CU (M) Basketball BIO
2 Taylor Stormberg
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

Creighton University Dean’s List
MVC Academic Honor Roll

Creighton University Dean’s List
MVC Academic Honor Roll
MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award

MVC Academic Honor Roll
MVC Elite 18 Award
NABC Honors Court

Career Highs
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
2 vs. Indiana State    1/21/12
2 vs. North Carolina A&T    11/11/11
1 (2x), last vs. Indiana State    1/21/12
6 (2x), last vs. UCF    3/23/11
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
City/State: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Creighton Prep