"With our men's team being out, we know our town and our state are counting on us," Taylor said. "They expect more of us. We know that pressure is on our backs but instead of weighing us down, we're letting it lift us up. More was expected of me this year, too. Coach has relied on me to be a leader and a defensive stopper. And the way I see it, what's the point of coming back and to be an average player?"