Awards/Honors: 2018 United Soccer Coaches Third Team Scholar All-American … 2018 All-ACC Second Team … 2018 United Soccer Coaches All-Atlantic Region Second Team … ACC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 16, 2018) … TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week Honorable Mention (Oct. 16, 2018) … 2017 All-ACC Second Team … 2015 All-ACC Freshman Team … 2015 United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Third Team … 2015 TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI Freshman Team … ACC All-Academic Team (2015, 2017, 2018) … ACC Honor Roll (2016, 2017, 2018).
National Team Experience: Selected to train with U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team in March-April of 2017 … Decided to focus on academic commitments opposed to pursuing a spot on the U-20 World Cup team in the fall of 2016 … Traveled to Papua New Guinea with the U.S. U-20 training camp and matches … Helped lead the U.S. U-20 team to a 3-0 record in the 2016 10 Nations U-19 International Tournament in La Manga, in Spain … Trained with the U.S. U-20 National Team in January of 2016 and traveled to Spain for the Under-23 La Manga Tournament … Helped guide the U.S. U-20 National Team to a runner-up finish at the 2015 NTC Invitational in June of 2015 … Led the U-20 squad to a 3-0 record at the 10 Nations U-19 International Tournament in La Manga, Spain., in March of 2015 … Competed on the U-20 Women’s National Team in the 2014 World Cup in Canada … Saw action in two matches against Brazil and North Korea in the World Cup … Was playing three years up and was the second-youngest player on the U.S. roster … Participated with the U.S. U-18 Women’s National Team in May of 2014 … Member of the U-17 Women’s National Team in 2013 and 2014 … Totaled 14 international caps with the U-17 squad along with scoring two goals and posting two assists … Member of the U.S. U-15 Girls National Team in 2011 and 2012.
2018 - Senior (Stats): All-ACC Second Team honoree that led Duke to the NCAA Round of 16 for the eighth-straight season … Capped her career as a leader of the all-time winningest class in Duke history, pacing the squad to 68 wins, highlighted by two NCAA College Cup showings … Appeared in all 22 matches (20 starts) and tallied nine goals and two assists on 46 shots (20 on target) in 1,407 minutes of play … Recorded 20 points on the year, finishing in a tie for 10th among ACC players … Finished tied for seventh in the ACC in overall scores (9) and tied for third in conference goals (6) … Took 221 shots for her career, which is sixth in Duke women’s soccer history … Her eight game-winning goals throughout her four seasons finished tied for 14th in program history … Tallied a goal in each of Duke’s first two contests in 2018, becoming the first player to do so since Ella Stevens and Lexi Magliarditi in 2016 … Scored an impressive goal at Clemson to seal Duke’s 3-2 win, landing her at No. 8 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays … With her goal against Louisville (Oct. 18), she scored in back-to-back games for the third time during the season, a career high … Recorded a brace in Duke’s 2-0 win at Notre Dame (Oct. 25), the second of her career and first since her collegiate debut on Aug. 21, 2015 against Fresno State … Contributed an assist on Duke's game-winning goal against Lipscomb (Nov. 16) … Finished tied for fourth with five-career assists in NCAA Tournament play, while also finishing tied for sixth in points (13) and tied for seventh with four goals.
2017 - Junior (Stats): All-ACC Second Team … Tallied five goals and five assists for 15 points on the year to help lead Duke to its fourth NCAA College Cup appearance … Two of her goals came in ACC play, while two others in the NCAA Tournament … Finished second on the team with 67 shots … Contributed to a Blue Devil attack that made waves throughout the DWS record book, finishing tied for fourth in goals (60), placing fifth in shot percentage (.152), sixth in points (171), tied for sixth in assists (51) and ninth in shots (396) … Key figure of a Duke offense that finished second nationally in points with 171 and third with 60 goals, while tallying a 2.31 scoring clip that came in ninth in the NCAA … Her five dimes helped Duke tally 51 on the year, which finished sixth nationally … Scored the first goal of the 2017 season for the Blue Devils against No. 6 North Carolina on Aug. 18) … Tallied at least one points (one goal, two assists) in the first three contests of the year … Assisted on a score in Duke's 3-0 win at No. 18 Notre Dame (Sept. 21), securing the program record with its ninth-straight win … Erased a 2-1 deficit at Louisville on Sept. 29 with her second goal of the year … Contributed six points in the NCAA Tournament, moving her into a tie for sixth in all-time NCAA assists (4) and a tie for seventh in both NCAA points (12) and goals (4) in school history.
2016 - Sophomore (Stats): Started the first 11 matches, before suffering a lower-leg injury prior to the Syracuse contest … Missed the final 12 contests of the season … Had totaled three goals and five assists prior to the injury … Collected one goal and three assists in the season opener against Wofford … Named to the TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week for her efforts in the opening weekend … Added goals against High Point and Boston College in back-to-back games … Notched an assist versus Coastal Carolina and Boston College as well … Out of 22 shots, 10 were on goal.
2015 - Freshman (Stats): Made an immediate impact for the Blue Devils as a rookie leading the squad with 20 points, while totaling seven goals and six assists … NSCAA Southeast Region All-Southeast Region Third Team … All-ACC Freshman … TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI All-Freshman Team … TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week Nov. 18 and Aug. 25 … All-ACC Academic Team … Her seven goals ranked tied 13th on Duke’s freshman charts, while her 20 points was tied ninth … Opened her career with four goals over her first four matches … In her college debut, totaled two goals versus Fresno State … Notched three game-winning goals over her first four matches … Her four game-winning goals on the year ranked tied second on Duke’s freshman record books … Collected a goal and assist versus James Madison and fifth-ranked Florida in the NCAA Tournament, including the game-winner versus the Gators … Logged 1,999 minutes … Attempted 86 shots, which ranked second on the Duke freshman record charts and tied fourth on the overall record books … Her 86 shots also ranked second in the ACC … Became the third Duke freshman to score two goals in her first collegiate start … Ranked 66th nationally with four game-winning goals.
Regional Team Experience: US Club id2 Regional Camp Sept. 2010 and Oct. 2011 … US Soccer Regional Training Centers March, May, August, Sept., Oct. and Nov. 2011.
High School/Club: Ranked as the No. 2 overall player in the class of 2015 by TopDrawerSoccer.com … Listed No 2 in the New Jersey Region and the No. 2 midfielder in the class by TopDrawerSoccer.com … TopDrawerSoccer.com First Team All-America in 2015 … NSCAA Youth All-America in 2013 and 2014 … NJSCA 2014 H.S. All-America … MVP of East team in 2014 High School All-America game … At Ocean Township H.S., she compiled 50 goals, 16 assists and 116 points in three years of high school soccer … As a senior, netted 20 goals, five assists and 45 points … Earned First Team All-Shore via the Asbury Park Press, First Team All-State via NJ Advance Media and First Team All-Metro Girls Soccer All-Stars via MSG Varsity … Selected Team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year … Led Ocean Township to a 14-7 record and an appearance in the Central Jersey, Group Three tournament semifinals … Did not play high school soccer as a junior due to a commitment to U.S. Soccer’s U-17 Women’s National Team … Collected 20 goals, seven assists and 47 points as a sophomore … Earned Second Team All-Shore and Star Ledger Monmouth County Player of the Year … Team MVP selection and scored a team-high goals … As a freshman, posted 10 goals, four assists and 24 points … A Third-Team All-Shore honoree … Earned Offensive Player of the Year and led her team in goals … Competed for the PDA ECNL Clash club team … Finished eighth nationally for U-17, fourth for U-16 and fourth for U-15 … Lettered in basketball as a sophomore and junior as well as track & field as a junior … An All-County Monmouth Third Team selection in the 400m and medaled fifth at the Shore Coaches Tournament in the 400m … Competed in the Penn Relays in Philadelphia running the 4x100m and the 4x400m.
Personal: Full name is Taylor Marie Racioppi … Born February 26, 1997 in Red Bank, N.J. … Daughter of Richard Racioppi and Jamie Racioppi … Has one brother, Nick … Member of the National Honor Society and World Language Honors Society … Is a certified EMT … Majoring in international comparative studies and pursuing her markets and management studies certificate.