7 - Kara Taylor|
|Previous School:||North Eugene HS|
AS A SENIOR (2008)
Finished her career as one of the most decorated players in program history after being named first team all-Big Sky for the third time...was one of just two unanimous selections by the league's eight coaches...became just the eighth player in Big Sky history to earn first team honors three times, joining former teammate Katie McCoy...started all 19 matches on the season...finishes her career first in program history in matches played and started with 80...became first player in program history to start every match the team competed in over their four year career...scored her first career goal to defeat Iona 1-0 on Sept. 21 in the 63rd minute, off of a set play following a free kick.
AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Earned first team all-Big Sky honors for the second time in her career after starting all 21 contests...has now started all 61 games the Hornets have played in her three year career, putting her on pace to shatter the program’s record for matches played ...recorded the first two assists of her career, both in conference play... her strong right leg was used for almost all free-kicks the Hornets’ took.
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.
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 health science.