3 Taylor Uhl  
Taylor Uhl

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Experience:
High School


04/15/2013

Seventh Annual Golden Goldys Handed Out at TCF Bank Stadium

Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics

03/27/2013

Women's Soccer Hands Out Postseason Awards

Uhl, Price earn MVP honors for second year in a row

02/18/2013

Minnesota Announces 2013 Spring Schedule

Gophers show growth as spring practice begins

02/06/2013

Minnesota Inks Eight for Class of 2013

Six Minnesota natives and two Wisconsin neighbors will join the Gophers in 2013

01/04/2013

Taylor Uhl Named AWK Forward of the Year Semifinalist

Sophomore is one of 13 up for the publication's second annual award

2012 •SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Received an at-large nomination for Soccer News Net Women's College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year • NSCAA/Capital One All-America Third Team • NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region • All-Big Ten First Team • Big Ten All-Tournament Team • Minnesota Gold Classic All-Tournament Team • Co-Gold Classic Tournament MVP • Two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 3, Oct. 15) • Academic All-Big Ten • Started all 20 games in 2012 • Totaled 51 points on the season with 21 goals and nine assists, finishing just shy of Jen Walek's single-season record of 53 points and 22 goals • Tied for first on the team with three game-winning goals • Led the team with seven unassisted goals • Was two-for-two on penalty kicks • Finished the season leading the Big Ten Conference and ranking second in the nation with 2.55 points per game and 1.05 goals per game • Tied for first in the nation with 21 goals and led the country with 51 points • Had two goals and one assist in 4-1 win against USC (Aug. 26) • Scored a hat-trick against Bowling Green on Aug. 30 • Recorded her second hat-trick in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Sept. 9) • Scored two goals and one assist in 3-0 win against Illinois (Oct. 12) • Recorded her third three-goal game in a 5-1 win over Purdue (Oct. 21) • Ended the season with two goals against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament on Oct. 31 • After just two years on the pitch, sits second on Minnesota's career leaderboard in points (154), fifth in career goals (36), and tied for eighth in game-winning goals (8) • Set school records with 11 consecutive matches with a point (10/21/11 to 9/3/12) and nine consecutive with a goal (10/23/11 to 8/30/12) • Recorded a school-best three hat tricks on the season • Holds the school record for most hat tricks when combined with two from last season.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Started all 21 matches in 2011 • Led the team in points (34), goals (15), shots (74) and game-winning goals (five) • Ranks on Minnesota's single season charts for points (sixth), goals (T-fourth), game-winning goals (T-fourth) and shots (T-seventh) • Finished the season tied for 22nd in the nation in goals per game (0.71) and 33rd for points per game (1.62) • Notched the 11th and 12th hat trick in school history this season • Ended the season on a four-match goal streak and a five-match point streak • Received Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors three times (Aug. 22; Oct. 24; Oct. 31) • Tagged Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week once (Oct. 31) • Placed on TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week once (Aug. 22) • Earned Soccer America Team of the Week once (Nov. 2) • Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year • Unanimous pick for the Big Ten All-Freshman Team • Named to Soccer America's Second Team, All-Freshman Team • Started in first career game against Maryland (8/19) in a 1-0 season opening road loss • Notched first career points by tallying three goals and an assist to defeat South Dakota State (9/21) 5-0 in the home opener • Had her second game-winning goal of the season in a 1-0 victory at UC Santa Barbara (8/28) • During the Minnesota Gold Classic, compiled seven shots in both the 2-1 overtime loss to Georgia (9/2) and the 1-0 defeat to UW Milwaukee (9/4) • Scored the game winner in a 1-0 win at Illinois State (9/9) • Struck home two goals including the game winner in a 3-2 road victory over Michigan (9/23) • Tallied one goal in the 2-2 Border Battle draw at Wisconsin (9/29) • Netted a goal in the 2-1 road win over Iowa (10/8) • Set a career high in assists with two in the 3-1 win versus Indiana (10/21) • Notched the team's lone goal in a 2-1 defeat against Purdue (10/23) • Launched a career-high ten shots en route to recording her second hat trick of the season and the 12th in Minnesota history, while also having on assist in the 6-3 Senior Night win over Nebraska (10/28) • Had the game-winning goal against Wisconsin (11/2) in the 2-0 first round win in the Big Ten Tournament • Scored the team's lone goal in the 3-1 loss to Penn State (11/4) in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL:
2010 ESPN Rise All-American• Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year • 2010 Ms. Soccer (AA) • 2010 Metro Player of the Year • A member of the 2010 state championship team with Eden Prairie • Her team was ranked No. 1 in the nation by NSCAA and No. 2 by ESPN Rise • Two-time conference champions (2009-10) • 2008 section champions and state finalist • Three-time all-state and all-metro award winner (2008-10) • Four-time all-conference honoree • 2008 and 2010 Class AA all-tournament team member • 14 total letters (soccer: 4, basketball: 4, lacrosse: 3, National Honor Society: 2, track: 1) • 2010 Academic All-American • National Honor Society member • also played for EPSC United • 2010 Minnesota State Cup Champions • Team is currently ranked No. 12 in the nation and No. 1 in Region II • 2010 Final Four GU19 Elite Predator A Champions • 2008 and 2009 State Cup finalist • A member of Minnesota ODP teams from 2004 through 2010 • Competed with the Region 2 team (2008-10) • Earned the Golden Boot Award at ODP Region II in 2010 • 1993 Minnesota State team won the Region II Championship in 2008 • Competed internationally in Holland and Portugal.

PERSONAL:
Daughter of David and JoEllen Uhl • Has one sister, Katelyn • born April 13, 1993 • Plans to major in biomedical engineering • Chose Minnesota over Stanford, Wisconsin, Northwestern and Iowa State.

Getting to know Taylor...
Best sports advice you ever received: "Some people say I have an attitude - maybe I do. But I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. That makes you a winner right there." -- Venus Williams.
Craziest ambition: Be on the reality show "Survivor".
Before a game, I... Eat a protein snack, listen to music and play the "ABC" juggling game.
Favorite quote: "If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning; if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we would never have known it was dark. Dark would be without meaning." - C.S. Lewis
Who has had the greatest influence on your life? My parents
Something that people should know about me, but don't... I love water sports...tubing, waterskiing, wakeboarding.
Favorite athlete: Fernando Torres
Favorite book: Angel and Demons by Dan Brown
Who would play you in a movie about your life? Blake Lively
Most treasured possession: Phone/IPod
Ten years from now, I want to be... Still playing soccer? Otherwise, successfully working in the Bio-medical field and starting a family.

Season GP-GS G A Pts Sh Sh% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2011 21-21 15 4 34 72 .208 38 .528 5 0-0
TOTAL 21-21 15 4 34 72 .208 38 .528 5 0-0