Brittany Taylor


Brittany Taylor

Position: D
Date of Birth: 09/18/1987
Height: 5′ 8″
College Experience: University of Connecticut
Hometown: Campbell Hall, NY
Previous Team: Western New York Flash

Professional 2015: Played in all 20 games with the Flash… 2014: Played in all 24 games with the Flash, logging the most minutes on the team … Finished the season with two goals and one assist … 2013: Signed with the Flash for the inaugural season of the NWSL … Played in 21 of 22 games … Led Flash defense with three goals and four assists … Named to the Best XI in the NWSL … 2012: Played in the WPSL-Elite for the New York Fury … 2011: Played her second-consecutive season with Sky Blue FC … Had one assist after playing in every minute of Sky Blue’s 18 games … 2010: Selected in the First Round of the 2010 WPS Draft by Sky Blue FC (No. 6 overall) … Made her debut in the WPS playing for Sky Blue FC … Made 42 appearances for the club, scored two goals and was named a WPS All-Star … 2009: Played in the W-League for the Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues … Scored three goals through nine appearances.

United States Women’s National Team 2011: Earned her first career start and second career cap with the U.S National Team in a game against Canada at the Four Nations Cup … 2010: Made her first appearance with the National Team, coming in as a 79th-minute substitute for Cat Whitehill in a 1-0 win over Mexico on March 31, 2010 … 2007: In her sophomore year of college, was called up to attend two U-21 National camps … Won a silver medal at the Pan Am Games with the U-20 team … 2006: Began playing for the U-20 National team and participated in the 2006 Nordic Cup with the team … In high school, played for the U-17 U.S National team.

College Taylor attended the University of Connecticut … 2009: In her final year as a Husky, was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year, earned All-Big East First Team Honors and was named to the TopDrawerSoccer Second Team of the Season … Totaled seven points on one goal and five assists … 2008: Medically redshirted the 2008 season … 2007: Moved to playing defense full time and started all 22 games of the season … Became the 26th UConn women’s soccer player to earn All-America honors … Was named to the All-Big East First Team, the NEWISA All-New England First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team and Soccer Buzz All-Northeast Region First Team … In addition, was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year and was named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list in preseason … 2006: Started all 21 games she played in and was fourth on the team in points with 16 … Finished the season tied for first with seven goals … For the second half of her sophomore season, she played on the back line, helping the Huskies defense that only allowed two goals throughout their final seven regular season games … Was selected to the All-Big East First Team and was named to the Soccer Buzz All-Region First Team … Earned NSCAA/Adidas All-Northeast Region First Team accolades and was recognized with NEWISA All-New England Second Team honors …  2005: Played in all 22 games and started 21 … Led the team with eight goals and tied for first on the team in points with 17 … Scored seven game-winning goals, leading the team and the Big East … Named to the All-Big East First Team, the NSCAA All-Northeast Second Team and the NEWISA All-New England Second Team … Was also named the UConn Classic Defensive Player of the Tournament … Soccer Buzz Rookie of the Year Finalist.