facebook twitter Blog Newsletter YouTube Audio Game Tracker Mobile Tickets Toolbar
5   Taylor Nelson
Taylor  Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garden Grove, Calif.

High School:
Pacifica HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
D

Experience:
4L


11/07/2012

49er women's soccer travels to No. 17 Santa Clara for NCAA first round game

Long Beach State will be making its third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance

10/31/2012

Nadia Link named Big West Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Year

Seven 49ers earn all-conference honors

10/20/2012

49ers set home attendance record in 1-0 loss to UC Irvine

Long Beach State brings in 1,304 fans

10/09/2012

Long Beach State travels north for crucial Big West games at UC Davis, Pacific

49ers enter the weekend tied for third in Big West standings

10/07/2012

49ers Lose Heartbreaker to Cal Poly 4-3 in Double-Overtime

Mustangs Snap 49ers 13-game Home Winning Streak

2014 BIG WEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
2013 & 2014 ALL-BIG WEST FIRST TEAM
2012 ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION

2014 (Senior): Named the Big West Defensive Player of the Year ... Also garnered first-team all-conference honors for the second-straight season ... Started every game at center back ... Anchored the LBSU defense to a league-leading nine shutouts and 0.80 goals against average ... Found the back of the net in a 3-2 win over Georgia on Aug. 29 ... Finished the year with 10 shots, including four on frame ... Put two shots on goal in the Big West championship game against Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 9).

2013 (Junior): Earned first-team All-Big West honors as a defender after making the switch from midfield to center back ... Started all 17 games in which she played ... Anchored a back line that registered four shutouts and a 1.07 goals against average ... Also finished with two goals and one assist ... Scored the eventual game-winner in the 38th minute of a 2-1 victory at UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 6) ... Found the back of the net again in the regular-season finale vs. UC Riverside on Nov. 3 ... Had an assist in a 3-2 triumph at No. 23 Texas Tech (Sept. 1).

2012 (Sophomore): Garnered All-Big West honorable mention recognition ... Started 19 of 20 games played ... Totaled three assists and 28 shots ... Set up the game-winning goal in the 92nd minute of a 2-1 overtime victory against No. 24 Baylor on Aug. 26 ... Also had a helper vs. North Texas (Sept. 9) and at Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 30) ... Registered a season-high four shots against North Texas.

2011 (Freshman): Appeared in all 25 games, making 18 starts as a true freshman ... Scored her first career goal in a 2-0 win over UC Davis (Oct. 28) ... Assisted on the game-winner at San Diego on Sept. 16 and vs. UC Riverside on Oct. 21 ... Also had a helper against Saint Mary's and Cal Poly ... Fired off a career-high five shots in a Big West semifinal match-up vs. Cal State Northridge (Nov. 3) ... Finished with 24 attempts on the season.

High School: Won four letters at Pacifica High School ... Led the Mariners to four consecutive Empire League titles ... Garnered first-team all-league honors as a junior and senior ... Named the 2010 Empire League MVP.

Club: Played seven years for the Wolfpack S.C.

Personal: Older sister, Jordan, played two years on the LBSU women's soccer team (2011-12) ... Majoring in liberal studies.

Loading...

Shop for 49ers Gear

at the Long Beach
State Online Store

    footer-bg