2012-13: Junior at Creighton • Won MVC’s “Elite 18” Award for men’s basketball last season. • Walk-on guard who helps run the scout team in practice. • Ranked first nationally in the “Club Tril” standings. • Played in 11 MVC games and did not commit a turnover. • Grabbed two rebounds in seven minutes of exhibition win over University of Mary (11/2). • Saw action in both halves vs. Evansville (12/29), scoring three points in four minutes. • Logged career-high seven minutes in win vs. Drake, finishing with two points and two assists (1/8). • Though a junior in eligibility, was a senior academically and was honored during Senior Day on March 2nd vs. Wichita State. • Dished an assist in MVC Tournament semifinal win vs. Indiana State (3/9). 2011-12: Sophomore at Creighton • Had first two college assists vs. North Carolina A&T (Nov. 11). • Scored first points of the season when he hit a three-pointer vs. Campbell (Nov. 25). • Had three points, an assist and a steal vs. Houston Baptist (Dec. 17). • Stuffed the stat sheet with two points, two rebounds and a steal in two minutes of action in a win over Indiana State (Jan. 21). • Had an assist and a rebound vs. Evansville in MVC Tournament semifinal victory (March 3). • Made NCAA Tournament debut vs. No. 4 North Carolina (March 18). • Won the Elite 18 award from the MVC for having the best GPA of a player to appear in the tournament from one of the finalists.
Summer 2011: Bahamas Trip • Played 16 minutes during three games off the bench. • Had two assists and a rebound.
2010-11: Freshman at Creighton • Scored only field goal of the season in his final appearance, draining a three-point shot at Oregon on March 30. • Played one minute in season-opener vs. Alabama State, but did not record a stat (Nov. 12). • Played final three minutes vs. Kennesaw State (Nov. 26), missing a three-point shot. • Played five minutes vs. Idaho State (Dec. 18). • Scored first career points on a pair of free throws against Wichita State (Jan. 12). • Also led team in plus/minus vs. Wichita State (Jan. 12). • Played five minutes at Indiana State (Jan. 16). • Clocked season-high six minutes vs. Bradley (Jan. 19). • Made his postseason debut with three minutes of time against San Jose State in CBI opener (March 15). • Had one rebound vs. UCF (March 23). • Played in four of Creighton’s six CBI games. • Served as scout team point guard most of the season. • First Creighton Prep product to play for Creighton since 1986-87 (Reggie McGaugh), and first Creighton Prep product to score for Creighton since 1984 (Mark Johnson). • Named to Creighton University Dean’s List.
2009-10: Redshirted at Creighton • Redshirted, but was able to practice. • Earned a spot on the Creighton University Dean’s List as well as on the Missouri Valley Conference Academic Honor Roll. Creighton Prep • Won state title as a senior as team went 22-5, and he averaged 13 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists while shooting 51 percent from the field. • Named First-Team All-Conference and All-Area and Second-Team All-State as a senior. • Played in the Kansas vs. Nebraska Border War All-Star game. • Averaged 7.6 points per game as a junior, with a high of 16 points. • Team won 21 or more games all four years and was 88-10 overall. • Owned a 3.8 GPA in high school and was a two-time Academic All-State honoree. • Played for coach Josh Luedtke. • Was a member of the Omaha Crusaders AAU program. More About Taylor Full Name: Taylor Jackson Stormberg Birthday: May 24, 1991 Birthplace: Omaha, Neb. Parents: Donald & Janelle Stormberg Siblings: Logan (17), Cole (15), Kennedy (12) Major: Finance/Accounting Did You Know: Mother played tennis at Creighton Favorite Athlete: Grant Hill Summer 2012 Job: Worked with group hosting 2013 U.S. Senior Open Career Aspiration: CEO of Under Armour Hobby: Golf Why Creighton: Education and athletics Awards & Honors 2009-10 Creighton University Dean’s List MVC Academic Honor Roll
2010-11 Creighton University Dean’s List MVC Academic Honor Roll MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award
2011-12 MVC Academic Honor Roll MVC Elite 18 Award NABC Honors Court
Career Highs Points 3 (3x), last vs. Houston Baptist 12/17/11 Field Goals 1 (4x), last vs. Indiana State 1/21/12 Field Goal Attempts 3 vs. Houston Baptist 12/17/11 3-Point Field Goals 1 (3x), last vs. Houston Baptist 12/17/11 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 3 vs. Houston Baptist 12/17/11 Free Throws 2 vs. Wichita State 1/12/11 Free Throws Attempted 2 vs. Wichita State 1/12/11 Rebounds 2 vs. Indiana State 1/21/12 Assists 2 vs. North Carolina A&T 11/11/11 Blocks None Steals 1 (2x), last vs. Indiana State 1/21/12 Minutes 6 (2x), last vs. UCF 3/23/11