Taylor Coppenrath (born
November 8, 1981) is a professional basketball player currently playing for CB Lucentum Alicantein Spanish Liga LEB. Previously, in season 2006/2007, he was playing in Pallacanestro Biellain Italian Serie A. He was raised in West Barnet, Vermont.
Coppenrath went to high school at
St. Johnsbury Academywhere he did not play for the varsity basketball team until his junior year. However, he went on to be the VermontGatorade Athlete of the Year. Fact|date=January 2008
Coppenrath then went to play for the
University of Vermont. After his redshirt freshman year, he led UVM to three straight America East Conferencetitles. He finished his college career as UVM's second all-time leading scorer in total points (2,442) and points per game (21.4). Also at the University, he ranks first all-time for field goals made (851) and fourth in rebounding (839) and blocked shots (83). He joins the late Reggie Lewisas the second player in America East Conference history to earn Player of the Year honors three times.Fact|date=January 2008 He also tied Vin Baker's mark of being named America East Player of the Week 14 times.
During his junior year Coppenrath and the Catamounts were on pace for another America East regular season championship when he broke his wrist following a loss at home to
Boston University. BU went on to win the regular season crown, but Coppenrath led Vermont over Maine in the conference title game to send UVM to the NCAA tournament. The title game, which was held at UVM's Patrick Gym and televised nationally, was Coppenrath's first game back from the wrist injury. Notwithstanding a brace which he wore throughout the game, Taylor delivered a heroic 43 point performance, and was named the most valuable player of the conference tournament.
In his senior year, Coppenrath was a finalist for many NCAA awards, including the
John Wooden Award. That season (2004-2005) was the most successful in UVM Men's Basketball history. After capturing the Conference title, the team defeated Syracuse University for its first NCAA Tournament victory ever. Coppenrath scored 16 points in the game.
Coppenrath tried for the
Vermont Frost Heaves, an ABA team based in his home state, but elected to play internationally instead.
Coppenraths's father George R. Coppenrath is a Republican in the Vermont State Senate.
* [http://taylorcoppenrath.com Official site]
* [http://www.uvm.edu/athletics/mens_basketball/players/coppenrath.html Univ. of Vermont basketball bio]
* [http://www.aek.com/basketball/roster/taylor_coppenrath.htm stats @ aek.com]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Taylor Coppenrath — Datos personales Nombre completo Taylor Coppenrath Nacimiento St. Johnsbury, Vermont … Wikipedia Español
Club Melilla Baloncesto — Melilla Baloncesto Nombre Club Melilla Baloncesto Patrocinador Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla Ciudad … Wikipedia Español
St. Johnsbury Academy — Infobox Private School background = #f0f6fa (standard color) border = #ccd2d9 (standard color) name = St. Johnsbury Academy motto = established = 1842 type = Private, Boarding religion = non sectarian head name = Headmaster head = Thomas J.… … Wikipedia
Menorca Bàsquet — Leagues ACB Founded 1950 Arena Pabelló … Wikipedia
2005 America East Men's Basketball Tournament — Infobox NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Year = 2005 Conference = America East Gender = Men s ImageSize = Caption = Teams = Arena = City = Champions = Vermont TitleCount = 3 Coach = Tom Brennan CoachCount = 3 MVP = Taylor Coppenrath MVPTeam … Wikipedia
2004 America East Men's Basketball Tournament — Infobox NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Year = 2004 Conference = America East Gender = Men s ImageSize = Caption = Teams = Arena = City = Champions = Vermont TitleCount = 2 Coach = Tom Brennan CoachCount = 2 MVP = Taylor Coppenrath MVPTeam … Wikipedia
Copa del Príncipe de Asturias de Baloncesto — Campeonato de baloncesto Ubicación España Inauguración … Wikipedia Español
Copa Príncipe de Asturias de Baloncesto — The Copa Príncipe de Asturias de Baloncesto (English: Prince s Cup of Basketball) is an annual cup competition for Spanish basketball teams organized by Spain s second professional league, Liga Española de Baloncesto. It was first played in 1987 … Wikipedia
1975 — Portal Geschichte | Portal Biografien | Aktuelle Ereignisse | Jahreskalender ◄ | 19. Jahrhundert | 20. Jahrhundert | 21. Jahrhundert ◄ | 1940er | 1950er | 1960er | 1970er | 1980er | 1990er | 2000er | ► ◄◄ | ◄ | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 |… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (provincial electoral district) — Notre Dame de Grâce Quebec electoral district Provincial electoral district Legislature National Assembly of Quebec MNA Kathleen Weil Liberal … Wikipedia