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Mary Love

Taylor

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#14

Defender
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
City/State: Wilson, N.C.
High School: Fike

Bio

Career Stats

2017 - Junior (Stats): Saw action in Duke's 2-0 victory against Bucknell (Aug. 25), playing three minutes.

2016 - Sophomore (Stats): Came off the bench to see action in five matches ... registered her first collegiate goal in the season opener at Wofford, which was her only shot of the season ... played a season-high 51 minutes against Wofford ... helped Duke to shutouts against Virginia Tech, Syracuse and Charlotte.

2015 - Freshman (Stats): Logged 76 minutes in six matches off the bench on the defensive end.

Regional Team Experience: Region III ODP pool from 2010-13 … competed in the Region III International trip to Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2013 … played in the Region III Thanksgiving Interregional in Boca Raton, Fla., in 2012 … participated in the Las Vegas Invitational in 2012.

High School/Club: Ranked No. 39 in the South Atlantic Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com … earned Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year along and 3A Region Player of the Year accolades her senior campaign ... an All-State and First Team All-Big East Conference honoree … earned NSCAA All-Atlantic Region accolades … totaled 10 goals and nine assists from the center back position … guided her Fike H.S. team to a 21-2 record and a third round appearance in the 3A playoffs … earned NSCAA Scholar All-America Team accolades as a senior ... the team outscored opponents by an impressive 128-7 ledger … helped lead her Fike H.S. team to 17 shutouts … Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year at Fike H.S. as a senior … selected co-captain of the 2015 Clash of the Carolinas for the North Carolina squad ... competed in the North Carolina East/West All-Star game ... All-Big East Conference and NCSCA Region III All-Region selection as a junior … helped her team advance to the NCHSAA 3-A state semifinals and won the Big East Conference championship … advanced to the ECNL Champions League playoffs and competed in the ECNL PDP Mid-Atlantic Event in Richmond, Va. … played club soccer as a sophomore … advanced to the ECNL North American League finals … attended the Greenfield School from the seventh through freshman campaigns … as a freshman, selected NCSCA All-Region I … NCISAA 1-A All-State, CPIC All-Conference and was the team MVP … her squad won the 1A NCISAA State Championship … played varsity soccer as a seventh and eighth grader … earned NCSCA All-Region I, NCISAA 1-A All-State and was a CPIC All-Conference honoree as an eighth grader … Greenfield School Midfielder of the Year … in the seventh grade, was named NCISA 1-A All-State, CPIC All-Conference and Greenfield School Defender of the Year … currently plays for the 96 Charlotte Soccer Academy ECNL squad … competed with the 96 CASL Chelsea Ladies ECNL team from her freshman through junior campaigns … USYS Region III Tournament quarterfinalist and NCYSA State Cup champions in 2011 … 2010 Disney Junior Soccer Showcase champions.

Personal: Full name is Mary Love Taylor … born June 24, 1997 in Wilson, N.C. … daughter of Stephen and Lovie Taylor … has one sister, Anne Elliott (15) … her father, Stephen Taylor played soccer at Atlantic Christian College (1987) … her great grandfather, Julian Clyde (Bill) Jessup played baseball at Duke (1936-49) and freshman football in 1936 … her uncle, Elliott McCabe played football at N.C. State (1983-85) and graduated from Duke Fuqua Business School (1990) … member of National Honor Society … received the Academic Excellence Award/Principal’s list each of her four years of high school … Secretary of Student Government Association as a senior … NC Academic Scholar … Fike H.S. IB-4 English Department Award ... earned ACC Honor Roll accolades as a freshman.

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