UCLA Women's Soccer BIO
Taylor Smith
Player Profile:
Taylor Smith 1267024
Position: Forward
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
High School: Fort Worth Country Day
U.S. National Team
Attended National Team Camps since the U-14 level … Called up to the Under-23 squad for the first time in June 2014 … Scored the game-winning goal for the U.S. against England to help the U-23s win the 2015 Four Nations Tournament … Has also played with the Under-20, Under-18 and Under-17 U.S. National Teams.

Team co-captain … Played and started in 14 games … Scored two goals (vs. Virginia and at Wake Forest) and recorded two assists (vs. Texas and at Washington) … Ranked second on the team in shots taken with 31 … Named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List.

Second-team All-Pacific Region and All-Pac-12 … Started all 24 games and tied for second on the team in goals scored (9) and game-winning goals (4) … Ranked third on the team and eighth in the Pac-12 in points (23) … Named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week Nov. 4 after scoring game-winning goals at Washington State and Washington … Totaled two goals and one assist in NCAA Tournament play, moving into sixth on UCLA’s all-time list for career NCAA Tournament goals with six.

First-team All-Pac-12 selection … Ranked second on the team in goals (eight), assists (11) and points (26) … Ranked third in the Pac-12 in points and assists and eighth in goals … Played in all 26 games and started 25 … Scored the game-winning goal in double overtime at North Carolina in the NCAA quarterfinals … Also scored the game-winner against Oregon … Recorded three goals in NCAA Tournament play …Contributed a goal and two assists in the win over USC … Had a two-assist game at LMU.

Selected to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team … Also received Top Drawer Soccer All-Freshman Team honors … Ranked second on the team in goals (eight), game-winning goals (three) and points scored (20) … Ranked eighth in the Pac-12 in goals and 10th in points … Played in all 23 games and started the final 17 games of the season … Had a two-goal game against Princeton … Scored game-winning goals against Princeton, at Oregon and against Wisconsin in the NCAA first round.

High School/Club
Member of the Region-III Team … Listed nationally as the No. 8 overall recruit (No. 1 in Texas) in the class of 2012 according to Top Drawer Soccer … Also ranked No. 8 in the ESPNHS 150 … Two-time NSCAA Youth All-American (2010-11) … Two-time member of the Forth Worth Star-Telegram Super Team … Played club soccer for Solar Chelsea … Three-year letterwinner at Forth Worth Country Day … Team captain … Also ran track and played field hockey … Earned All-Southwest Preparatory Conference honors in track and soccer … Won USL W-League title with the LA Blues in 2014.

Full name is Taylor Nicole Smith … Born on Dec. 1, 1993 in Fort Worth, TX … Mother’s name is Rose … Older sister, Tiffini, played soccer at Texas Tech … Sociology major.

Career Statistics:

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2012 23-17 32 8 4 20
2013 26-25 56 8 10 26
2014 24-24 67 9 6 24
2015 14-14 31 2 2 6
Totals 87-80 186 27 22 76
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