Ryan Taylor | #39 | M
Hometown: Mill Bay, British Columbia
Previous School: Claremont Secondary
Major: Environmental Studies
2016 (Junior): Appeared in 11 games with two starts... finished second on the team in points (29), tied for second in goals (21) and assists (8)... recorded six assists with a goal and four ground balls against Davis & Elkins (3/10)... scored four goals with an assist and five ground balls against Lees-McRae (4/12).
2016 Season Statistics
2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 14 games with 13 starts for the Tornados...had 12 goals and 12 assists...recorded a season-high three goals against Young Harris on February 21...had a four point day during a 14-11 comeback win over Catawba on March 7 with two goals and two assists...registered a point in all but one game he appeared in...won 118 of 251 faceoffs on the season to lead the team and also led the team with 89 ground balls...had five contests where he won 10 or faceoffs in a game...had a season-high 21 ground balls against Emmanuel on February 14.
2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 13 games with nine starts...made college debut against Emmanuel on Feb. 1...had nine goals and five assists...recorded his first-career goal against Emmanuel, which was also his first-career hat trick...had at least one point in all but three games he appeared in...collected 19 ground balls...was 3-for-12 on face-offs.
Personal: Earned a Gold medal for Provincial Box Lacrosse in 2011...Received a Silver medal for Minor Box and Field Lacrosse in the British Columbia Summer Games in 2010...Also played hockey and rugby for the Spartans.