43 Taylor Wodnick  
Taylor Wodnick


Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Wayzata HS



High School


Gophers Top UND in Exhibition

Underclassmen step up for Minnesota in 3-0 victory


Summer Scope: Taylor Wodnick

Wodnick is spending her summer interning with the New Brighton Police Department.


Women's Soccer Places 12 on Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota fall sports total 70 recipients


Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11


Gophers End Season with 2-3 PK Shootout against Illinois

Minnesota finishes the 2012 season with an overall record of 11-7-2


Taylor Wodnick

Taylor Wodnick

Photo Gallery

1 goal• 2 points• 16 shots with 8 shots on goal

Academic All-Big Ten • Played in all 20 games of season • Posted four goals and four assists for a total of 12 points • Tied for first on team with three game-winning goals • Finished second on team with 17 shots on goal • Recorded one unassisted goal against USC in 4-1 victory (Aug. 26) • Scored lone goal of the season against Michigan State on Sept. 23 • Tallied the game-winning goal in the comeback victory over rival Wisconsin on Sept. 27 • Had two assists in the regular-season finale against Nebraska (Oct. 26).

Appeared in 14 matches with four starts in 2011 • had one assist on the season • started in the 1-0 season opener loss at Maryland (8/19) • notched first career point with an assist in the 5-0 home opener win over South Dakota State (8/21) • tallied first career shot in the 3-0 road loss to Michigan State (9/25).

A 2010 NSCAA All-American • 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year nominee • two-time all-state and all-conference honoree (2009-10) • helped Wayzata to three state tournament appearances including the 2009 state championship • the Trojans finished second at state in 2010 and third in 2008 • named all-metro in 2010 and all-metro honorable mention in 2009 • 2009 all-area award winner • also lettered in track at Wayzata • three-time academic all-state honoree (2008-10) • 2010 State Cup champions and regional participant with Eden Prairie Soccer Club United • also a member of Minnesota ODP teams from 2005 through 2010 including partipating in the Regional Pool from 2007-10 • competed at nationals in 2008.

Daughter of John and Brenda Wodnick • has a younger brother, Derek • born April 28, 1993 • father played football for Minnesota State-Mankato • relative of current Gophers football player Chris Bunders• selected Minnesota over Iowa, Wisconsin, Northwestern and Ohio.

Getting to know Taylor...
Best sports advice you ever received: "You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation."
Craziest ambition: Skydive or go to the bottom of the ocean.
Before a game, I... Visualize what I want to do in the game while listening to music.
Favorite quote: "The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when no one else is looking."
Who has had the greatest influence on your life? My mom
Something that people should know about me, but don't... I was a near miss Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) baby, and had extensive testing done to me to help out future SIDS babies.
Favorite athlete: Kerri Walsh
Favorite book: Not Without Hope
Who would play you in a movie about your life? Emma Watson, because of her hair.
Most treasured possession: My dog, Makita
Ten years from now, I want to be... Starting a family while having my dream job.

Season GP-GS G A Pts Sh Sh% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2011 14-4 0 1 1 3 .000 3 1.000 0 0-0
TOTAL 14-4 0 1 1 3 .000 3 1.000 0 0-0