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Taylor Mertz
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Taylor Mertz 1372816
Position: Defense
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
High School: James River


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2012: Played and started all 18 games ... Scored two goals and tallied a team high five assists ... Tied for second on the team with nine points ... Recorded a goal and assist in a 2-0 victory in the season opener against NC State ... Assisted on two goals in a 4-3 overtime loss to Georgia State.
2011: Started all 19 games on defense ... Notched first career assist against George Mason and recorded second assist in the win over UNCW ... Had three shots on the season with two on goal.
2010: Appeared in 16 games on the year, starting five.
2009: Played in 11 games her first year, including one start ... Earned first career start at James Madison (10/16).
High School: Team MVP her senior year ... All-District and All-Academic all four years ... Digital Sports Soccer Player of the Week in 2008 ... Played forward and defense for the FC Richmond Mystx for six years and was captain for the last two ... Also played two years for the Virginia ODP and was in the Super Y league for one ... Played varsity basketball for two years, garnering the Most Improved Player award.

Personal: Born May 20, 1991 ... Daughter of Martin and Trella Mertz ... Member of the National Honor Society and graduate of the Center for Leadership and International Relations ... Volunteers for Impact Richmond, Angel Tree and Richmond Animal League in the summer ... Major is Undecided.

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