in the regional championships as a senior…named the team’s defensive player of the year…amassed a .561 career attack percentage…helped her high school team to a Georgia Classic Tournament title…elected to the Sprayberry High School Hall of Fame and honored as a Scholar Athlete…was the runner-up for the Governor’s Honor for Spanish…a member of the National Honor Society, the Anchor Club, and the Spanish Honor Society.

Personal

Taina Joseph was born on November 27, 1993, in Montreal, Quebec...daughter of Danielle Dorismond and Joel Joseph...cousin, Christina Dorismond, was a middle blocker on the Furman team…cousin, Vanessa Dorismond, completed her volleyball career at Georgetown and is playing professional volleyball in Italy...majoring in health sciences.