Mike Taylor
    Mike Taylor
    Player Profile

    Arvada, Colo.

    High School:
    Dakota Ridge

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 205


    At Air Force
    2001 (Jr.) - Appeared in three games as a backup to Mike Brophy … played 65 minutes, allowed six goals and made seven saves … shared a shutout with Brophy, a 2-0 victory over Xavier. 2000 (So.) - Saw action in eight games with five starts ... Posted a 4-1 record with an outstanding 0.73 goals against average ... Recorded 4.5 shutouts. 1999 (Fr.) - Played on AFA's junior varsity squad.

    Before Air Force
    Lettered in soccer, football, track and wrestling at Dakota Ridge ... earned honorable mention all-state honors in soccer as a junior and senior ... all-state 4A soccer selection as a goalkeeper as a senior ... regional champion in wrestling at 171 pounds ... played on Colorado’s ODT for five years ... Dakota Ridge went 38-0 in soccer over junior and senior seasons, winning consecutive state 4A titles ... high school soccer coach was Sean Dedycker.

    Born Jan. 11, 1981 ... parents are Brian and Norine Taylor ... father was the 1973 New York state indoor track champion in the 600-meters ... member of National Honor Society ... majoring in mechanical engineering ... named Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year his sophomore year ... his favorite sports moment is winning the state soccer championship in 1997 ... member of cadet squadron 21.



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