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Taylor Dennis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Highland HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
Defender

Experience:
3L

Taylor  Dennis

04/14/2015

LA Tech Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A total of 24 soccer players (77 percent of roster) received the honor

04/09/2015

LA Tech Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor

11/05/2014

LA Tech Bests UTEP on Penalty Kicks, Advances to C-USA Semifinals

Techsters won 3-2 on penalty kicks

10/29/2014

Spot in C-USA Tournament on the Line Thursday Night for LA Tech Soccer

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

10/28/2014

SAAC to Host Halloween Carnival Thursday Night

5-7 p.m. at the intramural softball field adjacent to the Lady Techster Soccer Complex

10/31/2014

LA Tech vs. Florida Atlantic 10/30/14

Brittany Beddow scores golden goal in the first overtime period to clinch a spot in the C-USA Tournament for LA Tech

10/27/2014

LA Tech vs. Marshall 10/26/14

Down 1-0 at halftime, LA Tech scored two second half goals to complete the comeback over Marshall.

09/22/2014

LA Tech vs. Jackson State 9/21/14

Five Techsters scored in the 7-0 shutout win

08/28/2014

LA Tech vs. Louisiana College 8/26/14

Four Lady Techsters scored their first career goal in the 8-0 win over the Lady Wildcats

08/26/2014

LA Tech vs. Troy 8/24/14

LA Tech scored four unanswered goals to defeat Troy, 4-2, in the home opener

2014: Played in 21 matches with three starts … Received Four Pillars Team Award given to player who best reflects the four pillars of service, passion, respect and fearless … Named second team All-CUSA by College Sports Madness … Second on the team in points (8) and third on the team in points (17) and shots (39) … netted a goal in three straight matches versus Troy (8/24), Louisiana College (8/26) and Lewis (8/29) … Came off the bench to set new program record for most goals scored in a single game with four against Grambling State (9/19) … Named C-USA Player of the Week for her performance, the first Lady Techster to receive the honor … Was one of three players to notch a point in the shootout win over UTEP (11/5) to record team’s first ever postseason victory. 

2013: Played in 18 games, including two starts ... Took 16 shots, seven coming on goal ... Had three different games of four shots taken ... Delivered an assist at ULL (9/6) ... Registered back-to-back goals at Grambling State (9/15) for season-high four points.

2012: Redshirted after suffering season-ending knee injury in first fall practice.

2011: Earned Academic All-WAC ... Played in 20 games while starting 15 of them ... Recorded three goals and three assists on the season ... Had a goal and an assist against South Alabama (8/19) ... Took Six shots and had a career-high five on goal at Southern Mississippi (8/21) ... Credited with an assist at LSU-Shreveport (8/23) ... An assist against Troy (8/28) ... Career-best seven shots at Jackson State (9/11) ... Scored two goals at Prairie View A&M (9/23).

2010: Earned Academic All-WAC ... All-Louisiana Honorable Mention selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Played in 20 games while starting nine as a freshman ... Named WAC Player of the Week following a hat trick against Nicholls State (9/24) ... Ranked third on the team with seven goals on the season ... Scored one goal against McNeese State (9/5) and Boise State (11/4) ... Recorded one assist at Murray State (9/17) and at New Mexico State (10/29).

High School: Lettered four years at Highland High School for coaches Cathy Klein (2006-07), Tyler Lynn (2008) and Kim Tebo (2009) ... Led district in scoring for three years ... Named 5A Player of the Year in 2008 ... Was the Albuquerque Public Schools Female Athlete of the Year in 2009 and 2010 ... Team won a district soccer championship and made it to the state semifinals ... Scored 54 goals and had 36 assists during her career ... Was a member of the Olympic Development Team from 2006-08 under coach Heather Dyche ... Was District 5-5A leading scorer from 2007-09 ... Played basketball for four years earning all-district in 2008 and 2010 ... Ran track for two years and helped her team to the state championship in 2010 ... Graduated with a 4.25 GPA.

Club: A member of the Rio Vista FC91 soccer team that played in the Far West Regionals in 2007 and 2010.

Personal: Full name is Taylor Nicole Dennis ... Daughter of Glen and Nicolette Dennis ... Has one brother, Brian ... Mother played tennis for Idaho from 1974-75 ... Born May 10, 1991 in Albuquerque, N.M.