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#4 Taylor West
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Princess Anne, Md.
High School: Pocomoke
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As a redshirt sophomore:

  • Appeared in and started all 18 games for the Dukes
  • Named CAA Player of the week twice and All CAA First Team
  • Ranked 21st in NCAA goals per game with .78 percentage and ranked 24th in NCAA points per game with 1.83
  • Lead the CAA in shots per game with 3.67 average, goals per game with .78 average, and game-winning goals with 5
  • Lead the Dukes in points with 33, goals with 14, total shots with 66, shots on goal with 43, and game-winning goals with 5
  • Recorded career-high 3 goals in games against Kent State and  VCU, career-high 10 shots in game against VCU, and career-high 6 points in games against Kent State, VCU, and Appalachian State

As a redshirt freshman:


  • Named to the CAA All-Championship Team
  • CAA Player of the Week (Sept. 18)
  • Finished second on the team in goals with seven
  • Led the team and finished ninth in the CAA in shots with 51
  • Led the team and finished second in the CAA in game-winning goals with five
  • Preseason All-CAA Team
  • CAA Commissioner's Academic Award Recipient
  • JMU Dean's List Spring 2013

As a freshman:

  • CAA All-Rookie Team Selection
  • CAA Rookie of the Week (9/27)
  • Made her first career appearance at midfield against Rutgers
  • Earned a career high of three goals in a 3-4 loss to Drexel
  • Posted a career-high eight shots in a 4-1 win over Appalachian State

Before JMU:

  • Played field hockey for Susan Pusey at Pocomoke High School
  • 2010 NFHCA First Team All-America
  • Named to the USA Field Hockey U19 Junior National Team
  • Two-time NFHCA All-South Region selection
  • Two Tie Maryland All-State selection
  • Two-time Olympic Development selection
  • Helped lead Pocomoke High School to three consecutive State Championships
  • Three-time First Team All-Bayside Conference selection
  • 2009 Bayside Conference Defensive Player of the Year
  • Three-time member of USA Field Hockey Futures Elite Program
  • Finished her high school career with 64 goals and 39 assists

 Personal:

  • Taylor Louise West
  • Daughter of W. Lee and Teresa West
  • Mother Teresa West played field hockey at Eastern Kentucky while her aunt Wendy Powell was a field hockey player at Radford
  • Member of the National Honor Society, Distinguished Honor Roll and Key Club
  • Likes going to the beach and skimboarding
  • Also played softball at Pocomoke

SeasonGPGoalsAssistsPointsShotsShot%SOGSOG%GWPS-AttDSave
2011 3 6 1 13 14 .429 11 .786 0 1-1 0
2012 19 7 3 17 51 .137 28 .549 5 2-2 0
2013 18 14 5 33 66 .212 43 .652 5 3-4 0
TOTAL 40 27 9 63 131 .206 82 .626 10 6-7 0