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    Brittany Taylor
    13 Brittany Taylor
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Campbell Hall, N.Y.

    High School:
    Washingtonville

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Defender/Mid/Forward

    2009 (R-Senior Season): Has played in all but 10 minutes on the season dishing out five assists ... Three of her assists came off of free kick opportunities against Harvard (Sep. 5), Wake Forest (Sep.13) and Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... dished out an assist on Jess Diakun's game-winner against Providence (Sept. 18) ... dished out her fifth assist on a game winning goal to Melissa Busque against Georgetown (Oct. 4) ... Has received three postseason accolades thus far ... Named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year for the second time in her career ... Earned All-BIG EAST First Team honors for the fourth time in her career ... Named to the TopDrawerSoccer Second Team of the Season.

    2008 (Senior Season): Took a medical redshirt for the season.

    2007 (Junior Season): Started all 22 games as she made a full time move to playing defense ... had one of the strongest defensive seasons in Husky history as she helped team give up only 14 goals in 22 games ... became the 26th UConn women's soccer player to earn All-America honors as she was named to both the NSCAA/adidas and Soccer Buzz first teams ... also named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year ... recorded two goals and one assist on season ... scored first goal of the season against Brown (Sept. 14) ... recorded three points (one goal and one assist) in 6-0 win over Providence (Sept. 21) ... named to All-BIG EAST first team, NEWISA All-New England first team, NSCAA All-Northeast Region first team and Soccer Buzz All-Northeast region first team ... was named to MAC Hermann Trophy watch list in preseason.

    2006 (Sophomore Season): Started in all 21 games in which she appeared ... was fourth on the team with 16 points on seven goals and two assists ... finished the season tied for first on the squad with her seven goals ... posted two-goal games against North Carolina (Sept. 1) and Providence (Sept. 15) ... scored both goals in UConn's heartbreaking, 3-2, loss to eventual National Champion North Carolina in the Yale Soccer Classic ... was the only player to score two goals on the UNC defense at any point during the 2006 season ... handed the Tar Heels their first two-goal halftime deficit since the 1999 season ... scored the game-winning goal in UConn's 2-1 victory over Duke in the Yale Soccer Classic ... played the second half of the season on the back line and helped anchor a Husky defense that allowed just two goals over the final seven regular season games ... selected to the All-BIG EAST First team ... named to the Soccer Buzz All-Region First Team ... earned NSCAA/Adidas All-Northeast Region First Team accolades ... recognized with NEWISA All-New England Second Team plaudits ... attended two U21 National Camps in spring 2007 - one at the Home Depot Center and one in England.

    2005 (Freshman Season): Played in all 22 games of the season, starting 21 ... led the team in goals with eight ... tied for first on the team in points with 17 ... led the team and the BIG EAST in game-winning goals with seven ... notched her first collegiate goal at the 108:56 mark of the Huskies' 2-1 overtime victory over Maryland on Sept. 2 ... scored the lone goal of the game, unassisted, to lead UConn to a victory over BIG EAST newcomer South Florida ... was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Second Team, the NEWISA All-New England Second Team ... was named to the Soccer Buzz All-Freshman Second Team and the Soccer Buzz Northeast Region First Team ... was named the UConn Classic Defensive Player of the Tournament ... was a Soccer Buzz Rookie of the Year finalist.

    Before UConn: Member of the Region I Olympic Development Program (ODP) team and a four-year letterwinner at Washingtonville High School ... played for the Under-17 U.S. National team and is now a member of the U-20 team that took part in the Nordic Cup in the summer of 2006 ... All-American, Youth All-American and New York State Player of the Year in her senior year ... named All-East Region 2, All-State and Times Herald Recorder Player of the Year 2002-04 ... Striker of the Year in 2003 ... Section IX All Star 2001-04 ... set school record for goals (127) and goals in a single season (36) ... member of the North Rockland Lady Storm and Albertson Express ... was also a letterwinner in indoor track.

    Personal: Brittany Nicole is the daughter of Tom and Tonia Taylor ... a communications science major with minors in business and sociology ... born September 18, 1987. Taylor's Career Statistics

    Year GP/GS Sh G A Pts. GW
    2005 22/21 63 8 1 17 7
    2006 21/21 49 7 2 16 1
    2007 22/22 28 2 1 5 0
    2008 Redshirted Due To Injury
    Career 65/64 140 17 4 38 8

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