#13  -  Brittany Taylor

  DISCIPLINARY RECORD:  
Points: 0 Cautions: 2
DATE OPPONENT DISCIPLINARY REASONS
  Sat, 5/11/13   FC Kansas City Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior
  Wed, 6/05/13   Boston Breakers Yellow Card - Unsporting Behavior


Nationality: United States

 Bio:

Professional
2012: Played in the WPSL Elite for the New York Fury … 2011: Played her second-consecutive season with Sky Blue FC … Had one assist after playing in every minute of Sky Blue’s 18 games … 2010: Was selected sixth overall in the 2010 WPS Draft … Taylor made her debut in the WPS playing for Sky Blue FC … She made 42 appearances for the club, scored two goals and was named a WPS All-Star … 2009: Played in the W-League for the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues where she scored three goals throughout nine appearances.

US Women’s National Team
2011: Earned her first career start and second career cap with the U.S National Team in a game against Canada at the Four Nations Cup … 2010: Made her first appearance with the National Team, coming in as a 79th minute substitute for Cat Whitehill in a 1-0 win over Mexico on March 31, 2010 … 2007: In her sophomore year of college, Taylor was called up to attend two U-21 National camps … Won a silver medal at the Pan Am Games with the U-20 team … 2006: Began playing for the U-20 National team and participated in the 2006 Nordic Cup with the team … In high school, Taylor played for the U-17 U.S National team.

College
Taylor attended the University of Connecticut … 2009: In her final year as a Husky, was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year, earned All-Big East First Team Honors and was named to the TopDrawerSoccer Second Team of the Season … Totaled seven points on one goal and five assists … 2008: Medically redshirted the 2008 season … 2007: Moved to playing defense full time and started all 22 games of the season … Became the 26th UConn women’s soccer player to earn All-America honors … Was named to the All-Big East First Team, the NEWISA All-New England First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team and Soccer Buzz All-Northeast Region First Team … In addition, was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year and was named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list in preseason … 2006: Started all 21 games she played in and was fourth on the team in points with 16 … Finished the season tied for first with seven goals … For the second half of her sophomore season, she played on the back line, helping the Huskies defense that only allowed two goals throughout their final seven regular season games … Was selected to the All-Big East First Team and was named to the Soccer Buzz All-Region First Team … Earned NSCAA/Adidas All-Northeast Region First Team accolades and was recognized with NEWISA All-New England Second Team honors … 2005: Played in all 22 games and started 21 … Led the team with eight goals and tied for first on the team in points with 17 …Scored seven game-winning goals, leading the team and the Big East … Named to the All-Big East First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Second Team and the NEWISA All-New England Second Team … Was also named the UConn Classic Defensive Player of the Tournament and was a Soccer Buzz Rookie of the Year Finalist.

Personal
In addition to soccer, Taylor ran indoor track in high school and was a letterwinner … She majored in communications science at UConn with minors in business and sociology.
2012: Played in the WPSL Elite for the New York Fury … 2011: Played her second-consecutive season with Sky Blue FC … Had one assist after playing in every minute of Sky Blue’s 18 games … 2010: Was selected sixth overall in the 2010 WPS Draft … Taylor made her debut in the WPS playing for Sky Blue FC … She made 42 appearances for the club, scored two goals and was named a WPS All-Star … 2009: Played in the W-League for the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues where she scored three goals throughout nine appearances.

US Women’s National Team
2011: Earned her first career start and second career cap with the U.S National Team in a game against Canada at the Four Nations Cup … 2010: Made her first appearance with the National Team, coming in as a 79th minute substitute for Cat Whitehill in a 1-0 win over Mexico on March 31, 2010 … 2007: In her sophomore year of college, Taylor was called up to attend two U-21 National camps … Won a silver medal at the Pan Am Games with the U-20 team … 2006: Began playing for the U-20 National team and participated in the 2006 Nordic Cup with the team … In high school, Taylor played for the U-17 U.S National team.

College
Taylor attended the University of Connecticut … 2009: In her final year as a Husky, was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year, earned All-Big East First Team Honors and was named to the TopDrawerSoccer Second Team of the Season … Totaled seven points on one goal and five assists … 2008: Medically redshirted the 2008 season … 2007: Moved to playing defense full time and started all 22 games of the season … Became the 26th UConn women’s soccer player to earn All-America honors … Was named to the All-Big East First Team, the NEWISA All-New England First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team and Soccer Buzz All-Northeast Region First Team … In addition, was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year and was named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list in preseason … 2006: Started all 21 games she played in and was fourth on the team in points with 16 … Finished the season tied for first with seven goals … For the second half of her sophomore season, she played on the back line, helping the Huskies defense that only allowed two goals throughout their final seven regular season games … Was selected to the All-Big East First Team and was named to the Soccer Buzz All-Region First Team … Earned NSCAA/Adidas All-Northeast Region First Team accolades and was recognized with NEWISA All-New England Second Team honors … 2005: Played in all 22 games and started 21 … Led the team with eight goals and tied for first on the team in points with 17 …Scored seven game-winning goals, leading the team and the Big East … Named to the All-Big East First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Second Team and the NEWISA All-New England Second Team … Was also named the UConn Classic Defensive Player of the Tournament and was a Soccer Buzz Rookie of the Year Finalist.

Personal
In addition to soccer, Taylor ran indoor track in high school and was a letterwinner … She majored in communications science at UConn with minors in business and sociology.
 

PLAYER HISTORY
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National Women's Soccer League 2014 NWSL Western New York Flash
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DOB 09/18/1987
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