Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
14 Taylor Trimble
Career: Concluded her career ranked eighth at Duke in draw controls (123), 12th in goals (135) and 14th in points (160) … Topped the 100-goal mark for her career as a senior, becoming the 16th player in program history to achieve the feat … Also totaled 25 assists, 23 free position goals, nine game-winning goals, 48 ground balls and 19 caused turnovers over her four seasons … Three-time All-South Region and All-ACC selection … Four-year starter at midfield, appearing in 79 games with 77 starts … The 77 starts tied her for fifth on the Blue Devils’ all-time chart … Guided Duke to four consecutive NCAA quarterfinals appearances, including a trip to the national semifinals her senior year … Member of the 2014-15 U.S. women’s national team … Four-year member of the All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Second team IWLCA All-South Region and All-ACC pick as a senior … Named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List … Ranked third on the team in goals (38), free position goals (7) and draw controls (24) during Duke’s run to the NCAA semifinals … Finished the spring with a career-high 48 points … Also tallied 14 ground balls, 24 draw controls and eight caused turnovers … Tied for second on the team with six hat tricks … Concluded the season among the ACC’s top 20 players in goals and points … Dished a career-high three assists in the season opener at Elon (2/7) … Also matched a career-best performance with six points against the Phoenix … Led the Blue Devils with four goals in a 10-8 victory at No. 12 Louisville (3/14) … Held without a point just one time on the spring … Totaled six goals, two ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover in Duke’s three NCAA Tournament contests … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2014: First team All-ACC and second team All-South Region selection as a junior … Started all 19 contests for the Blue Devils, ranking second on the team in goals (32) and tied for second in points (40) … Her six hat tricks ranked her second on the squad … Finished the year among the top 20 players in the ACC in draw controls per contest (1.79) … Registered a point in 10 consecutive contests between Feb. 16 and April 2 … Matched a career-high with a six-point showing (4g, 2a) against Jacksonville (3/16) … Also won five draw controls in the win over the Dolphins to tie a career record … Followed up that performance with a four-goal game against Virginia (3/22) … Reached the 100-point mark for her career at Syracuse (3/29) … Tallied two goals and an assist in an NCAA first round win over Stanford (5/9) … Named to the Tewaaraton Award Watch List … … All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll selection … Over the summer, earned a spot on the U.S. women’s national team’s 38-player roster for the 2014-15 season.
2013: Started all 20 contests at midfield as a sophomore … Ranked second on the team in goals (37) and fourth in points (42) … Also ranked second in draw controls ( 45), finishing eighth in the ACC at 2.25 draw controls per game … Had 12 multiple-goal games with five hat tricks … Turned in a career-best six-point performance against Richmond (Feb. 15) with four goals and two assists … Matched a career-high with five draw controls against Vanderbilt (March 2) … Tallied a point in 15 consecutive games to close the season … Also scored multiple goals in five of the Blue Devils’ last seven contests … Garnered IWLCA All-South Region second team and All-ACC honors … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Added to the U.S. women’s national team roster in September, 2013 for the Stars and Stripes event.
2012: Assumed a starting role for the Blue Devils as a freshman, playing in all 19 games and starting 17 ... Led Duke in goals (28) and tied for first in free position goals (19) ... Also came in second on the team in shots on goal (46) ... Tallied nine multi-goal games, including a season-high five-goal output at Virginia Tech (March 14) ... Also registered a hat trick at Richmond (Feb. 17), netting four goals and adding an assist ... Won a season-high five draw controls at William & Mary (Feb. 8) ... Scored twice against No. 2 Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Three-time first team US All-America selection.... Four year letter winner and senior captain of seven straight league champions at Episcopal Academy ... Also garnered team MVP, first team All-Inter Ac League and first team All-Delaware County honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... 2011 Delco Times Player of the Year ... Two-time Heather Leigh Albert Award recipient at US Lacrosse National Championship Tournament ... 2011 Phillylacrosse.com Player of the Year ... All-Main Line Media Lacrosse Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year in 2011 ... Also Under Armour All-American, Reebok HS Player of the Year as a senior ... During high school career, totaled 297 goals and 124 assists, including 96 goals and 53 assists as a senior ... Philly 1 National Tournament champion in 2009 ... 2011 Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Delaware County Chapter Scholar Athlete Award and recipient of the Bo and Kelly Ryan Outstanding Female Scholar Athlete Scholarship Award ... Named captain of the U.S. U-19 national team, traveling to Hannover, Germany for the 2011 FIL World Championship ... Gold medalist and named to the All World Team at FIL World Championships ... Also earned four letters in soccer and four in squash ... Team captain and four-year starter in soccer, earning team MVP, first team All-Inter Ac League, first team All-Southeastern All-Star, first team All-Main Line, first team All-Delaware County and league MVP honors while guiding team to back-to-back league titles as a junior and senior ... Recipient of the Mind, Body and Spirit Award in squash as well as dedication and sportsmanship cup... Second team All-Main Line squash selection, leading team to two league championships and two US High School National Championships finals ... Three-time National French Award recipient ... Recipient of The Bryn Mawr College Award in French ... Recipient of the Episcopal Academy Sportsmanship Cup 2011 ... Four-year Honor Roll student.