7 Taylor Nelson
7 Taylor Nelson
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.
High School: Chaminade College Preparatory
Position: D/GK
gp 14
p 34
g 23
a 11

Taylor NelsonSits seventh on Albion's all-time list with 44 draw controls through three seasons...Her 104 ground balls places her in a tie seventh all-time at Albion.

2017: An all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association first team pick for the second time in her career...Named Albion's most valuable player on defense...Caused 26 turnovers, most on the team, and her 36 draw controls and ground balls were both third-most on the team...Contributed to the offense with 34 points (23 goals, 11 assists)...Produced 10 points (six goals, four assists) in the April 28 victory at Olivet.

2016: An all-MIAA first team pick on defense...Named the team's MVP on defense...Caused a team-high 36 turnovers and her 46 ground balls were third-most on the team...Credited with seven ground balls and causing seven turnovers in the Feb. 27 contest vs. Berry...Scooped up five ground balls at Occidental in March...Her MIAA highs were five ground balls and three caused turnovers at Adrian.

2015: A starter on defense, she completed her first season at the collegiate level with 22 ground balls, six caused turnovers and five draw controls...She scooped six ground balls and won three draw controls in the MIAA Tournament semifinal against Hope.

Played field hockey and lacrosse at the varsity level in high school...Achieved first team all-league and team MVP awards at the conclusion of the 2014 lacrosse season...Also served as captain of the lacrosse team...Lists fishing, snowboarding and going to the movies as hobbies...Majoring in kinesiology...Daughter of Tom and Michele Nelson.

Recent Games
Apr 14 St. Mary's (IN) L, 11-10
Apr 19 Adrian L, 15-14
Apr 22 Trine W, 21-6
Apr 25 at Hope L, 13-12
Apr 28 at Olivet W, 29-2
May 3 at Calvin L, 15-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 8
Points 34 26
Goals 23 17
Assists 11 9
Shots 39 28
Shooting percentage 59.0 60.7
Shots on goal 34 24
Shots on goal percentage 87.2 85.7
Free position goals-shots 10-15 7-8
Ground balls 36 19
Draw controls 36 23
Turnovers 19 11
Caused turnovers 26 17
Fouls 18 7
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 25 vs. Wittenberg L, 23-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Meredith L, 23-5 0 0 0 0-1 4 1 2 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 11 at Sewanee L, 14-3 0 0 0 0-2 3 4 3 0 2 0.0 2 100.0
Mar 18 at Augustana (IL) L, 17-10 2 1 3 1-1 4 1 1 2 3 66.7 2 66.7
Mar 26 Franklin W, 18-6 4 1 5 2-2 0 5 0 2 4 100.0 4 100.0
Apr 1 North Central (Ill.) L, 15-7 0 0 0 0-1 2 2 0 3 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 5 at Alma W, 16-7 2 2 4 1-2 1 6 1 3 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 8 Calvin L, 10-6 1 0 1 1-1 4 1 2 1 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 11 at Kalamazoo W, 16-10 3 0 3 3-3 2 1 2 1 6 50.0 6 100.0
Apr 14 St. Mary's (IN) L, 11-10 2 1 3 0-0 1 2 2 4 3 66.7 2 66.7
Apr 19 Adrian L, 15-14 1 0 1 0-0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 22 Trine W, 21-6 2 1 3 1-1 3 3 0 2 2 100.0 2 100.0
Apr 25 at Hope L, 13-12 0 1 1 0-0 6 1 1 3 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 28 at Olivet W, 29-2 6 4 10 1-1 2 8 3 3 8 75.0 7 87.5
May 3 at Calvin L, 15-4 0 0 0 0-0 4 0 2 2 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 14 12 0 0 0 0-0 22 5 6 6 0 - 0 -
2015-16 17 17 0 2 2 0-1 46 3 12 36 3 0.0 2 66.7
2016-17 14 14 23 11 34 10-15 36 36 19 26 39 59.0 34 87.2
Total 45 43 23 13 36 10-16 104 44 37 68 42 54.8 36 85.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 14 14 23 11 34 10-15 36 36 19 26 39 59.0 34 87.2
Conference 8 8 17 9 26 7-8 19 23 11 17 28 60.7 24 85.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 10 3 13 4-5 10 14 4 12 14 71.4 13 92.9
Away 8 8 13 8 21 6-10 26 22 15 14 25 52.0 21 84.0
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 5 5 17 8 25 8-9 8 23 6 11 24 70.8 22 91.7
Losses 9 9 6 3 9 2-6 28 13 13 15 15 40.0 12 80.0
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March 4 4 6 2 8 3-6 11 11 6 4 10 60.0 9 90.0
April 9 9 17 9 26 7-9 21 25 11 20 29 58.6 25 86.2
May 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 4 0 2 2 0 - 0 -