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Taylor Bucklin Interview - Freshman Goalie
Last Updated ... Sept. 25, 2014
At Michigan... Holds program single-season (.048) and career (0.64) records in goals against average and additional single-season records in wins (18), shutouts (12) and save percentage (.878) ... Three-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 9, 2013, Oct. 14, 2013, Nov. 4, 2013) ... Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 14, 2013 (Co-), Nov. 4, 2013) ... CollegeSportsMadness.com All-Big Ten (2013 - Second Team).
Sophomore (2014) ... Started three games ... has 14 saves (.737 SV%) and holds a 2.50 GAA ... Made season-high eight saves in one half of play in losing effort against San Diego State (Aug. 31) ... Recorded one save in one half of play against San Diego (Aug. 29) ... Made five saves and recorded first shutout of the season (13th career) in 2-0 victory over CSUN (Aug 22.).
Freshman (2013) ... Three-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 4) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 14 (Co-), Nov. 4) ... Ranked No. 61 on TopDrawerSoccer.com's Final Freshmen Top 100 rankings ... CollegeSportsMadness.com All-Big Ten (Second Team) ... CollegeSportsMadness.com Big Ten Player of the Week (Oct. 29) ... Season ... Started all 23 matches in goal ... collected 79 saves (.878 SV%) and held a 0.48 GAA for the season ... completed 12th shutout to go along with a four-save effort in NCAA Sweet Sixteen match against Notre Dame (Nov. 24) ... recorded 11th shutout of the season in NCAA second-round match-up against Illinois State (Nov. 22) ... recorded tenth shutout of the season in first career NCAA Tournament appearance against Milwaukee (Nov. 16) ... made seven saves in ninth shutout effort of the season against Ohio State (Nov. 2) ... earned eighth shutout of the season against Northwestern (Oct. 27) ... made seven saves and completed seventh shutout of the season against Illinois (Oct. 25) ... recorded six saves and made sixth shutout of the season against Indiana (Oct. 18) ... made seven saves and earned fifth shutout of the season in program's first-ever road win at Penn State (Oct. 13) ... recorded fourth career shutout in a double overtime tie against Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... tallied an assist at Iowa (Sept. 22), the first U-M goalkeeper to record an assist since Sept. 2006 ... recorded third career shutout against Detroit (Sept. 12) ... recorded second career shutout against Pepperdine (Sept. 6) ... earned first career start and shutout against Milwaukee (Aug. 23).
Prep ... Brookfield (2013) ... Spent freshman and sophomore years at Greenwich High School (2010-11) ... Spent half of junior year at Trinity Catholic and was home-schooled for the other half due to training with the Canadian U-17 WNT ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... two-time All-FCIAC Conference selection ... Trinity Scholar-Athlete of the Month as a junior ... Named to MSG Varsity/Connecticut Region Top 20 Girls Soccer Players list ...Academics/Extracurriculars ... Honor Roll (three years).
National/International ... Member of Canadian U-17 WNT ... Member of Team Canada for 2012 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship and 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup ... Region I ODP Spring Women's Tournament (Kuban, Russian - 2012) ... Region I Thanksgiving Interregionals (2009, 2011) ... Three-time Region I ODP Player ... U.S. Youth Soccer Save of the Year (2010) ... Named to ESPN Rise Top 150 (2011) ... SYL North American ODP National Select Pool (2009).
Club ... CFC United (2008-13) ... Four-time State Cup champions (2010-13) ... FC Patriots (2006-08).
Personal ... Full name is Taylor Judith Bucklin ... born March 17, 1995 ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... open major ... has four siblings ... father, Robert, played football at the University of Illinois and holds an MBA from Harvard ... sister, Alexandra, played two years of soccer at Brown University.
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