Long Beach State opens the postseason Friday against Stanford.
Taylor scored a career-high four points to lead Long Beach State past the Anteaters on the road.
Sophomore Pavo Ljepopio made 16 saves to lead the 49ers.
11 different 49ers scored for Long Beach State in the win.
Devin Mefford scores four goals as the 49ers finish the day 2-0.
Long Beach State (2013):Scored the first hat trick in the second game of the season against Cal Lutheran....Then had 3 more hat-tricks against UC Irvine, CAL, and UC San Diego... Finished 3rd on the team with 43 goals... Had 11 multi-goal games throughout the season... Started in 27 of the 34 games with an average of 1.26 goals per game.
(2012): Finished ninth on the team with 20 goals while starting 20-of-32 matches played ... Tallied five multi-goal games with a 0.63 goals per game average ... Tied a career-high three goals three separate times against Navy, Fresno Pacific, and Loyola Marymount ... One of three 49ers to notch hat-tricks in 23-4 win vs. Fresno Pacific ... Tied for a team-high two goals in 13-7 loss to top-ranked USC ... Netted a pair of goals in 14-11 win over UC Santa Barbara at the MPSF Tournament.
(2011): Finished with 25 goals as a redshirt freshman in 25 games, good for sixth on the team ... Scored three goals in second-career start against Redlands in a 16-7 win ... Found the net three more times in a 12-7 non-conference win over Air Force ... Scored the first of three goals :34 seconds into the first period against Loyola Marymount to lead the 49ers to a 16-9 win ... Scored six goals in the first day of the Redlands Tournament with two goals apiece in wins against Vanguard, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, and Occidental.
Ventura High School: A three-year letterman in both water polo and swim at Ventura High School ... Named second-team All-America and second-team All-CIF Southern Section ... Earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior ... Team captain during senior season ... High school coach was Matt Cherrie.
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