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Taja Cole

College/Country: Virginia Tech
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8
Birthdate: April 1, 1997
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia
High School: L.C. Bird (Richmond, Virginia)

Ranked 5th nationally in assists per game as a junior (7.0) and senior (6.5). After starting college career with one season at Louisville, starred at Georgia (graduating from UGA in 2019) before playing 2020 season as grad transfer at Va. Tech, where she earned All-ACC Hon. Mention honors from media and ACC All-Defensive Team recognition from league’ coaches. Paced ACC in tot. assts and apg in 2020. 2018-19: Was in the running for honor as nation’s top PG in final season at Georgia when she led SEC in tot. assists and apg. PREP: 2014-15 Gatorade and Richmond Times Virginia POY after avg’g 19 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 3.5 steals as senior. As a junior, averaged 24.4 points to earn spot on Group 5A All-State Team. PERS: Daughter of Star Wills and Eric Wills. Has seven siblings. Aspires to be a designer for Nike, Adidas, or her own company, saying, “I want to be involved with designing quality shoes, uniforms and protective gear for athletes.”

Career Statistics

ppg
9.4
stl
1.4
reb
4.3
blk
0.2
ast
5.8
fg%
39.9