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Tuesday, May 2, 2006 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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Storm Bio: Lindsay Taylor

Position: Center.

Height.: 6 feet 8. Weight: 200 pounds.

Age: 24, born May 20, 1981, in Poway, Calif.

College: UC-Santa Barbara, 2004.

Acquired: Signed as a free agent April 13.

Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.

Stat line: Played for the Phoenix Mercury in 2004, appearing in five games and attempting five shots total. She spent this past offseason playing in Turkey.

Camp battle: Taylor is vying for a slot in the post.

Sun or snow? "I love the hot weather. I love being outdoors, even when it's 100 degrees."

Techie or hippie? "I love nature and the outdoors. I'm not good with electronics — don't have a laptop and I just got my second cellphone in my whole life [on Thursday]. I'm a little behind on the technology. I just got onto Myspace.com, but I still haven't figured it out."

Fave CD: Brandy, "Aphrodisiac."

Reader or writer? "Playing in Turkey, I started reading, or I'd be talking to myself. I read a lot of romance novels like [author] Nora Roberts, but I just finished Joel Osteen's "Your Best Life Now." I'm not that religious, but it was really good."

Fave color: "My eyes are green and my birthstone is green, so I like everything green."

Fave food: Baked potatoes, plain.

Worst slight about height: "I get mad when people call me lanky. Lanky is hunched over. I hold myself tall and proud. I'm slender."

Jayda Evans

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