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Nick Taylor

Height

5-10

Weight

155 lbs.

Class

So.

Hometown

Coppell, Texas

Previous School

Dallas Texans Red U99

High School

Coppell

FRESHMAN (2017): Made 12 appearances for UNM, starting three games … scored two goals, tied for fifth on the team, and had one assist for five points … had nine shots with six on goal … played in 354 minutes.

CLUB: Competed for Dallas Texans Red U99 … notched 13 goals and six assists in 11 games … helped lead his team to the 2013 U.S. Youth Soccer Regional Championships … 2013 U.S. Youth Soccer National Bronze medalists … two-time State Cup winners … 2016 Dallas Cup Semi Finalists … two-time Classic League Division I Winners … also competed for Solar Chelsea Red 99.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played soccer for Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas where he led his team to the Texas UIL 6A State Championship in 2016 … named to the 2016-17 NSCAA Winter-Spring High School Boys All-American Team … Second Team All-American in 2016… Texas Gatorade Player of the Year Runner-Up … back-to-back Gatorade Player of the Year nominee … back-to-back District MVP … District Golden Boot Award recipient … First-Team All-State selection in 2016 … Second Team All-State Selection in 2017 …  also named to the 2016-17 NSCAA Boys HS All-Region Winter Team … tallied 24 goals and 19 assists in 26 games for Coppell High as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 2 in Dallas, Texas … majoring in chemical engineering … favorite athlete is Neymar … favorite food is steak … chose UNM because of its excellence in sports and in academics.