Huskies face Green Bay and Iowa State in exhibition matches this week.
2015 SEASON: Appeared in seven games as a versatile reserve player for NIU, providing cover at the outside back and wing positions...played a season-high 41 minutes at Kent State (Oct. 4).
2014 SEASON: Played in nine games as a reserve defender for the Huskies...provided cover at right back for NIU in six regular season MAC games and in the MAC Tournament.
GLENBROOK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time letter winner and team captain her senior year...Helped produce 10 shutouts in a row, 19 shutouts overall, and 15 wins in a row on the 2012 season (all school records)...Team came in fourth in state tournament in 2012...made Central Suburban League All-Conference Team in 2012.
CLUB/ODP: Played for Sockers FC Chicago...State Cup Champion in 2008, 2010, and 2011...Region 2 finalist in 2010, semifinalist in 2011...Has been part of the Elite Clubs National League since 2011...Top Talent in 2011... Midwest Regional League Champion in 2009.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Daughter of Rick and Michele... Coached soccer clinic for kids...Made honor roll in fall 2013...Volunteer for SAFE Foundation...Intends to major in speech pathology...Member of pep club at school...Enjoys spending time with family and friends and working with children and animals...Most admires Andrew Shaw because he "works hard, isn't afraid, and is always involved in the play."
COACH ROSS ON FUDERER: "Taylor is an athletic player who has the ability to strike the ball very well. We have seen a tremendous growth in her game over the past couple of years. Her aggressive nature on the field will help to reach her full potential at NIU."