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Taylor Named Pac-12 Player of the Week
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 09/13/2011

Sept. 13, 2011

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford senior forward Lindsay Taylor was named Pac-12 Conference women's soccer Player of the Week for her play in the Cardinal's weekend victories over No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 11 UC Irvine.

Taylor also was selected as the Primetime Player of the Week by, and to Soccer America's Team of the Week.

Taylor led a late comeback against Notre Dame by scoring the tying goal and assisting on the winner - both in the final 10 minutes - to lead Stanford to a 2-1 victory in a rematch of last year's NCAA championship final.

Taylor, who leads the team with 6 goals, scored on a hard 25-yard shot that snuck just inside the right post. She then served up a corner kick to Mariah Nogueira, who headed in the winner in the 88th minute.

Though she didn't score, Taylor helped Stanford to a 2-0 victory over UCI on Sunday and the Cardinal has since vaulted to the No. 1 ranking.

Taylor is eighth on Stanford's all-time goal-scoring list, with 39.



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