11 Taylor Lough
11 Taylor Lough
Height: 5-2
Year: 2019
Hometown: Little Compton, R.I.
High School: Portsmouth Abbey School
Position: F
g 9
a 2
p 20
sh % .200
gw 1
ds 0

Video: Taylor-made for Bates field hockey.

CareerSenior Scholar Award recipient.... During her four years at Bates, Lough played in every single game.... Beginning her sophomore year, she also started every contest for the Bobcats.... Bates made the NESCAC tournament three straight years from 2015-17, the longest such run since the team made the ECAC tournament three straight years from 1998-2000.... Lough finishes her career with 29 goals and 15 assists. 

2018First Team All-New England West Region.... Second Team All-NESCAC.... ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA NCAA Division III National Academic Squad.... NESCAC Fall All-Academic selection.... Lough becomes Bates field hockey's first two-time All-NESCAC selection since Sarah Overmyer '05, who also earned back-to-back second team selections her junior and senior years.... Lough started all 15 games for Bates and led the Bobcats with nine goals.... She also dished out a pair of assists, giving her a team-leading 20 points on the season.... Lough finished tied with two other players for 13th in the conference in goals scored.... For her efforts, Lough was selected to play in the NFHCA Division III Senior Game in Manheim, Pennsylvania.... Scored a goal in Bates' 5-2 win over Wesleyan (Sept. 22).... Scored a goal against Williams (Sept. 23).... Scored a goal and dished out an assist in Bates' 3-2 win over No. 5 nationally ranked Babson (Sept. 26).... Scored two goals in Bates' 11-0 win over UMaine-Farmington (Oct. 9).... Scored the game-winning goal and dished out an assist in Bates' 5-0 win over the University of Southern Maine (Oct. 11).... Scored a goal at Amherst (Oct. 14).... Scored two goals in Bates' 3-0 win over Endicott (Oct. 18). 

2017First Team All-New England West Region.... Second Team All-NESCAC.... ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA NCAA Division III National Academic Squad.... NESCAC Fall All-Academic selection.... Lough put together one of the best seasons in recent memory for Bobcat field hockey, leading Bates to its second straight winning season and the program's best record in NESCAC play since 2002.... She scored 10 goals on the year, tied for ninth most in the NESCAC and the most for a Bobcat since Johie Farrar '03 scored 12 in 2001.... Lough's 26 points are Bates' most since at least the mid-90's.... Lough also scored three game-winning goals, including a tally at the end of regulation to beat Colby 3-2 on the final day of the regular season, propelling the Bobcats into the NESCAC Championships for the third consecutive year.... Lough played a crucial role in one of the most remarkable weeks in program history when the Bobcats beat No. 2 nationally ranked Babson, No. 5 Tufts and No. 6 Amherst over the course of six days, earning NESCAC Player of the Week honors as Bates entered the national rankings for the first time in more than a decade at No. 20.... She figured in three of Bates' four goals during the week and scored the game-winner against Amherst.... That same week, Lough was named Longstreth/NFHCA Division III Honorable Mention Player of the Week by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, and ECAC Division III North Offensive Player of the Week.... Lough becomes Bates' first All-NESCAC honoree since forward Polly Merck '14 made the Second Team in 2012.

2016: Lough received Second Team All-Region honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.... Lough was named Division III All-New England West Region by the NFHCA after leading the Bobcats in assists (7) and points (19) while ranking second in goals (6).... ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA NCAA Division III National Academic Squad.... NESCAC Fall All-Academic selection.... Season highlights include a one-goal, one-assist performance in Bates' upset 3-2 overtime win at No. 8 Babson on Oct. 12 and her two-goal, one-assist game against Colby in the Bobcats' regular-season finale, a 4-1 victory.

2015: ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA NCAA Division III National Academic Squad.... Played in all 16 games, starting two as a first-year.... Scored four goals on the season.... Tallied a hat trick in Bates' 4-0 win over Thomas (Sept. 23).... Scored a goal in Bates' 3-1 win over Wesleyan (Sept. 26).

High School: Won Field Hockey Trophy in 2013 and 2014.... E.I.L. All-League selection all four years.... Played 12 seasons of varsity sports (field hockey, basketball, lacrosse) and was named a team captain in all three teams as a senior.... Inducted into Portsmouth Abbey Athletic Association.... Dean's List all four years.... University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Book Award.... Rhode Island Secretary of State's High School Leadership Award.

Why I chose Bates: I wanted to go to a small liberal arts school with a great sense of community. I chose Bates specifically because of the strong academics and the opportunity to study abroad as an athlete.

One fun fact! I have two parakeets and a tortoise.

Other information: Parents: Ellen and David. Siblings: Annalise and Hayley.

Recent Games
Oct 9 Me.-Farmington W, 11-0
Oct 11 Southern Me. W, 5-0
Oct 14 at Amherst L, 3-1
Oct 18 Endicott W, 3-0
Oct 20 at Middlebury L, 3-0
Oct 24 Colby L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 10
Games started 15 10
Goals 9 3
Assists 2 0
Points 20 6
Shots 45 26
Shot Pct .200 .115
Game-winning goals 1 0
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 8 Hamilton L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 12 at Bowdoin L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 15 at Tufts L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 19 at Thomas (ME) L, 5-2 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 5-2 1 1 0 2 7 .143 0 0 0-0
Sep 23 Williams L, 4-2 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0 0 0-0
Sep 26 at Babson W, 3-2 1 1 1 3 2 .500 0 0 0-0
Sep 29 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 6 Connecticut Col. W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 9 Me.-Farmington W, 11-0 1 2 0 4 4 .500 0 0 0-0
Oct 11 Southern Me. W, 5-0 1 1 1 3 6 .167 1 0 0-0
Oct 14 at Amherst L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0 0 0-0
Oct 18 Endicott W, 3-0 1 2 0 4 5 .400 0 0 0-0
Oct 20 at Middlebury L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 24 Colby L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 16 2 .25 .00 .50 1.19 .211 .88 .737
2016-17 16 16 .38 .44 1.19 3.25 .115 2.38 .731
2017-18 16 16 .63 .38 1.63 2.81 .222 1.56 .556
2018-19 15 15 .60 .13 1.33 3.00 .200 1.67 .556
Total 63 49 .46 .24 1.16 2.56 .180 1.62 .634
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
2015-16 16 2 4 0 8 19 .211 14 .737 0 0 0-0
2016-17 16 16 6 7 19 52 .115 38 .731 2 0 0-0
2017-18 16 16 10 6 26 45 .222 25 .556 3 0 0-0
2018-19 15 15 9 2 20 45 .200 25 .556 1 0 0-0
Total 63 49 29 15 73 161 .180 102 .634 6 0 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 15 15 .60 .13 1.33 3.00 .200 1.67 .556
Conference 10 10 .30 .00 .60 2.60 .115 1.40 .538
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .88 .13 1.88 4.00 .219 2.00 .500
Away 7 7 .29 .14 .71 1.86 .154 1.29 .692
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 6 1.17 .33 2.67 4.83 .241 2.67 .552
Losses 9 9 .22 .00 .44 1.78 .125 1.00 .563
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September 8 8 .38 .13 .88 2.50 .150 1.13 .450
October 7 7 .86 .14 1.86 3.57 .240 2.29 .640
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 15 15 9 2 20 45 .200 25 .556 1 0 0-0
Conference 10 10 3 0 6 26 .115 14 .538 0 0 0-0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Home 8 8 7 1 15 32 .219 16 .500 1 0 0-0
Away 7 7 2 1 5 13 .154 9 .692 0 0 0-0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Wins 6 6 7 2 16 29 .241 16 .552 1 0 0-0
Losses 9 9 2 0 4 16 .125 9 .563 0 0 0-0
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September 8 8 3 1 7 20 .150 9 .450 0 0 0-0
October 7 7 6 1 13 25 .240 16 .640 1 0 0-0