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Taryn Knuth


Player profile

Middle Blocker
Johnston, Iowa
high school


  • ACC Freshman of the Week (10/30/17)
  • ACC Freshman of the Week (11/27/17)
  • Named All-ACC Second Team (2017)
  • Named ACC All-Freshman Team (2017)
  • Named ACC Freshman of the Year (2017)
  • Named AVCA East Region Freshman of the Year (2017)
  • All-Freshman Team (2017)
  • All-ACC Academic Team (2017)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)

FRESHMAN (2017):

Led the Seminoles’ offense in opening weekend, recording nine kills on 15 total attacks with no errors in her debut with Florida State … Was pivital in FSU’s win over TCU in the Seminole Invitational, recording 11 kills on 20 total attacks with two assisted blocks … Led the team with 7 total blocks and recorded 9 kills on 23 total attacks (.217) against Auburn…Started off conference play with 13 kills on 22 attacks in the Seminoles’ win over Virginia… Supported both the offense and defense against Notre Dame, earning a season-high 11 total blocks and seven digs alongside eight kills… Stayed perfect on offense against Pittsburgh to earn nine kills on 20 attacks, recording no errors for the third time this season… Tied her career high record with 13 kills against NC State… Earned ACC Freshman of the Week honors for her performance against North Carolina and NC State.


Born on March 19, 1999 … major is human resource management … dual-threat athlete in both basketball and volleyball… guided her high school basketball team to its first state championship in 82 years… was recognized as the 2015-16 class SA player of the year in basketball… comes from a family of college athletes… father played football at Iowa State… mother played basketball at Drake… both sisters played volleyball at Iowa State and her brother currently plays basketball at Minnesota State.