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Taylor Williamson
Taylor  Williamson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
08/20/1996


09/26/2017

Gophers Named AHCA All-American Scholars

Seven Golden Gopher women's hockey players have been honored as AHCA All-American Scholars for 2016-17

09/07/2017

Summer Stories: Part II

The Gopher women's hockey juniors and seniors share how they spent their time during summer break

08/17/2017

Gophers Study Abroad in Europe

Five Gopher women's hockey players took the opportunity to study abroad earlier this summer

07/05/2017

Seven Named B1G Distinguished Scholars

Seven women's hockey representatives are among Minnesota's 83 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

05/02/2017

By The Numbers: 2016-17

Take a look back at the 2016-17 Gopher women's hockey season by the numbers

10/14/2016

Gopher Womens Hockey vs Minnesota Duluth

Gopher Womens Hockey vs Minnesota Duluth

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2016-17 • Sophomore Season: Named WCHA Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • scored her first goal of the season in 2-1 win at Ohio State (Oct. 22) • scored one goal in the 5-0 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 28) • scored one goal in the 5-3 win at Minnesota State (Feb. 4) • scored two goals, including the game-winning goal, in the 6-2 win against North Dakota (Feb. 11).

2015-16 • Freshman Season: Tied for third on the team with three game-winning goals • made collegiate debut in season-opening 2-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 1) • recorded first career assist in 5-0 win at Penn State (Oct. 2) • had one assist in five series during the season • scored first collegiate goal, a power-play game-winner, in 8-3 win over Bemidji State (Nov. 14) • had an assist in 3-2 overtime loss at Wisconsin (Dec. 4) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after having a career-best three points (1g-2a) in series sweep vs. Ohio State, including a game-winning goal (Jan. 9-10) • scored the game-winning goal in 4-2 win at St. Cloud State (Jan. 23) • scored one goal in 7-3 win at UMD (Feb. 12) • had two points (1g-1a), including an assist on a game-winning goal, in series sweep vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 19-20) • scored the Gophers’ first goal in 3-2 Frozen Four semifinal overtime win vs. Wisconsin (March 18).

High School/Club: Played for Edina High School under coach Laura Slominski, a former Gopher • named 2015 Minnesota Ms. Hockey award recipient and 2015 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year as a senior • received Edina's Athena Award as a senior • served as team captain of the Hornets as a senior, leading Edina to a 22-8-1 record and a third place finish at the Minnesota State Class AA tournament • recorded 60 points on 40 goals and 20 assists in 27 games played as a senior • three-time all-state honoree, four-time All-Lake Conference honoree, and five-time hockey letterwinner at Edina • two-time USA Today All-USA Girls Hockey honoree, earning first team honors in 2015 and second team honors in 2014 • member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team • earned silver medal at the 2014 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championship in Budapest, Hungary • played for the U.S. Under-18 team in three-game series against Canada in August 2012 and August 2013 • attended U.S. national development camps • played for the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps and played in the Upper Midwest Elite League.

Personal: Born August 20, 1996 • daughter of Beth and Dean Williamson • has a younger brother, Hunter • grandfather Murray and father Dean played hockey for the Gophers • grandfather Murray was an All-American in 1959 and went on to coach the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team in 1968 and 1972 • double major studying Business Marketing and Human Resource Development • shoots left • enjoys visiting her cabin on Lake Margaret in Brainerd, Minn., and fishing, hunting, waterskiing, wake surfing, and boating • volunteers with the Minnesota Special Hockey Program • 'A' honor roll student • two-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Edina.

Williamson's Career Statistics (2016-17 Final)
Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG Blk
2015-16 38 5 10 15 79 .063 3-6 +5 0 0 3 5
2016-17 39 6 2 8 79 .076 12-24 -1 0 0 1 3
Career Totals 77 11 12 23 158 .070 15-30 +4 0 0 4 8

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