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Taylor Rochestie
Taylor Rochestie

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Last College:
Tulane

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 193

Position:
G

Birthdate:
07/01/1985

Experience:
3V



CAREER
Ranks on WSU all-time list in 3-point field goal percentage (third - .423), free throw percentage (10th - .794), assists average (11th - 3.34), assists (14th - 231) and 3-point field goals made (19th - 71).

RS-SENIOR (2008-09)
Started all 33 of WSU's games...became the fourth Cougar in the last decade to earn First Team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors...led Cougars in points (13.2 ppg), minutes (36.8 mpg), assists (150), and steals (31)...ranked second on the team in free throw percentage (.891)...led the team in scoring 11 times, assists 25 times and steals nine times ...had 19 double-figure scoring games, three 20-plus point games, including two 30-plus point games (the only two of his career)...recorded the first and only double-double of his WSU career with 17 points and 10 assists against Sacramento State (Nov. 21)...set career highs in both free throws made and attempted going 16-for-16, while recording 30 points and seven assists at Oregon (Jan.17)...tied WSU single-game free throw percentage record going 16-for-16 from the line against the Ducks...was instrumental in the Cougars' upset victory at No. 20 UCLA, scoring a career-high 33 points shooting 9-for-16 from the field and 5-for-7 from beyond the 3-point arc (Feb. 22)...logged a season high 45 minutes, making the game-winning three-point shot against No. 14 Arizona State on 'Senior Day' (Feb. 28)...played all 40 minutes in WSU's first round loss to Saint Mary's (CA) in the NIT, recording 14 points, three rebounds, and one steal... helped earn WSU the title of Pontiac Game Changing Performance of the year for his 3-pointer with 2.9 seconds left in the Cougars' stunning victory over No. 14 Arizona State (Feb. 28)...named U.S. Bank Pacific-10 Player of the Week (Feb. 16-22)...set Cougar single season record in free throw percentage (.891), ranks second in minutes played (1215), sixth in assists (150), and 10th in assist average (4.55 per apg)...ranks on WSU's senior single season list in minutes (first - 1,215), free throw percentage (first - .891), assists (second - 150), assist average (fourth - 4.55 apg), 3-point field goals (T-seventh - 61), three-point attempts (seventh - 161), and three-point field goal percentage (ninth - .379) ...became the second Cougar in as many years to be named Pacific-10 Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year...named to the Pacific-10 All-Academic First Team for second-consecutive season...earned ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA District VIII All-Academic First Team accolades.

RS-JUNIOR (2007-08)
Appeared in all 35 of WSU's games, including 34 starts...led WSU, the Pac-10 and ranked 10th in the nation with a 2.81 assists/turnover ratio (165 assists to 56 turnovers)...led WSU, was second in the Pac-10 and ranked 69th nationally in assists (4.71 per game)...first on team and fourth in Pac-10 in 3-point percentage (.434)... played most minutes of any player in the Pac-10...scored in double figures 17 times...dished out four or more assists in 28 games...had 12 points, seven assists and seven rebounds against Boise State (Nov. 13)...scored 22 points including 9-for-10 from the free throw line against Air Force (Nov. 25)...scored career-high 24 points against Oregon State (Feb. 14)...followed with 21 points including 4-for-8 from 3-point in WSU's first win at Oregon's Mac Court in 13 years (Feb. 16)...scored in double-figures in the next three games, including 18 points in WSU's win at California (Feb. 28)...racked up 16 points while reaching career highs in minutes (46) and 3-point field goals made (four) in a double-overtime thriller against Washington (March 8)...averaged 13.5 points and four assists in WSU's two Pac-10 Tournament games (Oregon-March 13, Stanford-March14)...dished out a WSU-high 10 assists in first round of NCAA tournament against Winthrop (March 20)... followed with seven assists in WSU's second round victory over Notre Dame (March 22)...set Cougar single-season record with 1,223 minutes played, had the second-best single season assists mark (165), ranks sixth in assists average (4.71) and ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (.434)...ranks on WSU's junior single season list in minutes (first - 1,223), assists (second - 165), assists average (third - 4.71) and 3-point percentage (fourth - .434)...named one of 14 finalists for the V Foundation Comeback Award... earned Pacific-10 All-Academic First Team honors.

RS-SOPHOMORE (2006-07)
Appeared in all 34 games, including six starts...ranked third on the team in assists (66, 1.9 apg)...led the team in scoring twice...finished season with 1.9 assist/turnover ratio...scored first points as a Cougar against Radford (Nov. 12), finishing with nine...added nine points in an upset of then-No.18 Gonzaga (Dec. 5)...dished out a season-high six assists at Idaho, Dec. 9...also recorded nine points in a 75-47 win over Washington (Jan. 20) including a three in the first half to help spark a 15-3 Cougar run...first double-digit game at WSU came at Washington (Feb. 14) with 16 points behind 6-for-9 shooting from the field...came on strong late in the season, scoring 11 or more points in four of the Cougars' final five games...went 5-for-9 from the field to register season-high 21 points vs. USC (March 3)... scored in double figures in both Pac-10 Tournament games...led all scorers with 20 points in 74-64 win over Washington (March 8)...recorded 11 points in 70-61 loss to USC (March 9)...tallied 15 points, five rebounds and four assists in 70-54 NCAA Tournament First Round victory over Oral Roberts (March 15).

SOPHOMORE (2005-06)
Transferred to WSU in Jan. 2006 and sat out spring semester per NCAA rules.

FRESHMAN (TULANE UNIVERSITY 2004-05)
Named to the 2005 Conference USA All-Freshman Team...ranked second on team in steals (35)...was second on the team and 11th in C-USA in assists (103, 3.69 apg)...recorded 15 double-figure scoring games...played 28 or more minutes in 15 of 16 C-USA games...scored a season-high (then-career high) 22 points in a comeback win over VMI (Dec. 31)...recorded the lone double-double of his career with 14 points (all in the second half) and a career high 10 rebounds against No. 22 Cincinnati (March 2).

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned three varsity letters for coach Jeff Lavender at Santa Barbara High School...named first-team all-league each of his three varsity seasons...led his team to a 22-5 record as a SENIOR...averaged 22.3 points, 5.3 assists, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.8 steals per game...shared player of the year honors for the Channel League...McDonald's All-America nominee...all-time leading scorer at Santa Barbara High with 1,381 points...set the record for most 3-pointers in a career and season.

PERSONAL
Born Taylor Campbell Rochestie, July 1, 1985 in Houston, Texas...parents Howard Rochestie and Christina Campbell...older brother Alex...enjoys movies and going to the beach...received Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

CAREER STATS

TULANE                                               3-POINT	                              REBOUNDS
YEAR	GP-GS	FGM-FGA	FG%	FGM-FGA	FG%	FTM-FTA	FT%	OFF	DEF	TOT/AVG	PF-DQ	PTS	AVG	AST	TO	BLK	STL	MIN	AVG
2005 	28-25 	106-255 	.416	 41-119 	.345 	51-65 	.785 	29	65 	94/3.4 	59-2	304	10.9	103	77	2 	35 	854 	30.5

WASHINGTON STATE 3-POINT REBOUNDS YEAR GP-GS FGM-FGA FG% FGM-FGA FG% FTM-FTA FT% OFF DEF TOT/AVG PF-DQ PTS AVG AST TO BLK STL MIN AVG

2007 34-6 53-116 .457 18-46 .391 34-44 .773 7 40 47/1.4 25-1 158 4.6 66 34 1 14 571 16.8 2008 35-34 119-256 .465 53-122 .434 74-92 .804 20 91 111/3.2 57-0 365 10.4 165 59 0 35 1223 34.9 2009 33-33 142-362 .392 61-161 .379 90-101 .891 20 99 119/3.6 57-1 435 13.2 150 75 1 31 1215 36.8 TOTAL 102-73 314-734 .428 132-329 .401 198-237 .835 47 230 277/2.7 139-2 958 9.4 381 168 2 80 3009 29.5

CAREER 130-97 420-989 .425 173-448 .386 249-302 .825 76 295 368/2.9 198-4 1262 9.7 484 245 4 111 3863 29.7

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