Team captain ... A terrific athlete with an outstanding work ethic and attitude ... One of the best defensive midfielders in the country ... A consummate team player and a great leader ... One of the hardest workers on the team.
2008: Appeared in all 13 games ... Scored two goals ... Sixth on the team with 25 ground balls ... Scored goals against St. John's and Delaware ... Eight games with at least two ground balls ...Had two ground balls in five-straight games ... Recorded a season-high five ground balls against Delaware.
2007: Appeared in 14 games, starting once (Navy) ... Seventh on the team with 31 ground balls ... Had 10 games with at least two ground balls ... Tallied a season-high four ground balls twice (Maryland and Princeton) ... Three-straight games with three ground balls (Duke, Navy and Fairfield) ... Tallied three ground balls against Penn State ... Four games with two ground balls (St. John's, Syracuse, UMass and Rutgers).
2006: Recipient of the 2006 Outstanding Freshman Award ... Appeared in 12 games as a freshman, mainly as a defensive midfielder ... Collected six ground balls.
High School: A two-sport standout in football and lacrosse ... Captained lacrosse team for two years ... Earned All-America honors in lacrosse in 2005 ... Named first-team all-state in 2004-05 and second team in 2003 ... Helped lead Mercer Island to state title in 2004-05 ... Played safety, running back and quarterback in football ... Earned all-conference honors in football as a safety in 2005.
Personal: Born on February 18, 1987 in Hollywood, Florida ... The son of Daniel and Suellen Taylor ... Has two older brothers, Daniel and Steven, and a sister, Melissa ... A member of the National Honor Society and the Washington State Scholar-Athlete for football in 2004 ...An instrumental member of the Georgetown Hoya Dreams program.