7 Taylor Nelson
7 Taylor Nelson
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.
High School: Chaminade College Preparatory
Position: D/GK
gp 13
p 34
g 23
a 11

Taylor Nelson2017: Produced her first points of the season (two goals and an assist) in addition to scooping four ground balls and causing two turnovers in the March 18 game at Augustana, Ill.

2016: An all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association 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 11 at Kalamazoo W, 16-10
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 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 32 19
Draw controls 36 23
Turnovers 17 11
Caused turnovers 24 17
Fouls 17 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
  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 13 13 23 11 34 10-15 32 36 17 24 39 59.0 34 87.2
Total 44 42 23 13 36 10-16 100 44 35 66 42 54.8 36 85.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 13 23 11 34 10-15 32 36 17 24 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 7 7 13 8 21 6-10 22 22 13 12 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 8 8 6 3 9 2-6 24 13 11 13 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