Quick, aggressive and crafty player who could again play a number of different roles... Threat anywhere she plays on the field.
2009: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice University Honor Athlete; Shared the team's Leading Goal Scorer Award with all-conference honoree Erin Scott... One of five Owls to start all 19 games... Showcased versatility by starting 13 games at forward and six times on defense... Finished fourth on the team with 26 shots, and would have ranked higher in the category but had already built a wealth of minutes on defense... Started the first four games on defense then moved up top for the next 11 starts to help spark the offense... Scored the game-tying goal in the 70th minute on the road at Stephen F. Austin (a game the Owls went on to win in overtime)... Moved to forward the very next game against TCU and scored in the third minute of the contest... Shared the team lead in goals (4), led in shot percentage (.154) and was second in points (9)... Led or shared the team lead in shots in a game six different times, and was the game-leader in shots-on-goal five times... Tied the UCF game with a second half goal... Scored again two days later with a key insurance goal in the second half against Southern Miss, breaking into the school's all-time Top 10 list with nine career goals scored... Maintained a .500 shots on-goal percentage... Assisted on the game-winning goal in the emotional season finale against crosstown rival Houston, the first assist of her Owl career... Finished seventh on the team in minutes played... Averaged more than 77 minutes per game... Played the full 90 minutes on the road against eventual NCAA Tournament participant Marquette... Worked 92 minutes in the high altitude of Colorado Springs in the double-overtime tie against C-USA foe Colorado College.
2008: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Worked hard to bounce back from a preseason injury and play in seven of the team's final eight games, six times as a starter... Season-debut wasn't until early October at C-USA foe UAB, playing 55 minutes... Made five starts on defense and one in the midfield... Averaged more than 84 minutes per start when back in the regular lineup, the fourth-highest mark of any Owl over the same span... Saw a season-best 99 minutes in the overtime win at UCF... Took a season-high two shots at league foe UTEP.
2007: C-USA All-Freshman Team; Proved to be one of the most versatile players in the freshman class... Played in all 21 games with 19 starts... Started on defense for the first nine games then moved up top to forward for the remainder of the season... After moving to offense she led the team in goals (5) and shot percentage (.208), and shared the lead in shots-on-goal (14)... Scored a pair of goals against Lamar in her first game at forward... Later tallied game-winning goals against C-USA foes Colorado College and in road games against Tulsa and Marshall... Took six shots in the win over Lamar... Maintained a sensational .607 shots on-goal percentage... Finished eighth on the team in minutes (1,581) as a rookie... Played at least 80 minutes in a game 10 times, including a career-high 110 minutes in the double-overtime tie at McNeese State.
ODP state team... Proven player for Dallas Sting 89 Royal.
A 2007 graduate of McKinney High School... 2006 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American... All-District 6-4A Offensive MVP... Named to the 2006 McKinney Elite Eleven, all-county, all-area, all-region, and all-state teams... Scored 31 goals over 27 games on the way to the 2006 4A state title... 2006 Texas Independence Cup all-tournament Team... 2005 District 6-4A Offensive MVP... 2005 all-region, all-area, all-county... 2005 Duncanville Kickoff Classic all-tournament... 2004 13-4A all-district defender... 2004 Ray Yaquinto Richardson Tournament MVP.
Full Name: Korey Northington Taylor. Born: Dec. 30, 1988. Parents: Bob and Sherry Taylor of McKinney. Major: Sports Medicine. College: Sid Richardson
Rice Stats Year GP/GS Shots Goals Asst. Points GWG 2007 21/19 28 5 0 10 3 2008 7/6 3 0 0 0 0 2009 19/19 26 4 1 9 0 Totals 47/44 57 9 1 19 3
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