7 - Kara Taylor|
|Previous School:||North Eugene HS|
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
One of only four players to start all 21 matches...anchored the back line in the center of the defense...earned all-conference honors for the second consecutive year...was named to the Big Sky all-tournament team...one of the team’s most reliable defenders the last two seasons, directing the flow of the game...also has one of the deepest boots on the squad, taking all free kicks on Sacramento State’s side of the field.
AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
In her first season with the Hornets, she was named Big Sky co-Defensive MVP after manning a back line that allowed 1.42 goals per game, second in the conference...she started all 19 matches in her rookie campaign and was a rock in front of the goal...named to the Big Sky first team and all-academic team.
A 2005 graduate of North Eugene HS in Eugene, Ore...for four seasons, she played sweeper and in the midfield for head coach Brandy Wormdahl...as a sophomore, she was named third-team all-state and was also named to the 4A-league first team...has the school record with five goals in a single game and is also second in school history with 23 goals in a single season (2003)...for seven years, she played for Oregon United under head coach Linyes Rhodes...in 2004, she served as United’s team captain and in 2003, the ODP Regional Camp...also helped lead her club team to the 2004 State Cup, 2004 Corvallis Cup and 2003 Beaverton Cup championships.
Born April 22, 1987...parents are David and Debra Taylor...major is undeclared.